CAFE COCOMO INFORMATION


Cafe Cocomo is located at 650 Indiana St. San Francisco   415.824.6910


Visit their web site at www.CafeCocomo.com 

updated: 4-10-2014

CAFE COCOMO: PALM TREE AMBIANCE
    Your legs will feel great, as you dance on the huge oak dance floor or just relax under palm tree ambiance. Select your favorite drinks from a full bar.  21 and over.   Large airy room.  Capacity 600! Cool bands,  Easy Parking,  Great Drinks,  Salsa Lessons, Cheap Cover,  Full Bar, and  Lava Lounge !!

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Cafe Cocomo Press:

Hear what the Zagat Guides to San Francisco Nightlife 2002 and 2003 and 2004, 2007 says about Cafe Cocomo:
This "cavernous" Potrero Hill "hot salsa spot" provides "terrific space for dancing" and features "scintillating" local bands, "fabulous instructors", a strict dress code (no jeans or sneakers) and a "friendly diverse crowd"; a few wallflowers whine it gets packed and has "hokey", "prom-style" decor, but dancing fools rejoin that's what makes it a "unique SF experience". The 2007 Nightlife guide has new reviews but they do mention the lessons again and how it is a great place to "get your salsa on" !
We were the only instructors noted in the Zagat Nightlife Guide! --Jake

Other Announcements of interest

  • CAFE COCOMO SLATED TO CLOSE DOORS IN JUNE 2014! After over 15 years, Cocomo will close its doors at the current location, a victim of gentrification and land usage - condos/retail space will be built there. COME ENJOY THE CLUB IN ITS LAST DAYS
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  • CHECK OUT JAKE'S NEW BAND: VibraSON! logo at www.VibraSONmusic.com or on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/VibraSONmusic
  • pingVIBRASON PERFORMANCES: THURSDAY APRIL 3 on Dancer's Night at Cocomo (after Jake's class) and on TUESDAY APRIL 8 for SALSA TUESDAYS at Cocomo...

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photo (c)2002 Randy A. Mendoza
Jake instructing Salsa Class at Cafe Cocomo

CHECK OUT CAFE COCOMO'S Happy Hour on Thursdays and Saturdays!


SALSA Dance at Cocomo: Thursdays and Saturdays  banner
   

Salsa Lessons: 8-9pm by Jake and assistants are FREE w/paid admission to club.
Great D.J.s spin hot music during breaks. LIVE MUSIC with Salsa bands from the Bay Area and beyond.

Thursdays: SalsabyJake Lesson - 8pm

Thursday Schedule* -APRIL 2014
Date Band DJ Notes:
April 03 VibraSON!!! DJ Good Sho JAKE's BAND!!!
April 10 N'Rumba DJ El de la Clave Jake's class 8pm
April 17 Avance ? SF Salsa Festival pre-party. $15, Jake will not be teaching this night...
April 24 Somos el Son DJ X Jake traveling, Fernando subs. Jake back May 1


Thursday Admissionis $12 unless otherwise noted. (Our Salsa class included), D.J.,

Live Music, Great food available now with dining inside or out.
*All bookings are subject to change, please check with Cafe Cocomo for the most accurate information...   Dress Code enforced (no sports gear/shoes, fashionable blue jeans only please).

drumAPRIL 8: LIVE SALSA TUESDAYS: Jake's Band VibraSON plays live at 10pm

 

Saturdays: SalsabyJake Lesson - 8pm

Saturday Schedule* -APRIL 2014
Date Band DJ Notes:
April 05 t.b.a. t.b.a. DUE TO ANOTHER EVENT AT COCOMO: JAKE WILL BE TEACHING HIS 8pm CLASS AT ROCCAPULCO THIS SATURDAY, FOLLOWED BY N'RUMBA! 3140 Mission, SF
April 12 Borinquen DJ EMV Jake traveling, Fernando subs
April 19 N'Rumba t.b.a. MGD night, Jake teaches at 8pm
April 26 Mayito Rivera Carlito's Way SPECIAL CUBAN CONCERT SERIES. Timba class at 8 by guest instructor, Mayito Rivera after. Admission: $25 or $30 at door.
May 3 t.b.a. t.b.a  


Saturday Admission is $15 unless otherwise noted. (Our Salsa class included), D.J. , Live Music, Great food available now with dining inside or out.
*All bookings are subject to change, please check with Cafe Cocomo for the most accurate information...    Dress Code enforced (no sports gear/shoes, fashionable blue jeans only please).

********* Cafe Cocomo Information: 415-824-6910 or  www.CafeCocomo.com band_at_cocomo2
photos on this page (c) Randy A. Mendoza


Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays at Cafe Cocomo: SALSA DJ Dancing.

For information on other days of the week: Please visit Cafe Cocomo's web site for information:   www.CafeCocomo.com
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Directions to Cafe Cocomo:

From South Bay: Take 101 North to 280 split and take north this to Downtown/6th Street. Exit Mariposa.Go Right (towards SF Bay) on Mariposa to Indiana, and turn right.  Go down 1 block to Cafe Cocomo.
From East Bay: Take Bay Bridge west and exit 5th Street (Left lane).   Go straight at end of ramp
and veer a little left onto Harrison Street.  Take Harrison Street to 6th street and then turn Left.
After 2 stop lights This will lead directly onto the ramp for Highway 280 South. Stay in right lane on 280.Take 280 for about one-half mile and exit Mariposa.  Stay right, ramp curves around 180 degrees and then street goes downhill to hit Mariposa St.  Take a Right onto Mariposaat stop sign.  Cross under 280 and turn right on the first street which is Indiana St.  Go down 1 block to Cafe Cocomo.
From San Francisco:
Cocomo is in the Potrero district.  You can take Army East to 3rd Street and turn left to Mariposa.
Turn Left and go two blocks to Indiana. Turn Left again and Cafe Cocomo is in the middle of the block. From downtown area you can take 10th street to Potrero and up Potrero Hill.  Turn left at 17th street. Turn right at DeHaro (Metronome Ballroom) and go 1 block to Mariposa. Turn Left and go under Highway 280 to Indiana Street. Turn Right and Cafe Cocomo is in the middle of that block.
PARKING FOR CAFE COCOMO:  Ample free street parking!

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Live Music Thur/Sat!

There is nothing like the sounds of musicians making music on the spot, with all of the spontanaity, improvisation and excitement that is Salsa!

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Jake sitting in with band...

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Orquesta Karabali

 

 

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