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7945 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3915
+1 831-612-6511
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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7945 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3915
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted an upscale experience for our last evening in California. We also wanted a view of the water. On a Sunday afternoon that was impossible. Most places are open from 9-2 and reopen at 5:30. We decided to try Persephone as they were opening...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 14 March 2018

With all the comforts of home, this family owned restaurant offers the best of American and French cuisine. They have a unique "fixed price" menu that allows you to pick and choose three things from the menu. I had the chicken stuffed with sun dried...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We went to Persephone for a special celebration dinner. Their room is intimate and well-appointed with nice lighting and lots of ambience. We had a reservation on a Wednesday evening and were impressed by our greeting and the service. We were very interested in their...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We just finished our second dinner at Persephone....the meals were well thought out and perfectly executed. We each opted for the Prix Fixe 3 course option for $54.00 each. Both of us selected the beet and apple budino (savory parmesan custard with balsamic beet puree,...More

Thank byoung3rd
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a lovely little restaurant that serves some nice dishes. It is higher end food that is well prepared.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This beautiful new restaurant was a real pleasure. White table linens and flowers, lovely interior design and views of the oaks set the scene for a delicious dinner. My husband and I split the appetizer as did our friends, we had a light kind of...More

Thank PilarMY
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The food is fabulous,well presented and creative.The decor and ambience is very pleasing.The service was first class and attentive.The menu though limited offers a good variety for vegetarians and carnivores alike. The wine list is excellent with appropriate representation of good value local choices.Appetizers and...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

On our 60th anniversary we invited our children to fly to Santa Cruz and selected two restaurants to have celebratory dinners. We were all disappointed with persephone. The food was not tasty. One example of marginal food was the meringue fruit pie. It was not...More

3  Thank Speakingout2
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Quite amazing to find a place like this in tiny Aptos. Looks like nothing from the road, just an old house. Inside has been refurbished to a lovely elegance. Service is a bit formal yet completely friendly. The menu is not long, on our night...More

Thank sce2aux
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Dropped in kind of clueless without a reservation. People were really welcoming and there was space for us. Price fixe meal was perfect for an anniversary celebration. Excellent food!

Thank BRider1
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7945 Soquel Dr, Aptos, CA 95003-3915
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-612-6511
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Fine Dining Restaurant serving only the freshest local seasonal cuisine. Chef Cori bases each season's constantly evolving menu on the bounty that our farmers, fisherman etc, have to offer here in Santa Cruz County. Also featuring a mostly organic wine list including local favorites and boutique wines from around the world, as well as local craft brews and ciders. Beer and Wine Only. Weds- Sunday 430-9pm
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