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“Don't call it "Linda's"” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Linda's Seabreeze Cafe

Linda's Seabreeze Cafe
542 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
831-427-9713
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Ranked #1 of 294 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Santa Cruz, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Don't call it "Linda's"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

You'll annoy Tex and Claire, the owners; Linda's been gone awhile. Good food, very well prepared; impeccable service and delivery. Home-made cinnamon roll or muffin with every meal, and they're not small. Families, neighborhood people, and folks who came in Porches sit side by side. Friendly, cheeky staff. I'll never forget the time the waitresses dressed up like bacon and eggs for Halloween. Go there -- if on a weekend, before 8 unless you like waiting a half-hour. Which isn't all that bad in the parking lot, because there's a coffee station in the parking lot and you can drink up while everybody's children and dogs run in circles in the parking lot. A good scene.

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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SACRAMENTO
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“What a Find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

People who live in Santa Cruz know about this great little restaurant, most tourists haven’t found it yet. What I love is the great breakfasts and it opens at 6:00am. The wonderful Tofu Scrambles are large, hearty and a great way to start a busy day. Being GF vegan I had no trouble with the breakfast menu; lunch menu might be a little more challenging but I am sure the friendly staff could offer suggestions. Most of the vegetarian/vegan restaurants in Santa Cruz don’t open until 10:00am or 11:00am, the Seabreeze is an exception. Being early risers, my partner and I are looking forward to our next trip to Santa Cruz and a big, big breakfast (especially my partner)!

  • Visited November 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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Hayward, California
2 reviews
“Delicious Omelets”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

At first I wasn't sure judging from the outside. But on the inside the staff is very friendly. The food is great quality, not to greasy. I ordered the bacon and cheese omelet , they definitely don't lack with the serving size. My boyfriend had the tostada omelet, that came with a tortilla and fresh salsa. He made two full burritos with more food left over. This place is usually very crowded but we got there at a great time around 11am.

Visited November 2012
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Santa Cruz CA
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“Amost too popular”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Absurdly popular -- there's often a waiting line at lunch and always a waiting line on weekend mornings.

Visited September 2012
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Santa Cruz, California
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9 restaurant reviews
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“Best breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

fresh food,consistently delicious. great service. friendly neighborhood place. lots of regulars and tourists both. FAVORITE BREAKFAST PLACE in town. Ask for "Asher's Insanity" not on the menu

Visited October 2012
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