Hoffmanís Downtown, is hugely popular with locals and tourist alike and has delivered the best that Santa Cruz has to offer for the past fifteen years. Owners and partners Ed and June Hoffman have taken the tourist driven area by storm with their quality and consistency, and after becoming widely notorious for their baked goods, have expanded into a full fledged restaurant that has become the "go to" spot for great meals and entertainment. Hoffman’s award winning food and fantastic drinks pair well with the Jazz entertainment and separates Hoffmanís from any contenders, making it a top choice while visiting the area. Ed comes highly regarded for his Scones, he has perfected the craft of providing a delicious English style pastry rich with cream and butter. The restaurant truly shines with their upscale cafe menu, offering something for everyone. Their eggs benedict options are always worth indulging in, served on their award winning sourdough bread with options like crab and avocado and the classic option crafted with black forest ham. Their dinner menu provides upscale options that are fresh and made to order. From the steaks to the salmon, everything is cooked to perfection, featuring homemade pastas as well as classic german additions.Hoffman’s Downtown location houses a full bar with various drinks to compliment their delicious meals. Edís son specializes in absinthe, crafting the 2015 winner in the National Lucid Absinthe Competition. They also specialize in making the classics with their martinis and manhattans. Pair that with live Jazz seven nights a week, and Hoffmanís Downtown becomes a prime location for good food, good drinks, and an overall memorable experience while visiting the area.
1102 Pacific Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060