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Aptos Street BBQ

8059 Aptos St, Aptos, CA 95003-3986
+1 831-662-1721
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (31 reviews)
“tri tip” (38 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8059 Aptos St, Aptos, CA 95003-3986
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd recommend this place to anyone who needs a dose of great BBQ, variety of libation and good blues. We don't have anything quite like this on Boston's North Shore. I beeline Aptos Street BBQ every time I get to the West coast. You will...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had their pulled pork and hogwash sandwich on garlic bread and it was fantastic. It comes with a dipping sauce and you get a choice of sides (beans, coleslaw or chips).

Thank Shain H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ribs, delicious sandwiches and great atmosphere! This is our first choice for dinner out, reliably amazing!! Highly recommend!

Thank jullis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK, so we've had superb meals on our 2 week trip, but sitting outside Aptos street bbq, setting sun, sipping beer, eating delicious pulled pork and listening to live blues music. One of those moments in life when all is well. Not a care in...More

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tri-tip roast with BBQ sauce, and sides very good . Fresh rolls for sandwiches. Also great cobbler.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this gem on the Internet. We went for dinner about 7pm and it was pretty busy. It comes very recommended by the locals. Atmosphere: casual, with live music most nights. Blues the night we went. Lots of 4 seat tables and about 4 outside...More

Thank dep9130
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We had the Tri Tip sandwiches, bbq chicken sandwich, brisket salad, and chicken salad. Out of this world good! Seriously! I've had bbq all over the country and this is about as good as it gets. The sauces are terrific too! We had the beans,...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great food, ribs, brisket, chicken! Go early on the weekends, they tend to sell out of the popular items.

Thank Brenna W
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Ribs did not fall off the bone and silver skin still attached. Brisket was sliced paper thin to compensate for being not tender. On the bright side the meat was seasoned well and sauce and sides were good. This place reminds me of a chain...More

Thank tyler p
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you idea of good food includes tofu infused with bean sprout oil topped with granola you're going to hate this place. If however your tastes run to large portions of smoked meat washed down with craft beers while listening to live music, you need...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8059 Aptos St, Aptos, CA 95003-3986
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-662-1721
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