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Pleasure Pizza on Pacific

The downtown Pleasure Pizza is one of three throughout Santa Cruz County, owned by former Google Executive chef, Derek Rupp. Located across the street from Sockshop & Shoe co., Pleasure Pizza is easy to find and is a great place to stop in for lunch. From the surf board on the wall to the wall […]

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Zoccoli’s

Zoccoli’s is the go to deli sandwich in downtown Santa Cruz. With a large menu and a nice outside seating area, this makes for a perfect place to stop for lunch. All ingredients from soups to sauces is made in house. Besides that, all ingredients are fresh. Even the avocados are cut fresh for each […]

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hidden peak teahouse

Hidden Peak Teahouse

Hidden Peak Tea house is the perfect place to go to taste a wide array of high quality teas in a zen environment. Founded on the principle of building community through tea, Hidden Peak has done just that. A no-electronics policy matched with couches and an ambient atmosphere allow you and your guests to enjoy […]

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Verve Coffee On Pacific

Verve Coffee is a recent addition to downtown Santa Cruz, providing a classically hipster vibe and social experience for it’s customers. They have been slowly expanding over Santa Cruz county with locations on Fair Ave., Pacific Ave., 41st Ave. and Seabright. Known for their “Bowl of Soul” and other delicious coffees, this bustling joint is […]

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Jamba Juice

Jamba Juice on Pacific

Known as a classically delicious smoothie joint, Jamba Juice has a store at the beginning of Pacific Avenue, across the street from Lulu Carpenters. When you walk in, you are greeted by neon walls and the sounds of blenders. This Jamba can be packed in the warmer months because it’s a perfect place to go […]

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Lulu Carpenters on Pacific

Lulu Carpenter’s most popular and historic location is nestled near the clocktower on Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz. This store opened in January of 1992, making it the first business to reopen downtown after the 1989 earthquake― and Santa Cruz locals have been enjoying their services ever since. Lulu’s coffee and tea come from […]

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Best Western Seacliff Inn

Best Western Seacliff Inn

Don’t be deceived by the unassuming appearance of the Best Western Seacliff Inn. What it may lack in outer glam, it makes up for in its prime location, lush amenities, and award-winning restaurant, Severino’s. For outdoor enthusiasts, the hotel has six acres with garden paths, and is minutes from Seacliff Beach, the forest of Nisene Marks State Park, […]

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Ferrell's Donuts

The Original Ferrell’s Donuts

The Original Ferrell’s Donuts, Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA The Original Ferrell’s Donuts has been family owned and operated since 1976, and has been busy and popular for just as long. Their claim to fame includes a selection of at least 41 varieties of daily baked donuts and pastries free of preservatives, additives, and trans-fat oils. You can satisfy your […]

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