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1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2826
+1 831-426-4628
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible40%
6 days ago
“Breakfast specials”
7 Jan 2018
“The Food Was Fine; The Wiat Was terrible”
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2826
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I would only come to this restaurant for a special. It's in a not so good neighborhood and it's not a very nice atmosphere. The breakfast specials are priced right, but the food is below average. It's a place you go to just to get...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Santa Cruz has been taken over it seems in places by the homeless. This is one of them. The parking lot is scary. It is not worth it. There are other places.

1  Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

An absolutely terrible experience, could not wash hands because of homeless washing hair and more using the only sink. The staff were afraid to say anything. Staff got into arguments called police. Avoid at all costs until They address the issue. Whatever you do don’t...More

1  Thank G K
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The service was just as bad... I asked for eggs over easy and they were just terrible. The server seemed like she didn’t want to be working, so I suffered through my meal, but I will never go back.

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I like most Denny's Restaurants. In this one the food was fine, but the wait was terrible. our waiter was very nice but he could not get the kitchen to produce food which was ordered.

Thank TJFLG42
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It used to be a great place to eat in Santa Cruz, Ca but since the renovation Denny's is not a friendly place anymore. You have to wait 30 to 40 minutes before it's served. The server are not very friendly and you're not welcome...More

1  Thank paita622
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The restaurant was sparsely visited when we came in. A large portion of the tables had the chairs on top and it had a smell of sharp soap and something else. Not a very inviting setting. The attendant was friendly and prompt but after looking...More

Thank Nicolai L
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We stopped here after visiting the nearby Redwood Forest - which was spectacular by the way. We noticed the Denny's on our drive-in. My daughter really just needed a restroom - but we decided to try Denny's for breakfast as we usually like their food...More

2  Thank JMACKLongIsland
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Very disappointing. Service was extremely slow. They had only 2 people working the floor on a Saturday evening. They did not even clear the table before serving dessert. The food was not as advertised. They had added fried onions and peppers to the cheese quesadilla...More

1  Thank sandracY9672IH
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Its very rarely that I give any property one star but this place certainly deserves it. I just wish I had read previous reviews before we went in. I felt sorry for the two young ladies serving tables as they were obviously overwhelmed. I actually...More

3  Thank redhand
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2826
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-426-4628
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