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Best places to eat LUNCH in Auburn?

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Looking for Lunch spots in Auburn. Cafes or Sandwich shops with soups and salads. Please No Subways or such. Any suggestions?

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  1. there's always burgers and shakes at Ikedas.....

    1. Awful Annies is great but is only open for breakfast and lunch. They stop seating at 3pm but they have a fantastic selection of sandwiches, salads, soups and breakfast items. If they are offering the french onion as the soup of the day-you have to get it. It is made with Bourbon and it serves to give it a really rich flavor.

      1. Ikeda's had good hamburgers (and alot of other good things) until they branched out and became just another over-crowded, dirty, rushed, noisy joint, in my opinion.

        I've heard breakfast and lunch at the restaurant at the airport (off Bell Road) are great, but I haven't made it there yet.

        1. We've not eaten lunch there, but always enjoy whatever we have from the vast breakfast menu at Katrina's on 49 just north of 80. Between a shopping center and a car lot. Parking is dicey. Homey decor and a capable staff. Big Menu!

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          1. re: toodie jane

            Can now vouch for Katrina's, recently had their Reuben and fries which was very tasty and could easily have fed two very hungy people.

            1. re: toodie jane

              I loved Katrina's and ate there frequently (mostly lunch) when I worked for Placer County! Huge portions!

              1. re: dimsumgirl

                Boy howdy, needed a nap afterward. My pal, that ordered breakfast, is a big eater and he couldn't finish it all. Ah, the sacrifices we all make!

            2. Ikedas! I live in Reno and have driven there these past 2 weekends in a row to buy pumpkins, produce, pies, pot pies, wine! Love the place. Oh, Katrinas is great too (for breakfast).