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Monkey Cat

805 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-4806
+1 530-888-8492
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crostini” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“lamb chops” (2 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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805 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-4806
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

My friend invited me to lunch at this restaurant. I had not been there for many years. The restaurant is very clean and the artwork on the walls very tasteful. The door was left open and the table where we were seated was too drafty....More

1  Thank GrammyJ43
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We eat at Monkey Cat about 3 time a year. The staff is always friendly and helpful, the food very good and the bar and wine list extensive. This is a good place for a romantic dinner for two, dining out with others or even...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 25 May 2016

After a stressful day in Auburn on business, my husband and I were looking for something nice with gourmet food. We got lucky. We had walked around the street enjoying the shops and we spotted Monkey Cat. The menu looked good and we were ready...More

Thank dancer630
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Visited Auburn Saturday and had dinner at Monkey Cat. Everything was delicious. Looking forward to going back as this is now one of our favorite restaurants in the area. Atmosphere is great and service was fantastic!

Thank DavesRave
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The food, atmosphere, staff and owners are all wonderful. Being a vegetarian, there is not a huge selection for me, but all in all, I'd say it's the best restaurant in Auburn to 'take a date'.

Thank Kelli Y
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Good Food , Great Atmosphere For adults Looking To Get away. It's also in historic part of town and is very cozy. Good service can be expected and wines on menu. Great for a date

Thank Blackout67
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I have taken a friend to Monkey Cat on two different occasions recently. Both loved the restaurant as did I. The atmosphere is unique and has many monkey pictures and knick knacks from what looks like to be from around the world. It has a...More

Thank Lyn A
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Such a great staff and wonderful food. There is a quaint outdoor patio for dining in nice weather. Highly recommend this restaurant. There is also a private room for parties that is perfect! Afterwards you can shop in Downtown for art, clothes, or go to...More

Thank JulieinAuburn
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The food is generally cooked correctly (meaning meat and fish are to the right temp and doneness) and it has always been fresh. My biggest complaint are the components on the plate for some of the dishes. They are trying to be unique but sometimes...More

Thank claynjazz
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I have eaten at the Monkey Cat several times and have always enjoyed myself. Located in one of Auburn's historical buildings, the owners have created a unique ambiance around the mysterious Monkey Cat. The food is always well prepared and they are able to accomodate...More

1  Thank Sally D
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Questions & Answers
31 December 2016|
Response from Ashley R | Property representative |
Hello! You can view our menu online on our website.
Ken S
31 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ashley R | Property representative |
Yes, we have a separate banquet room. It can seat up to 22 comfortably. If it's durning warmer weather we can open up our connecting patio to you as well for additional seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-4806
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-888-8492
  • E-mail
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!
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