Pacific Espresso 716 Frederick St, Santa Cruz, CA95062 Pacific Espresso is an espresso, tea, and coffee maker company. Started by founder Tim O'Connor in 1980, Pacific…More 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.
Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting 1330 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Located downtown, Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting is the kind of Fair Trade and Clean Ocean business that residents expect…More 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.
Coffeetopia 1443 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz, CA95062 Coffeetopia operates cafès around Santa Cruz. At this location, customers can choose from coffee, tea and…More food items. The menu includes bagels, Frozen Mocha beverages, smoothies, hot cocoa, fresh-squeezed lemonade, espresso and more. The cafè features computer access, Internet access and printing services.
Caffe Pergolesi 418 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Located in Santa Cruz, Caffe Pergolesi is popularly considered one of the community's "oldest" coffeehouses. Situated in…More a 1886 Victorian house, Caffe Pergolesi serves coffee, espresso, tea, pastries, sandwiches, beer, wine and other beverages. The coffeehouse additionally supports its local arts community, hosting live local performances and displaying the artists' work of all mediums.
Lulu's at the Octagon 118 Cooper St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Lulu's at the Octagon in downtown Santa Cruz offers some of the best coffee in town, according to the coffee shop's many…More 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.
Starbucks Coffee 1335 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95060 The Starbucks mermaid logo is a familiar sign for visitors to downtown, no matter where they come from. For Santa…More 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.
The Original Ferrell's Donuts 1761 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95062 Ferrell's Donuts is a Santa Cruz favorite. This location on the corner of 17th Avenue and Capitola Road provides indoor…More and outside seating. Most importantly, the shop sells all the classic donuts, including cake-style with maple frosting, plain, chocolate glazed and those tasty donut holes. Ferrell's has also added items to its menu. Customers may now enjoy a barbecued tri-tip sandwich, espresso, juices and sodas. The staff is friendly and delivers orders promptly.
Caffé Bene 1101 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Located at the north end of downtown Santa Cruz, Caffé Bene is a spot to relax, enjoy a cup of coffee and eat a…More pastry. Customers can sit inside or on the patio and watch the parade that is Santa Cruz drift by. Caffé Bene also serves espresso and chai drinks, some topped with hand-whipped cream. Coffee is made from either market or organic whole beans that are roasted locally. Visitors who purchase these beans can have them ground by Bene's staff. Some of the baked goods include, turnovers, bagels with various toppings and locally made Donnelly chocolates.
MexItalian 503 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 MexItalian is a Latin and Mediterranean fusion restaurant. It offers a selection of appetizers, salads, paninis, pizza,…More entrees, brunch dishes, sodas, blended espresso drinks, wine and beer. Menu highlights include bruschetta, an open-face chorizo burger, tilapia empanada, margherita pizza, lasagna, Mexican flan and tiramisu.
Coffee Beanery & Great Infusions Co 317 Potrero St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Carrying both commercial and retail coffee-making products and wares, Great Infusions brings specialized experience to…More coffee brewing. Professional espresso machines and repairs, serving options and blends can be found here, as well as complete equipment for home roasting.
Live Oak American 1200 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA95062 Live Oak American is a friendly and fast place to stop for gas, snacks, coffee, beer, wine and liquor. The store is…More 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.
Dunlap's Donuts 3791 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA95062 Opened in the early 1980s, this retro donut shop serves up fresh bagels, donuts and other treats daily. Breakfast…More options include ham, egg, cheese and bacon sandwiches along with ground coffee, espresso and juice.
Mission Hill Creamery Scoop Shop and Cafe Shop 1101 Pacific Ave Ste B, Santa Cruz, CA95060 Mission Hill Creamery Scoop Shop and Cafe Shop serves artisan ice creams and sorbets, offering 16 flavors. However, that…More isn't all; the menu also features sundaes, homemade organic hot fudge sauce, waffle cones, espresso drinks and more. For those not living within the area of the Scoop Shop, Mission Hill Creamery goods can be found in select New Leaf Community Markets, Draeger's Market and Whole Foods Market.
When your sweet tooth starts calling, Marini's in downtown Santa Cruz is sure to satisfy with its treasure trove of…More sugary treats for children and grown-ups alike. This locally owned and operated business has garnered a large and loyal following. Marini's specializes in salt water taffy, as well as unique gourmet creations such as chocolate covered bacon and maple ice cream with bacon chunks. Customers also frequent the store for candied apples, ice cream (including local Polar Bear brand), chocolate-covered treats, popular candies, coffee and espresso drinks. Marini's is even a great stop for gift cards, gift packages and toys.
The storefront is available for hire for birthday parties and special events. Check out the website for more details.
As a true downtown slice of Santa Cruz culture, Lulu Carpenter's brews up a neighborhood coffee-house atmosphere…More 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.
Samba Rock Açai Café 291 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA95060 For a chill spot to refresh and relax, cruise on over to Samba Rock—bicycle parking is free inside the cafe.…More Designed like the favelas (shanty towns) in Brazil, the café has an ambiance that exhibits Brazilian culture through its delectable menu. Samba Rock specializes in the Amazonian super-fruit: açai. All menu items are original recipes of the owner and include açai bowls and smoothies. Samba Rock also provides coffee, espresso drinks and even cold yerba maté blends. On Sundays, customers can witness an element of true Brazilian culture with a demonstration of Capoeira Angola.