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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” (14 reviews)
“venison” (16 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8042 Soquel Dr Ste A, Aptos, CA 95003-4085
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I ate dinner here the other night and thought the food and service were great. We would definitely eat at Cafe Sparrow again and recommend it to friends.

Thank MeghanSweet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this place based on TripAdvisor reviews. It is small with an eclectic decor. The main dining room is beiges and calm, while the side dining area we sat in is very "artsy crafty", or maybe whimsical. Not our taste, but I'm sure many enjoy...More

Thank 2Klecks
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Went base of recommendation of some local people. Very low key but refined at the same time. The food and service were outstanding. Just the right mix of sophistication one expects from French cuisine with a simpleness that "county" cooking implies.

Thank Imre B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Easy to drive by, as it is between two buildings that all look the same.A lot of locals come here and I see why. Great food, excellent menu and reasonable prices.

Thank edwardTiburon
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Cozy quaint atmosphere with excellent food.every meal I’ve ever had here was excellent. Friendly staff too!

Thank limcandr
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The Ahi salad was perfectly prepared and dressed with Wasabi dressing. The ingredients were fresh and as you can see from the picture colorful and pleasing to the eye. For dessert I ordered the mini bread pudding and it was a perfect ending to a...More

Thank Luv W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Excellent and creative food choices for dinner. Ambiance is a little like a coffee shop. Can be noisy especially when families dining. I was looking for a more romantic dining experience but asked to be moved to another table due to family seating next to...More

Thank jeffreyf503
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Cafe Sparrow after many years and were not disappointed. The menu offers a wide range of seafood and meats from filets, rack of lamb to pork-chops and venison. With a French twist in regards to flavorful sauces and varying spices Cafe Sparrow...More

Thank Patricia092900
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a friend and was extremely pleased with food and service. Long list of daily specials. Enjoyed the special of squash blossom filled with goat cheese… Delicious. The Ahi salad was fresh and beautifully presented but needed a bit more wasabi dressing and nuts...More

Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere. But we thought it was a bit expensive for what they had to offer.

Thank Hari S
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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, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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