Cymbaline Records was a Santa Cruz record store originally located in the building on Cedar Street currently home to Cafe Bene. It was co-owned by Polio Ferrari. Eventually, it had two locations: 435 Front Street in Santa Cruz and 1475 41st Avenue in Capitola. In 1997 it was voted Best Record and Compact Disc Store in a Metro Santa Cruz readers' poll. The downtown store eventually relocated to Front and Cathcart Streets next to the then Pontiac Grill.
In the early days, Cymbaline was unquestionably a focal point for the underground music scene. It was the only store in the county that carried a full line of local and out-of-town underground recordings and publications. Polio and Nancy Tracy held court there, and out-of-town bands such as the Buzzcocks occasionally did in-store appearances.