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Kelly's French Bakery

402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
+1 831-423-9059
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (28 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

[In the spirit of full disclosure, Kelly's father was my 6th grade science teacher, but I never met Kelly until I was out of college. It's up to you to decide if you need to take any grains of salt with this review.] Kelly's French...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JasonBrandtLewis
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This place is simply delicious, I have tried the various pastries and all are great but my go to dish is the polenta and poached eggs with a side of jam for after the eggs are gone. mixing the jam in the polenta is the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joe M
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I loved this place! It was two blocks from where I was staying while visiting Santa Cruz. The bread was fantastic and perfect for a picnic, the macarons were delicious and the pear almond tarte was amazing.The latte was good as well and went great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kellulalua1978
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We happened upon this bakery, just in time for dessert. They have a great selection to choose from. There can be a bit of a wait, but most was worth it. They had a seasonal strawberry rhubarb tart, and we enjoyed the chocolate ganache cake...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kimstamps
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is more than a bakery. Lunch they offer sandwiches, soups and salads and egg dishes for breakfast. There is a sunny patio for dining outside. A little pricey, but fresh.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Although people might come here for the sweets, there's a large enough selection of sandwiches, salads, soups, etc that it qualifies as a first-rate lunch spot. Portions are generous (though you can order 1/2 sandwiches) and my husband and I split a BLA (bacon-lettuce-avocado) sandwich...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank pmjc
Reviewed 10 June 2018

You stand in line, get your tableware, find a table and....wait. Oh, you wait. The food comes and it is fine, sometimes good, sometimes just OK...but the prices are too high for no service, bus your own table.

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank Kate320
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We were enjoying the shops at Swift Street Courtyard and stopped in for a little sweet snack. We started with some great small macaroons then couldn't pass on a tiramisu. The macaroons were great. The tiramisu wasn't bad but we're a little picky and should...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We were disappointed the first time we came here, but decided to give it another chance. Today was even worse - mediocre, overpriced food and nonexistent service. Two strikes and they’re out!

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank olive2eat
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Stopped by to pick up some desserts to go. Freshly prepared baked goods. Modern and casual atmosphere. Outdoor dining available. Line was pretty long but moved well. The apple strudel and chocolate desserts were very good.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ranishi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-9059
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