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Auburn Alehouse

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American, Brew Pub, Bar, Gastropub
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289 Washington St, Auburn, CA 95603-5036
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on our way to Reno. So, glad that we did. We thoroughly enjoyed the PU240 imperial ipa. Very good! We ate the meatloaf sliders, and the artichoke beer cheese dip. Both are excellent. We didn't want to have a lot of food due to traveling and this was perfect. The burgers, tri-tip, and rueben... More 

Thank Tracy P
Lisa F, Owner at Auburn Alehouse, responded to this review

Hello Tracy, Thank you for choosing the Alehouse while on your trip and for the wonderful review! I am very pleased you enjoyed your experience and we can't wait to have you back. Cheers! More 

Auburn, California
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live nearby and try different eateries all the time. The Alehouse has been consistently excellent and we have always enjoyed good, friendly service.

Thank 1947-FORD
Lisa F, Owner at Auburn Alehouse, responded to this review

The staff and I would like to thank you very much for your patronage and the kind words. We wouldn't be where we are without customers like you! More 

Auburn, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very popular with the local crowd, as well as travelers heading up or down the mountain. On the weekend, be prepared to wait for a table. They don't take reservations unless you have a big group. The food is good, the service is okay, and there is a great choice of brews and ciders. It's really noisy... More 

Thank Janet R
Toledo, Washington
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160 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great vibe and very good food made me wanna try multiple variety's of the many Ales they have. They do have big t.v.s, and a cool bar, but this is not your average sports bar. Seeing the Brewing devices and knowing this is a brew-house inspires careful selection of what sounds best, cause everything sounds good. GREAT service! We were... More 

Thank Steve C
Lisa F, Owner at Auburn Alehouse, responded to this review

Hello Steve, Thank you for taking the time to review the restaurant. We are very glad you and your family enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you back soon for some great seasonal beer specials! More 

Modesto, California
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128 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at the Auburn Alehouse after a day of hiking, nothing like a cold beer after a great hike. However, the beer at the Alehouse far exceeded our expectations! After sampling a few of their craft brews, we both decided on the Fool's Gold Ale. This packed a punch and really stood out because it had such deep flavor, yet... More 

Thank soulsisters
Lisa F, Owner at Auburn Alehouse, responded to this review

Hi Soulsisters, Cheers for the great review. The Fool's Gold Ale is by far the staff favorite as well! We can't wait to have you and your family/friends back. Hopefully we have some bottled Fool's Gold in your area. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Party of 10, had reservations so only had to wait 10 min. Service was slow at first but the was great/responsive. Food was great as were the beer flights!

Thank John S
Dallas, Texas
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner on a road trip without any expectations about finding a fantastic meal. Wow! From the moment we entered, everything was friendly, inviting, energetic and lively. Then we were seated. Outstanding waitress who made wonderful recommendations. Next time we are in this part of California, this will be a destination trip. Excellent food. Huge portions. If... More 

Thank MCK012345
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time we visited with another couple, all four meals were very good. The last visit with family, only two of the seven meals were good. I will probably not be back.

Thank 1NightOwl
Auburn, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place! The beer flight is delightful! The Shanghai Stout is delicious & goes perfect with the Shanghai Nachos ... Seared Ahi Tuna & Wonton Chips! Yummmm

Thank rockinzin
Lisa F, Owner at Auburn Alehouse, responded to this review

Hi rockinzin, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us this wonderful review! I wanted to sincerely thank you for choosing to eat at the Auburn Alehouse. We hope to see you back soon for more of my favorite beer too (Shanghai Stout)! More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, reasonable prices and good service. I like the atmosphere and the energy that this place has, customers of all ages enjoy being here. Have been here for both lunch and dinner, enjoyed both very much!

Thank brianmarkwise

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $20
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Gastropub
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289 Washington St, Auburn, CA 95603-5036
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: 15308852537
Brian & Lisa Ford opened Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant in 2007 in the iconic Shanghai Restaurant, embracing the building's character and colorful history in the heart of Historic Auburn. While enjoying their full bistro menu, patrons can often see Brian & his brewers making world-class beer in small batches, using only the finest malted barley and American-grown hops. With a collection of prestigious awards hanging on the wall it's easy to see why the SacBee recently said Auburn Alehouse is one of the region's premier craft breweries. Favorites include the Gold Digger IPA (CA State Fair Gold Medal Winner), Gold Country Pilsner (GABF Gold Medal Winner), Hop Donkey (GABF Silver Medal Winner) and PU240 IPA! Lunch and Dinner are served every day, while our Brunch menu is served on Saturday and Sunday from 9am-noon. Don't forget we have a dog friendly patio!

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