Windmill Cafe

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 12 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Waffles + 3 more
100% of 6 votes say it's Celiac friendly

21231 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 464-4698
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    5 ratingMay 31, 2017

    Excellent place that felt like home. The gluten-free vegan waffles were delicious. My whole family has celiac and we all ate there very safely. I will definitely be coming back to this place. Oh and the gluten-free brownies and muffins were delicious.

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    5 ratingMay 12, 2017

    Friendly service and amazing food. They food was great and not heavy.

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    5 ratingApril 08, 2017

    They really care! They are more than accommodating! I told them I have celiacs and Crohn's disease. They made sure to use clean pans and the food was great! The guy at the counter was super friendly and said it was his loves/partners birthday. She was in the kitchen making my meal. I felt the love in my Asian Stir fry with wild Salmon. I will go back to this place every time I am in town!

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    5 ratingMarch 28, 2017

    French toast and waffles!!!

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    5 ratingFebruary 19, 2016

    Good selection - good homemade Gf bread

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    4 ratingJanuary 29, 2016

    I really like this place- expecially the gluten free waffles- no other place in town does this! Also great gf brownies and I love their gf tempeh fakin' bacon! It it's cheap but celiac friendly!

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    1 ratingNovember 18, 2015

    We were excited to try the gluten free french toast. It was very disappointing. Not good, flat and very little flavor. The syrup was good and so was the coffee. I was taken aback because they charged for a coffee refill. It wasn't much, a dollar, but still, really? My husband got a brownie which was gf and very good according to him. Not enough reason to go back.

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    5 ratingSeptember 19, 2015

    I could cry I'm so happy.

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    5 ratingMay 24, 2015

    Gluten free waffles and French toast. Almost everything on menu can be made gluten free.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Bread/Buns
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Waffles


  • Breakfast
  • Cafe
7 am - 3 pm
7 am - 3 pm
7 am - 3 pm
7 am - 3 pm
7 am - 3 pm
7 am - 3 pm
7 am - 3 pm

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