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Zachary's Restaurant

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819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
+1 831-427-0646
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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269 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am not sure what other reviewers see but fro my part this is an unorganized grotty place . Yes the portions are large but basically overcooked eggs no matter how you order them and oily side dishes. Not my cup of tea im afraid. It is simply appalling how unorganized this place is, as mentioned the food is poor... More 

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Pioneer, California
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Zachary's has been around since 1985. There is no better breakfast then at Zachary's. Know matter your taste as Zachery's will have something very specials. Their fried potato's speak for themselves. Great menu, veggie choices, tofu! We always visited Zachery's for breakfast.

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Thank Sharon M
New York City, New York
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183 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast at Zachary's hits the spot. Their menu is filled with simple and delicious choices made with high quality ingredients. I ordered the Italian scramble with home fries and sourdough toast. The sausage was flavorful and hole fries cooked to perfection. My wife ordered the sourdough pancakes topped with whipped cream. We both were satisfied with our meals.

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Santa Cruz, California
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204 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

This restaurant is probably one of the best breakfast places in SC county. There is always a wait, but don't get discouraged, the line goes fast. The setting is very old, but the food is great. I have never had a bad meal there. I love their soups and hamburgers. I always ask for the bread made with honey. My... More 

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Davis, California
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273 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Great place for breakfast (or lunch), so many choices! Wish I could've tried everything, especially the sourdough pancakes. Opted for "Mike's Mess", delicious & plentiful. The homemade breads are awesome. The "Pesto Scramble" also got rave reviews from my friend. Historic site housed in one of the oldest buildings on Pacific Avenue, a local institution not to be missed. Excellent... More 

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Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We went to Zachary's because we had heard of the sourdough pancakes. It's a busy place, but the service is friendly and efficient. The sourdough pancakes lived up to their reputation. The sausage patties were tasty. Excellent coffee. I would return to Zachary's in a hot minute.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

i can't believe it took us this long to discover Zacharys! Excellent food for all. i had the tofu pesto and jalapeno corn bread, Yum! Te carnivores at the table loved their food too. Excellent service too. We will be back.

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Thank kalin f
Sacramento, California
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Very good place for breakfast. Fast service and excellent food. People were very friendly and there were lots of locals having breakfast.

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Peterborough,England
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Went for brunch at Zachary's 28 years after last visiting. It seems that the pancakes are as good as I remember. It's a great Santa Cruz institution and I'd recommend it.

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Northern NV
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Been twice. Both times for breakfast and both times there was a wait of about 15 minutes. Completely worth it. The menu was creative for those foodies out there, yet offers plenty of standard items for the safe eaters in the group. I am impressed with how efficient the service is and the food was very good. I will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-427-0646

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?