Where to Eat around The Westin Sacramento
Collected by Westin AFAR
Things move a little more slowly in Sacramento than in California's other big cities. Local food and wine, an eclectic vibe, beautiful weather, and history—being the state capital and center of the Gold Rush—make Sacramento a fun yet laid-back place to explore.
1112 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
In historic Old Sacramento, the Firehouse Restaurant has been a favored dining destination for locals and tourists, as well as many of California's politicians, since opening in 1960. The restaurant occupies the original home of the Sacramento No....
1215 19th St, Sacramento, CA 95811, USA
Housed in a converted brick firehouse dating from 1893, Mulvaney's Building & Loan serves seasonal New American cuisine that you can enjoy in the historic building or outside in the quiet garden patio. The menu changes daily and prepared using...
4800 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822, USA
Well-loved seafood restaurant open from breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Gluten-free and vegetarian options and a kids' menu. Extensive wine list, and weekday happy hours. River views and patio dining. Photo by Boris Kasimov/Flickr.
1409 R St #102, Sacramento, CA 95811, USA
Magpie Cafe is one of my favorite places to stop for a lunch with a girlfriend, order takeout, or eat a meal with out-of-towners. The atmosphere on this renovated block of Midtown Sacramento is funky and young. The cafe uses fresh, local...
2730 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Centro Cocina Mexicana showcases the regional foods of Mexico with fresh ingredients made in-house every day. Here you are likely to find Mexican dishes you have never heard of, all with bright, vibrant flavors. From Oaxacan mole and fish tacos to...
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...
2966 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818, USA
Sacramento locals love Freeport Bakery for its beautiful cakes and yummy treats. Located in the cute Land Park neighborhood, just steps from other fun stops like Taylor's Market and Marie's Donuts, Freeport Bakery is a good place to get coffee,...
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...
1800 L St, Sacramento, CA 95811, USA
Aioli Bodega Española, also known just as Aioli by locals, is a Spanish restaurant located on a trendy block of Midtown Sacramento. Tapas are served here, either inside the elegant restaurant or on the intimate garden patio, which features a...
2924 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818, USA
It's easy to pass by Taylor's Kitchen and not realize there is a fantastic restaurant inside...I had visited the neighboring shops without noticing the new restaurant, but I knew I had to visit once I heard people raving about the food. Taylor's...
1217 18th St, Sacramento, CA 95811, USA
I remember when 58 Degrees & Holding Co. first opened—I was excited to finally have a wine bar in Sacramento, and it didn't disappoint. The interior is classy yet comfortable, with a long bar and cozy couches and chairs. The servers were friendly,...
2831 S St, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Here in Northern California, where wine is a deep part of the culture, there are a lot of wineries, so many that they may seem to blend into one another. Revolution Wines, however, stands out as the only winery in Sacramento. In fact, it's right...
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...
1801 L St #60, Sacramento, CA 95811, USA
I hear about Ginger Elizabeth all the time—a friend's favorite new flavor of macaron or the chocolate gift box received as a birthday gift. When I finally made it here, I was impressed by the beautiful interior, friendly staff, large selection of...
1515 Q St, Sacramento, CA 95811, USA
Sacramento has declared itself the "Farm-to-Fork Capital" of the U.S. because of its location in California's agricultural valley and its emphasis on products that are seasonal, fresh, and grown near the city. While the busy Sunday farmers' market...
2711 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818, USA
Masullo Pizza is my idea of the perfect pizza place in the U.S.—the servers are friendly, the interior is stylish, the food honors what is local and seasonal, and the pizza is outstanding. Robert Masullo, the owner, takes pizza seriously, using a...
1518 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818, USA
Tower Cafe, which sits next to the landmark Tower Theater and original Tower Records, is a favorite among locals. The outdoor garden seating makes you want to stay for a long, relaxing meal; the bubbling fountains (with birds stopping for quick...
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...
3199 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818, USA
Vic's Ice Cream is a fixture in Sacramento. Opened in 1947, the neighborhood diner has maintained its original look from the black-and-white floor tiles to small booths and black bar stools. The employees have looked the same since I started...
1820 29th St, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Located on the hip corner of 29th and S Streets with Temple Coffee and Revolution Wines, Pushkin's Bakery addresses an increasingly-popular niche--gluten and dairy free food. While all the items are dairy-free, not all are vegan because eggs are...
2401 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
Rick's Dessert Diner is well-known in Sacramento for its fun atmosphere and popular desserts. Located in a thriving part of Midtown, Rick's retains an authentic diner feel with neon signs, posters of '50s icons, and retro booths. The diner's...
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