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Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting
1330 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Located downtown, Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting is the kind of Fair Trade and Clean Ocean business that residents expectMore from a coffee shop bearing the city's name. Friendly customer service and a relaxing atmosphere complete this local delight. Offering more than simply regular and decaffeinated coffee, this shop is the Santa Cruz Weekly's 2010 winner for Best Drip Coffee. In addition to coffee, customers can enjoy espresso drinks, blended beverages, pastries and prepared foods. Interested customers should also check out Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting's Learning Center to learn about every aspect of coffee; for the most updated schedule and registration information, eager students can visit the website.
Fins Coffee
1104 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Fins Coffee serves regular coffee drinks as well as specialty drinks like Mexican mocha, chai and soy lattes. InMore addition to beverages, it serves pastries, fruit, yogurt and hard-boiled eggs. Fins Coffee hosts local musicians playing a variety of styles including blue grass, country and ukulele. Every Saturday from 8:30am to noon it holds a sports car meet-and-greet event with car clubs or individuals who want to talk shop while sipping coffee or tea.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Santa Cruz Coffee Cart
2025 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
The Palo Medical Foundation Santa Cruz Coffee Cart serves coffee, juices, sodas, pastries, ready-made sandwiches andMore other snacks to employees, visitors and patients. The Coffee Cart is located near the entrance of the main Santa Cruz clinic at the intersection of Capitola Road and Soquel Avenue. The staff fills orders in a prompt and friendly manner. On sunny days, the condiment station is set up outside, making it a pleasant place to stop for a snack on your way in or out of the clinic.
Java Bob's Coffee Roasting
429 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Java Bob's, located across from the Annex in the Westside, is a commercial coffee roaster with a small product andMore tasting room. It sells primarily wholesale to businesses, but there are some retail products available here such as fresh brewed coffee, whole and ground beans and custom roasts.
Peet's Coffee & Tea
1409 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
The Santa Cruz branch of the Peet's Coffee & Tea chain is located in the heart of downtown. From earlyMore every morning, customers load up on Peet's namesake products, blended and iced drinks and baked goods. A different coffee of the day is always on offer and for those who like to brew a batch at home, supplies of beans from around the world are also available. Keep an eye out for regular classes and coffee-related special events.
3701 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
This is a unique coffee shop located in what used to be a bank -  the old vault is open for seating. The butter andMore coffee colored interior creates a warm atmosphere along with a separate computer room. It serves specialty coffees, teas and pastries.
Verve Coffee
1540 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3903
Coffee Beanery & Great Infusions Co
317 Potrero St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Carrying both commercial and retail coffee-making products and wares, Great Infusions brings specialized experience toMore coffee brewing. Professional espresso machines and repairs, serving options and blends can be found here, as well as complete equipment for home roasting.
Lulu's at the Octagon
118 Cooper St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Lulu's at the Octagon in downtown Santa Cruz offers some of the best coffee in town, according to the coffee shop's manyMore regular customers. Housed in a historic, octagon-shaped brick building, Lulu's also serves espresso, hot chocolate, flavored hot milk, soy cafe con leche and baked goods. Enjoy your coffee in the spacious main room or outside on the quiet patio.
People's Coffee
1200 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
People's Coffee, conveniently located on the corner of 17th Avenue and Brommer Street, is one of theMore friendliest businesses in town. The helpful staff adds to the relaxing atmosphere, where you can sit inside in comfort or outside in the fresh air and sunshine. The coffee shop welcomes kids with a play area that includes video games. Work on your laptop with the free WiFi while you sip a cappuccino or green tea latte and munch on a pastry from Kelly's bakery.
The Coffee House
1700 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
The Coffee House serves a menu of beverages and small bites in a relaxing atmosphere. Guests can stop by for bagels andMore cream cheese, egg burritos and more. The independently-owned cafe is part of the Santa Cruz Merchant's Circle.
Live Oak American
1200 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Live Oak American is a friendly and fast place to stop for gas, snacks, coffee, beer, wine and liquor. The store isMore neatly laid out, but full of goodies such as fresh fruit, candy, canned goods, cold drinks and a coffee and espresso self-serve bar. The smiling staff will ring you up quickly so you can be on your way.
Lulu Carpenters
1545 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

As a true downtown slice of Santa Cruz culture, Lulu Carpenter's brews up a neighborhood coffee-house atmosphereMore inside a genuinely historic brick building. This coffee shop is a local favorite for chilling out and studying. It's no wonder why it won the Good Times Best Coffee Shop award for the past two years in a row. The ample seating inside -- not to mention the scenic, downtown patio seating right in front -- makes this coffee shop a good place to meet up with friends or for a date. 

Coffee and espresso drinks on the menu are served iced, blended, or hot. Ccustomers can also enjoy sandwiches, pies, casseroles, lasagnas, cookies, bagels, parfaits, and pastries. For breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between, Lulu Carpenter's conveniently opens early and closes late.  It also supports local artists, with a wide array of their art work on the walls. It is a Clean Ocean Business.

Valero Corner Store
1319 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Clean and bright, the Valero Corner Store is a gas station with a small selection of the basics needed to fuel theMore driver, as well. Coffee, candy, chips and cigarettes are all available.
Starbucks Coffee
1335 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
The Starbucks mermaid logo is a familiar sign for visitors to downtown, no matter where they come from.  For SantaMore Cruz's only Starbucks, customers can enjoy their favorite drinks outside in the beloved climate.  What's truly unique about this downtown spot is the brick patio (complete with umbrellas, tables and chairs) that's tucked behind the sidewalk. Like other Starbucks, the coffee shop sells trademark espresso drinks (hot, cold and blended), mugs, sandwiches, bottles of water, CD's, pastries, and gift certificates.   
2341 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Brendan's is a bakery and cafe, serving delicious coffee and fresh baked goods. It has a charming outdoor patio andMore well-lit interior. 
The Kind Grind
2222 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Kind Grind is a coffee shop located right on Twin Lakes Beach. It offers coffee, sandwiches and goods baked on-site. TheMore small shop has two velvety sofas and around 10 indoor tables. The windows and a few outside benches face the ocean and two beach volleyball courts that often attract competitive players. Kind Grind's pastries have an outstanding reputation and one of the owners brings years of pastry-making expertise gained at the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco.
Pacific Espresso
716 Frederick St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Pacific Espresso is an espresso, tea, and coffee maker company. Started by founder Tim O'Connor in 1980, PacificMore Espresso has been providing people with high quality espresso machines ever since. With a signature line of coffees and teas at Pacific Espresso, you'll find anything from a delicious French roast to England's finest Earl Grey teas. When you deal with Pacific Espresso you're dealing with people who love what they do and will help you find what you're looking for.  
Cafe Delmarette
1126 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
A tiny gem downtown, Cafe Delmarette serves gourmet coffee, tea and homemade scones and cupcakes. Verve is the featuredMore coffee brand here. Outside seating is shaded by trees on the busy Pacific Garden Mall. The interior is close and cozy, with simple furnishings and table dressings, which are offset by playful decor. Cafe Delmarette is an urban cafe, that offers you a chance to escape to the whimsical. It is kid-friendly, and the owner may be behind the counter to chat with.
Valero Corner Store 3735
1516 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
At the Valero Corner Store on Soquel Avenue, customers can fill up the car and their bellies anytime and any day. TheMore 24/7 station is a convenient stop right near the Morrissey Boulevard exit. In addition to gas, customers can also purchase snacks, candy, beer, tobacco products, lottery tickets, car maintenance products and coffee, even an organic coffee is offered. The next time all the other gas stations are closed, remember the Valero Corner Store on Soquel Avenue.
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