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Funky casual lunch in Santa Cruz

danna May 10, 2011 07:17 AM

I need ideas for an apres-mountain bike lunch. it might be after 2 on a friday. Don't want anything fancy. If it were close to Penney ice cream, that would be a plus. thanks!

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    vday RE: danna May 10, 2011 02:13 PM

    Check out Kelly's French Bakery on Swift and Ingalls for lunch. Lots of outdoor tables, lots of bike people stop there, great food!

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    Kelly's French Bakery
    402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA

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      spiltinky RE: danna May 11, 2011 10:34 AM

      Kelly's is a great suggestion and they also have an ice cream option. If you really want to be in close proximity to the Penney Ice Creamery you could check out Betty's Eat Inn, which recently opened on Pacific Ave. They serve burgers, salads, sandwiches, etc. all day and are about a block or two away from the PIC.

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        danna RE: spiltinky May 11, 2011 11:45 AM

        thanks guys! my husband really likes croque can't -spell-it grilled cheese. How is their's at Kelly's?

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          vday RE: danna May 15, 2011 10:43 PM

          Everything I've had at Kelly's has been good, but I haven't tried the croques . . . their apple slipper pastry is delicious - not too sweet.
          I'll have to check out Betty's - haven't been yet.
          You might also see about Hula's which has great hamburgers and a whole lot of other stuff. You'll have to search out hours of places though - not sure of the hours at Hula's for lunch at 2.

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        budnball RE: danna May 16, 2011 01:30 PM

        Bonny Doon Cellars On Engalls is funky, foody and wine-centric

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          Melanie Wong RE: budnball May 16, 2011 02:38 PM

          Bonny Doon's Cellar Door doesn't open on Fridays until 5:30pm.
          https://www.bonnydoonvineyard.com/vis...

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          Bonny Doon Vineyard
          328 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA

          Cellar Door
          328 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA

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