Ask people why they live in Soquel, and they’ll mention the friendly residents, the fresh air, and the little hometown neighborhoods sprinkled among the piney woods. There’s even a white-steepled church on the corner, and don’t miss many antique shops and emporiums where little historical treasures can be found.
Visitors are always impressed with the concentration of fine restaurants in tiny Soquel. Dining choices range widely and include the Main Street Cafe, which is a Mediterranean eatery serving meals harvested from an onsite garden, and the local favorite El Chipotle Taqueria, which serves up some of the best Mexican food in the area. You can find our Sereno Group Santa Cruz office on Porter Street right next to all these delectable restaurants!
The Soquel area is served by the local Soquel Unified School District for elementary school, and many of the local schools boast large parent involvement in the school process. High school aged students will typically attend Soquel High School in the Santa Cruz City High School District. Soquel High is well known for its fine arts department and offers Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Jazz Singers, and Marching Band along with a theater arts curriculum.
Homes in the Soquel area are definitely not “cookie-cutter”, and homes sit on lots of all sizes and types in the area. Soquel is located in the 95073 zip code, and the local Realtor MLS designates Soquel as MLS Area 46. Below is the historical market data for the city.