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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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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 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
Great food, but don't like a set menu.

WE booked a table on a specific date for my partner's birthday but didn't realise they were starting a set menu only that night. I am not a fan of set menu's as choices are much more limited and I don't always want 4 courses!! Having said that, every course was fantastic, the flavours were amazing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Amanda M
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

WE booked a table on a specific date for my partner's birthday but didn't realise they were starting a set menu only that night. I am not a fan of set menu's as choices are much more limited and I don't always want 4 courses!! Having said that, every course was fantastic, the flavours were amazing. Each course had a... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We dine here a few times a year and did so most recently during the Totally Tomatoes event. The restaurant was super busy at 7 on a Tuesday, so service was not quite up to the standard expected. The food, however, was divine. The toy box heirloom tomato salad and the gazpacho were especially fabulous.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is our 5th time at this restaurant and the results of our visits have been very mixed. On this visit, we again found the food very tasty but very overpriced for the little amount that you are served. Service was again slow and it seemed that the "regulars" got much better service than those that dropped in. Wine list... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Is it a wine store or a restaurant? Wait, it’s both. The best part of Carpe Vino is the plethora of wine available at retail prices. That’s right – you are not going to pay the crazy high prices of a high-end restaurant for any bottle you order. In fact, should you choose to bring your own bottle – they... More 

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Folsom, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Four of us dined here a few days ago. We had appetizers of Moroccan lamb meatballs (divine) and another one of grilled summer beans, also very flavorful. All of us ordered the heirloom tomato salads, which besides being the best tomatoes we've had all summer, were sprinkled with delicious, airy brioche croutons, and nestled in a mozzarella-type cheese. All entrees... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

from the moment we walked in we felt welcomed and the staff was wonderful. We met two friends and had dinner reservations. We bought two bottles of wine, one white and one red. The choices are overwhelming. Dinner was by far the finest we have had in Auburn. We enjoy fine dining and this is it on all levels. The... More 

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Auburn, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Oh my what a wonderful restaurant to eat at! I had the california white bass - sweet corn, chanterelles, summer squash, chervil, vanilla emulsion. It was the best food I've ever eaten in Auburn! For dessert I had peach profiteroles –late harvest viognier ice cream, caramel-stewed peaches. This is the place to go for a scrumptious meal!

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great service, wonderful food, and of course many great wine choices. We ate in a back room which was very private and really enjoyed the attention of a very attentive waiter. Varied entrees and each was excellent. Decent size portions, wonderful flavors and menu changes often to reflect the seasons. Worth the trip up from Fair Oaks. They also have... More 

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The chefs produce Michelin Star worthy cuisine in a surprisingly small kitchen. Whatever hectic activities take place inside, the dining guests have no idea because they calmly await the next well-timed course in the delightful dining rooms. Secure a reservation as far in advance as you can. We ended up being able to come by accepting a 5:00 p.m. reservation,... More 

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Vestal, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is by far the most inventive, delicious, and wonderful meal I have ever experienced. It is the best in California, or in fact, the whole US!

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?