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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%
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“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 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast and it was absolutely superb thoroughly recommend it I would say don’t miss it if you’re in the area we had pancakes for breakfast and they were the best pancakes we had all holiday

Thank Tyrone M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just the best - amazing waffles, omelettes, muffins. Strong coffee, homey atmosphere, nice wait staff, etc. Only down side is it is well known in Santa Cruz, so big line out front. Get there early to avoid a long wait, and enjoy coffee on the...More

Thank Hydrocrust
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been coming here probably once every couple weeks for the last 10 years...and Tex, Claire and Company produce the finest breakfast anywhere...period. This place is cozy, quaint and the coffee is awesome. You can’t go wrong with any of the daily specials on the...More

Thank bdc10763
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a good meal, friendly service and good value. A SantaCruz favorite. It’s a busy place, so sonetime’s there’s a wait, but it’s worth it!

Thank FoodieRisa
Reviewed 8 February 2018

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

1  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

1  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

1  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

1  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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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