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Bootleggers Old Town Tavern & Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
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210 Washington St, Auburn, CA 95603-5037
+1 530-889-2229
11:00 - 21:00
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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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Sacramento, California
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in during a cold rain storm and ordered the crab cakes and garlic fries while sitting next to an awesome real wood fireplace. The crab cakes were ok, they came on one plate and we were not offered individual plates, nonetheless they were good. The garlic fries lacked garlic. The tea service was really good.

Thank REX C
Level Contributor
19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Bootleggers is one of the better restaurants in town. My favorite is the skirt steak. It's so good! We had St Patrick's Day dinner here, and the corned beef was perfect. This place is versatile when it comes to kicking back with friends in the bar/lounge or making it a romantic night for two near the music or occasional piano... More 

Thank KnowForeignLands
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 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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124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

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 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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
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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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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?