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“Good food”
Review of Woodies Cafe

Woodies Cafe
Ranked #52 of 406 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: American
Description: At Woodies Cafe, our focus is on quality. We pride ourselves on super-friendly service to accompany the top quality ingredients we use in all our entrees. Families gravitate to Woodies for all kinds of reasons. It starts with our menu, which is All-American fun food, all made from high quality ingredients at very affordable prices. For adults, we offer great entrees like fish and chips, teriyaki chicken, and seafood pasta. And for burger lovers, we serve our Killer Burgers quite simply because that's exactly what they are: big, juicy and delicious. Kids love Woodies too because of our Special Kid's Menu with choice of corn dog, hot dog, grilled cheese or chicken nuggets, each served with french fries! We not only have delicious food, but we also have a spectacular ocean view and a gift shop with Santa Cruz written all over it. There's no better place to find beachwear, sweatshirts, t-shirts, flip flops and a wide assortment of other wearable memorabilia that combine quality and affordability. Whether you're visiting for our tasty burgers, our delicious ice cream shakes, or simply for the breath-taking view of the beach, your stop at Woodies Cafe will never disappoint!
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Description: At Woodies Cafe, our focus is on quality. We pride ourselves on super-friendly service to accompany the top quality ingredients we use in all our entrees. Families gravitate to Woodies for all kinds of reasons. It starts with our menu, which is All-American fun food, all made from high quality ingredients at very affordable prices. For adults, we offer great entrees like fish and chips, teriyaki chicken, and seafood pasta. And for burger lovers, we serve our Killer Burgers quite simply because that's exactly what they are: big, juicy and delicious. Kids love Woodies too because of our Special Kid's Menu with choice of corn dog, hot dog, grilled cheese or chicken nuggets, each served with french fries! We not only have delicious food, but we also have a spectacular ocean view and a gift shop with Santa Cruz written all over it. There's no better place to find beachwear, sweatshirts, t-shirts, flip flops and a wide assortment of other wearable memorabilia that combine quality and affordability. Whether you're visiting for our tasty burgers, our delicious ice cream shakes, or simply for the breath-taking view of the beach, your stop at Woodies Cafe will never disappoint!
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Not as posh as some of the other places on the pier but great food. Best bread bowl clam
Chowder I had and good fish and chips too. Even a nice cocktail. Good view out to sea

Thank gemmapj
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

This place is always a must whenever we are in Santa Cruz. We always go for the claim chowder and the view from the restaurant is awesome. You are right on the water!

Thank April V
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Popped in for a light lunch at Woodies Cafe while visiting the Santa Cruz Wharf. The selection was varied and the food was made fresh albeit the service a little slow. It is adjacent and attached to a sit-down restaurant and I suspect they share the kitchen. We had fish & chips, popcorn shrimp with fries, and a hamburger. Each plate was plentiful with a small cup of slaw. Of the options on the Wharf, I think we picked the winner!

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Thank Mirlini
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your money here. The burger was tiny, the bun was hard, the fries were terrible. My son's grilled cheese was hard on the outside and the cheese wasn't even melted on the inside. Three of us spent $55 and we didn't even have alcohol. I felt like standing outside and making sure nobody went in expecting a decent meal. I wouldn't have given a dog my leftovers

Thank bkjmom
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Larry A, Management Team Member at Woodies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Unfortunate, to be sure.

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

Had a large group- that was the only difficult part for us. We ended up splitting into several small groups for ordering and seating. The place was hopping on a Sunny Sunday afternoon. They ran out of 'buzzers' to call when your food was ready- so we had to keep a sharp ear out over the din of the crowd to hear our order numbers called.

Everyone from our part was very happy with their meals...majority ordered burgers. One had a sandwich (I think pork) and some chicken strips went by for some of the kids. Everyone was happy.

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Thank Stelladear1960
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Larry A, Management Team Member at Woodies Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Stelladear,

We love serving large groups like yours. Thrilled to read we were up to the challenge of making everybody happy. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this. Hope to see your large group, or even just you, again very soon.

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