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Buttery

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702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
831-458-3020
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I rode my bike here on a Saturday morning. Arrived to find a charming little spot. Lots of choices for breakfast, indoor seating. Friendly counter girl helped me navigate the menu and made great recommendations. You could take home lots of goodies. Bakeries are the new coffee shops, delightfully more mellow.

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Thank Elizabeth M
Arroyo Grande, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The baked goods are so very good, and the deli food is great too. Relaxed atmosphere with seating outside and on the weekend, I've been there when live music is playing in the background.

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Thank Carie623
Santa Cruz, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the place in the heart of Santa Cruz for wonderful pastries, cakes, and coffee. Also, other snacks are available. Casual outdoor seating is available, take your dog.

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Thank ronisrael
Santa Cruz, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely spectacular , the vibe , the food , the pastries highly recommend going for a late breakfast or lunch or even just coffee.

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Thank Kevin C
Iowa
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite kind of place to stumble upon when traveling! A great menu and bakery. Breakfast was just the right portion and delicious. The freshly squeezed orange juice was just what I was craving and the coffee was great too! I loved the neighborhood feel and decor. I could have easily tasted everything behind the glass in the bakery, it... More 

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Thank ElliottThompson
Santa Cruz, CA
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, I am the rare bird in SC that doesn't drool over the Buttery cakes and pastries. I find the high sugar content overwhelming and horrible. And I love sweets! But really, a pastry, cake or pie should have something other than sugar - such as butter, fruit, flavorings - that hits you over the head with the first bite.... More 

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Thank Teren E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Santa Cruz for vacation. After our first breakfast there it became our favorite! They had the best French Toast I've ever had. We will sure miss this place.

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Thank Laura C
California
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best bakeries I've ever visited. The pastries and bread in the bakery cases are mouth-watering and the food lives up to it. We had both breakfast and lunch here and I would travel to the area again just to try all the other great food. Obviously very popular with locals too.

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Thank weedyjo
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After "yelping" our way to a different spot for breakfast in Santa Cruz that was tiny with a long wait and some grouchy customers, we fortunately yelped over to The Buttery (should have checked Trip Advisor first!). The place was busting but still had plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, the staff was great, the food was delicious, the menu... More 

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Thank thesuz1218
Honolulu, Hawaii
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy fresh ingredients, made to order, in an artful friendly setting you will love the Buttery. The line moved right along allowing just enough time to change your mind three times as you take in the extensive soup, sandwich, salad and dessert options. Everything is beautifully displayed and made with wonderful ingredients and combinations. Did not miss this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-458-3020

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