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“Nice atmosphere. Simple...”
Review of Cafe Limelight

Cafe Limelight
Ranked #141 of 372 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout
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“Nice atmosphere. Simple...”
Reviewed March 6, 2008

Nice atmosphere. Simple menu and good food. Very popular.

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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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“I've always felt warmly...”
Reviewed December 14, 2007

I've always felt warmly welcomed by the owners of Limelight. Enjoy a pint of beer and a hummus plate on the patio for lunch! And bring your dog, because unlike Pacific Ave. (and most of S.C.) they're dog-friendly!

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
“Low key and enjoyable”
Reviewed September 10, 2006

We enjoyed this little spot where we started with a flight of wine and a cheese sampling and then moved on to other dishes which we enjoyed. The service was great and the owners seem very interested in providing a good experience. Give it a try.

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“step into the limelight...”
Reviewed November 20, 2005

Simply one of the best cafes I've ever been to. The customer service is stellar, the food is great and the atmosphere is so old world that you think your in Europe.

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Sacramento, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Take your money and your appetite elsewhere”
Reviewed August 10, 2005

Tried to patronize a small, locally owned business--with appalling results. Unfortunately, the food is not memorable and the owner is an absolute jerk. Although the cafe's posted hours are until 10 p.m., he rudely pushed us out the door at 9 p.m. We'd understand if he wanted to close early because business was slow, but he certainly could have been polite about it. (It's called the "hospitality industry" right?)

There are many good places to eat in Santa Cruz, and they are friendlier than this one.

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