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Bootleggers Old Town Tavern & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
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210 Washington St, Auburn, CA 95603-5037
+1 530-889-2229
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner on a road trip tonight. Dinner was great, staff very friendly and a fun ambiance.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
McKinleyville, California
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

By warm - I mean that on a cold winter's evening that huge fireplace sure felt good. The waitress was fun and the food delicious. We really enjoyed our dinner and splurged on a delicious dessert, too. Fun place.

Thank rodjk37
Auburn, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Bootleggers has the best ambiance, although it can get noisy. The food is better than the average fine dining place. Parking is always an issue in Old Town. The owner has Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park - the original) training which indicates good eats!

Thank Margot F
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

They were out of at least four items we attempted to order. Slow service. Main courses came out at different times. Wings were mediocre. Beer salad over-filled with greens with almost no goat cheese. Unfortunate.

Thank mlascola
Auburn, California
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I love coming to this restaurant in Auburn for the good food and nice atmosphere. But it looks as though it could use a little remodeling. Great owners and great staff.

Thank Anngellalien
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Have been to this restaurant before over the years for lunch and dinner Always had a fun time Chose this place for a blind date What a mistake ! The wine we chose was not a go sadly so we were able to taste more until something palatable was found This was probably the only good part of the lunch... More 

Thank Wendie F
Auburn, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is our go to place for a good, quality meal. There are plenty of tables. The staff is friendly and accommodating. Through the years we have tried about everything and find it all very satisfying.

Thank MikSher2014
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Yeah, it's a little loud and it may lack the polished look of a five-star restaurant, but you won't be disappointed in the food or service. We're just visitors to this town so we followed the advice from fellow TripAdvisors and made a dinner reservation for this evening. Thanks, everyone! You were right! My fried chicken dinner was served piping... More 

Thank PH_AlbNM
Paradise, California, United States
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is a really fun place to eat. The inside is all brink and wood. They even have live music in the evenings. I was there for lunch and it was great, had dirty fried and peel and eats, friend had pork hamburger. Everything was really tasty. We had fun choosing some different beers, they had a very large selection.... More 

Thank A518VSLindaS
Lower Michigan
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567 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Everyone in our party enjoyed their meals. It was a party of 6 and they got us in right away at dinner time.

Thank MissMyDog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Washington St, Auburn, CA 95603-5037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-889-2229

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