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Cafe Sparrow

8042 Soquel Dr Ste A, Aptos, CA 95003-4085
+1 831-688-6238
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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8042 Soquel Dr Ste A, Aptos, CA 95003-4085
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 15 August 2017

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

Thank P5210QZmarial
Reviewed 28 July 2017 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 16 July 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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