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The Depot

124 Mitcham Ave, Auburn, AL 36830-3803
+1 334-521-5177
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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124 Mitcham Ave, Auburn, AL 36830-3803
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked the food. I like the atmosphere. The experience was overrated. I ordered a burger and while it was good, it was not worth $15. I will however recommend the shrimp and grits.

Thank PrestonRobinsonIII
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choice in Auburn. The restaurant cares, Bar crafts delicious drinks. Known for their fresh seafood prepared in interesting flavors, This restaurant hits on all cylinders with ambiance, service, and great food. Casual enough to bring college kids--upscale enough for a date or parent night.

1  Thank Freedom765782
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eveything I ordered from the oysters to desert was top shelf. I nice varied selection from this clasy place. Service and atmosphere was excellent.

1  Thank jonathanaO7477XF
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We ate here after a football game. Two families sitting together. The menu choices are fresh and change from day to day. The staff both in the bar and the dining area were first rate. Our waitress could tell you everything about each dish on...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Good experience in the earth of Auburn... or in the station!!! Good choice of food and drinks ... a good taste everywhere!

Thank alessiadJ5746XM
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This is a classy, bistro-style establishment. A good bar and a very nice restaurant. Valet parking on-site. Parking in the area is at a premium it seems. Our server emphasised to us that this establishment prides its self on its seafood reputation. We shared three...More

Thank WingerJack
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Good service, good food, right on the tracks! Staff was both relaxed and efficient with a good sense of humor. Went for Sunday Brunch. I had the lobster roll, yummy.

Thank JBT2
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My absolute favorite dining establishment! You owe it to yourself to try this restaurant while you are in Auburn! Whether you live in Auburn or visiting, make sure you come to enjoy. The location is very unique, sitting right off the tracks featuring a 150-year-old...More

1  Thank CraigSchaid
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We were looking for a meal before we hit the road on our way to Mobile. We found The Depot and decided to give it a try. The food was fantastic! My son had the Gumbo, which he absolutely loved and I had the Shrimp...More

1  Thank LaCresha N
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I hate when people refer to themselves as “foodies” but being in the business if you think you are this is the place in Auburn for you. The blue crab dip and the mahi fritters are delicious. The goat cheese salad while not sure it’s...More

1  Thank Paul H
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Response from Sandy S | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. We were there much later.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Mitcham Ave, Auburn, AL 36830-3803
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 334-521-5177
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Where the hook meets the line. An American Seafood brasserie located at the Historic Auburn Train Depot. Featuring gulf-coastal cuisine, the Depot plates up Alabama's freshest seafood in a modern industrial Victorian-inspired space. History Established in 2014.First built in 1847, this fabled and timeless Depot rests in the heart of downtown Auburn. Elevating the cuisine in Auburn, the Depot is proud to be the first restaurant in Alabama cooking with a custom wood-fired "Asador. Featuring gulf-coastal cuisine, the Depot plates up Alabama's freshest seafood in a modern industrial Victorian-inspired space.
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