This entry refers to a departed business — a business that has closed or left town. Information here is mostly for historical reference.

The Kind Grind as seen from the beach

Former Location
2222 E Cliff Drive #130, Santa Cruz CA
(at the small craft harbor)
Heather Liner (and Jack Perry until 2003)
Business Lifespan
March 2001-2015

The Kind Grind was a café located on the South-East side of the small craft harbor that featured a fantastic view of the beach, a respectable selection of pastries and sandwiches, smoothies, and, of course, coffee/espresso drinks.


Looking outside from the counter


See also this review from the November 13-20, 2002 issue of Metro Santa Cruz.

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