Business Directory

Participating Businesses

Below is a list of participating businesses that have taken up the Last Plastic Straw Challenge and have eliminated plastic straws from their establishments along with a google map to help you find them. Let your dollars do the talking and patronize these businesses—while you’re there let them know we sent you.

Business Locator

California

Aptos

The Hideout RestaurantThe Hideout

Phasing out plastic straws and serving paper straws upon request!

Classic and updated American comfort foods, full bar – something for everyone.

9051 Soquel Dr, Ste K, Aptos, California 95003
(831) 688-5566

thehideoutaptos.com

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Last Plastic Straw date 4/19/16.  Serving paper straws!

Palapas lends the flavors of coastal Mexico and the freshness of the sea with gorgeous views of the Monterey Bay from every dining table and an outdoor deck.

21 Seascape Village, Aptos, California 95003
(831) 662-9001

palapasrestaurant.com

Capitola

Sweet Pea’s Cafe971563_10151730613675739_273831184_n

Providing paper straws!

Offering healthful, high quality meals with quick counter service in a casual atmosphere.

2121 41st Ave, Capitola, CA 95060
831-476-2737

sweetpeascrepes.com

Santa Cruz

AssemblyAssembly Food and Community

Providing straws only upon request.
Assembly is the place you are meant to be. food + community. Nourishment abounds.The food is rustic Californian; traditional preparation techniques rediscovered and given a fresh twist.

1108 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 824-6100

assembleforfood.com

Ristorante Avanti

Providing paper straws 

LOCALLY SOURCED × CRAFTED WITH LOVE  Offering healthy italian inspired cuisine using locally sourced seasonal organic ingredients. The food is complimented by our friendly service and welcoming atmosphere.

1917 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 427-0135

ristoranteavanti.com

The BagelryBagelry Santa Cruz

Plastic Straw free since July 28, 2013!
This Santa Cruz institution specializes in providing a vast assortment of fresh, high quality bagels every day. Never ones to limit their options, they also have gluten free bagels and they are committed to a plastic straw free environment by going straw free.

320 Cedar St, Santa Cruz , CA 95060
(831) 429-8049
bagelrysantacruz.com

BantamBantam

Fresh made fruit infused drinks served with paper straws!
Located on the Westside of Santa Cruz. Bantam is serving wood fired Pizzas and mediterranean dishes.

1010 Fair St., Ste J, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 420-0101
www.bantam1010.com

Cafe Delmarette

Plastic Straw free since 2009!
Europeon inspired cafe fare made with local and organic ingredients, when possible, fine coffee, and espresso from local roaster Verve, and baked goods made with organic butter, sugar and flour.

1126 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 420-1025
cafedelmarette.com
 

Engfers Pizza WorksEngfers Pizza works

Serving paper straws upon request

Using only the best ingredients, serving delicious food and specialty beers and wine.

537 Seabright Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831.429.1856
engferspizzaworks.com

The Kitchen at Discretion Brewerythe kitchen-1

Plastic Straw Free, paper straws available 

Serving farm to table, beer focused comfort food with local ingredients.

2703 41st Ave. Ste A, Soquel, CA 95073 (831) 316-0662
kitchenatdiscretion.com

Lúpulo Craft Beer Houselupulo-logo

Plastic straw free with paper straws upon request!

Lúpulo Craft Beer House is a craft-beer bottle shop, tasting room, and eatery in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz.

233 Cathcart Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 454-8306
lupulosc.com

New Bohemia Brewing Co.images

No straws!

Brewery and taproom. Focus on Craft Lagers, both Traditional and Experimental.

1030 41st Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062  / (831) 350-0253
nubobrew.com

Olitas Cantina & Grille Olitas Cantina and Grille

Providing compostable paper straws. Located above the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary and Green Business Certified.
Olitas (little waves) is a unique Mexican restaurant nestled atop the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. Featuring traditional Mexican cuisine,and also many innovative and exciting specialty dishes.

49 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 / (831) 458-9393
http://olitassantacruz.com

Oswald RestaurantOsawald

Serving straws upon request

Happening spot for creative American entrees in a modern setting with optional fixed-price menus.

121 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-7427
oswaldrestaurant.com
 

Steamers Lane Supply

Currently nearing zero waste, you won’t find plastic straws here!

Serving inspired street food. Great, fresh, local, organic and AFFORDABLE.  Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks. At Lighthouse Field State Park.

698 West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA  95060 
(831) 621-7361
steamerlanesc.com

West  End Tap & Kitchen

Last Plastic Straw Date May 1st, 2016!

Flavors of a traditional pub with a California twist; using local, fresh and seasonal foods. Their food is cooked to pair perfectly with one of many craft beers and wines.

334 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 471-8115
www.westendtap.com

 

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Serving paper straws upon request!

The favorite of locals, students, and visitors alike, their menu is built on an “everything homemade” philosophy. Zachary’s Restaurant has been open for breakfast and lunch on Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz since 1985.

819 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 427-0646
zacharyssantacruz.com

Carmel

BasilBasil

Plastic Straw free!

Located in the heart of charming Carmel-by-the-Sea, Basil offers the freshest local seafood, the finest organic produce, fun and contemporary cocktails as well as the best selection of California wines.

Basil, San Carlos Street Carmel By The Sea, CA 93921
831.626.8226
basilcarmel.com

Davenport

Whale City Bakerylogo

Plastic Straw Free since Summer of 2014!

Offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily along with an in-house boutique bakery, full espresso bar, patio seating with ocean views, and live music several nights a week.

490 Highway One, Davenport, CA 95017
(831)423-9009
whalecitybakery.com
 

Moss Landing

The Haute Enchilada

The Haute Enchilada Cafe

Plastic Straw free since Sept 15, 2014!

Providing biodegradable paper straws upon request. The Haute Enchilada boasts an eclectic menu of sustainable seafood and local organic produce, wine and beer tasting plus two art galleries with over 50 local artists’ original work.

7902 Moss Landing Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039
(831) 663-5843
hauteenchilada.com
 

Monterey

California Roots Festival! 

Plastic Straw and plastic bottle free!

Food vendors will serve paper straws upon request. Attendees are encouraged to bring an empty water container to the festival and utilize   purified water refill stations, provided by Reverb. The Earthwell pint program is another opportunity for festivalgoers to not only continue the Roots mission in becoming a fully green festival, but save money and return home with a unique souvenir.

Monterey County Fair & Event Center, 2004 Fairgrounds Rd Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 324-4981
californiarootsfestival.com

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cindy’s Waterfront CafeMBA_round_logo

Plastic Straw and plastic bottle free!

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is very proud to offer biodegradable paper straws as well as boxed water in the Aquarium Cafe as alternatives to conventional plastic packaging.

886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 648-4800
montereybayaquarium.org

Montrio BistroMontiro logo_CMYK

Phasing out plastic straws & Serving Paper Straws 

Montrio Bistro is very proud to offer compostable paper straws upon request. Sustainable seafood, local organic produce, prime meats, house-made desserts, stock and sauces reflect Chef Baker’s motto: feel good about what you eat!

414 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940
831-648-8880
montrio.com

Parker- Lusseau Pastriesimages-1

Serving paper straws

A French bakery/ Cafe in the heart of Monterey

539 Hartnell Street, Monterey, CA 93940
831.641.9188
parkerlusseaupastries.com

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Paper Straws available

A growing urban bistro and a social hub that provides fresh, organic, made-with-care food, and a comfortable, hospitable atmosphere that fosters community discussion and vitality!

731 Munras Avenue, Monterey, CA 93950
831.646.3109
thewildplumcafe.com


Murphys

Gold Country RoastersGCRlogovertpurp

Phasing out plastic straws, Last Plastic Straw date 3/1/16!

A small, artisan wholesale and retail coffee roasting company and coffeehouse located in the charming and historic Calaveras County town of Murphys – the heart of California’s historic “Gold Country.” 

78 Scott Street, Ste A, Murphys, CA 95247
(209)728-8634
goldcountryroasters.com

Pacific Grove

Crocker Dining Hall & Pheobe’s Café

Using compostable straws!

Located at the Asilomar Conference Grounds
Crocker Dining Hall’s menu highlights fresh, seasonal, local produce procured directly from their network of regional, organic farmers. Whether it’s a snack on the adjoining outdoor deck or a glass of wine and cheese platter by the roaring fire in the main hall, great moments begin in Phoebe’s Café

800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(888)635-5310
crockerdininghall.com
pheobescafe.com
 

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Using paper straws!

Located just two blocks from the Monterey Bay Aquarium
A full coffee bar featuring Four Barrel Coffee, house-made baked goods and delicious organic breakfast and lunch. Selling all of happy girl co. jams, pickles, ferments and a handful of great local goods like honey, fermentation crocks and more.  

173 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
831.373.4475
happygirlkitchen.com
 

Passion Fish RestaurantPassionfish logo -1

No Straws!

Doing what they know, to save what they love! A sustainable seafood restaurant focused on saving our oceans. As the first officially green restaurant in Monterey County, Passionfish sets an example with a strict policy of sustainable and environmentally friendly purchasing.

701 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 94118
(831) 655-3311
http://passionfish.net

San Francisco

Academy Cafe & The Moss RoomCA Academy

Located at the California Academy of Sciences
Unnecessary packaging materials are avoided, and all packaging products are compostable or biodegradable. Reusable plates and silverware are used in both restaurants. The Academy Café offers a multicultural menu designed to appeal to appetites of all ages. The Moss Room dining room is surrounded by a dramatic living wall, it offers Modern Californian menus that highlight local and organic ingredients.

55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 876-6121
http://themossroom.com
http://themossroom.com/academy-cafe/

The Make Out Roommake-out-room-logo

Never served a straw, never will!

The Make Out Room has been straw-free since it’s inception 20 years ago.  A Night Club, Bar and Dance club. Live music, great drinks, a San Francisco institution. PDA encouraged “Why get a room when you can make out in one of their cozy booths?”

3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 647-2888
themakeoutroom.com

The Perennial

Using Straw Straws!
The Perennial is a restaurant & bar dedicated to environmental sustainability. Their goal is to serve great food and drinks that are part of a positive zero waste food system.

59 Ninth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 500-7788
theperennialsf.com

Santa Rosa

Naked Pig Fram to Table FoodThe Naked Pig Cafe

No straws, no single use plastic!
The Naked Pig Cafe is a breakfast and brunch restaurant, they use all local and organic ingredients directly from the farmers themselves.

435 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 978-3231
www.facebook.com/The-Naked-Pig-Cafe

Forestville

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No straws, no single use plastic!
Highlighting the bounties of Sonoma County. Value community and the moral, ethical practices of sustainability — which shine through in every dish.

6566 Front Street,Forestville, CA 95436
(707) 820-8445
backyardforestville.com

Los Angeles

Redbird

Serving reusable metal straws!
Modern American Restaurant. Features seasonal small and large format plates ranging from snacks or “kickshaws” to entrees meant to be enjoyed by the whole table. An extensive cocktail menu, and an eclectic wine list. 

114 East Second Street, Los Angeles, CA 95436
(213) 788 1191
redbird.la/

Santa Monica

Aestus

Serving reusable metal straws!
Offers seasonal, New American cuisine. The wine list includes old and new world selections accompanied with classic cocktails.

507 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401
(424) 268-4433
aestusrestaurant.com

Oceanside

Bagby Beer Companybagbylogo-fullorig

Serving paper straws upon request!

World-class beer. Simple food done well. Inviting hospitality.

 
601 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 505-3445
bagbybeer.com
 

Colorado

Boulder

Taco Junky & Tequila Bar1382279_809992792375385_3200261678048192322_n

Last Plastic Straw date: 8/1/16!

Taco Junky is a playful interpretation of a postmodern eclectic taqueria/cantina. Serving addictively delicious fare that’s outside the box.

1149 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 443-2300
tacojunkytequilabar.com

Hawaii

Honolulu

Bevy bevy logo fancy no box-2

Serving reusable stainless steel straws upon request!

The focus is on cocktails and food made with a farm to bar approach, utilizing the fresh local and sustainable produce to make amazing drinks and food with flavor profiles incorporate tastes from Mediterranean to the globe.

661 Auahi Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 594-7445
bevybar.com

Maine

Ellsworth

The Maine GrindThe Maine Grind

Plastic Straw free since Oct 11, 2013!
“We’re so excited about our new paper straws! Saving the planet one straw at a time, and in style.”
Downtown’s Neighborhood Cafe..Your Other Place and Social Space..We’re Localvores…!

192 Main Street, Ellsworth, Maine 04605
(207) 667-0011
mainegrind.com

New York

New York City

Demarchelier Restaurantdemarchelier logo

Plastic Straw free since May 15, 2015 & Serving paper straws upon request!
Lively French bistro serving steaks, seafood, salads & cocktails in the neighborhood since 1978.

50 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028
(212) 249-6300
demarchelier.com

 


Rhode Island

Kingston

193º Coffeehouse193 Cafe logo

Last Plastic Straw Date: 3/15/16!

An all student run collective coffeehouse that serves fair trade coffee, tea, and other specialty drinks in a fun, inviting atmosphere!

50 Lower College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881
193degreescoffeehouse.com
  

International


Antigua

Antigua

Antigua Sailing WeekASW-logo

In all of Antigua Sailing Week partner bars and restaurants and at their official party venues they will be asking everyone to support the ‘Last Plastic Straw’ campaign. “Straws are not needed to drink and are so small that if they fall to the ground they are difficult to clean up. Following rain they run off into our waters and create untold damage to marine life and eventually they breakdown and get back into our food chain.”

Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort, English Harbour, Antigua.
+1 (268) 734-6366
sailingweek.com
 
 

Australia

Fremantle

The Raw KitchenThe Raw Kitchen

Serving Stainless Steel Straws in house, and corn starch straws out!

Centered around an ethos of healthy, sustainable living,The Raw Kitchen is a new type of venue bringing together a plant-based restaurant, lifestyle store, yoga and studio space.

181A High St, Fremantle, WA, Australia 6160
(08) 9433 4647
therawkitchen.com.au

Manly

Hemingway’s ManlyHemingways Manly

Last Plastic Straw date: 2/24/16

Hemingway’s offers the best coffee, brunch and lunch during the day transforming into carefully curated restaurant and cocktail bar at night. Serving stainless steel straws in house and paper out!

48 N Steyne, Manly NSW,  Australia  2095
+61 2 9976 3030
hemingwaysmanly.com
 

Bali

Ubud

Bali Buda Cafeimages

No plastic straws served.  

REAL FOOD BY REAL PEOPLE. Bali Buda Restaurant & Health Food Shop.

 Jl. Jembawan 1
Ubud 80571
http://www.balibuda.com/

Kafe UbudKafe Ubud

They have a sign on every table saying why they don’t serve straws. They use bamboo when a straw is requested.
Great music, healthy foods, yummy desserts & true espresso… When in Ubud, Bali, visit Kafe Ubud.

Kafe, next to Tegun Galeri, at Jl Hanoman # 44B, Padang Tegal, Ubud
Tel. +62-361-7803802
kafe@balispirit.com
 

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Kismet prides themselves on their delicious drinks, served with reusable stainless steel straws! Vegetarian Food~Vegan Options~High Tea~Organic Treats~Espresso Bar~Gelato~Cold Pressed Coffee~Unique and Distinctive Clothing Jewelry and Accessories.

17 Jalan Goutama
Ubud 80571
+62 821-3838-9000
http://www.KismetBali.com/

 


Belize

Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resorthamanasi_logo1

Serving bamboo straws! At Hamanasi Resort’s Singanga Restaurant, every effort is made to source the finest local ingredients and have them delivered from the farm to table, pure and fresh. Organic produce is used from their edible garden.

Hopkins/Sittee River Road, Hopkins Village, Stann Creek, Belize
1-844-235-4930
http://www.hamanasi.com/

Canada

Vancouver Aquariumimages-1

Plastic Straw and lid free policy!
Dedicated to effectiving the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research and direct action.

Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC, V6G 3E2
Tel. 604-659-FISH (3474)
http://www.vanaqua.org/

Puerto Rico

One Ten ThaiOne Ten Thai

Last Plastic Straw date March 26, 2014!
Southeast Asian Inspired Cuisine, Craft Beer, and Fine Wines homegrown in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico!

PR-110, Maleza Alta, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Tel. +1 787-890-0113
facebook.com/onetenthai
 

TBC Food & DrinkTBC-logo

Last Plastic Straw Date: November, 2014!

Clean and healthy breakfast, lunch, brunch, cocktails and more to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Clean plates, full bellies…can’t lose!

110 Km 31.4 Bo Aguacate, Carr. Juan Feliciano, Aguadilla, 00603, Puerto Rico 

+1 787-464-3122
tbcfoodanddrink.com/

 


British Virgin Islands

Peter Island Resort

TRADEWINDS RESTAURANT, DRAKES LOUNGE,  DEADMAN’S BAR & GRILL

Serving straws upon request in all 3 of it’s dining locations

The air is sweeter on Peter Island. The morning is brighter. “Only the Freshest, Only the Finest”  Those are the two key ingredients in every meal prepared in all Peter Island’s Caribbean restaurants. Breakfast starts you thinking about lunch. And lunch gets you thinking about dinner. The water is the perfect blue and the perfect temperature. The sand is like sugar between your toes. Swimming in the sea brings you back to life. And the drink you have poolside is nothing short of spectacular. Without a plastic straw!

Soggy Dollar bar at the Sandcastle HotelSoggy Dollar Bar

Need to stir your drink? Use your finger, there are no straws here.
“We never had and never will have straws at our bar amongst other bar stuff that we refuse to use or stick in our drinks. If you send any friends our way please advise them to help us keep our paradise clean.” -Tina, Mgr. Soggy Dollar Bar
Home of the original Pain Killer. Originated and Perfected at Sandcastle’s Soggy Dollar Bar in the 1970’s, this smooth, full-flavored rum cocktail has become the essence of Caribbean imbibing.

Sand Castle Hotel, White Bay, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
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soggydollar.com

Philippines

Liquid Dumguette

Plastic Straw Free w/ Straw Wars Philippines!

Eat, sleep, dive…live is their motto! Offering great food, a peaceful small resort with beach front cottages and the facilities to match any large resort. The Lodge Coffee shop, Pool Bar & Garden Restaurant offer only the freshest locally sourced ingredients without plastic straws!

Km 12.5, Bulak, Dauin, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6200, Philippines
Tel. +63-035-400-3244
liquiddumaguete.com
 

Restaurant Groups

Ted’s Montana Grill

Bringing Back the Paper Straw!
A Classic American Grill featuring fresh, made-from-scratch comfort food within an authentic turn-of-the-century Montana grill atmosphere. 

Over 45 locations throughout the US
+1 (268) 734-6366
tedsmontanagrill.com

Plastic Straw Free Schools!

California

Fresno

Valley Arts & Science Academyimages

Plastic Straw Free since 2013!

A program rich in the arts and science. Community collaboration with art and science organizations.

735 N. Glenn Ave., Fresno, CA 93728
559-497-8272
vasaelementary.com