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Carpe Vino

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$$$$
American, Wine Bar
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1568 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-5010 (Sacramento Street)
+1 530-823-0320
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17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Roseville, California
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516 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I wanted to treat some old friends to a good restaurant meal, and we've been meaning to try Carpe Vino for a long time (across the street from the wonderful Auburn Alehouse). It was a Saturday night, and reservations were a good idea. Speaking with a departing couple, they recommended the fried... More 

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Rocklin, California
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming to carpe vino to to wine tastings in the afternoon. The have a casual and friendly bar area as well as some tasty bar snacks such as truffled popcorn, cheese boards etc. you can also pick up a bottle of wine from their awesome wine selection. They're open for dinner but you definitely need reservations. The menu... More 

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Thank Hillary M
Brisbane, Australia
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The restaurant prides itself on its wines, which are sold at store prices. You can bring your own, with a corkage of $20 per bottle. The food was good and the Fois Gras starter was terrific. Recommended.

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Thank Selwyn C
Bend, Oregon
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The food at Carpe Vino was absolutely amazing. Farm-fresh and seasonal. I found the serving sizes were perfect. This is a little gem of a restaurant, small and intimate serving a memorable meal. Make sure to make a reservation! The value is right on par with the quality and uniqueness of food.

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Thank Jennifer E
Roseville, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We are an older couple and we don't eat a lot, however this restaurant serves small plates and charges big rates for what you get. When the food arrived I told the waitress we ordered the dinner and not an appetizer and she said this was the dinner with a snotty tone to her voice. We were shocked and ate... More 

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Auburn, California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food here is wonderful but on the pricey side for Auburn. Great selection of wines and very knowledgeable servers. Make reservations or plan to wait a long time as restaurant is very small.

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Thank JulieinAuburn
Auburn, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, nice selection of dining options, and an extensive wine list. Always something new and delicious on the menu. Make sure you check out the "wine cave!" We reserved the cave for a birthday gathering which was great fun.

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Thank outdoorgal55
Palm Coast, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We ordered Duck, ribs chocolate for dessert and of course wine! duck.. no very tasty???.... on the pricy side. Ribs were good... a little bit dry! Bread and Butter were good! wine excellent... we chose Stags Leap Petitte Syrah 2013.

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Thank Belly99
Auburn, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Small restaurant, with excellent wine offering, fair pricing and okay service. Try the Bar Menu, but get there early as seating is limited and parking can be difficult to find.

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Thank John I
Auburn, California
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a wine shop turned into a restaurant with recommended wine pairings. The wines are rather overpriced ranging from $30 to $225 per bottle. The $30 bottle was a substitute since they were out of many others and pretty low end. You can get the same ones for a fraction elsewhere. The food is off of a menu and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1568 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-5010
    (Sacramento Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-823-0320

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