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Cafe Brazil

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116 Kalkar Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2534
+1 831-459-0419
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 3, 2017
“No, No, No, wrong place! Go to Cafe Brasíl to see all the reviews!”
Sep 5, 2016
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116 Kalkar Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2534
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Reviewed February 3, 2017

I get it, some people can't spell. I'm terribly organized, myself; so no judging here. However, you'll find the reviews you're looking for under "Café Brasíl, the correct spelling. So please don't post here - just go there instead!

Thank John H
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Evidence of how good it is is the crowd waiting in front. Most often, there is a group waiting! Great spot for breakfast. Amazing acai bowl. My daughter loves the banana pancakes. Parking is a little difficult as the lot is small and hard to...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed August 6, 2016

We waited about 20 min during a week day but it was worth it. We were a family of six. The food was really good, great portions, great quality. Service was friendly and fast.

Thank Demeree A
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We waited over an hour and a half before we got our order and then it it was wrong. The food was good, but I don't like waiting for breakfast that long.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed July 13, 2016

We started going to Café Brazil when our daughter was a student at UC Santa Cruz. We have only been there for breakfast and have learned to get there early if we don't want to wait in line - especially on Sunday mornings. The atmosphere...More

Thank LStarcevich
Reviewed February 24, 2016

This nice little cafe has good food and a nice ambiance. Like most restaurants in Santa Cruz, it's atmosphere is very relaxed. We just had hamburgers and salads, but they were good. I'd definitely go back.

Thank desertsage55
Reviewed September 23, 2015

Very popular breakfast location on west side of Santa Cruz. Less than 10 parking spots available. A few benches outside for the overflow of people. We came at 9:30AM on a Tuesday and we got parking and a table right away. If you come on...More

Thank Squeekie
Reviewed August 15, 2015

This may favorite restaurant in Santa Cruz and if I could eat here everyday I would. The food is amazing and the purple smoothies are to live for. There are alway lots of young college kids waiting for food so I suggest you bring something...More

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed July 16, 2015

I finally went to Café Brazil in June, before coming back to Italy after six months in Santa Cruz. Everybody was so amazed by this place that I wanted to try. I went with a couple of friends to have a brunch. Everything was delicious....More

Thank ElenaGo91
Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

This place is small, always crowded and loud, the parking is impossible, a while there is a wide mix of breakfast choices the food is average a best. I don't get it. Why would you wait 40 minutes to eat here? Maybe because the service...More

Thank Timothy D
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Kalkar Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2534
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-459-0419
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