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Cafe Sparrow

8042 Soquel Dr Ste A, Aptos, CA 95003-4085
+1 831-688-6238
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“venison” (16 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
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8042 Soquel Dr Ste A, Aptos, CA 95003-4085
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Excellent and creative food choices for dinner. Ambiance is a little like a coffee shop. Can be noisy especially when families dining. I was looking for a more romantic dining experience but asked to be moved to another table due to family seating next to...More

Thank jeffreyf503
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Cafe Sparrow after many years and were not disappointed. The menu offers a wide range of seafood and meats from filets, rack of lamb to pork-chops and venison. With a French twist in regards to flavorful sauces and varying spices Cafe Sparrow...More

Thank Patricia092900
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a friend and was extremely pleased with food and service. Long list of daily specials. Enjoyed the special of squash blossom filled with goat cheese… Delicious. The Ahi salad was fresh and beautifully presented but needed a bit more wasabi dressing and nuts...More

Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere. But we thought it was a bit expensive for what they had to offer.

Thank Hari S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a small French restaurant tucked away in Aptos. There are two rooms in this cozy place. The ambience is relaxing and enjoyable. The service is outstanding and the food fresh and delicious. They have a great wine list and desserts you die for....

Thank ttakingtime
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great food, friendly staff, good place for work lunch group, very clean and cozy, nice for a first date or business lunch.

Thank marjorie831
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic French-cuisine food, with very attentive service. Appetizers are easy to shared, main courses were totally awesome. Everything is actually very reasonably priced for the level of food and service, including a pretty reasonably sized wine list. This is a place to come back to,...More

Thank Andrey D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I ordered the Crab Benedict – croissant with poached egg, lemony hollandaise and two crab cakes. Rose ordered the Toadstool Scramble – sauté of mushrooms, bacon and garlic with gruyere cheese.

Thank lkph48
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Diverse menu. French and California themed fare. We had a salmon special, beef risotto, heirloom tomato salad with arugula, bacon and blue cheese dressing. We were well assisted with an appropiate wine pairing. Pot de creme and port for dessert. Waitress gave us just the...More

Thank Valleybear
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Birthday lunches and anniversary dinners would be the usual reason to make a reservation at Cafe Sparrow, but we are lucky enough to have this fine restaurant in our backyard. Weeknight dinners and lunch with friends and clients are usually how we end up at...More

Thank 911adele2004
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8042 Soquel Dr Ste A, Aptos, CA 95003-4085
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-688-6238
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