Abbott Square

The MAH's outdoor public plaza, Abbott Square boasts restaurants, bars, and unexpected connections with local art & history. Recently reopened for outdoor dining.

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Wednesday-Sunday
12-9pm

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Corner of Front St. and Cooper St. in downtown Santa Cruz

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Like everything at the MAH, Abbott Square is a place to enjoy with family, friends, and to make unexpected connections with art, history, and other fabulous people across our community.

Abbott Square happily serves as a welcoming outdoor space where wonderful experiences happen every day. Enjoy food in the Market or bring your own to enjoy in the sunshine. Abbott Square is great for meetings, meet-ups, and taking a break in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz.

Chalk Art Takeover

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Debuting on June 17th, 2020 the MAH and Open Studios Santa Cruz have teamed up to share some incredible street art throughout the plaza. Five local artists have filled 6ft circles with incredible chalk art for you to enjoy.

Meet the Artists & Learn More on our Blog >>

Food & Drink

  • Veg on the Edge: Made to order West African-inspired organic, vegetarian cuisine.
  • Front & Cooper: Two bars, one experience. Wine, beer, and world-class cocktails.
  • Pizzeria La Bufala: Authentic Neopolitan-style pizza, pasta, and more.
  • Blue Bunny Tacos: Artisan tacos made with hand-pressed tortillas.
  • Belly Goat: Extremely fresh, craft burgers and sides.
  • Roux Dat Cajun Creole: Bold flavors of New Orleans style Cajun cuisine.
  • Daisuki Sushi: Fresh sashimi, hand rolls, poke bowls, and bento boxes.
  • Central Coast Creamery: Artisan cheese and ice cream handmade in Paso Robles, California. (Temporarily Closed)
  • Cat.Cloud.Companion: Locally roasted coffee, plus sweet and savory baked goods. (Temporarily Closed)

Call Ahead to Order

  • Pizzeria La Bufala: (831) 999-0301 Online Menu
  • Belly Goat Burgers: 831-225-0355
  • Veg on the Edge: (831) 423-3000 Online Menu
  • Blue Bunny Tacos: (831) 515-7511
  • Roux Dat Cajun Creole: (831) 888-6500 Online Menu
  • Daisuki Sushi: (831) 316-5464 Online Menu

Reopening Announcement

Learn more about the Abbott Squares updated policies and procedures to bring you a clean, safe dining experience.

Abbott Square Market

Abbott Square is a partnership between the MAH and Abbott Square Market. For a full list of menus and restaurant profiles, click the button below.