From Our Editors
At Chill Out Cafe, guests can expect one of the more inexpensive meals in Santa Cruz. Whether you are visiting for the excellent quality, lightning-fast service, or both, you are sure to leave this restaurant with a smile on your face.
There's no particular required attire, so feel free to dress comfortably. Also, though the overall price can be a bit on the low side, you won't be sacrificing any quality. In fact, you should be able to enjoy a good meal for $11 or $12, and can probably get in and out for $8 if you try.
For those watching what they eat, the robust menu does feature items that are gluten-free, low-fat, and vegetarian. Plus, it's been tabbed as a nice option for both families with children and large groups. In addition to its convenient take-out offerings, the restaurant even provides catering for events around town. Or, if you just want to stop by for a beverage, the restaurant has a good selection at its bar.
Located right in the heart of town, Chill Out Cafe definitely won't leave you disappointed. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.