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Zachary's Restaurant

819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4433
+1 831-427-0646
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (23 reviews)
“coffee cake” (11 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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Reviewed 9 September 2015

A "must stop" for breakfast whenever we are in town! Though, we always go mid-morning on a week day. There is free parking in the municipal lot across the street and up a short half-block from the restaurant, but be sure to obey the time...More

1  Thank myscreenname
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Fresh and hearty, large portions. Room is crowded as it is popular, but we didn't have long to wait. No one rushed us to finish, either. Service was great also. I'd recommend if you visit Santa Cruz on the weekend.

1  Thank ChrisC6649
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Zachary is a great local place for weekend breakfast. Try the sourdough pancakes for a great treat to yourself!

1  Thank BicoastalCa
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Longtime establishment in Santa Cruz. The staff is super friendly and the food is excellent. Kind of a mixture between the usual diner fare and more healthy breakfast options. All 3 of us finished our plates clean. Loved the BLT.

1  Thank Sam B
Reviewed 29 July 2015

So you want the classic American dining experience. Well this is it. As you enter you are hit with a buzz of activity as people chat, waiters charge about, calls of "mine's medium over easy" and a menu of all day breakfasts, brunches and 'messes'....More

1  Thank Psychobry
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

I had omelette with prawn cerviche (special) - it was a huge portion and I had to take some with. Great value as our two breakfasts lasted the day! Being a Brit, to me it felt like and American breakfast place should feel... My perception...More

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

I ordered a burger with potatoes at the bar, and it was a real positive experience. The meat was flame grilled and juicy, and the bun and salad was also good. The staff was cheerful and friendly. A good place to go. Recommend!

1  Thank Jesper M
Reviewed 30 June 2015

During our annual family Santa Cruz beach weekend, my brother, his girlfriend and I decided to try something new. We walked about half a mile from our hotel on the beach to Zachary's after reading several reviews. My brother practically inhaled the pancakes and his...More

2  Thank Angela M
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Went here with a very large group on a Sunday morning. Our servicer managed our table like he was doing a ballet. He was friendly, efficient and the food was great!

1  Thank Imadoll2
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I love to stop in here for Breakfast, alway good and always easy. The food is well prepared. I love the homeade oatmael molasses bread.

1  Thank jgroswird
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
18 June 2016|
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Response from SnapshotNewEngland | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don’t know if they do. Maybe you can try calling to ask. We went early enough last week where we didn’t even have to go directly to the back and sign in for a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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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