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Joe Caribe Bistro and Cafe

13470 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3237
+1 530-823-5333
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp tacos” (19 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
“quinoa” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13470 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3237
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This will always and forever be my favorite restaurant. The food is always so delicious. The recipes that use are extremely unique which makes it a very craveable restaurant. The Ambiance inside is colorful and fun. They even have a little table where you sit...More

Thank 567travelor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been here for several years and not much has changed. It kind of has an earthy atmosphere.... not my first choice, but I know a lot of people like it. Good happy hour prices.

Thank A A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often stop here on the way home to Tahoe for some good food. the food is a good value, the beer is cold and the wait staff is friendly.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We go here once a month or so. I always order the same thing - Chicken Curry Quinoa. This is because I am gluten/dairy/soy free and there is little else there that I can eat, but I love what I order. My companion orders catfish...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Lots of folks love this place, it just doesn't do it for me. I want more flavor in "curry", not just being able to add thier habanero sauce to spike the heat, but depth of curry flavor. It's just lacking, for me. The tacos are...More

Thank HORTI215
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lived in Auburn for 17 years on have only been to Joe’s once. Today was the second time and it was very good. Had lunch in the Bar Dining Area, service was super and two tacos with a cup of soup was more than enough....More

Thank John I
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fun Carribean/Hawaiian atmosphere. HappyHour specials and great spice fun food. Relaxed atmoshpere. Stop by for an afternoon snack, breakfast brunch or laid back dinner.

Thank Rhonda O
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite “automatic” places I choose when I want something tasty - delicious - and satisfying... I have a favorite salad that I add grilled chicken that fills me up & as I eat it I can change the flavor... Very yummy! It...More

Thank TexasgalNNorcal
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Love the fish and shrimp tacos. Great place to go for catching up with friends/family. They have gluten free options!

Thank M2849PLlindag
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Stopped here for a late lunch on very hot day on our way north. Great service and food. Wife and I had the fish tacos with homemade iced tea. Everything was good, friendly staff, and reasonably priced. This will be our regular pit stop from...More

Thank Peter R
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1 July 2017|
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Response from Smokenj | Property representative |
Happy Hour at Joe Caribe is 3:00PM-6:00PM daily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13470 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3237
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placer County  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-823-5333
Joe Caribe serves light ethnic food at reasonable prices. Chicken Curry Burritos, Fish Tacos and Pork Mojo Sandwiches are some of the offerings. A nice short beer list includes Chimay on tap.
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