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515 Kitchen and Cocktails

515 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4306
+1 831-425-5051
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“truffle fries” (3 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar
££ - £££
515 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4306
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I was at the 515 for Happy Hour on a Friday night with friends. Happy Hour prices are a great value. The "Any Other Name" cocktail was fantastic. We had several of the small plates...some on the HH menu and some on the regular menu....More

Thank 234Michele2014
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Santa Cruz can be a little tricky in the offseason. If you stumble upon the town later at night and need a proper cocktail and snack to hold you over until the morning, this will be a pleasant surprise. True to the surrounding community, there...More

Thank Crimsonkid
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A must to experience, this funky old house with dining rooms both 1st floor, 2nd floor plus an open air deck off the upstairs dining area, will surprise & delight you. Tonight our waiter, Travis, was exceptional & helped to guide us through the diversified...More

Thank Bebe44
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We really liked this restaurant. I want to thank them for participating in Santa Cruz Restaurant Week. We were able to select from a fixed price menu for 3 courses including interesting options like kimchee pancakes, moules frites, and pumpkin curry. The staff was knowledgeable...More

Thank LADuckFan
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Went here for a drink before heading over to Laili across the street. The bar was busy - I imagine that you have to get here early (we arrived about 7:30) to get a table on the terrace. No problem finding a couple of comfy...More

Thank Woody4
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Met a friend here for drinks and dinner. The waitstaff is very attentive and the food was excellent. This is becoming one of my favorite chill places in Santa Cruz to come for a drinks, appetizers or dinner. Prices are reasonable and the menu is...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stopped in to this little spot and ordered one of the happy hours specials. A Ny sour which is a whiskey sour with cab franc floated on top. Delicious. We also had some small plates-truffled French fries, mussels in a white sauce, a duck...More

Thank K T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We found this place by walking by, looking for breakfast. Inside, it looked very funky with antique looking furniture (old) and purple curtains. We decided to have branch and found a table inside. Unfortunately, our table was close to a speaker blasting some type of...More

Thank L0ve2travle
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We had a real nice meal here on a Friday night. The restaurant was busy but not overly crowded. I had a great salad with chicken and my wife had a pizza. We shared the warm brownie with the banana gelato - delicious! But their...More

Thank Mamjensen
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Most places are closed late Sunday night in Santa Cruz. We got in late, found a motel, and needed food and drinks that wasn't crappy fast food! Took an Uber from Boardwalk area ($7) and had an awesome late meal at 515. Small, cozy place....More

Thank BRIJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
16:00 - 01:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-425-5051
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