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The Pocket Rocks!

I go to the Pocket every time I am in the Santa Cruz area, they always have great music. I have... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2016
WinoExtreme
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San Francisco, California
As far as "Dive Bars" go, This one is cute.

Got here a little early in the evening. Not much was going on; very few people in the bar, only... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2016
George C
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Houston, Texas
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Jul 7, 2016
“The Pocket Rocks!”
May 17, 2016
“As far as "Dive Bars" go, This one is cute.”
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

I go to the Pocket every time I am in the Santa Cruz area, they always have great music. I have seen countless international acts on random nights. Affordable drinks and great staff. I only write about the places I love.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

Got here a little early in the evening. Not much was going on; very few people in the bar, only two...one of which was talking to himself. The lady at the bar was polite, but was really tied up in doing something at the bar,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank George C
Reviewed July 4, 2014

If you like live music in an intimate dive bar setting, it just doesn't get any cooler than The Pocket. Plenty of room for dancing and everyone seems to know each other. And it doesn't smell like urine! There is often a $5 cover charge...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed June 8, 2014

Musicians we know often play there for special occasions. It's one of those friendly places that reminds me of the TV show Cheers, "where everybody knows your name."

Date of experience: May 2014
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