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Au Midi Restaurant & Bistrot

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7960 Soquel Dr, Ste E, Aptos, CA 95003-3995 (State Park Drive)
+1 831-685-2600
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17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Wed - Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet and delicious. Surprisingly quiet on weeknights and delicious as ever. We find the quality of food and serving size to be exceptional. The value is in the flavors, service, presentation and selections. Our dinner bill with bottle of wine, two entrees and dessert was only $130 - this is unheard of for the quality.

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Clayton
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding food - French with a California style. Excellent service as well. A lovely, quiet place for a fine meal.

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Thank DanandCarol_99
Aptos, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wonderful food. Take your time when coming here, it's an event..course after course, it's all great!

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Thank twelsh42
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Every time I visit this restaurant with my partner, we are reminded of our trip to France; the service, executed in style by Michel, the owner and the delicious French cuisine cooked passionately by his wife Muriel are typical of a delicious French bistro. My favorites: the cassoulet, followed by the daube. Both are exquisite. Give it a try, you... More 

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San Francisco, California
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148 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We always enjoy an evening here. Have taken many people along with us over the years, and have never been disappointed. Service is thoughtful and the food is terrific, mostly traditional but well executed and some standout surprises. It's not my favorite room, but they do well with what they have to work with.

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Thank Kate320
Santa Cruz, California
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

To go out in Aptos for a special occasion this is the place to go. It is also the place to go for a lovely night out (or lunch) even if it is not a special occasion, because the food, and its preparation is so good. Adequate parking. Prices - not cheap, but then the food and service is top... More 

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Thank Peter A
San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Finally made it to Au Midi after friends recommended this tucked away gem many months ago...husband and chef wife..we very much enjoyed chatting about the delicious flavors of each course....cream of onion soup.....ravioli snails...duck perfectly cooked medium/rare all excellent...nice selection of French wine. Truly felt like dining in France...can't wait to repeat the experience....

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Thank Christine C
Palos Verdes Estates, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Our experience echoed many of the other positive reviews. It was a Tuesday night and not busy. Reservation was honored right on time and the other parties were seated dispersed throughout the room. (Too often I find restaurants unnecessarily cluster deuces together and you can't have as private a conversation as desired). I had the Ravioli of French Snails (used... More 

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Thank LinL3
Aptos, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Au Midi is an Aptos treasure. This is what I consider a light French cuisine, expertly prepared. Every dish that we have ordered from appetizer to dessert has been a delightful, tasty experience. Their wine selection never disappoints. Only wish they were still open for lunch as well as dinner.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent as always. Mue's mussels are absolutely delicious and I often order them. All 4 of us ordered soup which was perfect. 2 had mussels, 1 bouillabaise and 1 beef stew. All loved their dishes. The wine list is compact but has numerous California and amazing French selections. We are wine lovers and always find something on their list that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7960 Soquel Dr, Ste E, Aptos, CA 95003-3995
    (State Park Drive)
  • Public Transportation: The Santa Cruz/Watsonville MTA bus #71 and #91 Express drops patrons off within easy walking distance of Au Midi.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-685-2600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?