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Kelly's French Bakery

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402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
+1 831-423-9059
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07:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Thu 07:00 - 19:00
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California
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful French style breads are created here at Kelly's. I didn't have time for lunch or dessert (next time) and the line was out the door. Wonderful retail help and again the best Pain Francese.

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Thank Pierre_Fou13
Clayton
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent place for lunch, especially for sitting outside when the weather is nice. Fish tacos and chicken noodle soup were great. Pastries look very good too.

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Thank DanandCarol_99
CRANBURY
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a little out of the way place that was PACKED when we showed up. The service was very slow but well worth the wait. They need to figure out a faster system of serving everyone, but the food was excellent. Umbrellas outside with lots of seating.

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Thank COURTNEY K
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going here for years and it is always good. It is hidden in a cute little business park with wineries, restaurants and a brewery. The pastries are always excellent. My favorite dishes for lunch are the fish tacos, crab cake sandwich, cole slaw, and the ham and cheese panini. Breakfast the Imperial March is good and their... More 

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Thank Kenda H
San Francisco, California
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Everything looks beautiful and tastes ok. Nothing stellar. It is a good decent store that sells baked goods. Not sure how much is actually baked on site. People are very nice.

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Thank fourmileswest
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We just happen to walk by and decided to give it a try...GREAT decision. The sandwiches were awesome and the service was quick. We ordered dessert to go and WOW! Very good choice!

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Thank Apofire
Swedesboro, New Jersey
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177 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A little difficult to find as this is not near the tourist areas of Santa Cruz -- it was about a 12 minute drive from West Cliff Drive. Seating inside or out, but we chose inside as it had rained lightly early in the morning and the tables were still wet. Food choices were inventive and tasty. Check out the... More 

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Thank serenitywriter
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

So good. Great little bakery spot next to a killer little surf shop. Great atmosphere, great food, overall great experience. Ate outside with my kiddos on the patio.

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Thank Amanda N
Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stopped for breakfast and I had the toasted open face ham and cheese. It was a little dry but good flavor. I should have put a condiment on it, or asked for tomatoes. Really good bagels. We bought scones for later and they were delicious. Lots of breakfast options and open for lunch. Would definitely return!

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Thank carolinedevlin
seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Had breakfast here, easy in and out. I'm sure there are better croissants in town, mine was chewy, but the scrambled egg and bacon filling was delicious! Bacon very crunchy. Husband's ham and egg was also really good, he loved the ham. Really good Stumptown coffee.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 19:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5800
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-9059

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?