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Award winning BBQ & craft beer

We will sell out!
Hours
Every day

7 am

‘til

9 pm

or sold out

Closed Thanksgiving
& Christmas
plated three meat meal with chicken, brisket and ribs
Address

8059

Aptos St.

Aptos, CA


95003

RESERVE YOUR BBQ TODAY

Build your Independence or Parade Pack to include your favorite smoked meats and sides to enjoy this Fourth of July weekend. Don’t forget to add our Homemade Bread Pudding or Berry Cobbler!

Pre-orders are strongly encouraged – we will sell out!

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Introducing Real Smoked Rewards

Award winning BBQ with perks, what’s not to love? Surprise birthday gifts, first dibs on holiday preorders, smokin’ deals and so much more.

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BREAKFAST TACOS

EVERY DAY 7AM-11AM

Flour tortilla, over easy egg, salsa ranchera and your choice of brisket, pulled pork or tri-tip.  Spice it up with our homemade pickled jalapenos.

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The crew at Aptos St. BBQ have a passion for great barbeque, and have spent years and years mastering the process.

Andrew Steingrube

Good Times

Oh, mama. It was a meat bonanza, each item with its own special flavor and appeal. The ribs were meaty and juicy, bronzed with sauce. The tri-tip, tender but with a bit of chew, was cooked just right. And I loved the fall-apart pulled pork and its ridges of crackling-rich crust.

Ann Parker

Santa Cruz Sentinel

The tri-tip, in particular, is delicious. The first time I had it—fat slices piled into a split bun like ciabatta—its flavor, juice retention, and the elastic pull of its grain astonished me.

John & Chris May

Chowhound

This restaurant is a real gem, and definitely worth making a special trip to experience.

Sebastian Frey

Aptos Community News

The meat was cooked to perfection, almost melting into the fresh garlic roll. I could go on and on, relying on metaphors and analogies to get my point across to you; but instead I will say this: go get it.

Staff Writer

Santa Cruz Waves

Awards & Best Of's

best of santa cruz county award

Good Times

award from wedding wire for 2020

Wedding Wire

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Business Insider

 

It’s another great day to be together

When the beer is cold and the pits are hot, people tend to gather. That’s a truth as old as time, and one that’s near and dear to our hearts. Grab a friend, a beer, and a seat, and join us in celebrating the power of fire and time in the most authentic way possible.

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