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The 5 Best Lunch Spots Near Aptos

Updated: November 19, 2021

With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Aptos. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best lunches in Aptos. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!

Find the perfect place

Pino Alto Restaurant

New American, $$, AptosNew American, $$Aptos
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

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Pretty Good Advice

American, $, SoquelAmerican, $Soquel
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Vinocruz

New American, $$, SoquelNew American, $$Soquel
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Surf City Sandwich

$$, Soquel$$Soquel
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Farm House

American, $$, FreedomAmerican, $$Freedom
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Aptos. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28999 spots across Aptos, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 2955 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Kabinett

    Experts often pair banh mi with a glass of Kabinett, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Cilantro Chile Cooler with banh mi

    When considering what goes best with banh mi, we recommend a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • Pair banh mi with Muscat de Alexandria

    To elevate your banh mi experience, we recommend some Muscat de Alexandria to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this white wine cuts through the fattiness of the meat.

Fun facts

  • A long time ago

    Do you like ramen noodle? It was invented during 1900s in beautiful China.

  • A match made in heaven: The Arnold Palmer Cocktail & Southern barbecue

    Southern barbecue is commonly paired with The Arnold Palmer Cocktail, matching the fatty, sweet and smokey taste of Southern barbecue with the acidic and tannin-rich taste of acidic and tannin-rich.

  • International Sushi Day

    Looking for an excuse to have sushifor breakfast, lunch, and dinner? International Sushi Day, celebrated every June 18, is the perfect opportunity to indulge in as much sushi as you can handle!

Parking info

Finding parking in Aptos can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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