Dawson’s is considered a favorite among Sacramento’s locals and guests. It’s located in the Hyatt Regency hotel and provides an intimate setting. Dawson’s serves prime steaks and fresh seafood prepared with fresh local ingredients, giving an unexpected twist to steakhouse classics. Visit this restaurant and indulge in bone-in ribeye and seafood cioppino among other dishes. Pair your meal with a tasty wine or cocktail to make your experience an unforgettable one.
Address and telephone number: 1209 L St, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-321-3600
Tres Hermanas offers fresh and healthy Mexican food using only the finest ingredients and fresh products. The restaurant was started by three sisters who are all originally from Mexico. They serve a variety of food and combinations including Rich Mole Poblano, tacos, and enchiladas. Tres Hermanas’ famous cilantro dressing will have you and your family coming back for seconds.
Address and telephone number: 2416 K St, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-443-6919
In 1986 Biba Caggiano, born in Bologna, Italy, opened Biba Restaurant. Back in 1969 Biba’s family moved to Sacramento and she noted the lack of authentic Italian food in the area. She spent years preparing elaborate meals for family and friends, teaching cooking classes, and she has published best-selling cookbooks and hosted episodes of cooking shows. Her restaurant serves the best Italian food in town and has received amazing reviews from multiple magazines. Biba is all the rave, so treat yourself to the best Italian food Sacramento has to offer for lunch and dinner.
Address and telephone number: 2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-455-2422
This neighborhood restaurant has been serving Midtown Sacramento locals and visitors quality food and service since 1996. The Waterboy takes care of all its guests, serving full course meals that can’t be found anywhere else in Sacramento. From the local pear and endive salad to the Strozzapreti pasta, each meal is prepared fresh using local ingredients. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, featuring a seasonal menu inspired by the cuisines of northern Italy and southern France.
Address and telephone number: 2000 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-498-9891
If you’re looking for great Mexican food, Zocalo is the place to visit. This is a place you’ll want to enjoy with family and friends whether you’re eating brunch, lunch, or dinner. They also offer a kids’ menu. Their food, from burritos and quesadillas to enchiladas and tacos, is made fresh with your choice of chicken, steak, shrimp, or salmon. Zocalo also offers authentic desserts like churros and flan, and has takeout party tray menus.
Address and telephone number: 1801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-441-0303
33rd Street Bistro
The 33rd Street Bistro has been a Sacramento favorite since brothers Matt and Fred Haines opened it in 1995. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week in the relaxing and stylish environment of the restaurant. Many meals are Pacific north-west-inspired and feature fresh ingredients, considerate portions, and colorful meal presentations. The warm and inviting ambiance makes 33rd Street Bistro a good spot for family dinners, casual meetings, and one-on-one meals. They also serve a wide range of drinks from their bar and feature a wine list of over 40 wines.
Address and telephone number: 3301 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-455-2233
Andy Nguyen’s Vegetarian
Andy Nguyen Vegetarian Restaurant sets itself apart by serving Vietnamese vegetarian and vegan food. They provide a holistic and appetizing dining experience for people of all ages. To compliment your meal, they offer freshly extracted juices and loose leaf teas to heal the body and relax the mind. Andy Nguyen’s has been serving great food since 1984. Here, each meal is delicious and customers will learn that healthy vegetarian food can be as good as any other food. When you visit Sacramento, stop by this restaurant and enjoy a meat-free meal.
Address and telephone number: 2007 Broadway, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-736-1157
Lucca Restaurant & Bar
Lucca Restaurant & Bar offer reasonably priced meals on their California Mediterranean-influenced menu. They serve lunch and dinner, and provide gluten-free and vegan meals. Their menu is comprised of unique meals including creamy white corn polenta, chicken saltimbocca, and marinated California olives. They also offer a cocktail and wine list, and a Happy Hour everyday. With indoor and outdoor dining, Lucca provides the perfect setting for casual and intimate meals as well as special occasions.
Address and telephone number: 1615 J St, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-669-5300
This one-of-a-kind restaurant is located in an 1893 Firehouse that comfortably seats 50 guests. Their ‘snug’ seats 10 and during nice weather their garden patio seats 40 guests. Mulvaney’s offers hand crafted American cuisine and a menu that changes daily to celebrate the gradual changes of the seasons. At this restaurant they donate to various local organizations that provide support to families in transition and disenfranchised citizens.
Address and telephone number: 1215 19th St, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-441-6022
524 Mexican Restaurant
524 Mexican Restaurant is Sacramento’s most raved about Mexican restaurant, with deliciously authentic cuisine. This restaurant is family-friendly and provides a relaxing and inviting environment for everyone to enjoy. Their menu features appetizers like guacamole fresco or bean and cheese dip, and main courses like sizzling fajitas and camarones a la diabla.
Address and telephone number: 524 12th St, Sacramento, CA, USA, +1 916-441-3600