Food and Drink in Sacramento, California
Collected by Jenna Francisco, AFAR Local Expert
Sacramento has some amazing food and drink options, and they keep getting better and more diverse every year. From wine bars to restaurants that focus on super fresh, local ingredients, Sacramento's food scene is reason enough to spend some time in California's capital city.
1200 K St #8, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
While California's Gold Country may no longer produce the shiny mineral that drove the heart's and minds of California's earliest residents mad, its wine production is exceptional. Known for their Barberas as well as dozens more, the wines in this...
1200 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
Mayahuel on the Kay in downtown Sacramento is not only an exquisite Mexican food restaurant but it's also a Tequila Museum in its own right. Selling more than 60 tequilas with tequila sommeliers to help you choose, there are tequilas for all...
1015 9th St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
So much more than an oyster bar, Blackbird Kitchen & Bar in downtown Sacramento is a hip neighborhood joint in the Kay with punk and panache. It serves exceptional organic cuisine with seasonal produce from local farms and has a great bar to boot....
1030 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
You might gain 500 pounds just at looking at all the wonderful bakery items at Ambrosia Cafe on The Kay in downtown Sacramento! Cakes, pies, cookies and a tiramisu that is too die for, wash it all down with a cup of local coffee or tea and you...
2726 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Sacramento has been called the Farm-to-Fork capital of the U.S. because of its location, surrounded by farmland that brims with high-quality produce, nuts, wine grapes, and livestock. Cafe Bernardo takes advantage of the area's bounty by using...
2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Biba has long been one of Sacramento's finest restaurants and, despite some serious competition in the city's growing food scene, it still holds its place at the top. It has endured for 27 years by sticking to what it does best: simple, fresh,...
4314, 2718 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
The Red Rabbit Kitchen and Bar in Midtown Sacramento does what California does best: uses the best quality local ingredients to create innovative and flavorful dishes in a very cool atmosphere. Add to that cocktails that are made from only...
37783 Co Rd 144, Clarksburg, CA 95612, USA
To get to Bogle Vineyards, I drive along a tiny highway that winds along the Sacramento River, past pear orchards, across an old drawbridge, and finally into Clarksburg farms and wine country. The last stretch to Bogle takes me past their huge...
2007 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818, USA
With a menu full of unusual entree names like "Limitless Compassion" and "Awakening of Faith," you know this restaurant is not your average place. Andy Nguyen's has been in Sacramento for a long time, happily serving fresh vegan food in an...
1627 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
Hot Italian has been one of my favorite places to eat in Sacramento for a while. The place reflects the owner's love (obsession?) with all things Italian (and that's OK because I can relate). The space is decorated with Vespas and Italian...
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