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800 41st Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA

A local favorite and a true Santa Cruz tradition, Pleasure Pizza East Side Eatery offers traditional as well as new and exciting tastes and textures guaranteed to please every palette. Slide into a booth with family and friends.

Specials | Salads | Pastas | Appetizers | House Specialties | Sandwiches | Pizzas | Desserts
Non-Alcoholic Beverages | Breakfast & Brunch | Breakfast Beverages | Happy Hour | Cocktails, Wine & Beer

Specials

Breakfast Items Available Friday-Sunday 9am-2pm.

Spanish Omelette
Eggs, chorizo, red onions,red and green bell peppers, black olives, pepper jack cheese, topped with ranchero sauce 12.99

Carnitas Benedict
Poached eggs, orange infused hollandaise sauce, carnitas, bacon, avocado and tomato. Served with fruit or potatoes. 13.99

Chile Colorado
Beef simmered in chili sauce topped with cilantro and green onions. Served with brown rice and corn tortillas. 13.75

38th Chicken Sandwich
Chicken Breast, Bacon, Pepper Jack Cheese, Seared Jalapenos, Romaine, Tomato, Chipotle Mayo and Ranch on Ciabatta Roll. 12.75

The Kale Salad
Organic Kale, Sunflower Sprouts, Avocado, Portobello Mushrooms, Cherry Tomatoes, Tamari Roasted Almonds and shaved Parmesan. 11.50

Salads

Add chicken, tri-tip, carnitas or prawns for 3.00
Add house guacamole, bacon or tofu for 2.00
All salads available as side salads for 2.00 less

Side salad
With choice of dressing. 4.50

Blackened Chicken Salad
Organic romaine, blackened chicken breast, bacon, pico de gallo, cheddar cheese and tortilla strips tossed with house ranch dressing. 13.25

Thai Peanut Ginger Salad
Napa Cabbage, red bell peppers, cucumbers, sunflower sprouts, cilantro, carrots tossed with Thai peanut ginger dressing. 12.50

Foggy Goddess
Romaine, sprouts, avocado, cucumber, tomato, hemp seeds tossed with herb tahini dressing. 12.00

Happy Valley Apple
Organic mixed greens, heirloom apples, candied walnuts, fried onions, raisins. Tossed with blue cheese dressing. 12.25

Tri Tip Salad
Organic tri tip, blue cheese, fried onions, carrots and spinach. Tossed with balsamic vinaigrette. 13.50

The Taco Salad
Shredded romaine, fresh corn, Organic black beans, seared red bell peppers, Queso Fresco and sliced avocado. Tossed with sour cream chipoltle dressing. 12.75


Pastas

All pasta dishes are with choice of: Penne, Fettucini or Gluten Free Quinoa noodle (add 1.00) Sliced sourdough bread or Garlic bread 1.50

The Abyss
Fresh basil pesto and prawns sauteed with Parmesan. 13.75

Chicken Chipotle Alfredo
Seared chicken breast, choice of pasta, chipotle cream sauce, cilantro and chili powder. (or sub regular Alfredo on request) 13.50

Spicy Southwestern Pasta
Chipotle pesto, prawns, roasted red bell peppers, caramelized onions, pepper jack cheese and fresh cilantro tossed with choice of pasta. 13.25

Appetizers

WINGS (Wing Wednesday 3.00 off)
Choice of sauce: Nekkid, Smokey BBQ, Frank’s Classic, Mango-Sambal or Dr. Jones Habanero en Fuego Sauce. Served with carrots, celery and choice of D-Rock’s *I.M.H.O.B.E. ranch or bleu cheese dressing. 9.95

Bucci’s Nachos
Corn tortillas baked with cheddar and pepper jack cheeses, organic black beans, pico de gallo, olives, sour cream, jalapenos, and your choice of carnitas, Tri-Tip, chicken, or house guacamole. 12.25 Don’s chili add 2.00

Organic Veggies and Ranch
Organic broccoli, carrots, sliced cucumbers and celery with ranch. 4.50

Bacon-wrapped Prawns
6 gulf prawns served with chipotle aioli. 11.25

Fried Calamari
Lightly breaded and served with “shakka” tar tar sauce and lemon wedges. 9.50

French Fries 5.25 – Sweet potato fries 6.25
Cheese add1.00, add Bacon 1.00, Cheesy marinara add 2.00, Don’s chili add 3.00

Pizza Fries
Homemade breadsticks with garlic, parmesan, basil and Italian seasoning served with your choice of basil pesto, marinara or chipotle pesto 5.25

Chips Salsa and Guacamole 7.50

*I.M.H.O.B.E. (*In My Honest Opinion Best Ever)

House Specialties

New Englad Clam Chowder
First Place Award Winning renditions of a classic. Served with a sourdough roll. Cup 6.50 Bowl 11.25

Don’s Chili Con Carne
1st Place Winner 2014/2016/2017/2018 SC Chili Cook Off

Tortilla strips, green onion, cheddar cheese, sour cream. Bowl 11.25 Cup 6.50

Prawn and Bacon Mac
No description needed! Bowl 12.50 Cup 7.00

Chili Mac
Don’s meat chili, cheddar cheese sauce, elbow macaroni, green onions and sour cream. Bowl 13.75 Cup 8.00

Frankie’s Famous Chicken Pozole
Chicken, hominey, onions, peppers in a spicy tomato broth. With avocado, tortilla chips, queso fresco and cilantro. Bowl 10.25 Cup 6.00

Ryan’s Bowl
Organic brown rice, seared Alaskan cod, green beans, broccoli, carrots, soy sesame glaze, cilantro. 13.25

Fish and Chips
Alaskan cod with Santa Cruz Mountain Brewery Amber Ale beer batter. Served with “shakka” tar tar sauce, malt vinegar, lemon wedges and fries. 12.25

Fish Tacos
Two fish tacos with seared or baja style Alaskan cod, green cabbage, pico de gallo chipotle mayo, and lime. Served with a side of black beans. 12.75

Enchiladas Verdes
3 Chicken Enchiladas with jack cheese and house verde sauce, avocado, sour cream and cilantro. Served with black beans. 13.25

Sandwiches

Served with fries, soup, or side salad.
(Sweet potato fries add .50) (Chili or Chowder add 2.50) Melinda’s Gluten-free bread available for 2.00 extra

Pleasure Burger*
1/3 pound Braveheart Angus all natural beef patty, with lettuce, tomato, pickles, onion, and mayo on a hamburger bun. 11.50 (add extras – Avocado, bacon, cheese, mushrooms 1.00 each extra)

Spicy Muchacho Burger*
1/3 pound angus all natural beef patty with guacamole, seared jalapenos, pepper jack cheese, bacon, chipotle mayo, lettuce and tomato. 13.99

Tri-tip Sandwich
Mesquite smoked grass fed Organic Tri-tip, fried onions, tomato, romaine, chipotle mayo, and bbq sauce on a Ciabatta roll with choice of side. 13.25

The Cuban
Frankie’s famous Carnitas style pulled pork, ham, tomato, pickles, Swiss cheese and mayo on a sourdough roll. 12.50

Beef Brisket
House smoked beef brisket smothered in Frankie’s BBQ sauce with jalapenos, pepper jack cheese, and caramelized onions on a Ciabatta roll. 12.50

Grilled Very Veggie
Avocado, onions, peppers, tomato, organic baby spinach, dijonnaise and jack cheese on a Ciabatta roll. 11.50 Rio Del Mar Chicken Thin sliced chicken breast, pesto, provolone cheese, tomato, and mayo on a sourdough roll. 11.50

Rio Del Mar Chicken
Thin sliced chicken breast, pesto, provolone cheese, tomato, and mayo on a sourdough roll. 12.00

 

Pizzas

12″ for price of 14″gluten-free pizza available upon request or Vegan add $1.50
(All pizzas prepared with red sauce unless otherwise noted.)

    10″ 14″ 18″
Cheese   10″: 10.50 14″: 13.95 18″: 18.95
Pepperoni   10″: 12.25 14″: 16.50 18″: 23.25
Pesto
Basil pesto generously applied
  10″: 12.75 14″: 16.50 18″: 23.95
Sweet Hawaiian
Canadian bacon & pineapple
  10″: 14.00 14″: 17.70 18″: 25.25
Board’n
Pepperoni & fresh mushrooms
  10″: 14.00 14″: 17.70 18″: 25.25
Popeye
No red sauce, spinach, feta, tomatoes & mozzarella cheese
  10″: 14.00 14″: 21.95 18″: 29.50
Veggie
Tomatoes, red onions, red & green bells, mushrooms and black olives
  10″: 14.75 14″: 19.00 18″: 27.50
Juliet’s Garden
Pesto, feta, red onions, and red & green bells
  10″: 14.75 14″: 21.95 18″: 29.50
Greek
Artichoke hearts, tomatoes, feta, and black olives
  10″: 14.75 14″: 21.95 18″: 29.50
Meat Combo
Salami, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, and sausage
  10″: 15.00 14″: 23.25 18″: 31.50
Pleasure Combo
Sausage, pepperoni, salami, green bells, red onions, black olives, and mushrooms
  10″: 15.00 14″: 23.25 18″: 31.50
Santa Barbara
Mozzarella, Parmesan & pepper jack cheese,spinach, artichoke hearts, and green onions
  10″: 15.50 14″: 28.25 18″: 33.50
BBQ Chicken
Chicken in a semi-spicy BBQ sauce, pepper jack cheese, red onion, red & green bells, and pineapple
  10″: 17.00 14″: 28.25 18″: 33.50
The Hook
No Red Sauce, Double Canadian Bacon, pesto, tomatoes, feta and Parmesan Cheese
  10″: 17.00 14″: 28.25 18″: 33.50
Abyss
Prawns sauteed in butter & garlic, mozzarella cheese & pesto with lemon slices
  10″: 18.00 14″: 30.50 18″: 36.75
Indicator
Chipotle pesto & pineapple
  10″: 14.00 14″: 17.75 18″: 25.25
K-Pig
Canadian bacon, bacon, sausage, pepperoni, pepper jack & mozzarella cheese, and a tomato cream sauce
  10″: 18.00 14″: 28.25 18″: 33.50
Verona
Pesto-marinated chicken breast with garlic, red onions, and pepper jack & mozzarella cheese
  10″: 18.00 14″: 28.25 18″: 33.50
Telecaster
Chipotle pesto, pepperjack cheese, pineapple, bacon and tomato cream sauce
  10″: 17.00 14″: 28.25 18″: 33.50

Desserts

S’Mores!
Just like you’re around the camp fire. Three toasted graham sandwiches with toasted marshmallow and melted chocolate in the middle. 3.75

Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae
1 house chocolate chip cookies, vanilla ice cream and house made chocolate sauce. 7.50

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Sodas
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Barq’s root beer, lemonade, Fanta orange. 2.75

Juice
Apple, orange, pomegranate, guava, or mango. 4.00

Other Beverages
Verve coffee, selected Numi hot teas, iced tea, milk, or hot chocolate. 2.75

Breakfast & Brunch

Breakfast is served until 2 p.m Friday through Sunday.

Eggs Your Way
Two Eggs
Served with toast or tortillas and potatoes or fruit. 9.50
Add a pancake 2.00
Slice of french toast 3.50
Add Canadian bacon, sausage, or bacon 2.50
Melinda’s gluten-free bread available for 2.00

Omelettes/Scrambles/Burritos
PREPARED WITH 3 CAGE-FREE EGGS.
Omelettes and scrambles served with toast, tortillas and potatoes or fruit. Burritos served with tortilla chips (Omelette, scrambles and burritos can be prepared with egg or tofu ) Melinda’s Gluten-free bread available for 2.00

Veggie
Olives, spinach, mushroom, artichoke hearts, grilled onions, tomatoes and jack cheese. 11.50

The Manlette
Bacon, sausage, chorizo, salsa, sour cream, and cheddar cheese. 11.50

The Chiclette
Spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, and Monterey jack cheese. 11.50

The Point
Chorizo, black beans, eggs, sour cream, cheese, and house salsa. VEGGIE POINT (substitute avocado for chorizo). 11.50

Decadent House Specials

Melinda’s gluten-free bread available for 2.00

Stuffed French Toast
Filled with seasonal fruit compote and topped with Tahitian vanilla-infused whipped cream and raspberry sauce. 10.50

Buttermilk Pancakes (Gluten-Free add 2.50) 1/2 order 5.50 Full order 7.50

Cinnamon Swirl French Toast (Gluten-Free add 2.00) 1/2 order (1 piece) 4.50 Full (2 pieces) 7.50

Toppings For Pancackes or French Toast
Tahitian Vanilla-infused Whipped Cream‚ Seasonal Fruit Compote‚ Dark Chocolate Chips ‚ Crumbled Bacon. Add 1.25 each topping

Sides
One egg 2.50‚ House potatoes 3.75‚ Sausage or bacon 3.50‚ Side of sauteed vegetables, tofu, or fruit 3.50

Savory House Specials

Eggs Benedict*
Our take on a classic with English muffin, Canadian bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce and fresh parsley. Served with your choice of house potatoes or fruit. 12.50

Cuban Breakfast Sandwich
House carnitas, scrambled eggs, Canadian bacon, Swiss cheese, seared jalapenos and mayo. Served with your choice of house potatoes or fruit.12.50

Brisket and Eggs
House hickory smoked brisket with bbq sauce, potatoes and eggs your way. Served with choice of toast or tortilla. 13.25

Carnitas Hash and Eggs
House carnitas and potatoes with Organic black beans, pico de gallo, jalapenos, sour cream, queso fresco, cilantro and eggs your way. 11.99

Chili and Eggs
A bowl of our award winning chili, shredded cheddar cheese, green onions, sour cream and two eggs your way. Served with choice of tortilla. 13.25

East Side Breakfast Fries
French Fries covered with hollandaise sauce and topped two poached eggs, bacon and green onions. 10.75

Huevos Rancheros
Two corn tortillas, layered with eggs your way, ranchero salsa, avocado, and sour cream. Served with black beans. 11.99

Chilaquiles
Scrambled eggs with homemade ranchero sauce., tortilla chips, queso fresco and sour cream. Served with black beans.10.99

Nasi Goreng (Indonesian fried rice)
Two eggs, organic brown rice, onions, chilies, garlic, sambal, and kecap manis (contains shrimp). Served with choice of toast or tortillas. 12.25

Breakfast Beverages

The Mimosa Bar
Start with sparkling wine and add your choice of juice: orange, apple, guava, or pomegranate. (Evolution organic juices featured) 8.00

Happy Hour

Available 3pm-6pm Sunday – Thursday

Street Tacos
Two served with your choice of Carne Asada, Carnitas, Prawns, or Portobello and Black Bean. Onion, Cilantro and House Chili Arbol Salsa. 6.50

6 Wings
Mango-Sambal, Nekkid, Dr. Jone’s Habanero en Fuego Sauce, Frank’s Classic or Smokey BBQ sauce. Served with Carrots, Celery, and your choice of D-Rock’s *I.M.H.O.B.E. Ranch or Bleu Cheese dressing. 6.25

Fried Calamari
Lightly breaded and served with “shakka” Tar Tar Sauce and Lemon Wedges. 7.00

Chili Cheese Fries
Don’s chili con carne, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, and topped with green onions. 6.50

Bucci’s Nachos
Corn Tortilla Chips, Cheddar and Pepper Jack Cheese, Organic Black Beans, Pico De Gallo, Olives, Sour Cream, Jalapenos, and your choice of Carnitas, Carne Asada, Chicken or House Guacamole.  6.75

*I.M.H.O.B.E. (*In My Honest Opinion Best Ever)

DRAFT BEERS 12 oz. 16 oz. 20 oz.  
Santa Cruz Cider Co. Dry hopped cider 5.50 7.00    
Coronado Brew]ing Co Salty Crew Blonde Ale   5.00 6.00  
Alvarado Street Brewing Monterrey Beer Lager   5.00 6.00  
Seismic Brewin Alluvium Pilsner   5.00 6.00  
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Amber Ale   5.50 6.50  
Corralitos Brewing Seek and Enjoy Hazy IPA   6.00 7.00  
Discretion Brewery “Uncle Daves” Rye IPA   5.75 6.75  
Hen House Grain Bravy Hazy Double IPA   6.50 7.50  
Barre Bottle Brewers Choice Hazy IPA   6.50 7.50  

 

Cocktails

Sazerac
Sazerac Rye, Absinthe, Cognac, Bitters, Lemon. 11

The Square Root
Square One Basal Vodka, Machetazo Mezcal, Agave, Lemon 7.00

Point Splash
Rancho Tequila, New Amsterdam Vodka, Flor de Cana Rum, New Amsterdam Gin, Triple Sec, House Sweet and Sour, Mango. 10

Rum and Honey
Centenario 7 yr Rum, Honey Syrup, Lime Juice, Proseco, Bitters, Mint. 10

East Side Mule
Titos, Prosecco, Fever-Tree Ginger Beer, Lime. 10

ESE Mai Tai
Flor de Cana Rum, Pineapple, Orange Juice, Grenadine, Kraken Dark Rum. 9

Sharkey’s Sour
Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Lemon, Pineapple, Bitters, Cabernet Float. 10

Sweet Tea Mojito
Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka, Lemon, Soda, Mint. 8

Green Genie
New Amsterdam Gin, Midori, Lime, Mint, Cucumber, Agave . 8

Better Devil
Tito’s, Merloit Trois Orange Liquor, Pineapple, Lemon, Cayenne, Bitters, Grenadine. 9

Elderflower Bubbles
Tito’s, Merloit Trois Orange Liquor, Pineapple, Lemon, Cayenne, Bitters, Grenadine. 9

ESE Old Fashioned
Whistle Pig 10yr Rye, Bitters, Sugar Cube, Pinot Cherry. 12

Bubbles

ESE Mimosa
Sparkling Wine with choice of Orange, Apple, Guava, Mango, Pommegranate, Guava, Cranberry, Grapefruit, Pineapple. 8

Elderflower Bubbles
Elderflower Liqueur, Sparkling Wine, Soda Water, Lemon. 8

Aperol Spritz
Aperol, Sparkling Wine, Soda Water, Orange. 8

Mary’s

Classic
Choice of vodka, Mary mix, celery, lime, cucumber.

Bloody Maria
Fortuleza reposado tequila, Mary mix, pepperoncini and cilantro. 10

Fire and Ice
Stoli cucumber and jalapeno vodkas, Mary mix and cucumber. 10

Prawn and Bacon
Stoloi jalapeno, drunken prawns, Mary mix, bacon, lime, cucumber. 12

Pick A Dilly
Choice of vodka, Mary mix, dill picklr, olive juices, pickle spear, pepperoncini, olive, lime.

It’s a Bloody Shame
Mary Mix, celery, lime, cucumber. 6

Vodka

New Amsterdam 6 / Titos 8 / Grey Goose 9 / Absolute 8 / Stoli Cucumber 7 / Stoli Jalapeno 7 / Square One Basal 7

Margaritas

La Casa
Rancho Alegre Tequila, Sweet and Sour, Merloit Trois liquor, Sweet and Sour, Lime. 7

La Flaca
Pueblo viejo blanco tequila, Organic agave, fresh lime, lemon, and orange. 8

Mango Mezcal
Machetazo Mezcal, Merloit Trois liquor, mango juice, lime. 9

D Rock’s
Siete Leguas Anejo tequila, gran marnier, lime. 15

Tequila

Rancho Alegre Plata 6 / Pueblo Viejo Blanco 7/ Fortaleza Reposado 8 / La Gritona Reposado 9 / Siete Leguas Anejo 12

Whiskey

Jim Beam 6/ Michter’s Rye 8 / Eagle Rare 10 yr Kentucky Bourbon 9
Jameson IPA Cask 7 / Rittenhouse Rye 7 / Buffalo Trace Bourbon 7
James Pepper Cherry Cask Rye 9 / Sazerac Rye 8
Blanton’s 12/ Whistle Pig 10yr Rye 12

Beer

DRAFT BEERS

12 oz. / 16oz. / 20oz. / Pitchers

Santa Cruz Cider Co. Dry hopped cider – 6.60 8.00
Coronado Brewing Co Salty Crew Blonde Ale – 5.50 6.50 20.00
Alvarado Street Brewing Monterrey Beer Lager – 5.50 6.50 20.00
Seismic Brewing Alluvium Pilsner – 5.50 6.50 20.00
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Amber Ale – 6.50 7.50 22.00
Corralitos Brewing Co. Seek and Enjoy Hazy IPA – 7.00 8.00 24.00
Alvarado Stret Brewery Mai Tai IPA – 7.00 8.00 24.00
Discretion Brewery “Uncle Dave’s” Rye IPA – 6.75 8.00 22.00
Barre Bottle Brewer’s Choice Hazy IPA – 7.00 8.00 24.00
Hen House Grain Bravy Hazy Double IPA – 7.00 8.00 24..00

BOTTLE BEERS

Sierra Nevada 5.50
Coors Light 4.50
Pacifico 5.00

Wines

WHITE
Pasqua, Prosecco – 9.00 Glass
Pasqua Pinot Grigio, Italy 2019 – 7.00 Glass / 24.00 Bottle
Ara, Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand 2018 – 7.50 Glass / 25.00 Bottle
Buttonwood, Sauvignon Blanc Estate Grown , Santa Ynez Valley 2017 – 9.00 Glass / 27.00 Bottle
Carmenet, Chardonnay, California – 6.00 Glass / 20.00 Bottle
Storrs, Chardonnay, Santa Cruz – 10.50 Glass / 34.00 Bottle

RED
Schug, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, 2017 – 10.00 Glass / 27.00 Bottle
Pleasure Red, Cabernat Sauvignon , 2014 – 9.00 Glass / 27.00 Bottle
Sangria – 7.00 Glass

The Mimosa Bar

Start with sparkling wine and add your choice of juice: Organic Orange, Apple, Guava, Mango, Pomegranate, Ruby Grapefruit or Pineapple. 8

Elderflower Bubbles
Elderflower Liqueur, Sparkling Wine, Soda Water, Lemon. 8

Aperol Spritzer
Aperol, Sparkling Wine, Soda Water, Orange. 8