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Au Midi Restaurant & Bistrot

7960 Soquel Dr, Ste E, Aptos, CA 95003-3995
+1 831-685-2600
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cassoulet” (8 reviews)
“mussels” (12 reviews)
“duck” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
7960 Soquel Dr, Ste E, Aptos, CA 95003-3995
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a dinner with friends on a pretty busy Saturday night (the place was full). I walked in with a preexisting expectations set high based on other reviews and was initially a bit disappointed with the appetizers: I felt they somewhat lacked in taste,...More

Thank Andrey D
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The wife cooks while the husband runs the front end. Great food, and I like the husband, but all is not quite well, compared to Cafe Sparrow, located a very short distance away. The strip mall location is unfortunate.

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great meal in a cozy, warm environment. The food was perfectly cooked and delicious. Wine list interesting. French chef and very French restaurant without the attitude sometimes found in France. Great for a date or to bring your business partners.

Thank 1JacquelineTravels
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Quiet and delicious. Surprisingly quiet on weeknights and delicious as ever. We find the quality of food and serving size to be exceptional. The value is in the flavors, service, presentation and selections. Our dinner bill with bottle of wine, two entrees and dessert was...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Outstanding food - French with a California style. Excellent service as well. A lovely, quiet place for a fine meal.

Thank DanandCarol_99
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wonderful food. Take your time when coming here, it's an event..course after course, it's all great!

Thank twelsh42
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Every time I visit this restaurant with my partner, we are reminded of our trip to France; the service, executed in style by Michel, the owner and the delicious French cuisine cooked passionately by his wife Muriel are typical of a delicious French bistro. My...More

Thank Michaël H
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We always enjoy an evening here. Have taken many people along with us over the years, and have never been disappointed. Service is thoughtful and the food is terrific, mostly traditional but well executed and some standout surprises. It's not my favorite room, but they...More

Thank Kate320
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

To go out in Aptos for a special occasion this is the place to go. It is also the place to go for a lovely night out (or lunch) even if it is not a special occasion, because the food, and its preparation is so...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Finally made it to Au Midi after friends recommended this tucked away gem many months ago...husband and chef wife..we very much enjoyed chatting about the delicious flavors of each course....cream of onion soup.....ravioli snails...duck perfectly cooked medium/rare all excellent...nice selection of French wine. Truly felt...More

Thank Christine C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7960 Soquel Dr, Ste E, Aptos, CA 95003-3995
    (State Park Drive)
  • Public Transportation: The Santa Cruz/Watsonville MTA bus #71 and #91 Express drops patrons off within easy walking distance of Au Midi.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-685-2600
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