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Erik's Delicafe

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1664 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-1713
+1 831-462-1919
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Just had a great sandwich called "Pilgrim's Progress." One of the best sandwich places I have been 70!

Thank gkauf3
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133 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Erik's is an institution around Santa Cruz, and all the locations make great food quickly at a fair price. There's a discount for Seniors, and best of all: they remember old favorites from their years-ago menus, so you can have a time-machine experience — your archival sandwiches made up fresh. They make good nourishing soup and many kinds of salads.... More 

Thank Linda B
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Grew up in Santa Cruz but I unfortunately moved away long ago but when in town, as I am now, Eriks is at the top of my list for lunch. I love their sandwiches and will try to work my way through the menu during my stay. No need to have lunch anywhere else. Erik's has it all.

Thank Bob S
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239 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were looking more for a coffee and snack but wasn't available, snacks that is. But the staff was very helpful and offered us alternatives so we had coffee and some very nice toast. If it was lunchtime we would have stopped again. Good stop.

Thank Charles S
Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Good sandwiches, good salads, non-fast-food type. Eat in or take out. You order at the counter, pay for your order and it you can pick it up when ready.

Thank dan g
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

You order in a line and pick out your sandwich and salad and soup. The sandwiches were good. The soups looked old in their kettles as I stood in line to order. I ordered a salad and it was tasty. The service was great and fast. My kids liked what they got. Everything was served hot.

Thank 127lucretiah
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Service was fantastically quick. LOTS of choices on the menu so it was not an 'easy' pick. Glad I took my time. I certainly ordered correctly.... my sandwich was fantastic. I 100% will be eating here again on my next visit to SC. Fountain drinks are served in 'mason jars' for your cups.... nice classic touch.

Thank Christopher L
Chico, California
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

I bought a sandwich here for my lunch the following day, while hiking at Ano Nuevo State Park. I had the turkey, bacon, avacado and lettuce sandwich. It was so-o good, I wish I had eaten there the night I had purchased it and gone back for a different sandwich for the next night's dinner. Whenever I'm back in S.C.... More 

Thank trav720
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130 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Warm atmosphere, fast and friendly service and food of great quality! Everything here is made from scratch, always us ng fresh produce and high quality fresh ingredients. Their soups are supposed to be simmered on slow fire and they boast of their family recipe for each and every dish, and they very well deserve it too!! They have soups, salads,... More 

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Aptos, California
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

When I asked for a reuben sandwich, I was told that they microwaved it. This is not the way! The corned beef was fatty. I was told I had to ask for lean (?). Not a place I will ever return. I gave it a couple tries because it is around the corner from my doctor.

Thank Helen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1664 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-1713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-462-1919

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