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cafe gratitude

103 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4422
+1 831-427-9583
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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103 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4422
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Reviews (84)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't even think for a minute gluten free is something you need to even consider unless that's your lifestyle. I had a steak the night before going, and tonight's dinner here was even better! Five stars

Thank Gregg B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Why we love Santa Cruz. First class food with lots of options. Wonderful staff and a beautiful setting.

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a vegan place just off the main strip of downtown Santa Cruz. The food is great especially if you have dietary restrictions. I love the chai latte and the key lime pie is to die for!! The menu items all have cutesy names...it's...More

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I love this place. It offers vegan fare, has a nice variety of interesting dishes and deserts to sigh for. The only problem is the servings are on the small size. The chocolate truffles are incredible.

Thank yobbb
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to the other locations many times so stopped in here for takeout. It's expensive but you know you're getting great quality. Nice staff. Smaller space and shorter menu than the other gratitudes we'd been to.

Thank bkct1
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This creative and delicious restaurant is located just off the main down town strip in Santa Cruz. It is one of my favorite restaurants, and I bring my friends here while in the area. The food is organic, vegan, and full of life. They do...More

Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting to see just how different the Santa Cruz location is compared to the newer Los Angeles locations. The menu is more limited, the decor older and there is much more of a hippie vibe compared to the LA hipster vibe. The food is...More

Thank cultdiva
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Since most of the Cafe Gratitudes have closed I've been missing their food. And Santa Cruz Cafe Gratitude is still happening. Wish I'd taken a photo before eating so you could see the presentation and drool!

Thank 102bonniepeterson
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Came here and ordered the BLT, the Caprese, a Brave, coffee and tea. Service was incredible, friendly, and efficient. The BLT was great-but pretty spicy. The caprese sandwich was also amazing. The brave shot is big and very spicy. Killer coffee and amazing tea. The...More

Thank Istenya88
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The cafe has a nice ambience and the food is organic, vegan and good. For us it was special to have a coffee with hazelnut milk. The dishes have been given names like "Fresh", "Vibrant", or "Bonita". And they are served with the appropriate greeting:...More

Thank Anne-and-Klaus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Lincoln St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-427-9583
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