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Mint--Fine Living and Fresh Bites

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4652 Scotts Valley Dr, Tree Circus Center, Scotts Valley, CA
+1 831-438-5900
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Santa Cruz, California
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Big fresh salads, good hearty sandwiches and extensive wine by the glass list keeps us coming back. The owners Ed and Kelly are always there and the staff are all helpful and friendly. Atleast 10 whites and 10 red wines are available at any time. A lot of world wines as well as California wines are available. Ed knows his... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This cafe was recommended by a local and very happy with this choice. First, there was a more parking in the back of the building and this cafe has plenty of seating. The atmosphere was sweet and quaint with a bit of a flair. The lunch menu isn't extensive, but I found many options I wanted to try. We finally... More 

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Riverside, California
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152 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

As a vegetarian I particularly recommend the beet Reuben sandwich. The salads are excellent as well. The dining room has a warm, up-to-date ambiance, where you can have a good conversation over lunch without fighting noise from other tables, even when the restaurant is quite full.

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Scotts Valley, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

High noise level, food not exciting, prices a little high. Yet this is a popular spot so apparently my view is not shared by others.

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Scotts Valley, California
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Mint is like going to a friends house for drinks and/or a meal. Everyone who works there is very nice and the food is very good!!!! Love to go there every week!!

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Thank Suzie T
san fran bay area
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to go for a casual dinner. Varied menu... the owners and staff are all super nice. Good wine list too..

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great atmosphere, food, staff, location. Excellent wine list carefully chosen by owner for variety and quality. Visit every chance I have.

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Thank David B
Woodinville, Washington
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354 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The restaurant is small and kind of arty. You order at a counter and they bring the food to the table. I had a sandwich which was okay, but nothing great. Some interesting and inventive items on the menu, though. And the bakery items looked good. Nice coffee and dessert option. I would try this place for lunch if you... More 

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Thank Brin651
Scotts Valley, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Low-key dining for lunch or dinner, good variety on the menu, good value for the money. For lunch, the sandwiches are always good, and they have a varied selection of wines. Dinner always has something interesting and local favorites.

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Thank Thomas D C
Watsonville, California
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My wife and I were looking for a place to have dinner before a Slaid Cleaves concert in Felton, and decided to try out a recommended Scotts Valley restaurant, Mint. We proceeded to have one of the best dining experiences I've ever had in Scotts Valley, with tasty food, good beer on tap, and attentive service, all in a casual... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4652 Scotts Valley Dr, Tree Circus Center, Scotts Valley, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Scotts Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 831-438-5900
Description
American cuisine. Lunch and dinner and wine tasting. Wine area separate from dining area.

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