Comfort Inn Central
1875 Auburn Ravine Road
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 885-1800
Fax: (530) 888-6424
Bars & Cafes
Highly acclaimed for its extensive range of wines on offer, Carpo Vino is a success story. Situated among historic buildings, this down-to-earth wine bar serves classy American fare to diners. Their seasonal menu reflects an American influence with hints of Mediterranean and French technical influences. Developing relationships with local Placer County farmers, Carpo Vino's dishes feature local produce that shine in their meticulous presentations of items like the California swordfish, pureed mushroom soup, roasted baby beets and kabocha squash agnoletti. The highlight of the menu, of course is the superb wine. With over 500 labels, many of which are limitedly produced vintage, bottles, they have something for every price range.
A tropical setting ambiance awaits you at this cafe that offers a fusion of delights, such as coffee, espresso drinks, smoothies, gourmet sandwiches, gelato, soups, and salads.
Take your pick from sizzling steaks or alluring seafood preparations at McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks. the steaks are prepared from aged beef, which turns succulent and brings out rich flavors when cooked. Seafood lovers can gorge on shrimps, scallops, lobster and crabs. Fresh catch from the sea is offered at the oyster bar. This outlet at Roseville, located within the Fountains shopping center, offers a good break from your shopping expedition.
Reservations are not accepted at Romano's Macaroni Grill—however, when you sign up for a table you will be given a pager so you can wander around the nearby mall. Once you are finally seated in the huge stone-walled dining room your patience will be rewarded by great Italian food and service. The warm focaccia with oils for dipping hits your table right away. Authentic Italian entrees in generous portions are served in a warm and friendly atmosphere that can be made even friendlier with a bottle of red wine.
This unique venue offers a family ice cream and refreshment parlor, as well as a luncheon cafe that is a popular spot for lunch and early dinner. They also offer a variety of events, such as Ladies Night Out, a monthly Vendor Faire, and Afternoon Teas.
Po' Boyz Bar & Grill is a local dining and drinking establishment that offers a relaxed ambiance. The friendly atmosphere here puts you to ease in an instant and the cheerful vibe catches up with you soon. Its owner, Brenda Taylor who grew up in New Orleans has tried to recreate the magic here in Folsom complete with Cajun and blues music. This restaurant-cum-bar offers great entertainment throughout the week that includes DJ sessions, stand-up comedy shows, theme nights, live music concerts and so forth. That's not it, it also features pool tables, Karaoke set-up, televisions, billiards tables, juke box that further add to the fun mood. All in all, Po' Boyz Bar & Grill is an ideal place to enjoy with friends and family.
Dining at La Provence is just like eating at a countryside restaurant in France. It is housed inside a traditional country house, characterized by high sloping roof, a large fireplace in one corner and a huge creekside garden. Just like the setup, the menu relies heavily on the regional French and Mediterranean delicacies that are prepared with a Californian touch to it. Result of all this is an exquisite fine dining experience that suits all occasions, right from a romantic dinner to large scale business luncheons to wedding receptions. Be prepared to devour some tastefully prepared Mediterranean and French delicacies like Salmon Gravlax, Mussels Mediterranee and Cesar Salad. The chef specialties include Filet de Bœuf Wellington, which is filet mignon combined with wild mushrooms and filled with white truffle butter, and the Coquilles St. Jacques. End your meal with a selection of wine from its wine list which includes Chardonnay and Vouvray Sauvion, which are sourced from wineries in France. Call to book a table at this elegant fine dining restaurant.
Local rock, blues and funk bands blend to make this pub the after-dark spot in historic Old Folsom. The place has a great bar, large screen televisions, plenty of games and an old-time roadhouse decor. Surrounded by the antique shops and restaurants, it offers the perfect spot to unwind after a day of shopping or sightseeing. Mainstay local bands like Beer Dawgs and Mercy Me, plus touring standouts like Maria Muldaur, perform on stage Wednesdays through Saturdays.
Scott's Seafood Grill & Bar is a neighborhood dining outlet that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Wonderful bounties from the sea are offered here. Begin your meal with crab cakes, fried calamari, prawn or crab cocktail. Follow it up with an entree of Ahi tuna, Alaskan halibut or the house special Scott's Cioppino. End you meal with a sinful dessert of cake, sorbet or gelato. They also offer a selection of chicken, steak and pork preparations for those who would like a change of palate.
The Boardwalk is undoubtedly Sactown's favorite rock and roll joint. The place has two bars and a patio for the smokers to blow some clouds. The Boardwalk serves as a platform for new talent from all over California to be showcased. Names that have already performed here include Hoobastank,Collective Soul, Horton Heat and many more. Call ahead for more information..
Club Retro is known for its huge space and sound system. The club has a VIP 'zone' upstairs, where you can hold your own party and watch the bands performing. They are quite encouraging to new bands and also give them free snacks and drinks. Music and drinks are food for the soul here.
If you've been a fan of Golden Cadillac, the refreshing concoction made using galliano and crème de cacao, you'd probably know that it was born in a small dive bar in El Dorado, CA. Called Poor Red's Bar-B-Q, this spot is located on the Pleasant Valley Road about 38 miles (61 kilometers) from Sacramento proper. Visitors here should be warned, Red's is primarily a dive bar which happens to serve a great barbecue dishes, and that it doesn't fool around with dainty interiors or world-class service. That being said, it is a huge landmark and truly, a hidden gem. So, drop in for some local flavor and of course, the most authentic golden cadillac!