Monday, September 1, 2014

Joe Caribé Bistro & Cafe

My husband Phil and I drove to Auburn this weekend so I could check out Joe Caribé Bistro & Cafe, a restaurant with Caribbean cuisine. There were a couple of menu items I especially wanted to try, and rather than choosing between them, I just ordered both and brought home lots of leftovers.

For starters, I ordered a plate of fabulous Yellow Curry Noodles. I'm not sure, but I don't think I've ever had curry noodles before. I always think of curry as a rice dish. These noodles were served in a mild coconut curry sauce and topped with snap peas, onion, dried papaya, and peanuts. They were so good!

I also ordered the Vegetarian Burrito, with no cheese. It was filled with black beans and rice, which were good, but what really made this burrito were the added whipped sweet potatoes and island slaw. I don't remember the last time I enjoyed a burrito so much.

I don't have much occasion to go to Auburn, but I enjoyed the food at Joe Caribé so much that I'll look for opportunities to go back. Maybe next time I'll try the Veggie Curry, which is served over quinoa, or the Vegetarian Curry Burrito. Either way, I know I can't go wrong!

Joe Caribé Bistro & Cafe is located at 13470 Lincoln Way in Auburn, and their phone number is 530-823-5333. Their website address is and their Facebook page can be found at The restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.


meridiansmom said...

The veggie curry on quinoa is fantastic! One of my favorite dishes in Auburn!

Pam said...

Thanks for the recommendation! I'll be sure to give it a try.

Tami@NutmegNotebook said...

We ate there last night and I had the Veggie Curry on Quinoa and it was fantastic! Next time I will try the burrito.

Pam said...

Yours is the second glowing recommendation I've received for the Veggie Curry on Quinoa, Tami. I'll definitely have to try it the next time I'm there.