New Year’s Eve 2014

appetizers   burratta bacon marmalade and croutons $11.00 oysters rockefeller broiled with house made creamed spinach and béarnaise sauce $12.00 grilled risotto cake  with artichoke hearts, spinach and parmesan, on blood orange beurre blanc $7.00 dungeness crab cake on meyer lemon aioli smear $12.00 serrano pepper and pt reyes blue macaroni & cheese $10.00 braised and seared pork belly over whole grain mustard arugula $12.00 first course $12.00 duck soup golden beet salad over fresh spinach with pistachios, goat cheese & cider vinaigrette rocket baby arugula salad  with … [Read more...]

Cafe Sparrow Celebrates 25 Years

The month of June is the 25th anniversary in business for Bob and Julie Montague!  We are still having fun and hope to see you soon! … [Read more...]

Valentine’s 2014

    Happy Valentine’s February 14th, 2014 Tonight’s Menu   appetizers coffee cured venison with truffled arugula & parmesan wafer $11.00 blue point oyster on the ½ shell with beet juice, horseradish & pickled onion $4.00 ea grilled spinach cake  with lemon beurre blanc $7.00 grilled quail  with red wine & bacon demiglace on shitake mushroom faro $12.00 pei mussels In tomato citrus fumet With parmesan & herbs $13.00       first course $12.00 sweet potato soup with lemongrass & coconut red & gold beet salad over fresh spinach with … [Read more...]

VALENTINE’S MENU 2014

Happy Valentine’s February 14th, 2014 Tonight’s Menu   appetizers coffee cured venison with truffled arugula & parmesan wafer $11.00 blue point oyster on the ½ shell with beet juice, horseradish & pickled onion $4.00 ea grilled spinach cake  with lemon beurre blanc $7.00 grilled quail  with red wine & bacon demi-glace on shitake mushroom faro $12.00 pei mussels In tomato citrus fume with parmesan & herbs $13.00   first courses $12.00 sweet potato soup with lemongrass & coconut red & gold beet salad over fresh spinach with pistachios, goat cheese & … [Read more...]

New Years Eve

Please join us at Cafe Sparrow as we celebrate the dawning of another year! Happy New Year's Eve December 31st, 2013 The Menu appetizers coffee cured venison with truffled arugula and parmesan wafer $11.00 blue point oyster on the 1/2 shell with beet juice, horseradish and pickled onion $4.00 ea. grilled spinach cake with lemon beurre blanc $7.00 seafood chorizo and saffron rice stuffed anaheim chile with sherry tomato sauce and saffron aioli $9.00 irish cheddar and house made bacon macaroni and cheese $8.00 duck pho baby bok choy, carrot & sprouts with rice noodles, savory broth and duck breast, finished … [Read more...]

Nightly Dinner Specials

Join us for 1/2 priced wine Mondays - List and Glass wines available at 1/2 price except for holiday Mondays SPARROW NIGHTLY PRIX FIXE SPECIALS  25.00 Includes choice of Soup or Salad and Bread Pudding Dessert Sunday:  Capellini with Jumbo Prawns in light oven roasted tomato cream sauce Monday:  Macadamia Nut Crusted Chicken Breast with orange coconut creme Tuesday:  Chicken Picatta with lemon, garlic, caper & mushroom sauce or Cioppino (chef's choice) Wednesday:  Carolina style pulled pork with house made mustard slaw and grandma's cornbread Thursday:  Jumbo Prawns and Day boat Scallops with orange pink … [Read more...]

Cafe Sparrow St. Valentine’s evening menu

february 14th, 2013 st. valentine’s evening at café sparrow beginnings seafood chorizo with roasted fingerlings and saffron aioli               9 lomi ahi poke with wasabi mirin emulsion                                        9 pork rillettes with house made mustard and onion jam                    7 organic chicken liver pate with pear ginger jam                                7 smoked pheasant in puff pastry with apricot & pistachio                           9 beer marinated bratwurst with house … [Read more...]

Join us for our exciting holiday menu, nightly, December 20th Thru January 1st!

Cafe Sparrow Holiday Menu   Beginnings-     15 Charcuterie Plate – A platter of cold meat, poultry and seafood offerings with appropriate accompaniments   Artisanal Cheese Board- A variety of local and interesting cheeses with appropriate accompaniments   Tapas - *Dried early girl tomatoes, marinated mozzarella & smoked eggplant coulis -     6 *Peanuts fried with Thai bird chiles & lime -     4 *Assorted olives & pickles -     5 *Arancini with early girl tomato coulis -     6 *juniper cured salmon with cucumber & radish -     7 *chilled prawns with … [Read more...]

Tour of California Fundraiser – Tuesday March 13th

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To purchase tickets and find out about more events visit www.tourofcalifornia-santacruz.com The party starts at 6 pm, and we plan to sit for dinner about 7 pm.  The menu may change a bit, but we expect it to be pretty much as follows: Passed Appetizers Chilled Prawns with Cocktail Sauce Fromage Cheese Bread rubbed with Garlic, melted with Cheddar, Gruyere & Brie, broiled                                                 golden Blackened Lamb Chops with Raspberry Balsamic Reduction First Seated Course Mixed Green & Butter Lettuce Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Crumbled Bleu … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Dinner – Chef’s Tasting Menu!!

We are pleased to present our menu for your romantic Valentine"s dinner!  While problems with product availability or crazy good ideas on our part could lead to one or two changes in the final version, this is what we expect to offer on this romantic occasion.  We hope that the dining public will be excited to join us for this special event! happy valentine"s day february 14, 2012 Chef’s Tasting Menu $75.00 choose one from each course scallop ceviche - with avocado    fresh spring roll - with thai sunflower dipping sauce duck liver pate -fuji apple jam and garlic crouton __________ baked oyster rockefeller -with creamed spinach … [Read more...]