Windmill Cafe
21231 East Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95062


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The Windmill Cafe in Santa Cruz

Breakfast, Lunch and Great Coffee Everyday from 7AM - 3'ish

Windmill Cafe is a cool beach cafe located in the Historic Lincoln Windmill Building just 2 blocks walking to the world famous Santa Cruz Harbor and Twin Lakes Beach in Santa Cruz, CA. Decorated each month with a new local artists' work, we are a place to relax and enjoy a delicious meal.

We are Pleasure Point's Neighborhood Beach Cafe and we look forward to having you as our guest.

Press about the Windmill

A viewable feast: Windmill Cafe offers intimate movie nights
Santa Cruz Sentinel, 10/16/12 -
Dinner Movie Series

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 6/6/12 -
Ann Parker's Resturant Review

Santa Cruz Patch, 5/24/12 -
Article about our Dinner movie series with the Titanic

Santa Cruz Sentinnel, 12/21/09 -
Windmill Cafe featured in Local Bank Lending Article

Our Cafe Features

  • Great coffee and espresso drinks
  • Organically grown vegetables from our garden
  • Smoothies
  • Egg and Tofu Scrambles
  • Our Breakaritos Breakfast Burritos
  • Sandwiches, Paninis & Wraps
  • Sautees
  • Bagels & Croissants
  • Wireless WiFi
  • A Sunny Garden Patio
  • Art from Local Artist
  • Dog Friendly
  • Vegan Food & Snacks
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
  • (and Meat Options)
  • Freshly baked goodies

Special Evening Occasions

Our Cafe is also open for special evening events such as Art Openings, Monthly Movie Dinner Series and Anti Restaurant Slow Food Nights.

We're also Available to Rent and Cater for Small Private Parties.