Places to Eat

Scotts Valley/Felton
Scotts Valley Diner
Formerly a Denny's, and right next to the Best Western where most everyone is staying

Surf City Coffee
Near the motel, just be sure to get a Rebecca's Mighty Muffin to go with your cup of coffee

The White Raven
Delicious coffees and teas

Don Quixote
Mexican food and great live music

La Bruschetta Ristorante
Rustic-style Italian restaurant with nice outdoor seating and good food

Chopstix
Noodles, and more noodles

Taqueria Vallarta
Some of the best Mexican food in Northern California

Downtown/West Santa Cruz
Vasiliís
The BEST Greek food, and our #1 recommendation for those who don't mind driving a bit. Just be sure you have a reservation, and that you order the flaming cheese appetizer. Opa!

Zoccoli's Deli
Fantastic Italian sandwiches near the heart of downtown Santa Cruz

Erik's Deli
American-style soups and sandwiches

Pizza My Heart
Decadent pizzas with great vegetarian options

Little Shanghai
Yummy noodles and Mongolian BBQ

Parwana
Afghan cuisine with plenty of vegetarian options

Malabar
Excellent vegetarian, mostly Sri Lankan, cuisine.

Taqueria Vallarta
Some of the best Mexican food in Northern California

The Saturn Cafe
Specializing in vegetarian and vegan food

Capitola
Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria
Insanely delicious food and pastries

Golden Buddha
Chinese food with great ambiance

Please note that the Santa Cruz area has more great eateries than we can list here. If you are looking for something special, please contact Raelene and we can give you more suggestions. Also, if we've forgotten your favorite place, email Wayne and he will add it.