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Here are some popular tips in Santa Cruz. Select a taste to see more:

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  • 9.1

    Marianne's Ice Cream

    Ice Cream Shop 1020 Ocean St Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (81 tips):

    • Krishna S.
      Krishna Shrinivas: "Kahlua crunch is awesome. Junior double is huge!!! butter brickle is smooth. The ice creams are thick, not too sweet. The ones with nuts are nutty. Tip the servers. They are great."
  • 9.2

    Bookshop Santa Cruz

    Bookstore 1520 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (27 tips):

    • Wilson F.
      Wilson Favre-Delerue: "Enormous bookstore offering books and periodicals aplenty alongside a well curated selection of fiction and non-fiction staff favourites."
  • 9.1

    Cafe Brasil

    Brazilian Restaurant 1410 Mission St Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (65 tips):

    • Luciana W.
      Luciana W: "If you want to know what Brazilians eat every morning or if you are Brazilian and miss your daily breakfast, order the "Pingado": sliced French bread w/ butter served w/ coffee & warm milk. Saudades.."
  • 9.1

    Harbor Cafe

    Café 535 7th Ave Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (40 tips):

    • Damian B.
      Damian Bayona: "If there's a line, sit at the outside bar area for immediate food and drink service. The breakfast croissant is a must try 👌🏻"
  • 9.5

    Verve Coffee Roasters

    Coffee Shop 104 Bronson St #19 Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (30 tips):

    • Ashley M.
      Ashley Mowrey: "Consistent quality, beautiful space, and friendly and helpful baristas. There's no indoor seating and outdoor seating is limited, so you're SOL if you don't get lucky with seating."
  • 9.5

    Pleasure Point

    Beach E Cliff Dr Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (13 tips):

    • Jason S.
      Jason Shellen: "Bring the kids out at low tide for some awesome tide pool walks. Sea urchins, crabs, octopus and if you're lucky some seal, dolphin and sea otters spottings."

People are talking about these places in Santa Cruz:

  • 9.1

    Cowell Beach

    Beach Cowell's Beach Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (14 tips):

    • Keith B.
      Keith Blodorn: "Surf break is at the far right side of beach, easier to get to by descending the stairs from the bluff. This is the spot for beginners."
    • Threedukes
      Threedukes: "Great spot to learn to surf, or relax in the water. When surf is raging at the lighthouse, it can be calm here. But beware of crowds."
  • 9.2

    Seabright State Beach

    Beach Seabright Ave Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (32 tips):

    • Elliott D.
      Elliott D: "Beautiful, clean, great beach. People do their own thing and its lovely. I love the views, especially at dusk and when there are sailboats."
    • Ryan B.
      Ryan Block: "Probably my favorite beach in Mid/East SC. Been coming here since '04....just be sure to Stash Your Trash and give respect for the locals. Bonfires too."
  • 9.2

    Natural Bridges State Beach

    State / Provincial Park 2531 W Cliff Dr Santa Cruz, CA

    People also say (47 tips):

    • Caroline D.
      Caroline Deng: "A hidden gem along California's coastline. Stop by during sunset for scenic views of the last remaining "natural bridge" out of the original 3."
    • Penny S.
      Penny Smith: "The view is # 1 but the parking is large enough to maneuver easily. Nice beach & soft sand for maximum exercise!"

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