Tag Archives: lunch

Taqueria Tepeque

Everyone has their favorite taqueria in town; here is one you may not have heard of. Taqueria Tepeque is a jewel among others, hidden in the Brown Ranch shopping center on Clare’s Street across from the Capitola Mall; better known for containing Trader Joe’s, Game Stop, and Bed Bath and Beyond. This taqueria is a […]


If you are in the mood for something unique and delicious with high quality ingredients for lunch or dinner, give Assembly a try. It is located on Pacific Avenue, just between Hoffman’s and Kianti’s. Assembly is fairly new to Santa Cruz; opened recently by the owners of Penny’s Ice creamery (where they get most of […]

Midtown Cafe

Midtown Cafe Counter

Have you ever been to Midtown Café? It’s a fairly new spot that you may not have heard people talk about yet; one of those semi-secret Santa Cruz treasures…..there are a lot of them in this town. This one is located just down the street from The Rio Theatre. Midtown Café serves more than your […]

The Farm

The Farm Gifts

The ambiance of The Farm is one that feels familiar, as though you’ve dropped by the house of your favorite relative. The décor is reminiscent of a summer time picnic. The Coffee Shop/ Deli is more than just your average quick coffee stop, as they serve breakfast and lunch items, a plethora of baked goods, […]