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“try the avocado fries!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Surfrider Cafe

Surfrider Cafe
429 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Formerly San Pablo Taqueria)
831-713-5258
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Ranked #24 of 328 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: American
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San Jose, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“try the avocado fries!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Such a cute little place! We had delicious avocado fries (!), a burger, and carribbean pork. the food was all pretty good, the prices were completely reasonable. Would go back.

Visited March 2013
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OKLAHOMA CITY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Onion rings and burgers were great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Enjoyed "the hook" burger -it was awesome. The onion rings and sweet potato fries were delicious. Good music too.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Always great food, always grouchy waitresses”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Even the miserable waitresses can't keep me from surf riders burgers. Waiters have always been fine.
Love the skippy burger - the house made sourdough buns make allll the difference.. Thick cut juicy bacon and the fries are great too.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Greenville, South Carolina
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Stopped for a burger,root beer float and bowl of clam chowder. All were excellent. The chowder wouldn't pass in New England because of the vegatables but it is very creamy and clam filled. The plain burger was almost perfection. I wish I could have had a beer because the list was excellent. Off the beach and downtown routes but worth seeking out. Service was friendly and efficient.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Santa Cruz, CA
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“Mmmmmm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

They always have the most delicious burgers! They also have the best service: I once came with a group of about ten people and our waiter gave us a whole extra bag of onion rings to take home! The only issue is that it's somewhat expensive, but because of the quality burgers you get, I can't really complain.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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