Santa Cruz County’s farmer’s markets are the basis for the farm-to-table scene locally. Fresh organic produce is featured on seasonal menus at restaurants throughout the county. Try a sidewalk café or bistro, casual eatery at the beach or on the wharf, or elegant setting for a romantic dinner. Try artisan ice cream, made from locally-sourced ingredients. Stop by a lively brewery and sample craft beer, or spend a leisurely afternoon at a local wine tasting room. Hungry for more? Check out the options below:
Experience the art of making in our glass factory and Craftbar with workshops, free tours, and artisanal shopping.
Whether your culinary preference takes you to an outdoor market bursting with fresh produce, a romantic hideaway, or a bustling Mediterranean-themed sidewalk bistro, Santa Cruz County is the perfect gastronomic destination.
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