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Staff of Life Natural Foods

1305 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1517
+1 831-423-8632
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
Sep 7, 2018
“Staff of Life needs to Train its Workers”
Nov 24, 2017
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1305 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1517
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

The Staff of Life Natural Foods located at 1305 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA NEEDS to TRAIN ITS WORKERS to NOT TOUCH THEIR FACEs AND keep fingers out of their MOUTHs WHEN WORKING at the meat counter. The man at the meat counter with multiple...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AptosAmy
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

This is our number one place to shop in Santa Cruz. We go because it sin our neighborhood, locally owned and the prices are good. They have excellent selection of organic and locally grown produce as well as all the other things you could need....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed September 17, 2017

If you are Looking for a Locally owned Natural Food Store, this is your place! Have been coming hear for over 40 years. Through evolution, still good! Still individually owned; still local. Has everything including a food bar and deli... local produce etc.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank AptosAmy
Reviewed June 15, 2017

To the owners -----I really like this store. The staff are helpful, friendly and they are a great organic store. But today, an interaction really chapped my hide. I went into the store, did my shopping-- veggies, meats, cheeses etc. Total ~ $50. As I...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank soifdawg
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Although equally expensive. We often stop by here to pick up some cracked crabs, always fresh, and some egg, tarragon chicken, orzo and roasted chicken. Excellent butchers. Layout of the store detfies logic, however.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Caliber01
Reviewed January 20, 2017

I've been shopping at The Staff for about two years. I shop there less and less. Often the price you see on the shelf is lower than at the register. I take pictures just to show the check person. They apologize, but when this drags...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

I went in there after having surgery on my back and on 10 organs in my abdominal region I was wrapped in a body binder, the beauty department staff refused to help me or acknowledge me refused to help me. She rolled her eyes at...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Yasmine N
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Staff of Life offers a great variety of natural foods including rotisserie chicken, deli to-go items, canned and bottled goods, and at a price below Whole Foods. Their best attribute however is their incredible fruits and vegetables. They always seem to look great and taste...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Tom H
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I love Staff of Life! Great organic food selection and vitamin dept. today I got a mocha and bear claw. The mocha was so good. The bear claw was to die for the bakery dept never disappoints. Check them out.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank cnjinc
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great fresh produce, lots of variety if you're a vegetarian or vegan and reasonably priced. I'd shop her over WF any day.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Balkans_Phile
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1517
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-8632
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