Bantam is a family and a community. We offer a space to come and pass the time, bring your friends, lovers, clan and colleagues. Bantam is your hot slice of happiness on Santa Cruz’s Westside. Please join us for some tasty food, refreshing beverages, warm smiles and smooth jams.
We offer a daily changing menu based on seasonal availability. It is with concise intent that we strive to utilize the best of what our region has to offer. Our dishes are a thoughtful blend of classic techniques and contemporary perspective. Cooks get here early to handcraft our made from scratch menu.
Sidenote - All our food is prepared by hand. Pizzas are baked in a wood fired oven to create the perfect char.