From dramatic coastal views to hidden havens in the lush Santa Cruz Mountains, we’ve got you covered for wining and dining year-round at some of the most romantic eateries in Santa Cruz County.
Santa Cruz’s thriving downtown is constantly growing and seeing new additions to the culinary scene.
The Santa Cruz County wine region features a staggering variety of offerings that arise from fog-soaked forest wineries and steep terraced mountain vineyards.
As the first industry and a cornerstone of the Santa Cruz County economy, our agriculture roots here are deep.
From the economic impact and cultural significance to being forerunners in the Certified Organic movement, Santa Cruz County offers a rich timeline of agricultural impact in the area and around the world.
Farmers’ markets play a critical role in the regional food system, as they enable small farmers to regularly sell the fresh produce they grow to provide crucial income and also give the community direct access to a variety of fruits and vegetables.
These hidden gem brunch spots offer twists on your favorite brunch items and unparalleled culinary experiences that will leave you feeling pampered and full.
These are tried-and-truly some of the most buzzworthy sweet little bites around Santa Cruz County!
The picturesque Westside, on the northern end of Santa Cruz, is full of beautiful parks, panoramic views of Monterey Bay, and a fantastic food scene.
Thinking of Santa Cruz typically conjures images of the Boardwalk, towering redwood trees, and crashing waves but did you know the Santa Cruz area is famous for its breweries?
There is something for every palate in this naval-air-station-turned-gastronome’s-heaven.
Diversity in Santa Cruz County extends to the local wine scene, where varietals are poured in settings from rural and rustic to refined and rarefied.