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“it's cheap and ok food. The atmostphere is cool.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Santa Cruz Diner

Santa Cruz Diner
909 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831-426-7151
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Ranked #55 of 328 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: Diner
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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“it's cheap and ok food. The atmostphere is cool.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2009

it's cheap and ok food. The atmostphere is cool.

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
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“We love their breakfast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2008

We love their breakfast!

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La Selva Beach, California
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“Santa Cruz Dinner is awesome. If you live here you need to go there for breakfast. Good food, fun atmosphere and cheap...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2008

Santa Cruz Dinner is awesome. If you live here you need to go there for breakfast. Good food, fun atmosphere and cheap prices

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Los Gatos, CA
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Good Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2008

We are locals just over in Los Gatos, so we jump over the hill to the coast quite a bit. If we are on our way early enough for breakfast we always stop at the Santa Cruz Diner. We have not had a bad breakfast there yet, their omeletts are fluffy not the "flat" ones. The breakfasts are large, lots to eat (we usually order 2 breakfasts and split them with the kids, although they are getting older we may have to eventually get 3 for 4 people). There is always a big crowd. We keep putting off eating at the Silver Spur (Silver Spur not open Sundays) or the Walnut Cafe, only because we like this place a lot (although those 2 have great reviews). This review is only for breakfast as we have not eaten there for anything else. Actually I am trying to think of something we have ever gotten bad there...they are really reasonable about special requests also.
I guess the on y negative, if it is the weekend, better be ther early or you will be waiting.

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“Walking distance to most...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2008

Walking distance to most of the motels/inns. A better alternative than Denny's and fast food joints nearby. I enjoyed the service and the beef stroganoff special (carbo loading for next day's Wharf to Wharf). Ambience was fine.

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