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The 12 Best American Restaurants In Auburn

Updated: June 10, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Auburn? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Auburn eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Old Town Pizza

Pizza, AuburnPizzaAuburn
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Burger & Cream

American, $, AuburnAmerican, $Auburn
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Nectar Cafe

American, $$, AuburnAmerican, $$Auburn
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Garden of Eat'n

New American, $$, AuburnNew American, $$Auburn
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

The Station Public House

American, $$, AuburnAmerican, $$Auburn
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Local Heroes

American, $$, AuburnAmerican, $$Auburn
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

The Club Car

New American, $$, AuburnNew American, $$Auburn
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Flames Restaurant and Tap House

Pizza, AuburnPizzaAuburn
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Tap & Vine

American, $$, AuburnAmerican, $$Auburn
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Black Bear Diner Auburn

American, $$, AuburnAmerican, $$Auburn
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

The Monkey Cat

American, $$$, AuburnAmerican, $$$Auburn
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Sierra Grill Smokehouse

American, $$, AuburnAmerican, $$Auburn
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 6627 Auburn restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Auburn restaurant reviews, and 339 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

North Fork Deli, Nancy's Cafe, and Katrina's Cafe are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Auburn.

Tap & Vine and The Monkey Cat are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for American cuisine in Auburn.

Burger & Cream and The Monkey Cat are the highest-rated American restaurants for dessert in Auburn.

North Fork Deli, Nancy's Cafe, and Katrina's Cafe are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Auburn.

North Fork Deli, Nancy's Cafe, and Katrina's Cafe are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Auburn.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 with your fried chicken

    When considering how to best enjoy your fried chicken, we would highlight how well a glass of Kentucky 75 complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Vieux Carre with your heavy meat dish

    The rye whiskey, brandy, bitters in heavy meat dish need a oaked drink as a suitable pairing. Go ahead and try Vieux Carre, you won’t be disappointed.

  • Go for Margarita with grilled burger

    To elevate your grilled burger experience, we recommend some Margarita to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.

Interesting facts

  • A delicious pairing

    Did you know that lemonade pairs perfectly with hot dog? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • A tasty history lesson

    Chicago is where deep dish pizza has its roots, and those roots date back to 1943.

  • Celebrating American

    If you’re a big fan of American, then you should definitely consider visiting the Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festivale in Wisconsin, The United States

Parking tips

Auburnis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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