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Hole In the Wall Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, South American, Central American
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257 Center Ave, Aptos, CA 95003-4436
+1 831-685-0210
07:00 - 14:00
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Lafayette, California
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159 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you’re looking for a funky spot that emotes classic Aptos, this is your place! We landed here for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised. The menu has a great selection of waffles, French toast and omelets to pick from along with lots of other unique breakfast choices. The food is very fresh, the service is friendly but could be a... More 

Thank casilva54
Jacksonville, Florida
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stay close by when in town and have breakfast here often. The food is good with good service , never been disappointed with service or food.

Thank esnewton2012
SF Bay Area
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Spent a few days for business at Aptos, and I wanted a locally owned family restaurant for breakfast. Hole in the Wall didn't disappoint. The menu has a wide variety of brunch/breakfast items to choose from. I asked what's popular, and the chef's niece recommended the Crab/Avocado Eggs Benedict- so I followed her recommendation. They were delicious. Perfect temperature, it... More 

Thank Jojo S
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A unique little Salvadoran restaurant that serves delicious Latino breakfasts. In addition to omelettes and huevos rancheros there are plátanos and pupusas and other unique offerings. It is very small inside with an outdoor seating area but when we went it was rather cold and rainy so inside was the only option. It is only steps to the pathway down... More 

Thank Janet W
Woodland, California
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The food is really good here but the down fall is the service. They are short on servers. I recommend this place for the food but prepared for a little wait.

Thank Mike P
June Lake, California, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The owner/cook was very friendly. Pupusus stuffed with cheese and spinach with fried plantains was very delicious and different from the usual breakfast fare, but they have normal options as well. Generous portions at good prices. Wanted to try them again, but they were closed the next day, Wed.

Thank pamoloop
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66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went for breakfast last weekend stopping on our way from San Jose to Monterey. Reviews were decent so we figured it would be worth it. Lots of seating available and a cute little place. We waited over 10 minutes to order, then waited another 40 mins for breakfast (eggs, bacon, potatoes) to appear. We questioned the wait in between... More 

Thank tognir
Aptos, Ca Usa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This tiny little place has terrific food! I have had the Huevos Rancheros and the pancakes, both were outstanding! The Huevos Rancheros were the best ones I have ever had and the plate was huge and very satisfying! The pancakes were fluffy and delicious! It was very small with only about six tables so there can be a wait during... More 

Thank Marlyene S
Aptos, California
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This place is amazing. The food is incredible, the staff friendly. The carnitas is out of this world, and the corn beef hash is homemade. My favorite is the shrimp tacos. For breakfast you can't beat their biscuits and gravy. The main thing about this place is it is family owned and operated. It can get busy and is not... More 

Thank don g
Palo Alto, California
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138 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We had a great brunch here last weekend. I ordered the Zucchini Scramble, which came with a carnitas and cheese papusa (the Salvadoran house specialty) and also rice and beans. Everything was really delicious, especially the papusa – make sure you order at least one if you come in. My wife just got a papusa and a fruit bowl, and... More 

Thank Frank S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, South American, Central American
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Center Ave, Aptos, CA 95003-4436
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Aptos
  • Phone Number: +1 831-685-0210
This is a small breakfast restaurant in Aptos, CA. They have people waiting to be seated. The servers are knowledgeable & helpful.95003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?