Midtown Santa Cruz

Midtown Santa Cruz is a bustling area chock full of restaurants, boutiques, a live music venue, and one of the top 10 breweries in the WORLD! The stretch of Soquel Ave between Branciforte and Seabright Ave has a high concentration of locally owned boutiques and fan favorite restaurants like Charley Hong Kong and Lillian’s Italian Kitchen. Those that live in this neighborhood enjoy slightly warmer weather giving this neighborhood the nickname “the banana belt.” Another highlight of this neighborhood is the Rio Theater, a venue that offers live music, stand-up comedy, and film festivals. Also in Midtown is the Seabright neighborhood. Many people call the coastal neighborhood of Seabright their favorite in Santa Cruz. It’s easy to see why with things like the harbor, fabulous restaurants, and a long stretch of beach! Made up of a variety of housing styles, everything from studio apartments to multi-million dollar luxury homes. Seabright has a vibrant nightlife scene with Brady’s yacht club, Seabright Social Brewpub, and the Blue Lounge within a block of each other. In addition, several restaurants in this area participate in a weekly event called “Neighborhood Night” on Tuesday evenings. This often looks like an extended happy hour or special prix-fixe menu at a discounted rate.

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