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Joe Caribe Bistro and Cafe

13470 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3237
+1 530-823-5333
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp tacos” (19 reviews)
“quinoa” (6 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13470 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3237
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an asparagus soup with chicken (interesting and tasty combination), then fish taco and an apple/blueberry crisp. All three disher were well prepared with good and efficient service. Worth a stop.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never disappointed in takeout or dining there. Well seasoned,fresh, great service. Nice bar and decor. Buttons not working for service, food, value, but all five star

Thank vconnol
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Great food as always, handy to I-80. It is nice that they don’t use styrofoam to go boxes. Get here early if you want the fun window seating area. This is such a nice local type of a place compared the chain restaurants and fast...More

Thank robgriffith5365
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Fish tacos are good here but nothing else really says to us " Keep coming back" so we don't. Atmosphere felt like refurbished diner and service was average.

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We love the food and atmosphere at Joe Caribe's Bistro. Great wine and beer selections. Great Carribean and Mexican food. I especially love the fish tacos. The shrimp tacos and the yellow curry noodle dishes. We were with a couple of our friends and they...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I found this place on my way back from snowshoeing in the Sierra. I was looking for a light snack and a place to warm up. The restaurant is nice looking. It looks clean. The menu had many different options. I chose the tomato curry...More

Thank Lesliemhm
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

When you will be driving along the I-80 corridor towards Lake Tahoe or Reno,NV this is one of the places in Auburn where you can stop and grab a bite. They have good food may sound exotic to some but it is already a fusion...More

Thank pearlpinx0825
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The Caribbean style food was delicious. I ordered salmon with mango salsa, black beans and rice. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is that the server let my water glass run dry and didn't come back to fill it until I was ready...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I have gotten shrimp tacos here a couple of times. The tacos are a huge portion and very filling and tasty.

Thank Erin S
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We love this place. One of my favorites in Auburn. Fun Caribbean menu. Great ginger beer assortment. The best deal is the happy hour tacos. Pork or chicken with island slaw. Yum

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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30 June 2017|
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Response from Smokenj | Property representative |
Happy Hour at Joe Caribe is 3:00PM-6:00PM daily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13470 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3237
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-823-5333
Joe Caribe serves light ethnic food at reasonable prices. Chicken Curry Burritos, Fish Tacos and Pork Mojo Sandwiches are some of the offerings. A nice short beer list includes Chimay on tap.
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