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1. The Red Room
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Bar • $
Always popular
Always popular
Group go-to • Popular weekdays
200 Locust St
Bar • $
1. The Red Room
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Always popular
Always popular
Group go-to • Popular weekdays
200 Locust St
2. The Blue Lagoon
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Bar • $
Group go-to
Group go-to
Loved by locals • Popular weekend nights
923 Pacific Ave
Bar • $
2. The Blue Lagoon
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Group go-to
Group go-to
Loved by locals • Popular weekend nights
923 Pacific Ave
3. Surf City Billiards
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Bar
Group go-to
Group go-to
Loved by locals • Popular on weekends
931 Pacific Ave
Bar
3. Surf City Billiards
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Group go-to
Group go-to
Loved by locals • Popular on weekends
931 Pacific Ave
4. 515 Kitchen & Cocktails
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Bar • $$
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Loved by locals
515 Cedar St
Bar • $$
4. 515 Kitchen & Cocktails
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Trending soon?
Trending soon?
Loved by locals
515 Cedar St
5. The Asti
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Bar
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
715 Pacific Ave
Bar
5. The Asti
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
715 Pacific Ave
6. The Poet & The Patriot Irish Pub
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Bar • $$
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
320 Cedar St
Bar • $$
6. The Poet & The Patriot Irish Pub
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
320 Cedar St
7. Soif
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Bar
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
105 Walnut Ave
Bar
7. Soif
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
105 Walnut Ave
8. KC's Sports Bar & Lounge
Downtown, Santa Cruz
Bar
711 Pacific Ave
Bar
8. KC's Sports Bar & Lounge
Downtown, Santa Cruz
711 Pacific Ave
9. Moe's Alley
Prospect Heights, Santa Cruz
Bar
Popular on weekends
Popular on weekends
Popular weekend nights
1535 Commercial Way
Bar
9. Moe's Alley
Prospect Heights, Santa Cruz
Popular on weekends
Popular on weekends
Popular weekend nights
1535 Commercial Way
10. Boardwalk Bowl
Beach Flats, Santa Cruz
Bar
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
115 Cliff St
Bar
10. Boardwalk Bowl
Beach Flats, Santa Cruz
Loved by locals
Loved by locals
115 Cliff St
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Beach Flats

The Beach Flats area of Santa Cruz spans roughly four acres of the city and is primarily residential, although it does have a few businesses. Located just north of the boardwalk of the Santa Cruz Main Beach, the Beach Flats is just a short walk away from downtown, and it's close to the University of California.

Seabright

Santa Cruz's Seabright neighborhood is just blocks from the beach and serves as the gateway to Seabright Beach, a hip, happening place to hang out seaside. This laid-back neighborhood features a number of shops, bars and restaurants, which are mostly clustered at Seabright and Murray and make for a lively nightlife scene.

Ocean Street

Ocean Street, located in Santa Cruz, sits near the San Lorenzo River. Ocean Street is near the famous Monterey Bay. Restaurants, motels, hotels, local businesses, rehabilitation centers, tattoo parlors, and cafes are all located on Ocean Street. Some Victorian-style homes sit along Ocean Street down toward the river.

Eastside

Eastside, located in Santa Cruz, sits along the famous Monterey Bay. The area is home to residents as well as restaurants, shops, bed and breakfasts, hotels, beach rentals, surf shops, Cowell Beach and the Municipal Wharf. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk amusement park is in the area, as well as the Neary Lagoon Park.

Arana Gulch

Arana Gulch is a community that runs along the southeastern section of Santa Cruz, California. This neighborhood contains a vast array of wildlife and vegetation. One of the major attractions of Arana Gulch is a natural trail lined with oak trees, wild plantain, and wildflowers. Some of the favorite activities in this area include hiking, jogging, and bird watching.

Natural Bridges

Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz, California, is a state park that features a natural bridge that runs across a section of the beach. It hosts the Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve that provides a sanctuary for approximately 150,000 monarch butterflies during the winter months. In Natural Bridges State Beach, you can enjoy swimming, surfing, nature walks, and hiking year-round. When the wind blows, you'll be able to fly kites and wind surf.

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