• Best Restaurant – Aptos, First Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2016
  • Best Fine Dining – Santa Cruz County, Runner Up, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2016
  • Best Date Night Restaurant, Aptos/Soquel, First Place – Good Times, 2016
  • Best Restaurant, Aptos/Soquel, Runner Up – Good Times, 2016
  • Best Seafood, Aptos/Soquel, Runner Up – Good Times, 2016
  • Best Patio Dining, Aptos/Soquel, Runner Up – Good Times, 2016
  • Best Restaurant – Aptos, First Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2015
  • Best Deals for Locals – Santa Cruz County, First Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2015
  • Best Business Power Lunch (Café Bittersweet) – Santa Cruz County, First Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2015
  • Best Fine Dining – Santa Cruz County, Second Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2015
  • Best Restaurant for Romantic Night Out – Santa Cruz County, Second Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2015
  • Best Desserts – Santa Cruz County, Honorable Mention, Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2015
  • Best Chef – Santa Cruz County, Thomas Vinolus, First Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel*, 2015
  • Best Business Power Lunch (Café Bittersweet) – Santa Cruz County, First Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel*, 2015
  • Best Desserts – Santa Cruz County, Second Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel*, 2015
  • Best Restaurant – Aptos, Second Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel*, 2015
  • Best Fine Dining – Santa Cruz County, Third Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel*, 2015
  • Best Deals for Locals – Santa Cruz County, Third Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel*, 2015
  • Best Restaurant for Romantic Night Out – Santa Cruz County, Third Place, Santa Cruz Sentinel*, 2015

*Food & Wine Edition – Santa Cruz Sentinel Readers Choice Awards

  • Best Patio Dining, Aptos/Soquel, First Place – Good Times, 2015
  • Best Date Night Restaurant, Aptos/Soquel, First Place – Good Times, 2015
  • Best Restaurant – Aptos/Soquel, Runner Up, Good Times, 2015
  • Best Restaurant – Aptos, Good Times, 2014
  • Best Restaurant – Aptos, Good Times, 2013
  • Best Dessert, Runner Up, Good Times, 2013
  • Best Date Night Restaurant – Aptos/Soquel, First Place, Santa Cruz Weekly, 2013
  • Best Patio Dining – Aptos/Soquel, First Place, Santa Cruz Weekly, 2013
  • Best Seafood – Aptos/Soquel, Second Place, Santa Cruz Weekly, 2013
  • Best Restaurant – Aptos, Good Times, 2012
  • Best Dessert, Chocolate, Runner Up, Good Times, 2012
  • Best Date Night Restaurant – Aptos/Soquel, Santa Cruz Weekly, 2012
  • Best Patio Dining – Aptos/Soquel, Santa Cruz Weekly, 2012
  • Best Seafood – Aptos/Soquel, Runner Up, Santa Cruz Weekly, 2012
  • Best Dessert, Chocolate, Runner Up, Good Times, 2011
  • Best Restaurant in Aptos, Good Times, 2010
  • Best Desserts, Runner Up, Good Times, 2010
  • Best Restaurant in Aptos, Runner Up, Good Times, 2009
  • Best Desserts, Runner Up, Good Times, 2009
  • Best Restaurant in Aptos, Good Times, 2008
  • Best Desserts, Runner Up, Good Times, 2008
  • Best Restaurant in Aptos, Good Times, 2007
  • Best Restaurant in Aptos, Good Times, 2005
  • Best Desserts, Good Times, 2005
  • Best Restaurant to Blow the Rent In, Metro, 2005, Bronze
  • Best Restaurant in Aptos, Good Times, 2004
  • Best Restaurant to Blow the Rent In, Metro, 2004, Bronze
  • Best Restaurant to Blow the Rent In, Metro, 2003, Bronze
  • Best Desserts, Good Times, 2005
  • Best Desserts, Metro, 2002, Bronze
  • Best Restaurant in Aptos, Good Times, 2001
  • Best Splurge Restaurant, Metro, 2000 Bronze
  • Best Restaurant in Santa Cruz County, Metro, 1999 Gold
  • Best Restaurant Wine List, Metro, 1999 Gold
  • Best Dessert, Metro, 1999 Gold
  • Best of Service,Metro, 1999 Silver
  • Best California Cuisine, Metro, 1999 Silver
  • Best Place to Splurge, Metro, 1999 Silver
  • Best Romantic Restaurant, Metro, 1999 Bronze
  • Best Innovative Cuisine, Metro, 1999 Silver
  • Best Steak, Metro, 1999
  • Best Soup, Metro, 1999
  • Best Restaurant in Santa Cruz County, Adventures in Dining, 1997 – 1998
  • Best Restaurant in Santa Cruz County, Metro, 1998
  • Best Restaurant to Splurge, Metro, 1998
  • Best Dessert, Metro, 1998
  • Best Restaurant, Best Continental Food, Best Restaurant in Aptos, Good Times, 1997
  • Best Desserts, Good Times, 1997
  • Best Continental Food, Good Times, 1998
  • Best Restaurant in Aptos, Good Times, 1998
  • Best Desserts, Good Times, 1998
  • Best Restaurant Desserts, Editors’ Choice, Metro, 1997
  • Award of Merit — Santa Cruz Mountain Wines, Santa Cruz Mountain Wine Growers, 1997
  • Best Restaurant, Best New Restaurant, Best Desserts, Good Times, 1996
  • Award of Excellence, Wine Spectator, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998
  • Best Dessert, Metro, 1996
  • Best Continental, Best Dessert, Metro, 1995
  • Best Restaurant, Best Continental Food, Best Desserts, Good Times, 1994
  • Top Ten Restaurant in Santa Cruz County, Adventures in Dining, 1994
  • Best Value Restaurant of Santa Cruz County, Adventures in Dining, 1994
  • Wine Fanatics, Choice Award, 1994
  • Best Desserts, Metro, 1994
  • Best Napoleon, Best of Santa Clara Valley, Metro, 1993