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Sid's Smokehouse

) #31 of 51 Restaurants in Aptos €€ - €€€ , Barbecue, Pizza
10110 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-4939
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good55%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Bar, Barbecue, Pizza, Pub
€€ - €€€
10110 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-4939
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cornbread, chili, wood-fired pizzas and burgers, reubens, beers on tap, etc. make this a regular venue and meeting place for friends to gather. We go YO! Let's meet at Sids, ok? "Awesome! See you there!"

Thank CaptAdventure_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having experienced the Aptos St. bbq was curious to compare Sid's. No comparison. The pulled pork was very dry. Side of beans very watery. The corn muffins were good, kinda like Jiffy. Spare ribs are meaty and were good. Cole slaw more like Safeway deli....More

Thank don g
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is the best BBQ we have had in the area. The smaller family meal was plenty of food for four adults. In fact, it would have probably fed five adults. The slaw and packed potatoes were delicious!! Meats were all very, very good. Service...More

Thank theheatonfamily
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Quite good smokey meats and wood fired pizza. Too many quality beers on tap to list. Can get noisy, specially with all the big screen televisions tuned to sporting events. Sid's fits a specialized market for carnivores and contractors. Lunch for two, one draft beer...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

It is getting more difficult to find a true smokehouse and this is one. With the Central Texan closed in Salinas typically what you have left is overcooked meat with sauce slopped on. Not here. And prices are reasonable for our area considering the larger...More

Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Liking BBQ, I went for lunch while my car was getting its smog-check next door. The ribs were cold, the salads were not as good as what you get in the supermarket, and the whole thing was not cheap. On top of all that, the...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I found the food to be average and that;s it. Nothing really special about it. Kind of pricey for average.

Thank Delrae J
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stopped in with a couple of my kids after a baseball game. In all my years, i had never stopped at Sid's. The locations wasn't convenient so I never had a reason to go by. Both my son and I thought that it was one...More

Thank E P
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I have not tried their pizza yet, but this review is for the BBQ and the wings. BBQ ribs: Very good Not the best, but good. Not a huge fan of their smoke flavor though BBQ chicken: MEH. Pretty dry and again, not a fan...More

Thank Monty H
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My cousin and I had dinner here and our experience was a good one! I had the bbq chicken salad and he had a bowl of chili, we both thought our meals were tasty. The service was quick and efficient and the servers checked on...More

Thank davidsantacruz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Bar, Barbecue, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10110 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-4939
    (Hwy 1/Freedom)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: 8316622227
  • E-mail
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