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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” (13 reviews)
“venison” (15 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
American, French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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8042 Soquel Dr Ste A, Aptos, CA 95003-4085
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Reviewed 2 days ago

great food, beautiful atmosphere, very quaint, great service, delicious drinks and desserts and friendly waitresses

Thank P5210QZmarial
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 5 adults ate dinner here on a Thursday night. We had made reservations and they were needed. The cafe is small, approx 12 tables. We all ordered a different meal and all loved! The filet mignon was cooked perfectly and my Many...More

Thank 747Lori_T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous! Every bite was amazing. I would definitely recommend this place if you are looking for something special.

Thank sntravel58
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have eaten at Cafe Sparrow for lunch, dinner and their Sunday brunch. Every meal I have had has been wonderful. Their seafood omelette at brunch is my all time favorite breakfast.

Thank Shain H
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Favorite dish was the scallops over polenta appetizer. Scallops were cooked perfectly! Least favorite dish was the Caesar salad, the dressing was just strong on the citrus and pepper flavors but not much else to it. Surf and Turf was a small piece of filet...More

Thank JeepneyGirl
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful menu, superb food, professional and friendly staff - a perfect place for us to celebrate our 60th anniversary. We can't wait to return!

Thank Speakingout2
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Looking for new place for dinner and decided to try cafe sparrow based on the wide variety of desserts. Everything was fantastic the venison just melted in my mouth and the bread pudding was so light and flavorful. For an appetizer order the Gigi fantastic...More

Thank Ltiggertaz
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The reservation process was mildly challenged, with a change to the time made a week prior to our visit never recorded. In the end the reservation time worked out. We shared scallops on polenta as and appetizer, and it was delicious. We ordered two steaks,...More

Thank tempchicago
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The food here does not disappoint. There were four of us and we had varied dishes. The Calamari Picatta was outstanding. The service is also very good and the prices are reasonable for such upscale fare. We spilt a Mediterranean salad which was also excellent.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic spot! Everything we ate was incredible! Especially loved the breakfast potatoes and the blueberry pancakes!

Thank Marcie B
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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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