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Live Blues,
BBQ & Craft Beer

Every day

7 am


9 pm

or sold out

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


Aptos St.

Aptos, CA


-Now available-

Holiday Gift Box

Includes bottles of our original & spicy BBQ sauces, soy candle (brisket, beer or bread pudding scent), andes mints, logo decal and $10 Gift card

Grammy nominated

Friday Dec. 10th, 2021

Show 6-8 / No Cover
Free posters available at the show


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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Chicken cooked to perfection with ultra-fresh beer to wash it down.. Aptos BBQ is a Mecca

Brandley N.

This BBQ joint is what dreams are made of. Amazing food and huge beer selection to compliment. I definetly will be back

Colby J.

The outside patio is awesome, as locals to Aptos this is our go to spot when family visits from out of town

Mike C.

Awards & Best Of's

best of santa cruz county award

Good Times

award from wedding wire for 2020

Wedding Wire

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Buy $50,
Get $10

Our gift cards are the perfect present for any occasion!  $10 bonus card with every $50 in gift cards purchased now through 12/30/21

-IN STORE ONLY-  Not valid for online gift card purchases

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