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Bittersweet Bistro

787 Rio Del Mar Blvd, Ste B, Aptos, CA 95003-4727
+1 831-662-9799
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Gluten Free Options
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787 Rio Del Mar Blvd, Ste B, Aptos, CA 95003-4727
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Bittersweet is a great restaurant in Aptos, CA. There is a very spacious outdoor eating area with heaters and we managed to get a table for seven out of the breeze and close to the heaters. As usual food was excellent and service very pleasant...More

Thank rhunter796
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Muffin tops as a starter is the way to go, waffle and chicken were the best Amount of food is enough for a second meal at home Service is very good. Good coffee. Always the food and the variety is very good.

Thank catc0x
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here twice and was not disappointed. A little on the pricey side but consistent and good food and service.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

While this is a great place for dinner, we love having breakfast here. They serve some of the best country potatoes around. The servers are always friendly and prompt. Dinner here is always good and while they have great outdoor seating, with a fire place,...More

Thank don g
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We only go for Happy Hour. Service matches the discount, but it is not a high end restaurant, so enjoy the various nightly specials.

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I don't like to eat at the same restaurant twice on the same visit to California - made an exception to that rule for Bittersweet Bistro! I also don't usually order paella other than in a Spanish cuisine restaurant, a second rule I am glad...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I usually frequent this restaurant once a year for a birthday celebration and found the meal and atmosphere enjoyable. Ordered the chicken club sandwich on a ciabatta loaf with bacon, spinach, lettuce, tomato and avocado; it was very good. Sandwich was $16. Ordered a cup...More

Thank EdUrias
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I had a very disappointing lunch with friends at Bittersweet, where normally I find evening food & service very good. I ordered a Ruben sandwich ($16.50) which comes with fries. Most restaurants let customers substitute salad for fries but the menu indicated any substitution at...More

Thank ckf722
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were casually dressed on an impromptu date night and were treated so wonderfully by our server, Jessica, and staff. Jessica was attentive and our food was served on perfect timing. Our meals were delicious! We ordered a pulled pork pizza as an appetizer which...More

Thank shigd
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Drove by from out of town needing a place to eat with our therapy dog. It was a very cold night but they turned up the outdoor fireplace for us. Dinner was very tasty! The Truffle Chicken Gnocci was a delight! The gnocci was like...More

Thank Numbergyrl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 Rio Del Mar Blvd, Ste B, Aptos, CA 95003-4727
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-662-9799
Recognized by locals as one of the top restaurants in Aptos and Santa Cruz County, Bittersweet Bistro offers an American Bistro Cuisine style dinner menu with Mediterranean influences. Outstanding dessert menu and an award-winning wine list are served in a casual, relaxed atmosphere in the dining room, heated outdoor patio and new lounge.
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