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Carpe Vino

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1568 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-5010 (Sacramento Street)
530-823-0320
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Foodies Gem in Auburn

Outstanding Chef, wonderful Pric Fixed dinners 1 week a month and a wine selection for all levels of wine lovers. Most ingredients are locally grown and the quality of food makes that obvious. I have eaten here many times and can honestly say I have never walked away less the totally satisfied.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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auburn
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Outstanding Chef, wonderful Pric Fixed dinners 1 week a month and a wine selection for all levels of wine lovers. Most ingredients are locally grown and the quality of food makes that obvious. I have eaten here many times and can honestly say I have never walked away less the totally satisfied.

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roseville
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The culture of this wine cafe is really quaint, and local feeling. Many goers are repeat and love their wines. There are a great deal of good wine opportunities to taste or to buy retail and take to the bar or table for no corkage fees. Look hard as it has a very small entrance on a corner.

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Thank anthonyrI9795ST
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

The place had a comfortable feel. We did not have a reservation, but they greeted us and took us immediately to an available table. They were very busy that night, but the food was still excellent. We had the bass and the pork chop and they were both perfectly cooked. The chop was cooked to perfection. We had a glass... More 

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1 Thank ROBERT K
Auburn, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Carpe Vino is not your ordinary small town eatery. The food is fantastic and the staff's knowledge of wine for pairings is enviable. We are fortunate enough to live local and be able to frequent often, however it is certainly worth a drive from Sacramento or as a pass through Auburn destination, as it is easy access on and off... More 

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1 Thank 558mollyg
California
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

My husband and I went to Carpe Vino on a Thursday night for a date night. The establishment is cute, cozy and the wait staff and personnel are all very friendly and courteous. We had an amazing meal from the prix-fixe Squash menu that was divine and I felt a great bargain for the quality and quantity of food we... More 

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Thank Luluguiness
Auburn, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Carpe Vino was voted one of the BEST restaurants in the United States for a reason! Locals are protective of this quaint wine bar/restaurant... I am a member of their wine club as well. The owner is exceedingly knowledgeable as are his staff. The chefs are eclectic enough without being stuffy. Their food is fresh, locally sustained and supported. I... More 

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Thank TexasgalNNorcal
Auburn, California
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Carpe Vino is to dining what Albert Einstein was to science. Creative, innovative and consistently brilliant. This experience was no different. The food, wine and staff are all of the highest quality. We will continue to return...and return...and return.

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Thank SatedInAuburn
Auburn, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Carpe Vino is a wonderful experience from the ambiance to the reasonable wine prices and great selection to the over the top wonderful food. So happy I live in Auburn to enjoy this very special place.

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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

After two visits to Carpe Vino I can honestly say this restaurant is a diamond in the rough. While a relatively small venue they consistenly deliver big results on both their dinner creations and wine selections. They go out of their way to incorporate local fare and bring in memorable wines from smaller vineyards. Make room for dessert because it... More 

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Thank Dave M
Naples, Italy
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a great amazing place both for wine tasting and to have a top notch dinner. Picked up an extra bottle called "Can you find Kay". Drank it last night now I want more. Yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1568 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-5010
    (Sacramento Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: 530-823-0320

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?