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“Excellent bakery with a wide range of offerings.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kelly's French Bakery

Kelly's French Bakery
Ranked #2 of 13 Bakeries in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 5 - US$ 30
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Excellent bakery with a wide range of offerings.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

I've now been to Kelly's 4 times over last 2 years (only when I visit Santa Cruz) and it has been consistently excellent - I especially enjoy the chocolate croissants and my daughter swears by the bagels (although their pies and cakes are outstanding too). The service is friendly and the atmosphere is great.

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“The best bakery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

Kellys French Bakery is a must in Santa Cruz, and I only wish we had it here in LA, as it is one of the best and most consistently delicious bakeries I've been to. Big selection of breads and pastrys ... Breakfast served. Lunch too, including a crab cake sandwich that I will regret not ever having. Great atmosphere, set in a little mini- industrial complex with boutiques and wine tasting rooms about.
Also a shout out to Pizza my Heart on Pacific Ave and their fabulous Big Sur pizza - roasted sweet garlic cloves, sausage etc etc. Mmmm
Santa Cruz!!

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8 Thank ringdiam
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Menlo Park, CA
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Love this place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2012

I love Kelly's bakery. The quiche is always delicious, and they make great latte's. After a cold day of surfing or walking along the coastline, Kelly's is my favorite stop for a warm cup of soup and a coffee followed by a yummy pastry or slice of cake. Sometimes hard to find seating, but absolutely delicious.

Visited January 2012
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6 Thank Sand_and_sn0w
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Santa Cruz, CA
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Delicious but pricey”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2012

The food here is wonderful. The ham and cheese sandwich is delectable, and according to my dining companion, the roasted chicken was fantastic. The bakery items are out of this world. The only drawback are that the service is a little slow and the prices are quite high for lunch. But to be honest, the great food makes it worth the wait AND the price

  • Visited January 2012
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6 Thank Rosiq
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Santa Cruz, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“C'est La Vie”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2012

Awesome experience to eat great food outside on their patio. Very busy place so expect a line out the door on sunny weekends.

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