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Santa Cruz Diner

909 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2814
+1 831-426-7151
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pho” (41 reviews)
“pancakes” (25 reviews)
“spring rolls” (13 reviews)
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Asian, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
909 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2814
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are expecting a 'normal' diner fare get ready for a big delightful surprise. That's right folks you're not in kansas anymore and a diner in SC is something definitely found 'over the rainbow' . The food is far from 'traditionally. it's healthy, green,...More

1  Thank Libi K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I appreciate how the staff worked with my budget. I chose my bread for a toasted sandwich taste. The meat was filling, and succulent. The fries were hot, and crispy. I also appreciated how I was able to use wifi. I had to stay an...More

Thank legacystory009
Reviewed December 26, 2017

the foos is good the service is fast all the police eat at this place when it is late- hey I like that place.

Thank Will S
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Another one of those must stop spots so you can enjoy the local flavor of Diner foods. Famous place as its been reviewed on national tv!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed December 9, 2017

This is a very popular family-friendly diner that serves a good variety of dishes, including an excellent clam Chowder! The servings are large. Definitely good value for your money!

Thank Jteatime
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Loved the décor in this diner, inside and out. Lots of local history and memorabilia to look at. Food was great, lots of variety in the menu, and the service was good.

Thank ButterflyNY
Reviewed December 5, 2017

menu has many choices, wait staff are good, they have specials almost every day, quality is average, tasty food, old but clean restaurant, interesting retro decorations

Thank _leeheathorn
Reviewed November 24, 2017

I have a thing for choosing Diners' Drive-In and Dives places if I am a stranger in the area. Once again, they led me to a fun place. Old school American diner, wide variety on the menu, with a unique asian twist. Worth a stop.

Thank NRAGuy4Life
Reviewed November 6, 2017

A great diner with amazing food, great service and a genuine family atmosphere. We loved our visit to this diner and the food was excellent and very well priced.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed October 27, 2017

What a quaint spot to sit a bit and enjoy a very late breakfast. Free parking, lots to choose from and very tasty. I am pleased I chose to stop here before my whale watching tour.

Thank kmgIL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2814
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-7151
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