Treat yourself to an exceptional fine dining experience in Santa Cruz at Laili Restaurant. Presenting Mediterranean and Afghan cuisine in an elegant setting, Laili Restaurant is the ideal restaurant for an upscale meal in the heart of our vibrant city. Voted as one of the best restaurants in Santa Cruz, Laili has perfected the craft of blending fine organic products with traditional Afghan recipes for a truly unique encounter of romantic Mediterranean elegance.
Laili’s menu boasts fresh, vegan friendly cuisine. Dishes range from kabob style entrees and wraps, afghani dumplings, and spiced lamb and chicken meals, and their vegetarian and vegan friendly menus feature fresh local ingredients. Indulge with a glass of wine or artisan beer to complement your meal. Experience the perfect blend of spices, taste, character, traditions and modern twists that restaurant owner Wafi Amin has cultivated from his passions of creating a modern dining haven incorporated with the traditional dishes of his own culture.
With its doors angled away from the foot traffic of the downtown crowds, Laili Restaurant is truly a hidden gem of Santa Cruz.
Laili Restaurant in Santa Cruz
101 B. Cooper Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Make a Reservation by calling 831-423-4545
Open Tuesday - Sunday
Lunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: 5L00pm - close