Santa Cruz County Dive Bars

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The Asti

715 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Map)

The Asti was established in 1937 after being a Speakeasy in the 1920's. Fast forward to today and it is a Santa Cruz staple that always has…

+1 831.423.7337

Blue Lagoon

923 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Map)

We are a daytime bar, and a nighttime Dance Club and Live Music Venue. Happy Hour: 4-9pm $4 Well Drinks and Pints of Anchor Steam NIGHTLY…



507 Water St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Map)

Callahan's is the place to be around Market Street after going for a long motorcycle ride down Highway 9 back into Santa Cruz. Free pool and…

+1 831.427.3119

JJ's Salon

4714 Soquel Drive, Soquel, CA 95073 (Map)

Back in the day, JJ's gave away matchbooks emblazoned with that great old saw: "You're only a stranger once." In fact, settling in for a couple…

+1 831.462.1631

Jury Room

712 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Map)

The tiny central Santa Cruz bar earns its name from its close proximity to the Courthouse, but it's doubtful you'll see any lawmen there having…

+1 831.426.7120

One Double Oh Seven Club

1007 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062 (Map)

The sign says "Smokers Lounge"—welcome words to a particular slice of the population. And as it happens, that demographic includes a lot…

+1 831.425.9589

The Avenue Bar - CLOSED

711 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Map)

The last bar at the southern end of downtown features two pool tables and a back patio with afternoon barbecues. One of downtown's most popular…

+1 831.426.3434

The Castaways

3623 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 (Map)

Pleasure Point is the neighborhood that sets the tone for this neighborhood bar. That explains the wall-mounted surfboards, and should serve…

+1 831.465.8200

The Rush Inn

113 Knight St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Map)

This bar is a bit out of the way, tucked behind the clock tower off Pacific. Simply put, it is a gamer's delight, with pinball and video game…

+1 831.425.9673

Ye Olde Watering Hole

2405 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (Map)

The Watering Hole is an old time dive bar on the west side. Come enjoy great drinks at a happy price, great people, a pool table, or even play…

+1 831.469.4653

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