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The Monterey Bay Area Restaurants

Bittersweet Bistro

  • 787 Rio Del Mar Blvd. Map It
  • Aptos
  • Mediterranean

Updated 05/08/2015

Fodor's Review

A large old tavern with cathedral ceilings houses this popular bistro, where chef-owner Thomas Vinolus draws culinary inspiration from the Mediterranean. The menu changes seasonally, but regular highlights include paella, seafood puttanesca, and pepper-crusted rib-eye steak with Cabernet demi-glace. The chocolate desserts are not to be missed. Breakfast and lunch are available in the casual Bittersweet Café. Leashed dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio, where you can order meaty meals for them.

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787 Rio Del Mar Blvd., off Hwy. 1, Aptos, California, 95003, United States

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Updated 05/08/2015


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