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Asian, American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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1.1 miles from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Reviewed June 21, 2020 via mobile

I was so happy to sit inside a restaurant for breakfast. The great thing is you can order lunch food really in the am. I had an Asian chicken salad. It was great! The breakfast items looked good too.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020

The diner caught our eye on the way into Santa Cruz and we came back the next day for brunch. The diner interior is was just what I wanted from a local American diner and was very quirky and filled with local people. The lady...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2020

Had the New York steak. It was good. This was a good dinner steak. It was not fancy. It was what I expected. Good place to eat. I felt relaxed and not rushed. The locals eat here. So you know it is a good place...

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

Nothing special. Stopped because we saw the guy ate here sign.. disappointed .. could have been a denny's. Wasn't bad... but on vacation and excited about the visit from guy..... we were let down.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed November 13, 2019

Had a large portion of pot roast with nice mashed potatoes and a light, tasty gravy. A huge serving of perfectly done seasonal vegetables accompanied the pot roast, along with a large beautiful salad beforehand. No room for the beautiful desserts!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 6, 2019

My partner, who was living in SC years ago assured me that this place was good, he tried everything on the menu. Sadly, it was almost 10 years ago. We ordered lemonade as drinks. Never drank something so sweet, it made our taste buds burn,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

We had a great lunch here on our way to Big Sur coast. Try the Curry Chicken stew! Really friendly staff, too!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

Santa Cruz Dinner has been here for as long as I can remember, though I believe it has changed hands at least a couple of times. They offer a pretty large menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They also offer several vegetarian and vegan options!.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

OMG! The size of our dinners were HUGE! Hubby had the pot roast-tender with carrots and mashed potatoes. There must have been a full pound of pot roast as he had to take 1/2 of it home! I had the most delicious seafood fettuccine with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

this place claims to have great food, prices and service, that has not been my experience. They do however have the best Blueberry pancakes in the county just don't expect them to be nice to you, appreciate your business OR provide a good value.

Date of visit: May 2019
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