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Kelly's French Bakery

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$$ - $$$
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402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
+1 831-423-9059
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to visit friends in Santa Cruz and they live pretty close to this place. Delicious tiramisu, dark chocolate truffles and éclair au chocolat to write home about! There's a whole lot, and the ones that I have tried were all very yummy. I already told my friends that I want to go back there next time I visit.

Santa Clara, California
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399 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

In all fairness, I never tried any bakery items, only reviewing the mocha. It was good. There is outside seating which would be very nice when the weather is warmer. Western location. The inside is OK and will have to try some sweets next time!

Thank Squeekie
Ensenada, Mexico
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270 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Had lunch here and it was great! I definitely recommend! The fish and chips were unique made with salmon!

Thank anlof9
Bloomington, United States
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127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick cup of coffee. The bakery had an awesome selection and the food looked delicious. A little crowded on a cold day. The poached looked impeachable, it appeared to be a local favorite. No wifi here.

Thank David K
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Wonderful French style breads are created here at Kelly's. I didn't have time for lunch or dessert (next time) and the line was out the door. Wonderful retail help and again the best Pain Francese.

Thank Pierre_Fou13
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2016

An excellent place for lunch, especially for sitting outside when the weather is nice. Fish tacos and chicken noodle soup were great. Pastries look very good too.

Thank DanandCarol_99
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is a little out of the way place that was PACKED when we showed up. The service was very slow but well worth the wait. They need to figure out a faster system of serving everyone, but the food was excellent. Umbrellas outside with lots of seating.

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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I have been going here for years and it is always good. It is hidden in a cute little business park with wineries, restaurants and a brewery. The pastries are always excellent. My favorite dishes for lunch are the fish tacos, crab cake sandwich, cole slaw, and the ham and cheese panini. Breakfast the Imperial March is good and their... More 

Thank Kenda H
San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Everything looks beautiful and tastes ok. Nothing stellar. It is a good decent store that sells baked goods. Not sure how much is actually baked on site. People are very nice.

Thank fourmileswest
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We just happen to walk by and decided to give it a try...GREAT decision. The sandwiches were awesome and the service was quick. We ordered dessert to go and WOW! Very good choice!

Thank Apofire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-9059

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?