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Brookside Cafe

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American, Bar, Pub
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111 Sacramento St., Auburn, CA 95603
+1 530-885-0656
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103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch in this beautiful restaurant. The food was all delicious. Their peanut slaw was great. Had some homemade split pea and ham soup that was excellent too. The veggie sandwich was stunning. Service very friendly and efficient. Best part was sitting outside next to the creek. Not fancy but terrific.

Thank Pop-upPrincess
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had already eaten, but were so intrigued, after discovering the patio from the back, that we walked around the building and came in for just a drink. Love this place!

Thank Charmayne C
United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is not a place to be missed. We happened upon this small gold country-esque village and decided to stop and have something for lunch. I had the breakfast but option and the help yourself service was great with lots of choice; but the chef came and asked me if I wanted an omelet with my breakfast. I said yes... More 

Thank Marvin R
Castro Valley, California
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Don't miss this place!!! We just happened to stumble upon the Grill while walking around the old town streets. The only real way to know they exist is to either already be a fan, or to see the sandwich board sign on the sidewalk. They are located in the very back of the little hallway of shops. This is a... More 

Thank Dragonfly972
Auburn, Washington
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Wait staff has a lot to learn when it comes to waiting tables. You should bring your customers the condiment basket, I had to get my own, you should make sure your customers have their utensils and know where they are when asked for them, you should not be discussing your feelings about people on welfare where customers can hear... More 

Thank lynettelw4
Auburn, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

I love the Portobello Mushroom sandwich. Outranks most other sandwiches for me. It's a nice atmosphere, especially when it is warmer outside. I find it romantic and noise free. It's a little hard to find. Go to the back of the old town mall, it's hidden because it is creekside.

Thank Rene R
San Jose, California
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

We stopped in on a chilly December afternoon while checking out Old Town Auburn on our way back from skiing. The ambiance was really nice with rustic décor and added Christmas touches. The wood burning stoves fit the motif and warmed the place nicely. It was buried in the back of a cute little row of indoor shops on the... More 

Thank John S
Auburn, California, United States
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great Sunday Brunch, along the brook in the beautiful outdoor setting at Brookside Cafe. The brunch was very good, service was great and the ambience was superb. Will definitely be back.

Thank Bob C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

We had a fun adventure there, almost like being in a tree house. Tables on the upper level were too high for a 72 year old with a cane, so we sat in the lower section by the fire. Food and service were ok, although a little slow. Plenty left over to take home for later Waitress was shouted at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

My sister lives in the Auburn area and we lunch here each time I visit. The sandwiches are very good and I live the Asian slaw. In the summer the deck is beautiful with bright colored umbrellas and many plants. In the winter there are stoves inside to keep you warm. Great atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Sacramento St., Auburn, CA 95603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-885-0656

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