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Surf Bistro and Bakery

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415 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3746
+1 831-600-7787
08:00 - 22:00
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Mon 08:00 - 16:00
Tue 08:00 - 22:00
Wed 08:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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Santa Cruz, California
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Stopped here after a bike ride; wanted to give it a try. The coffee is delicious, seems freshly roasted. Service was quick. We had a ham/brie/pear panni that was yummy. Also had the veggie sandwich. All was very fresh and delicious. Just a quick walk to the beach.

Thank Sidney I
Scotts Valley, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Looks like they won't be in business for long, and good riddance. We decided to try someplace new for breakfast yesterday, so we headed to Surf Bistro to check it out. Walked in at about 10am on a Friday morning, and the place was EMPTY. Not a soul in it, not even an employee at first. Waitress came out after... More 

Thank Robyn B
Santa Cruz, California
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

The food here is fabulous. I've been here for breakfast many times. Even on a Sunday the wait is not too long if any. Taco Tuesday is a hit. If you're not looking for fancy but good food and friendly people this is the place for breakfast and lunch. Don't forget taco Tuesday the only night they're open.

Thank Teriberi52
Ceres, California
1 review
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Delicious food with a coastal atmosphere. A nice variety of menu choices, with specials posted. Expresso bar a plus! Perfect for the morning after... :)

Thank tcmabee
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Chef has pasty chef experience, and it shows. Meals can be hit or miss, but the Taco Tuesday is good, as are the quiche and french toast for breakfast. Great breakfast sausages, too.

Thank Clover88Live
El Dorado Hills, California
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108 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went for breakfast. The place seems charming and small (maybe 15 tables) perfect for a quick yummy breakfast. We walked in and were seated. But no waters or menus were delivered. We waited and waited and finally walked up to the servers window and asked if we were supposed to order at the window. A waiter... More 

1 Thank ColleenQD
Dakar, Senegal
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145 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Yummy, very nice service, good food and easy on the wallet. Got the special of the day mahi mahi tacos and they were great. Also took away a raspberry granola bar, Awesome !! I will go back !

Thank dawn2281
santa cruz
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Surprisingly empty on a early saturday evening, I had the brie and ham sandwich, quite good. Homemade frys were a bit spicy, hot for my taste. Service was friendly and fast. We will be returning.

1 Thank Anne w
1 review
Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

Surf bistro is the best place to eat ! Eveyone nice & sweet there & the food is eat ! Also the beard is amazing its home made !

Thank Tani_is_cool

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3746
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-600-7787
opened only four monthswww.surfbistro.com

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