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Old Town Auburn

1583 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-5021
+1 530-451-6822
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Quaint Sweet Downtown

Downtown Auburn is like a throwback to main streets across America. The downtown is filled with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carlsbad, California
via mobile
Great local attraction

Plenty of good restaurants and shops to browse through. Great architecture for picture taking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cool, California
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This pleasant neighborhood has nice shops and fun antiques.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“antique shops” (15 reviews)
“places to eat” (13 reviews)
“carpe vino” (11 reviews)
1583 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-5021
+1 530-451-6822
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown Auburn is like a throwback to main streets across America. The downtown is filled with small mom & pop shops and restaurants. The ambiance is like going back in time when Main Streets we’re the gathering place for a town. Also quite a bit...More

Thank DB A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of good restaurants and shops to browse through. Great architecture for picture taking. Good view of the county courthouse. I suggest using the parking lot just a short walk up the hill toward the courthouse, plenty of spaces. Great place to spend an afternoon.

Thank IrishTomKat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is always in our "Bucket List" for first time visitors to your home. There are lots of nice shops and eateries to visit. Mostly it's American cuisine, I haven't found a bad restaurant there.

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Old Town Auburn was a fun place to find. We discovered it today with the streets closed for and antique festival. We shopped the vendors in the street and also many of the open gift shops.

Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Old town Auburn is just a special place. It is not big but a lot of great shops and restaurants. Old town has some of the best restaurants in the area. Beautiful area.

Thank rodjan5
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Old Town Auburn is one of the great gold rush towns and a perfect place to stop on your way to/from Tahoe. There is a historical tour every Saturday morning, awesome architecture, with lots of wonderful shops and restaurants. My favorite Old Town restaurant is...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The summer is always busy in Old Town Auburn with tourists checking out the vintage shops and history of the building themselves, several very old indeed. I enjoy taking out of town guests around this area and having a meal as well as shopping.

Thank bumblebeas
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We walked here from our hotel and enjoyed shopping, cafes and restaurants. My daughter and I enjoyed the art galleries and candy store. Parking is a challenge.

Thank Caramia1500
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is an area in Auburn seemingly left over from the late 1800's or early 1900's. Cute store fronts. Some might consider it romantic. You can browse and even if the store or restaurants are closed it is still enjoyable to look at. One may...More

Thank Lindyia
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I freaking love this place. One of the most beautiful old town cities in Northern California. The parking is a little tough to come by, but once you park you'll have hours of fun walking the stores and grabbing a bite to eat. Auburn is...More

Thank AdventureCouple_2017
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Elizabeth N
25 February 2017|
Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
Last time I was there (about a year ago) most shops were quiet by 5:00 pm on Saturday. Restaurants are about all that is going after that.
6 February 2016|
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Response from Shelly F | Reviewed this property |
Interstate 80 to Auburn (35 miles east of Sacramento. Take the Maple Street Exit and the off ramp enters Old Town Auburn. Veer to right onto Lincoln Way and you are in Old Town. Parking on streets, or there is a lot across... More
14 February 2015|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
We have stayed at the Powers Mansion Inn and enjoyed it and Monkey Cat is GREAT, too.