Guide to Soquel
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Soquel, located between Capitola and Santa Cruz, is dotted with antique stores, restaurants and cafes and local businesses. Soquel extends upward into the Santa Cruz Mountains to the lowlands surrounding Soquel Creek (Soquel Village). Soquel is home to Bargetto Winery, Anna Jean Cummings Park, locally known as "Blue Ball Park" due to the art installation of four giant 8-foot wide balls that appear to be rolling down the coastal prairie terrace.
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Most visitors to Santa Cruz flock to downtown when it comes time to eat out. But located just outside the most worn tourist paths, and a short trip inland from Capitola Village, lies another dining destination whose concentration of restaurants rivals downtown in their diversity and consistency of quality. On the strip of Soquel Drive…
2621 41st Ave, Soquel, CA 95073
Cafe Cruz is a local dining destination for visitors and neighbors alike. Established in 1995, Cafe Cruz is known for its atmosphere, menu selections, and congenial staff.
Parks & Open Spaces
461 Old San Jose Rd, Soquel, CA 95073
This 95 acre park was opened in the summer of 2001 (upper field portion was opened Feb 2002), it is located next to Soquel High School on Old San Jose Road in Soquel. It offers a large modern playground, a large pavilion style picnicing area and multiple