If you're a first time visitor to Santa Cruz, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Santa Cruz.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Santa Cruz.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"eat at Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria for dinner and breakfast." See More
"For breakfast, The Buttery is perfect!" See More
"Betty Burgers, which has awesome burgers, sweet potato fries, and shakes!" See More
"For dinner, my favorite is Vasili's Greek Restaurant." See More
"For the guys, in addition to the Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing noted in another answer, there is a new place literally across the alley called the West End." See More
"I second Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk boardwalk, there is a Santa Cruz Surfing Museum and Kelly's French Bakery." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Santa Cruz locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Santa Cruz.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.