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Red Apple Cafe

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589 Auto Ctr Dr, Watsonville, CA 95076-3727
+1 831-761-9551
06:00 - 15:00
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Watsonville, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

So good, waitresses that have been there a long time . GREAT customer service. Drinks never empty, always refilled. I sit at the bar a lot. Only complaint is that the stools are not really comfortable . But, won't keep me from coming here! EVERYTHING is good . Great value, big portions.

Thank Quincycin
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat and the staff was very friendly. We ordered delicious pancakes and a hamburger with fries. The hamburger was one of the best, however the fries were not so good-- they tasted like the oil they had been cooked in was "off", or old, or something. Maybe it was a one-time thing, but we... More 

Thank yaker621
Anchorage, Alaska
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695 reviews
527 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Breakfast is definitely the meal. The serving sizes are large, the servers are friendly and the price is reasonable.

Thank Mike P
Watsonville, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a old fashion breakfast grill, The best service by a bunch of very friendly waitstaff that will never leave you alone. The food is top quality and perfectly prepared. The place is very popular so if you are going for lunch you better get there by 11:45.

Thank Rob R
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great breakfast place, very friendly service, with excellent food. Good value for money with excellent coffee.

1 Thank Piers G
Prescott, Arizona
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172 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

They make about the best corned beef hash I have ever tasted. And the portions are generous too. It is a small place so at busy times you may have to wait for a table but it is worth it.

Thank 1stLadyrider
Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Red Apple Cafe has been the primary breakfast restaurant in Watsonville for 25 years. Large meals, long term employees, consistent choices. Red Apple can get very, very busy. The food is standard breakfast fare. Good for families, individuals or groups. The eggs benedict is worth a mention. Red Apple is owned by a local family who work extremely hard and... More 

1 Thank centralcoast831
Watsonville, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Old fashion comfort breakfast surged all day enough for two especially the potato dishes. Great soups for those cold winter days.

Thank Scarr70
Watsonville, California
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This place is a delicious and the prices are great. The place is small and always busy, wait time is 15min on average. I recommend the Meat Lover potatoes... 5lbs of goodness.

Thank Daisy M
Watsonville, California
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

These resta ran has It all; delicious food, fun atmosphere and excellent service! Please be aware that as every good place, it can get really busy and the wait time may be a hit long, but I guarantee you it is worth it! I really like the omelets, but the potato dishes are also awesome! Whatever you choose will be... More 

Thank Jorgencio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 589 Auto Ctr Dr, Watsonville, CA 95076-3727
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 831-761-9551

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