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“Enjoyable.”
Review of Hoffman's Bakery Cafe - CLOSED

Hoffman's Bakery Cafe
Price range: $6 - $23
Cuisines: American, Bar, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Cathcart
Transit: Metro station located less than 1 block away.
Description: The Hottest new restaurant in Santa Cruz is Hoffman's! With a spacious new wine bar, fabulous new menu and trendy new look Hoffman's is ready to show the Bay Area how great dining can be in Santa Cruz. Brunch and dinner are served 7 days a week at their downtown location with cuisine ranging from their famous Eggs Benedict to distinct tapas menu served during afternoon and dinner hours. Chef Jayson Holzworth displays culinary mastery in the kitchen and Sommelier/Beverage Director Marie Hoffman compliments the cuisine with a spectacular wine list! Live Jazz starts at 6:30 nightly! Make your reservations now and see what all the hype is about!
Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Good food, pleasant atmosphere (very nice live jazz music playing). Slow, but very polite service. Food delicious.

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Thank Poundde
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

I ate at Hoffman's the evening of August 3rd while on a quick visit to Santa Cruz before departing California. I was surprised to see chicken and waffles on the menu and, as I'd never had them, thought I'd try this American classic! It was soooooo good. They did a savory version of chicken and waffles - classed it up! Did I mention how good it was? I'm not sure how this dish is supposed to taste or be prepared but now I get the hordes of folk who swear by it. Regarding service, our server was friendly and helpful (originally from Chicago I think he said) and the wine list was decent although it would have been nice to see more local options. This place was great value, super good and had a nice comfy vibe. Good for families, perhaps not so much for a romantic evening though...Anyhow, that meal was the best thing I ate in California and that deserves sharing!

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3  Thank Kmacyyz
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Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

The food was great, the service was quick and the staff were friendly, it was well priced and the live band was great.

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Thank SusanDaisy
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

Had a pleasant evening here. Great food, wonderful beer and very good staff who knew the menu well. I even got a free beer and my husband found the best stout (Baltic Stout) that he had ever had.

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Thank Caroline A
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

The menu was creative and very delicious. The free range chicken was excellent and the chicken and waffles was a nice touch and different than the famous Roscoe's style. Hoffman's is located downtown and the jazz band was a nice touch, service was excellent and helpful. Lots of parking in the rear. I will be back.

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Thank zato1
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