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Cafe Cruz

2621 41st Ave, Soquel, CA 95073-2136
+1 831-476-3801
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2621 41st Ave, Soquel, CA 95073-2136
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were heading up to Santa Cruz to have surfer's ear surgery and had to get to a pre-op appointment with a 2.5-hour drive ahead of us when our 15-year-old lab who had been sick took a sudden downturn. We rushed to the vet and...More

Thank Al F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Deceiving from the street. outside. Once inside the atmosphere is upscale casual with a nice small bar and great patio. Food was great, martini was great, service was great. Rotisserie Chicken is their speciality...my husband had a steak that surpassed expectations. Make reservations for the...More

Thank juliacphelps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although we couldn’t eat al fresco, it looked very pretty. Next time we’ll make a reservation! But inside the setting was very nice. Service was prompt and friendly. There were 4 adults and 2 children. We had appetizers of olives, fried artichokes and Caesar salad....More

Thank Lois L
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious Luncheon outside on the patio with my friend celebrating my birthday. Good service, lovely ambiance and delicious prawn 🍤 beet salad 🥗! They even brought a special birthday dessert 🍨. I prefer eating outside as it can get noisy inside... the Garden Room is...More

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We usually go here at least once when we are in town. Parking is often an issue and you are better off with reservations. It's not that the food is amazing, but it's reliable. They have a huge gas rotisserie and an open kitchen but...More

Thank chefcfp
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I had heard about this place from a friend and went in June for the 1st time. I had one of the top three burgers in my life! It was fabulous!!! I would definitely go there again. They have a good variety of items on...More

Thank carmelwish
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here on Saturday. The place is a maze of rooms in a building that is deceptively small looking on the outside. Parking was limited when we arrived at 11:25 am, 5 minutes before they opened. We needed a handicapped space. The menu...More

Thank Winequine
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

What can I say? I've been a regular customer of decades. Both inside and outside dinning with fireplaces and heat lamps. The hostess and waiter people are attentive and friendly. The bar section is the bomb with bar stools and regular dinner tables. Very nice...More

Thank borisek2017
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Many choices at this restaurant which includes the food and the restaurant itself. There is a garden room, an outdoor patio and indoor restaurant.

Thank like2Ctheworld
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Cafe Cruz has plenty of clients, and so my fear is that the quality doesn't seem as important any more. Wait staff is very professional, and my concern is with the kitchen. We did ask our waiter for advice. Two of us ordered "lamb", but...More

Thank JohnInItaly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2621 41st Ave, Soquel, CA 95073-2136
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Soquel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-476-3801
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