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Cafe Brasil

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1410 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4739
+1 831-429-1855
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“banana pancakes” (12 reviews)
“acai bowl” (26 reviews)
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Cafe, Brazilian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1410 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4739
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Cafe Brasil is a very popular place for breakfast as you'll see right away when you show up. I can't vouch for how authentic it is, but everything is delicious. The eggs Benedict actually have a little subtlety, which I liked. The Eggs Rancheiras were...More

Thank CalifTravelerOne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very authentic Brazilian place , suggested by Brazilian friends . We take more or less all the place in the menu and everything was super ! Thanks

Thank fabioborsoi
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere, good portion sizes! Highly recommended place for brunch if you’re in Santa Cruz! Oh yes and it’s run by true Brazilians too!

Thank BobR27
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Really an excellent place for breakfast or lunch, with an enormous menu, not only Brazilian but also Hispanic (Mexican) and some anglo things. Pleasant surroundings, good service, fair prices. Parking not easy, but doable on side streets.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed March 7, 2018

After a long morning of hiking, this place hit the spot! So tasty, and authentic. Kind staff, and yummy specials.

Thank Candy C
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I have lived in Santa Cruz for 20 Years, and this place has always been consistent and super tasty...Great Brazilian dishes and classic American for the boring folk.....Love this place!

Thank Jasonm676
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Traditionally a very popular weekend breakfast spot. Great healthy food, good people watching and definitely you will likely experience a long wait, so just get a cup 'joe and hang out.

Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Glad we finally got here. It's been too busy the last few times we tried. Great food, variety and service. Small venue, so tends to be pretty busy and parking can be difficult, but we'll defintely be back.

Thank Lisaact1
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

I visit every time I am in town. The orfeu negro is my favorite, but everything is good. Get an acai bowl as well.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this meal very much. It takes a while to get in, but it's worth the wait. I got a great stew and pineapple juice, my husband got a steak sandwich and a mimosa. Fun environment, wonderful food and drinks

Thank maddyl87
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March 4, 2017|
Response from Nicole N | Reviewed this property |
no reservations required. Just first come first serve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-429-1855
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