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Buttery

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702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
+1 831-458-3020
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Santa Cruz, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If your idea of a wonderful way to enjoy a sunny Santa Cruz morning is to sit outside and nibble on fresh baked pastries and sip a great cup of coffee, you'll absolutely love the Buttery! A long time Santa Cruz icon on the corner of Soquel Avenue and South Branciforte Ave, this establishment really knows how to bake amazing... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful lunch selections and best carrot cake in town. Sit inside or out. This place is a Santa Cruz treasure

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Thank treetopmama
Santa Cruz, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Buttery has great food, you can't go wrong either picking up a quick sweet treat or ordering something for a special dinner.

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Thank susanhttn
Santa Cruz, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Buttery is truly a cut above. All their cakes are exceptional. Pricey but worth every dollar. They bake small and large versions of numerous types. They also write on the cakes on the spot at no extra charge. When in Season, do not miss the Strawberry Short Cake. I guess this is a "crumby" review (pardon the pun) as... More 

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Thank markX2226KH
Santa Cruz, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So yummy. Their carrot cake is to die for............love all cakes we have gotten there. Place is usually crowed........but worth the wait.

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Thank Margoalynn
Santa Cruz, California
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The cookies, cakes and pastries can't be beat at The Buttery! My new favorite is the pecan sandies. The melt in your mouth! The meals are fresh and flavorful. Breakfasts are casual but feel special.

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Thank Santacruzin2u
Minneapolis, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its usually pretty busy but well worth the wait. Their chocolate ganache cake comes in small and larger and its so rich that a small goes a long way.

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Thank 810patriciaz
Santa Cruz, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing baked goods, cakes, breads and all kinds of goodies. Delicious! Always the birthday cake go to place and add your birthday persons name and Happy Birthday for no charge. Love the carrot cake!

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Thank RParke
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had sandwiches for lunch. They offer a couple of decent vegetarian options. The place is tiny and way over crowded. Seating outside available but unsanitary with dogs allowed around tables. Disappointed locals. Won't go again

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Thank Brenda B
Santa Cruz, California
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great baked goods, from fresh loaves of bread to pastries and cakes, and tasty bistro food served all day. And they make great coffee (and tea) as well. This is a popular spot with lots of traffic, but service is fast and efficient. In nice weather outdoor tables are a good option, because indoor tables can be hard to come... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 19:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2313
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-458-3020

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