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Monkey Cat

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805 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA (Cherry)
+1 530-888-8492
Today
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Sacramento, California
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192 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The decor is verY charming and the restaurant is very comfortable. The menu is complex but not huge. The service was very nice.

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Thank SFBzoo
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Ate outside in the patio. It's off the main street on side street and protected for privacy by a hedge. Nice atmosphere. Range of dishes from $14-30, appetisers and salads from $8-14. A seafood special had nice variety of seafoods and rich sauce. Hamburger thick with good bun. Chicken thick with nice sauce, and tortellini had good texture and flavorful... More 

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Ennismore, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My family ate here and we all enjoyed our food and the atmosphere. They easily accommodated our large group.

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Thank kat351
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

After a long, horrible day when the truck broke down on the way to a camping trip, and being stuck for hours at the side of the road, and then at the auto mechanic, we were rescued at taken to Monkey Cat. Not only were they extremely accommodating to our two restless dogs, but they were very prompt and courteous,... More 

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Auburn, California
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320 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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. My friend asked the waitress to put us at a different table and that solved... More 

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Auburn, California
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 a celebration. While the prices are not inexpensive, if you want a 'nicer' restaurant than... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 for a cocktail. We spotted a parking place right in front which was perfect for... More 

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Rescue, California
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank DavesRave
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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'.

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Thank Kelli Y
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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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$5 - US$30
Cuisine
American, International, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA
    (Cherry)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-888-8492
Description
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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Penn Valley, California
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?