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213 Palm Ave, Auburn, CA 95603-3905
11:00 - 21:00
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Cusco Region, Peru
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Simple location, but clean. The food was good although portions small. Gentleman server was very pleasant. If in the area and seeking Thai, you're safe here!

Thank ScottGloria
Sacramento, California
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227 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place was great when it first opened, about 20 years ago. Since then, it's fallen behind the times. Service is awful, food is "meh."

Thank Matt C
Auburn, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

When we finally decided to try Bobo Cafe we were disappointed to say the least. The facility is filthy dirty and the food is sub par. We haven't been back since.

Thank Mariesdottir
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We have only been to this restaurant once. The location is in a strip mall, and the decor was very 60's and requires a lot of updating. The food did not satisfy our tastebuds for the Vietnamese noodles soup we were craving. We ordered the usual Vietnamese noodle soup with flank steak that is a common dish in most authentic... More 

1 Thank Leasof G
Caldwell, Idaho
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Not the cleanest feeling place I have ever been to. It seems as though they were on top of their game several years go but not so much anymore. Food was just ok and seemed like your typical Chinese/American food. Not very authentic. The prices were not bad. However things just felt a little dirty and sticky in this establishment.

Thank Pcmontgo
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

Went with a group of girlfriends and we were the only ones there for at least 45 minutes. The place is clean and tidy but smelled dirty . Waiter seemed annoyed we were there. Ordered appetizers and the spring rolls were good . Meals came and we were surprised at the grease on the entrees . Had to ask for... More 

Thank Aubur
Northern Portugal, Portugal
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2013

well, at least it's consistent. this place always looks empty, and has that "sticky" feeling. the food is mediocre. if you're desperate for vietnamese in auburn, it'll do. otherwise, keep driving to roseville, where there are several nice restaurants in the blue oaks area.

1 Thank GenuineImitation
Auburn, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2013

We love Vietnamese food, but good thing we were familiar with Vietnamese entrees before trying this place. If this was the first experience, we wouldn't like or think highly of Vietnamese cuisine. Just go down the hill to the Roseville, Rocklin (KT Noodle on Sunset) for tastier options.

1 Thank Thelma L
Grass Valley, California
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98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2012

We used to eat at Bobo Cafe in Auburn all the time and then kind of stopped. We went in yesterday and the service was not great and the food was AWFUL. When we walked in there was no staff to be seen. There was a women standing by the counter and she went into the kitchen to get someone... More 

1 Thank Aileen H
Nevada City, California
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

You usually have to settle for two out of three, but the Bobo has them all. We come here fairly often and have never had a bad meal.

1 Thank Solar J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Palm Ave, Auburn, CA 95603-3905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn

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