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1335 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3909
+1 831-459-7681
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average32%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
4 weeks ago
“Long wait, decent coffee”
20 Dec 2017
“They try, but watch your step.”
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5:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
1335 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3909
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I waited forever for my coffee at this particular Starbucks, despite there being almost no one else in the store. Coffee was decently made, but the wait turned me off and I will never return here.

Thank JJOCEOTravels
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I was impressed by the staff and their attention to my caffeine needs. They coached me through retro fitting my usual drink. On the downside, and this is more a commentary of downtown Santa Cruz and the street population. It's like a third world environment...More

Thank Mitch P
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Pacific Avenue Mall has become a homeless mecca. The stores are struggling with this daily. I walked in to get a coffee while shopping and a homeless man was in the merchandise area. I looked to see what he was trying to get me to...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Directly across the street from Starbucks is the Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Co. They were there first and serve a better cup of coffee with just about any addition you can think of. Ditch the big chain coffee roasters and go with something that is...More

Thank Carter T
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Friendly staff--computer people monopolized inside tables (except for those with stools (my friend and I are under 5') so we sat at one of the many outside tables. The drinks we had were quickly prepared and delicious. I am not a Starbucks fan, but my...More

Thank rmromandia
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Looked up the closest Starbucks to my vicinity and was directed here , horrible parking in the downtown area, luckily had my handy dandy handicap sign and I slammed it into a yellow loading spot

Thank TripMember07242017
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Even after they redid the front area and gave the interior a facelift, still they havemthendirtiest bathroom, and that front area seems to attract the overflow of homeless people from the SC Roasting Co. across the street.

Thank Orostudio
Reviewed 9 January 2016

same old same old globally available coffee experience with no local flavor. far better to cross the street and to the Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company.

Thank halrhp
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This joint offers the same GMO coffee served at every other location. However, this particular one is a bit under the weather when it comes to cleanliness.Keep walking to LuLu's just a block and a half down Pacific. They have incredible coffee and delectable treats...More

Thank Monica Micah R
Reviewed 13 November 2015

If you like a variety of coffee this is the place. They have free wifi and if you like Starbucks this is as good as any.

Thank Paul S
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Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1335 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3909
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-459-7681
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