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“Hits the spot” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Monkey Cat

Monkey Cat
805 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA
+1 530-888-8492
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Ranked #14 of 127 Restaurants in Auburn
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Continental, Healthy
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cherry
Description: We have a large indoor dinning area, complete with bar & lounge. When the weather is nice, enjoy our outdoor patio. For larger groups, parties, business meetings and such we have a banquet room for rental throughout the whole year!
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
“Hits the spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I visit Auburn sometimes on my annual visits to California. It has been 3 years since I last dined at the Monkeycat and today our lunch there hit the spot just nicely. I had their daily lunch special panfried snapper in a mandarin sauce and my husband had a generous serving of pastrami in the sandwich - both with tasty side dishes of saffron rice and sauteed broccoli on mine and french fries (done to crisp perfection) on his. Prices seem fair for the amount and taste of the food. Being this satisfied, why wouldn't we still want to come back to Monkey cat again ?

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ashley95603, Manager at Monkey Cat, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Hi! We are happy to see that you were satisfied with your visit to Monkey Cat! Come back soon to try our new menu!
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Auburn, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“no big deal”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

rather pretentious. "wana be" important people are never far away.
food was ok... small portions.

Visited July 2011
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Ashley95603, Manager at Monkey Cat, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Hi! Thanks for dining with us at the Monkey Cat. We see you weren't super impressed and we invite you to come back and try out our new menu!
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Auburn
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15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Something a little different”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This used to be the local pool parlor and was overrun with almost every crawling insect imaginable. The pool is gone, the bugs are not in evidence and the food is fair. Prices are a bit steep for the quality but, hey, if you waznt something a little different Monkeycat is it.

Visited March 2012
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Ashley95603, Public Relations Manager at Monkey Cat, responded to this review, January 17, 2013
Hi Ted,
I feel like you may of had us confused with a different place, previous to it being the Monkey Cat, the building was the General Store. I believe that pool parlor was actually down the street near tre Pazzi, if not that actual building. Either way, we appreciate you coming in and would like to invite you to come back, our menu has changed since your last visit, and we have some exciting new foods & wine.
Thank you for your review and we hope to see you in soon!
Ashley
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Fresno, California
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“good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Excellent food with good service. Right in the heart of downtown Auburn.

Visited April 2012
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Cool, California
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24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Wonderful Find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

We have now been to Monkeycat twice in the past 4 months. We had wonderful food both times and our server was wonderful. Will definitely go back.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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