Santa Cruz Restaurants

Santa Cruz RestaurantsLooking for the best Santa Cruz Restaurants?
Below you will find restaurant reviews and roundups of some of the best restaurants by category, like our popular Best Pizza in Santa Cruz, and 10 Must-Try Sandwiches posts.
Santa Cruz, and the surrounding areas, have plenty of unique dining experiences. You won't find us covering many chain restaurants here. Luckily the local flavor in Santa Cruz far surpasses anything the chains can offer.
Downtown Santa Cruz is home to many of the top restaurants in the area, but you'll also find great seafood on the wharf, charming restaurants in the Capitola Village, and many great restaurants throughout Santa Cruz County.

Shadowbrook Orange Rolls: The Tastiest Treat You’ll Never Eat

ShadowbrookSunday Brunch at Shadowbrook.

It used to be a thing.

Nowadays they just point you to the Crow’s Nest for Sunday Brunch.  Nothing against the Crow’s Nest, but count me among the many who haven’t been able to get over Shadowbrook’s decision to stop offering brunch.

Forget that there isn’t a better atmosphere than the sun drenched Greenhouse dining room for a mid morning feast.  Put aside those cravings for the eggs benedict, the Ruben sandwich, and morning mimosa’s.

This is about the orange rolls.

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