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Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Co.

1330 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3902
+1 831-459-0100
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (6 reviews)
“light roast” (3 reviews)
“pork roast” (2 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
1330 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3902
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Verve now seems to be be the “in” coffee place in town, but the lattes here are really the best. Cheaper, too, and with lots more seating.

Thank olive2eat
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I bought their Sweet Italian blend (certified Fair Trade and organic) at Whole Foods and loved it, so I was excited to try them out. First impression – the woman at the counter was ice-cold, almost hostile. But the barista and everyone else were friendly...More

Thank jkaybay
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It was such an awesome treat to be able to order any of their coffees brewed JUST FOR ME! Each cup brewed on their coffee bar! I like dark coffees and two excellent cups... trying hard to remember now the names but one was Steve's...More

Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This place has exactly what I need while my wife and daughter shop away the afternoon on Pacific Ave - great coffee, knowledgeable counter help, WiFi, and some electrical outlets so I can recharge in more ways than one!

Thank FoodiePilgrim
Reviewed 14 June 2017

CG has managed the SCCRC my whole life I swear and has made this into so many people's favorite coffee spot! I didn't know of any other coffee shop till I was an adult, and still, I prefer my SCCRC. The blends are always so...More

Thank Shayna T
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Been here once, passing through Santa Cruz and tried a pour over. They have a lot of options of fresh beans. Excellent service and they offer a lot of sweets!

Thank Abdel I
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The best coffee in Santa Cruz! Each cup is freshly made while you wait. Has all the usual bakery goods.

Thank erikh785
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoy a good cup of coffee in the morning. This place makes an exceptionally great cup of coffee. Beyond the product itself, this place had a special charm to me. It's inviting and tends to attract younger customers than the Starbucks right across the...More

Thank TheBlum
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I went in this morning to have some coffee and pastry to kill some time before a meeting. I had a chocolate croissant which was very stale, had to be a few days old. I also had a mocha and the chocolate was average and...More

Thank Iamalwayslost
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is one of my favorite places to get coffee. It's always friendly and the quality of the coffee is wonderful. My favorite is Steve's Smooth French and I always take several bags home with me for myself and for gifts. They also sell pastries...More

Thank felisdeco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-459-0100
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