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1335 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3909
+1 831-459-7681
05:30 - 22:00
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Sun 05:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 05:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 05:30 - 23:00
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San Jose, California
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff--computer people monopolized inside tables (except for those with stools (my friend and I are under 5') so we sat at one of the many outside tables. The drinks we had were quickly prepared and delicious. I am not a Starbucks fan, but my buddy is and we both enjoyed our visit. Had to park around the block, but... More 

Thank rmromandia
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228 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Looked up the closest Starbucks to my vicinity and was directed here , horrible parking in the downtown area, luckily had my handy dandy handicap sign and I slammed it into a yellow loading spot

Thank antiindian
Monterey, California
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Even after they redid the front area and gave the interior a facelift, still they havemthendirtiest bathroom, and that front area seems to attract the overflow of homeless people from the SC Roasting Co. across the street.

Thank Orostudio
Santa Cruz, California
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

same old same old globally available coffee experience with no local flavor. far better to cross the street and to the Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company.

Thank halrhp
El Paso, Texas
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This joint offers the same GMO coffee served at every other location. However, this particular one is a bit under the weather when it comes to cleanliness.Keep walking to LuLu's just a block and a half down Pacific. They have incredible coffee and delectable treats - set in a dark, cherry wood, exposed brick cafe. Reminds me of Europe.

Thank Monica Micah R
Santa Cruz, California
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

If you like a variety of coffee this is the place. They have free wifi and if you like Starbucks this is as good as any.

Thank Paul S
Santa Cruz, California
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56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I'm sorry that so many people go to Starbucks in downtown Santa Cruz when we have Santa Cruz Roasting Company right across the street and Peet's a block away.

Thank chelseamaya
Woodinville, Washington
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354 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The shop is centrally located in the shopping district on Pacific Avenue. I've been to the restaurant several times. No surprises here. It's a typical Starbucks with all the usual coffee and tea drinks, salads, sandwiches and sweets. The courtyard in front of the restaurant is pleasant; it's a nice shaded area where you can get out of the sun... More 

Thank Brin651
Salt Lake City
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

I am generally not a fan of Starbucks yet this store is a reserve store. They prepared my coffee from the beans I wanted and the way I like them prepared. What a nice cup of coffee..

Thank KarenaZSLC
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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845 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 492 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014

I generally rate Starbucks Very Good if it's a typical Starbucks with predictably decent coffee, and this one is in that category. It is set back a bit from the street, with a small garden-type area in front of it, so do keep your eyes open so as not to miss it.

2 Thank AnnArborMiBob

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
05:30 - 22:30
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1335 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-459-7681

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