La Esperanza Market 21400 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA95062 La Esperanza Market is a mid-sized, reasonably-priced market that carries all the basic necessities, including produce,…More fresh meat, canned foods, coffee, cleaning supplies, beer and dairy products. This tidy, organized store is located on the corner of East Cliff Drive and 14th Avenue.
McDonald's 1421 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 This is a relativley new McDonald's with a large parking lot and open surroundings. There is no…More drive-thru, but the interior is large.
Taco Bell 802 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Since the 1950s, this popular chain of Mexican fast-food restaurants with drive-through accommodations has been…More serving a large selection of ready-to-go items ordered at the counter or from your car. Here on Pacific Avenue, you can stay and enjoy your lunch on the patio, beneath a trellis of colorful flowers. Menus are displayed overhead, and there is limited seating inside. This Taco Bell is near the metro station and has free parking.
Erik's Delicafe 1664 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz, CA95065 Erik's Delicafe is located on the corner of Soquel and Mission Drives, next to Oasis Hair Salon. The casual, rustic…More eatery, which houses lots of interesting memorabilia, received honors in 2006 from <em>Santa Cruz Metro </em>for being a choice deli spot. The deli offers delicious soups, like squash and tomato basil bisque, as well as a variety of wraps and sandwiches, such as the Rio Grande club.
Spend the night in style at this elegant villa across from Main Beach. A landmark for 50 years, rooms and…More restaurant feature views of Monterey Bay. Balconies for quiet sunbathing overlook blue waters and white sand beaches. Suites are available.</p>
<p>The restaurant serves California cuisine and offers an award-winning wine selection. Stroll by the surf, or bike on world-famous West Cliff Drive for beautiful sunsets or seasonal whale watching. </p>
Live Oak Market E Cliff Dr & Blackpoint Ln, Santa Cruz, CA95062 Live Oak Market offers a wide variety of locally produced foods and products. In addition to weekly harvests, the market…More also features a number of local restaurants and bakeries. This weekly market takes place at the Live Oak Village Shopping Center off East Cliff Drive. A list of participating farms and vendors is available on its website. This market is part of the greater Santa Cruz Community Farmers Market family, with four other locations throughout Santa Cruz, Felton and Scotts Valley.
You know a restaurant is definitely worth checking out when it's featured on Guy Fieri's hit show on Food Network,…More "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." The loyal clientele has always been fond of Aldo's calamari and cioppino dishes. And since Fieri indulged in the very same seafood delicacies, the word is out on this local treasure. </p>
<p>In 1962, the Olivieri family began to write a chapter in Santa Cruz history. The business actually started as a bait shop on the harbor, but transformed into the kind of Santa Cruz institution that could fill a book with rich and colorful family stories. For a real treat, be sure to take a look at the back of an Aldo's menu for a slice of Americana. Even the pasta, sauces and bread are made fresh daily from Aldo's Bakery in Soquel. </p>
<p>Accentuated by an ideal location at the Santa Cruz Harbor, Aldo's embodies the taste and feel of Santa Cruz. This picturesque location offers a view of the ocean that stretches from the harbor to the horizon, with sunlight shimmering on the peaceful waters, rows of boats bobbing gently and a lighthouse in the distance. Ample patio dining accommodates up to 130 people. But Aldo's is more than just a famous seafood restaurant with a great view (don't be surprised if you find yourself sitting out on the deck for hours). Outdoor patio dining makes Aldo's the premier dog-friendly restaurant in town (for well-behaved dogs on a leash). The patio deck could also be your next destination for a catered event. </p>