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Sum's Mongolian Bar-B-Que Restaurant

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958 Lincoln Way, Ste A, Auburn, CA 95603-5286
+1 530-889-8948
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sacramento
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Limited vegetables, not fresh, lots of rules posted, not friendly, dingy, and overall poor. Most of these reviews must be written by friends and family. This is truly the worst mongolian BBQ place I have ever been to. If all you care about is price then I guess its OK but I like Mongolian BBQ because it is usually fresh... More 

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Rocklin, California
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have been going to this place since the kids were very young, 20+ years later nothing has changed. It is still a great little hole in the wall family owned restaurant that has good food. Kids will love watching their food make before them.

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Thank Lisa O
Auburn,CA
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127 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have lunch here often because it’s healthy and delicious. At lunch the meat choices are chicken, lamb, beef or turkey. The vegetable choices include cabbage, spinach, tomatoes, carrots, onions and celery. Once your food has been cooked, you may help yourself to fresh homemade pickles. The noodles are very popular here, and rice is served separately in a covered... More 

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Thank sssnancysss
NorCal Foothills
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hadn't been here for 4 years or so. Prices have gone up, however overall quality and cleanliness has not.

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Thank Roadking51
Citrus Heights, California
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

A great place, welcomed by friendly faces, causal attire, easy going on the budget, and cozy, a buffet Mongolian Barbecue style, Sum's is a Big Yum!!

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Thank RobertKiehl
Cool, California
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Decided to try out this restaurant. As soon as we sat down, we were promptly greeted & immediately served complimentary egg flour soup and fried wontons. The dinner was @ $11 each & worth it. Typical Mongolian BBQ style with 4 meat choices, noodles and unending vegetable & sauce choices. They had two men working the wok, so our food... More 

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Thank Sage C
Sacramento, California
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We met up here for dinner and we very satisfied with our food. You have a pretty good selection of meats and veggies and I was happy to even see the pineapple. Quick service but a little bit of a wait for drinks but we managed.

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Thank Molly S
Cool, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

You select exactly what you want from the large selection of bins and watch it cooked on the huge round grill. You can't go hungry and everything is fresh.

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Thank 1Zipadee
Wheatland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The best ever Mongolian! You can get it to go if you want!! Open for lunch then again for dinner. Come in everyone get a bowl and pick only what you want :) Great for the kids! Ice cream after Mmmmmmm

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Thank Savannah K
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Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Worst Mongolian ever. Poor service. Cold soup & rice. Limited choices and looks old & dirty. Don't sit under the ceiling vents, as they are black.

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Thank Sheri M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Mongolian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 958 Lincoln Way, Ste A, Auburn, CA 95603-5286
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-889-8948

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?