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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 5 days ago via mobile

Nice menu for Saturday brunch. We went for lunch options but there were great choices if you wanted breakfast. Started with the Spicy Blue Crab Dip. It was good, and a bit of spicy heat would have pushed it to great. Fish was hot, crispy,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 2D1B
Reviewed 7 November 2018 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.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PrestonRobinsonIII
Reviewed 4 November 2018

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.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Freedom765782
Reviewed 24 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 30 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!

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank LaCresha N
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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