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Linda's Seabreeze Cafe

542 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
+1 831-427-9713
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cinnamon rolls” (43 reviews)
“bacon waffle” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
542 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The style and presentation are there. The food is good and fresh. The outdoor coffee is a great touch (though $2/cup is steep for coffee while you wait).The missing ingredient is a lot of taste. There is definitely some there, but there is a risk...More

Thank Fraser000
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I've been a regular at 3 restaurants owned by Linda. She has the Midas touch when it comes to breakfast. Her wait staff have worked together for years and they deliver service as though they love their work. They do. Bring something to read while...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Great local spot. It is always busy so they have a coffee station outside with mugs for you to get a coffee while you wait. What a nice touch and makes the wait manageable. Once you get inside the options are varied enough to make...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews and got there early; by 8am on Saturday. Waiter saw us unloading and had the only table of 6 waiting, with a smile. They were efficient. Water & coffee always flowing. The food was delicious. All the plates emptied. We had eggs...More

Thank Flamingo411
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The place is a hit. Food is outstanding, location good, the only downside is that there is always a line out the door. Maybe try for off hours.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is not a fine dining place by any stretch, but the food is very good and the service is friendly and efficient. Our waitress highly recommended that we try the burgers and with a home-made clam chowder this made a delicious and hearty lunch....More

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and home cooked food. Do not miss the cinnamon roll! Greek scramble is my go to. You cab get half orders too. I have also had excellent pancakes and waffles here. The only not great is the chai. Unless you like it sweet...More

Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The waiting list is long if you don't get here early. We avoid it because of the long lines, but friends brought us here to thank us for hosting them and we liked it very much. Lots of choices to cover the range of breakfast...More

Thank Clover88Live
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious breakfast and luncheon fare. Friendly service. Fairly priced. But beware, this place had lines on weekends! It’s worth the wait.

Thank FoodieRisa
Reviewed 2 November 2017

There is always a line. We parked elsewhere and walked to the restaurant. The portions are large. Tables are close together. The food was excellent. The cinnamon rolls are amazing. The restaurant does work hard to get people in quickly.

Thank Kelsey1976
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23 January 2017|
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Response from Lucas D | Reviewed this property |
It is not dead silent, but it is definitely quiet enough to have a good conversation.
15 September 2016|
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Response from Labris W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a small restaurant but is wheel chair accessible :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 542 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-427-9713
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