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“Good local coffee spot”
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Kind Grind
Ranked #199 of 406 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good coffee and great local atmosphere. Be prepared to drink coffee and chill for a bit. The seating out front is nice.

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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

This is my favourite place to spend a Saturday morning. Great coffee, super-friendly staff and excellent pastries. The cinnamon rolls are the best!

On our annual visits to the area we always make a visit to the Twin Lakes beach on a Saturday morning a priority. There is nothing to beat a Kind Grind latte, cinnamon roll, seat outside while listening to the Ukelele players (Sons of the Beach) and singing along. This combination just makes me feel so happy I just wish I lived closer and could do it more often.

Thank glamourgil
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Reviewed 4 September 2014

fun beach front spot,,,coffee good,,,view good,,,,and it has the Santa Cruz flavor. Sit inside and hear the local gossip or outside and the waves crashing or watch beach volleyball..

Thank Lawnae H
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Reviewed 8 August 2014

For me, the Kind Grind is almost a five-star spot.

- It's right on the beach (Harbor State Beach).
- Open seating means you can grab any available table/chairs and drag em wherever you want to sit and enjoy your coffee.
- Volleyball games are being played all day = free entertainment!
- Friendly folks helping you with coffee, press drinks and baked goodies.
- Mexican food a la El Palomar next door. Order to go and enjoy the beach.

How can you go wrong?

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Thank John H
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

I spent a winter in Santa Cruz, and loved stopping by this place on my walks and bike rides. The outside seating area is right on the beach, and has great views of the lighthouse, and distant views of the waves at Seamer Lane. The espresso is reliably good, and the cookies are fine. The food offerings are minimal in winter, but it is still a great place to go for coffee and views.

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