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“Great Food!! Awesome service too!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Zachary's Restaurant

Zachary's Restaurant
819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
831-427-0646
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Ranked #8 of 290 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Santa Cruz, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great Food!! Awesome service too!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This place is so great. I love this joint. man, there always so packed in the morning and early afternoon about like brunch time. Because they are so bomb!! i would def. recommend this place to anyone and everyone. If you're looking for some super delicious food whether you're a local or a tourist this place is the place to go!! =)

Visited May 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
South Lake Tahoe, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Great Food and Atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This place has it all. Locals, tourists and the best breakfast around. Home made breads and muffins. Over the top has browns and coffee as good as Starbuck!
Plus, the people watching is another plus in this place.
Don't miss it.

Visited December 2012
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Como, Italy
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120 reviews 120 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Great service, great selection, great value, great setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

A real old-fashioned kind of place - cosy, with wooden floors and wooden tables and chairs. Nice and busy, and with excellent service. The food was perfect - there were 5 of us and we all ordered different things from the menu and each dish was superb. Lots of different breads to choose from, corn bread, rye bread etc. The portions were substantial to say the least. Something for everyone. TRY IT! Best breakfast place so far for me.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Daly City, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great breakfast, good service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

We had a truly good meal here. It's downtown, so a bit out of the way for people staying at the beach; but worth the trip. We had steak and eggs, and everything was delicious. The server was attentive, quick and sensible (a trait I find is rare).

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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College Place, Washington
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Good at average pricing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Very good food (scrambles, artisan bread/toast, coffee) and now my wife will give her version of Zachary's. This restaurant is a keeper, we get the basic breakfast, eggs, toast and potatoes, the fried potatoes are out of this world, lightly seasoned and yummy, the eggs taste so fresh and done just right. They bake their own bread, we always get the whole wheat toast and WOW....it is out of this world. I just wish we came to Santa Cruz more often....I would drive many miles to eat breakfast at Zachary's. You can buy loaves of bread from them, also.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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