Scotts Valley 831-438-4646 Capitola 831-475-4646

   Aptos 831-688-5656   Soquel 831-462-1919 Watsonville 831-724-7575

BEST DeliCafé with Original Classic Sandwiches with Character® is Erik’s DeliCafé and since 1973 it’s a Santa Cruz favorite serving locals fresh sandwiches like none other.

Erik’s DeliCafé has been serving generations of local’s because “when you live by the beach you eat by the beach.” Make sure to find a way into a local Erik’s DeliCafé where you’ll find fresh made to order sandwiches, and some of the biggest freshly prepared salads in town. Grab you favorite Sidekicks and make your way into the closest  Erik’s DeliCafé where you’ll find something for everyone. They also offer slow-simmered soups including “Texas Jailhouse” chili and “family recipe” New England clam chowder plus they have classic deli sides like potato chips, potato salad, pasta salad, and they have amazing desserts and they are known for their “famous” moist and delicious Carrot Cake.


Soup is GOOD for the Soul

This rustic DeliCafé is perfect for a power lunch meeting or a quick retreat for a bite to eat away from the hustle and bustle. 

We suggest this as the best DeliCafe’ to grab “sandwiches togo.” Whether you’re hitting the road for daily work commute or going on a road trip Erik’s DeliCafe’ is a must Sandwiches and more stop.

Erik’s DeliCafé is an original and the place to go to enjoy a signature Original Classic Sandwiches with Character® each sandwich unique and some come with Erik’s Secret Goo® Trust us the flavors infused in each alone Original Classic Sandwiches with Character® will make you want to go back for more. So if you’re craving one of the “Best of” in a classic sandwich than we suggest you grab your favorite sidekick and make your way into Erik’s DeliCafé.


Original Classic Sandwiches with Character® are only served at Erik’s DeliCafé and they offer a large array of sandwiches hot or cold. Their sandwiches include all-natural, high quality meats that are roasted and freshly sliced and served on artisan breads, baked fresh daily. Any sandwich can be made with gluten-free whole grain bread at no additional charge upon request.

Erik still curates his local DeliCafés to insure the freshest, high quality, local ingredients are hand chosen all in order to serve the best  homemade sandwiches, soups and salads. Original Classic Sandwiches with Character® are a delicious delight noon or night and are available any day of the week.  Remeber on those chilly California foggy days (yes, we consider temperatures in the 60s to be cold) it’s time to get your Soup’s On at Erik’s. Try their Vegetarian Vegetable, rich Tomato Basil Bisque, or “Texas Jailhouse.”

Order online or give them a call they’ll have your meal ready for you Curbside (just call when you arrive), takeaway, or delivery.

Original Classic Sandwiches with Character® favored by kids and local Groms because at Erik’s DeliCafé they make sure that the little ones enjoy a fresh and delicious meal along with the grown-ups. Kid’s Meals are for age 12 and under – three different tasty options each includes a choice of milk or bottled water.

Catering for Home or Office

The same high quality deli sandwiches, fresh salads, handmade soups, sides, bakery goods and drinks that are found daily at Erik’s Deli Café are available for catering for your office or home. From office lunches to family gatherings to corporate events and sporting events, Erik’s can cater your event with the same friendly service and tasty food found at their DeliCafés.  Whatever the occasion, from 5 to 500 or more, they can help you create the perfect event for you and your guests.

Please contact your local Erik’s DeliCafé directly they’ll be happy to help cater your next event.

Printable Catering Menu

Erik’s DeliCafé has five local 831 locations.

Open 7 days a week Monday – Saturday 10am-9pm Sunday 10am-8pm.

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Scotts Valley 831 438-4646 Capitola 831-475-4646

Aptos 831-688-5656   Soquel 831-462-1919 Watsonville 831-724-7575