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Cafe Brasil

) #43 of 295 Restaurants in Santa Cruz ££ - £££ Cafe, , South American
1410 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4739
+1 831-429-1855
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“acai bowl” (25 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 14:45All hours
Cafe, Brazilian, South American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1410 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4739
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11 - 20 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2016

I don't go to Santa Cruz that often but when I do I make it a point to come here for breakfast. I LOVE the food and the place is so cute! I jut got home from a week in Santa Cruz so we went...More

Thank BethWeber
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Very good Brazilian food! Order a side of sweet plantains and a guava smoothie for the road, plus some Brazilian coffee grounds!

Thank panchomoreno
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I'm almost ancient, have eaten a lot of egg dishes, and drank gallons of mimosas during my existence, BUT never have I had a more tasty omelette, nor a better beverage. Their Passion Fruit Mimosa almost brought me to tears, even after 2 sips. The...More

Thank surelygoodness
Reviewed 10 July 2016

As ou approach the yellow and green house on Mission St., you know you're arriving at Cafe Brasil. It was our first stop in Santa Cruz as we exited Highway 1. We were hungry for lunch and this restaurant was on our to do list....More

Thank vanessa932015
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Coffee: the Pingado consists of a small pot of coffee, a small pot of milk, a small bowl of fruit, and a few slices of white bread, presumably from the baguette mentioned on the menu. Cost $7.25, about three dollars too much. Acai bowl: although...More

Thank garyc4545
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Cafe Brasil is a gem in Santa Cruz. Everything is made from scratch with local ingredients. This is an authentic Brazilian restaurant that is family owned. In fact, you almost feel as if you are dinning in someone's home while eating there, because the staff...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We have been going here for 18 years. Family friendly and a great staff. We are so lucky to have them in our little town.

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We stopped by after a weekend hike and as the wait was long, we opted to grab acai bowls to go. I hoped to swap out the apple juice (while organic, it's high sugar) for a non-dairy option, however I was told they could not...More

Thank thefamilythattravels
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I tried the Feijoada Completa. It was something new. I was told it was a traditional Brazilian specialty. It consisted of a bowl of black bean stew simmered with various sausages. Served with a side plate with rice, farofa, slices of orange and sautéed greens....More

Thank Kansas_Traevler
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Cafe Brasil is my favorite breakfast spot in Santa Cruz. I've never had a bad meal here, and I love the laid-back atmosphere. The coffee with steamed milk, the acai bowls, scrambles, muffins and pancakes are all amazing. The only down-side is the parking, but...More

Thank KLGra
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4 March 2017|
Response from Nicole N | Reviewed this property |
no reservations required. Just first come first serve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
08:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4739
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-429-1855
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