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A Neighborhood Guide to Bars and Clubs: East Side Santa Cruz

SEABRIGHT-AREA residents claim their neighborhood has the most character in Santa Cruz. With the Yacht Harbor, Live Oak and the Avenues riding on Seabright's coattails, we guarantee you'll find the brewpub haven, cozy tavern or cocktail lounge of your dreams.

529 Seabright Ave

Neighborhood bar. Pool tables, foosball, video games, pinball and a jukebox. Tuesday is neighborhood night. Daily happy hour 5-9pm. Open until 2am.

Brady's Yacht Club
413 Seabright Ave
(no phone; just go)

Neighborhood bar. Tuesday is neighborhood night.

The Castaways
3623 Portola Dr

Sports bar. Pool, darts, casino nights and pool tourneys. Weekday happy hour 4-9pm, Tuesdays 4-9pm. Open until 2am.

Cayuga Vault
1100 Soquel Ave

Concert, performance and public event venue.

Convivio Trattoria
655 Capitola Rd

Cocktail lounge and wine bar. Open until 10pm.

The Corner Pocket
3102 Portola Dr

Billiards hall with beer and wine. Happy hour 4-7pm weekdays; noon-3pm on weekends. Open until 2am.

The Crepe Place
1134 Soquel Ave

Neighborhood bar with unique drinks. Monthly flamenco and belly dance showcases. Happy hour 4-6pm. Open until midnight on weekdays and until 1am on weekends.

Crow's Nest
Yacht Harbor, 2218 E. Cliff Dr

Cocktail lounge. Indoor and outdoor decks overlooking Yacht Harbor and Monterey Bay. Live music Thursday through Saturday. Weekday happy hour 4-6pm. Cover varies.

Harbor Cafe
535 Seventh Ave

Beer and wine. Jazz on Friday and Saturday evenings. Happy hour Friday-Saturday 5:30-6:30pm. Open at night on Friday and Saturday only until 10pm.

One Double Oh Seven Club and Smoking Parlor
1007 Soquel Ave

Sports bar. Several pool tables, dartboards, foosball machines and Keno on the TV, plus online trivia game on Friday nights and pinball. Full humidor.

Over the Hill Gang Saloon
3530 Portola Dr

Neighborhood bar. Open until 2am.

Portola House
3326 Portola Dr

Cocktail lounge.

Rio Theatre
1205 Soquel Ave

Music, dance and theater venue.

Seabright Brewery
519 Seabright Ave

Pub. Dance music on Friday nights. Tuesday is Neighborhood Night. Weekday happy hour 3-6pm. Open until 11:30pm.

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From the October 24-31, 2001 issue of Metro Santa Cruz.

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