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Zachary's Restaurant

819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
+1 831-427-0646
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“coffee cake” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (23 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
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11 - 20 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2017

tried Mike's Mess- couldn't eat it all but it was great , the staff is very friendly and all at our table said their food was very good, nice breakfast place

Thank wallywilbur
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We heard about this place from a friend so we decided to visit during a family trip to Santa Cruz. The parking lot only had a few spaces designated to Zachary's but street metered parking was ample. There was a line but it went quickly....More

Thank James L
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Visited for breakfast. Yummy seasoned potatoes are a must as well as Mike's mess! Great breakfast & service.

Thank Shopgirl94928
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This is a family owned restaurant on the main Pacific street drag. It has been there for many years. The decor is simple and weathered. The food is very good, satisfying, and the portions are larger. They make and bake there own bread, as well....More

Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Want a place for a leisurely, home style breakfast? Friendly, attentive wait staff and outstanding, fresh food makes Zachary's an ideal spot. The artichoke frittata was out of this world, along with the locally sourced sausage links and fresh make home fries. Portions are very...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I am not sure what other reviewers see but fro my part this is an unorganized grotty place . Yes the portions are large but basically overcooked eggs no matter how you order them and oily side dishes. Not my cup of tea im afraid....More

Thank Australia1962
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Zachary's has been around since 1985. There is no better breakfast then at Zachary's. Know matter your taste as Zachery's will have something very specials. Their fried potato's speak for themselves. Great menu, veggie choices, tofu! We always visited Zachery's for breakfast.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Breakfast at Zachary's hits the spot. Their menu is filled with simple and delicious choices made with high quality ingredients. I ordered the Italian scramble with home fries and sourdough toast. The sausage was flavorful and hole fries cooked to perfection. My wife ordered the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This restaurant is probably one of the best breakfast places in SC county. There is always a wait, but don't get discouraged, the line goes fast. The setting is very old, but the food is great. I have never had a bad meal there. I...More

1  Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Great place for breakfast (or lunch), so many choices! Wish I could've tried everything, especially the sourdough pancakes. Opted for "Mike's Mess", delicious & plentiful. The homemade breads are awesome. The "Pesto Scramble" also got rave reviews from my friend. Historic site housed in one...More

1  Thank hollisJ_dr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-427-0646
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