Bookshop Santa Cruz

1520 Pacific Ave. (at Locust St.)
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-0900
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 11:00pm
9:00am - 11:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm


  • You can bring your dog here, kudos to them!
  • I love this bookstore so much. Since Monterey lost its major bookstore, I have so deprived.....
  • Love books? This is a must stop on your tour of downtown Santa Cruz.
  • Too much great to say about this place. Good lightning, lots of unique selection and good recommendations. The used books boxes are fantastic, and always updated. (And full)
  • Great bookstore. Wide selection. Knowledgeable employees.
  • Great place for books, gifts, and toys
  • Solid mix of new and used books. Independent and good prices.
  • Enormous bookstore offering books and periodicals aplenty alongside a well curated selection of fiction and non-fiction staff favourites.
  • Entertaining indie bookstore with curated recommendations and used books. Fun
  • They had the new Harry Potter book in stock so my visit was great!
  • They charge .25 cents for bags so bring your own bag
  • Awesome selection of books and graphic novels.
  • One of my favorite bookstores! Definitely feels like a local bookseller and community institution. Good collection from across the literary spectrum.
  • Great selection!
  • Great selection of new books. Use the staff selections to guide what you choose, because they have great taste!
  • Quiet place to preview new books.
  • We buy used books every day of the week, first-come-first-served, starting at 9am. Line up on Front St. before we open, or call us at 9 to make a same-day appointment. Limited space available!
  • Don't go here if you want to be respected by the employees. I have never been treated with such rudeness before. Order your books online.
  • Some great books on the history of this area. The one on Hwy 17 is fascinating.
  • awesome place to bring your kids! kill your television.

Nearby places

1540 Pacific Ave (at Front St)
1209 Soquel Ave (Seabright Ave)
1515 Pacific Ave (at Locust St)