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Zachary's Restaurant

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819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
+1 831-427-0646
Today
07:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 07:00 - 14:30
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Sacramento, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Zachary's because we had heard of the sourdough pancakes. It's a busy place, but the service is friendly and efficient. The sourdough pancakes lived up to their reputation. The sausage patties were tasty. Excellent coffee. I would return to Zachary's in a hot minute.

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Thank FoodieMom2015
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i can't believe it took us this long to discover Zacharys! Excellent food for all. i had the tofu pesto and jalapeno corn bread, Yum! Te carnivores at the table loved their food too. Excellent service too. We will be back.

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Thank kalin f
Sacramento, California
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very good place for breakfast. Fast service and excellent food. People were very friendly and there were lots of locals having breakfast.

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Thank 4945
Peterborough,England
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went for brunch at Zachary's 28 years after last visiting. It seems that the pancakes are as good as I remember. It's a great Santa Cruz institution and I'd recommend it.

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Thank Sarah29
Northern NV
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Been twice. Both times for breakfast and both times there was a wait of about 15 minutes. Completely worth it. The menu was creative for those foodies out there, yet offers plenty of standard items for the safe eaters in the group. I am impressed with how efficient the service is and the food was very good. I will be... More 

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Thank freedog96150
Park City, Utah
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318 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Zachary's is a local favorite and thus is crowded so plan to wait for a table but it is certainly worth the wait. Great breakfast selections.

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Thank fuz13
Santa Cruz
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Mike's Mess, homemade bread, and those famous potatoes!!! Artichoke fritatta... so many great choices. The only place I know in Santa Cruz to get sourdough pancakes! Be prepared to wait if you don't get there early on the weekends.

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Thank Melissa B
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

With Jalepenos; best breakfast going! Really good service, drinks and menu. Worth a visit even if you are just passing through.

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Thank Jamie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast! Stopped in with my daughter on or trip to Santa Cruz. Fantastic omelette and potatoes! Will return!

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Thank Donald A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting from nevada. So glad we went. I was fantastic! Had the Mike's Mess I believe it's called and was teriffic. Sourdough pancakes were great!

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Thank Layne F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-427-0646

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