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Carpe Vino (21+ Establishment)

4.8
1054 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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CARPE VINO SERVES PERSONS 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER (YES...EVEN THOUGH WE SERVE DINNER). Located in what was originally a Civil War-era saloon in the heart of Old Town Auburn, Carpe Vino offers a unique setting for relishing great wine and stellar cuisine. Enjoy wine and dinner at the "Mary Pickford" wine bar with selections from all over California, or relax in our elegant dining room, surrounded by racks of wine.

Carpe Vino's innovative menu is California themed yet French-inspired. We offer fine dining tempered by our Old West heritage, with many core ingredients sourced from local farmers whom we know by name.

The menu changes virtually weekly, with new selections added based on farmer's market availability. Upwards of 40 wines are available by the glass; since Carpe Vino has a substantial wine shop business, bottles opened in the building are priced at retail plus $5.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, French
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday 5pm - 9pm
Reservations of 5 or more must contact Carpe Vino directly.
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Phone number
(530) 823-0320 ext. 102
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Eric Alexander
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Private party facilities
Carpe Vino's "Wine Mine," circa 1850, is an unparalleled venue for private events. Constructed of stone and built into a hill behind our main building, the room is candle lit for private parties and winemaker dinners. Capacity is 24.
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Private party contact
Restaurant Manager: (530) 823-0320 ext. 112
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Sacramento Street
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Parking details
Nearby on-street parking is available, along with several public lots. Old Town Auburn is a popular entertainment destination, so best to arrive a bit early.

https://www.carpevinoauburn.com/contact-us/old-town-parking-map/
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Entertainment
Carpe Vino does not offer musical entertainment.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Superb food and service.

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OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The food and service at Carpe Vino is exceptional. We have enjoyed celebrating special occasions at the restaurant several times, always delightfully. Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Fantastic food and excellent service. Pricing is fair for the value received.

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vipLizzywalk (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Eating at Carpe Vino is always a treat. The service is excellent, attentive and friendly. The food is delicious, creative, and changing with the seasons. My *only* criticism is, ironically, the wine. When I choose a bottle of nice wine from their expanded list, it is frequently not available. It's probably a great expense to keep a large wine inventory on hand, but it is a wine bar, after all. At the very least, the digital list should be kept updated.

All considered, CV is my *favorite* area restaurant.

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ATownFoodie (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The best restaurant in Auburn, by far. I would say best restaurant outside of Sacramento. The service is amazing and the food is outstanding!

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RayP (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Great food and wonderful service.
Highly recommended.

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Commish (Sacramento)
4.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Carpe Vino is definitely a special occasion place. The food is creative and very well prepared and presented. The service was attentive and knowledgeable , but not overwhelming . We were there on a Tuesday night and as a result it was not busy or loud. It's not large, but on a busy night it could be loud. it's in a popular location in Auburn, so parking was a challenge. It's expensive, but worthy of a splurge.

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OpenTable Diner (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Outstanding. Only negative had nothing to do with the restaurant just some noisy people that showed up later however they were asked to keep it down. Outstanding food and wine.

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GourManned (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Wonderful romantic dinner with my husband! So nice to be able to go out in a quiet atmosphere and be able to hear each other talk. The food was fantastic and beautifully prepared. The service was incredible! Try the oysters, they are a party in your mouth! Large wine selection .

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vipSasha (Sacramento)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

It was amazing ❤️ We arrived early so did wine tasting at the Bar... Enjoyed Crab Appetizer and Scallop Entree and Beef Cheeks melted in our mouths! Our Favorite Server did his Magic ❤️ Short drive from Sacramento... Thank You for making our Date Night Special ❤️

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