Chow Listings


Bamiyan Afghan Restaurant
7622 Greenback Lane Citrus Heights, CA (916) 725-6009

Bamiyan Afghan Restaurant is rated four stars for being very unique and one of its kind. We bring the outstanding and delicious taste of the old world home to you. “Every dish we sampled turned out to be extremely tasty.” -The New York Times about our East Coast location. “Marvelous food” -Mike Dunne, Sacramento Bee.


Safari Restaurant
3820 Marysville Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 564-1982

Come to the Safari Restaurant and enjoy an unforgettable atmosphere and great food that will make you return time and time again. Come in and see for yourself … you won’t regret it.


Alexandria’s Café & Catering
9648 Kiefer Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95827 (916) 361-9216

A newcomer to the Rosemont area, Alexandria’s Café serves tasty breakfasts, soups, sandwiches, salads and burgers for lunch at reasonable prices. Along with our delicious menu items we offer full-service catered affairs to suit your needs. We are dedicated to providing the freshest ingredients and the best service possible.

Ambrosia Café & Catering
1030 K Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 444-8129

The renaissance of downtown Sacramento continues with the opening of Pat Murakami’s Ambrosia Cafe & Catering. The urban café features gourmet coffee and tea as well as local wine and beer to sip with fresh bakery goods, cr#&232;me brûlée, French toast, panini sandwiches and scrumptious daily specials. Market fare on Cathedral Square!

Brew It Up! Brewery & Grill
801 14th Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 441-3000

Brew It Up! brings the fun of brewing and the flavor of brewery-fresh beer together with one of Sacramento’s best-tasting and most diverse dining menus. Not only does Brew It Up! feature 24 draft beers, you can enjoy an excellent wine list and full bar.

Capitol Soup & Salad Bar
1121 Ninth Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 447-5266

All-you-can-eat salad bar with a large selection. Freshly made pizzas, made-to-order sandwiches and gourmet soups … clam chowder and chili served daily! Affordable prices in a great location.

Cornerstone Restaurant
MIDTOWN 2330 J Street Corner of 24th & J (916) 441-0948
CITRUS HEIGHTS 6048 San Juan Ave. Near Greenback Lane (916) 726-8435
ELK GROVE 8511 Elk Grove Blvd. Just East of Hwy 99 (916) 686-2880

Cornerstone Restaurant has won “Best Breakfast” by SN&R and Sacramento Magazine readers four years in a row. We serve breakfast from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 365 days a year.

Hot Rod’s Burgers
2007 K Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 443-7637

Midtowns’s newest late-night eat’s—open until 2 a.m. on weeknights and 3 a.m. on weekends. We serve great burgers, fries, shakes, charbroiled chicken sandwiches and salads, and we’re low-carb friendly, too.

Hukilau Island Grill
1501 16th Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 444-5850

Everybody loves a luau. At Hukilau Island Grill you will be treated to the taste and feel of the Hawaiian islands. Specializing in offering more for less and serving a variety of dishes from appetizers to steaks and everything in between. Salads, seafood, rice bowls, Kálua pork and much more. If you are in the mood for a frozen cocktail, this is the place for you … from Mai Tais to Rum Runners. Open daily for lunch and dinner and now serving a fabulous breakfast on weekends.

Ink Eats and Drinks
2730 N Street Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 456-2800

Ink is a great place to get some eats and drinks. We offer contemporary American cuisine, more than 25 different vodkas, an approachable wine list and delicious food, all served in a hip atmosphere with a unique and sexy edge!

Jim Denny’s Hamburgers
816 12th Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 443-9655

In business since 1939 in the same quaint downtown location. Jim Denny’s is a Sacramento institution serving breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday. We specialize in four-egg burritos with ham, bacon or sausage and our famous half-pound Super Burger—it’s delicious topped off with a bowl of homemade chili, a basket of fries and an old-fashioned vanilla shake. Mmmm, mmmm, mmmm!

Max’s Cafe
At The Galleria in Roseville 1187 Galleria Blvd Roseville, CA 95678 (916) 772-MAXS (6297)

Serving authentic N.Y. style deli sandwiches, our famous Reuben, fresh chicken matzo ball soup, salads, fish, dry-aged steaks and sinfully delicious desserts. Now serving an extensive low-carb menu.

Max’s Opera Cafe
In Market Square 1735 Arden Way Sacramento, CA 95815 (916) 927-MAXS (6297)

Serving authentic N.Y. style deli sandwiches, our famous Reuben, fresh chicken matzo ball soup, salads, fish, dry-aged steaks and sinfully delicious desserts. Now serving an extensive low-carb menu.

Pancake Circus
2101 Broadway Sacramento, CA 95818 (916) 452-3322

Come to the Pancake Circus and enjoy an unforgettable dining experience. We offer a variety of unique and delicious choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Voted “Best Pancakes” by SN&R … come and see for yourself.

Pyramid Bar & Grill at Whitney Oaks
2305 Clubhouse Drive Rocklin, CA 95765 (916) 632-8333

The Pyramid Bar & Grill serves continental cuisine with a slight Southwestern flair. Our chef can accommodate any special dietary requests, such as low-carb and vegetarian. We host social and business events, including weddings, meetings and golf tournaments.

Sail Inn Food and Spirits
1522 Jefferson Blvd. West Sacramento, CA (916) 371-0981

This may look like your average bar from the outside, but don’t be fooled. We serve many traditional American dishes, and if you are craving something that is not on our men, we will make just about anything your tummy desires. Come on over, pull up a stool and enjoy the game while eating one of our delicious dishes.

Spud Shack
906 2nd Street Sacramento, CA (916) 492-8776

The Spud Shack in Old Sacramento specializes in homemade fries from around the world. Various authentic toppings are listed by country or region. The Spud Shack has many original recipes, including garlic fries, suitably called “Italy” on the menu. Customers also line up for jumbo-sized chili cheese dogs and chicken fingers.

Westside Pub and Grill
319 Sixth Street West Sacramento, CA (916) 372-8897

Recently voted “Best Burger” by Sacramento Magazine, Westside Pub and Grill has been spoiling its customers with some of the best food West Sacramento has to offer. Our burgers are good but you should try our prime rib—people come from miles around just to try the flavorful meat we serve. We also offer great lunch specials and a full bar. We’re not too far from downtown—just a quick drive over the I Street bridge.

Zinfandel Grille
2384 Fair Oaks Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 485-8609

The Zinfandel Grille offers a Mediterranean version of California cuisine, often with an Italian flair. We also offer a full bar with an extensive wine list.


Ettore’s Restaurant and European Bakery
2376 Fair Oaks Blvd. Sacramento (916) 482-0708
510 Natoma Station Dr. Folsom (916) 985-3920

Ettore’s makes exquisite desserts and fantastic meals. We were voted “Best Bakery” by Sacramento Magazine, “Best Dessert” by the Folsom Telegraph and our hamburger received a four-star rating from The Sacramento Bee. Whether you want a panini, festive salad, delicious breakfast pastry or a gourmet meal, Ettores has something for you. See for menus.


House of Chicken and Ribs
3535 Elverta Rd. Antelope, CA 95843 (916) 332-7041

The House of Chicken and Ribs will guarantee you to have fun while you dine. SN&R gave us 3 1/2 stars and Sacramento Magazine recognized us for “Best Soul Food.” Come in and try spicy soul food like chicken and ribs, prawns, catfish or whatever makes your mouth water. Catering is also available.

Joshua’s Ribs
7601 C Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 525-1945

If you enjoy incredible BBQ, then Joshua’s Ribs is your next taste treasure. You will find only top-of-the-line quality with the best meats and homemade sauce to send your taste buds reeling. The BBQ sauce Josh uses sat dormant for three generations before he revived it. Try our dynamite homemade desserts like lemon cake, carrot cake and sweet potato pie.

Sandra Dee’s BBQ & Seafood
601 15th Street Sacramento, CA (916) 448-6375

For the best soul food Sacramento has to offer come to Sandra Dee’s. We serve all your BBQ favorites—chicken, links, seafood, pork and ribs, not to mention all the great sides to complement each dish. We are open for lunch and dinner … if you don’t have time to sit and enjoy the ambiance then call ahead and take it to go or have us cater your special event.

Texas West BBQ
1600 Fulton Ave. Sacramento, CA (916) 483-7427

Warning! The BBQ served here can be addictive! Come see why the Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Magazine and the SN&R rave about the food here at Texas West. Join us for lunch or dinner, or have your event catered by our experienced staff and see why we call it Texas “True-Q.”


645 Fifth Street Lincoln, CA 95648 (916) 645-2377

Our beers won gold and silver medals at the California State Fair four years running. Visit our lively 1890s brewpub, the perfect place to savor handcrafted beers with Old West cowboy fare. An historic treasure, the upstairs Lodge Hall features western gourmet cowboy cuisine. The ballroom and boardrooms host banquets, weddings and a weekly afternoon tea.

Brew It Up! Brewery & Grill
801 14th Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 441-3000

Brew It Up! brings the fun of brewing and the flavor of brewery-fresh beer together with one of Sacramento’s best-tasting and most diverse dining menus. Not only does Brew It Up! feature 24 draft beers, you can enjoy an excellent wine list and full bar.

Hogshead Brewpub
114 J Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 443-2739

Hogshead Brewpub has a great location in Old Sacramento. We have a downstairs area that is secluded and fun. The brewery serves a variety of ales and stouts that complement our menu items. Come in for a great happy hour and watch your favorite sports teams on our big-screen TV.

Hoppy Brewing Company
6300 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95819 (916) 451-4677

Hoppy Brewing Co. is a locally owned and operated onsite brewery and restaurant. We feature seven handcrafted, award-winning ales on tap and two additional brewer’s specials each month. Our brewpub-style restaurant features daily lunch and dinner specials in addition to your favorite brewpub entrees in a relaxing, kid-friendly atmosphere.

Sudwerk Brewery and Restaurant
2001 Second Street Davis, CA 95616 (530) 756-2739

Serving authentic German and American foods and handcrafted beers, the result of a marriage between old-age German brewing tradition and state-of-the-art technology. Come enjoy live music and fine dining on the patio this summer.


Enotria Cafe and Wine Bar
1431 Del Paso Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95815 (916) 922-6792

Voted “Best Wine List” eight years running by SN&R and Sacramento Magazine … Award of Excellence four years running by Wine Spectator … “Most Romantic Dining” three years running by … and a 3 1/2 star rating from SN&R. Elegant courtyard dining and retail wine sales.

Hangar 17 Bar and Grill
1630 S St. Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 447-1717

As Sacramento’s first “upscale dive-bar,” Hangar 17 provides a high-end restaurant environment with a friendly neighborhood bar attitude. With a beautiful bar and dining area and a tasty yet affordable menu, Hangar 17 is Sacramento’s newest place to be! Open daily for lunch and dinner, as well as for breakfast on the weekends.

Joey B’s
1629 Capitol Ave Sacramento, CA (916) 444-2224

Sacramento’s newest dining experience has achieved huge praise. Joey B’s is a unique concept in dining, serving an upscale menu consisting of aged beef, a variety of poultry, pastas and fresh seafood. Entertainment consists of live music and 20+ TVs for your viewing pleasure. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, this is a not-to-be-missed dining experience.

Mimi’s Cafe
SACRAMENTO 2029 Alta Arden Expwy. (916) 614-9278
FOLSOM 2719 East Bidwell (916) 984-4940
ROSEVILLE 1104 Galleria Blvd. (916) 780-2646


Deli Bean
2319 El Camino Ave. Sacramento, CA (916) 972-9288

Drive-thru café and espresso bar featuring Sacramento’s best gyros and falafels! Enjoy fresh-brewed coffees, specialty espresso drinks, homemade soups, chili, salads, sandwiches, desserts, gourmet muffins and much more.

1682 K Street Sacramento, CA (916) 442-8889

Infusion offers the tastiest panini grilled sandwiches, salads, pastries, desserts and 100 percent fair trade organic coffees, teas and espresso! We’re open at 6 a.m. every weekday and our doors are open until midnight every weekday and until 2 a.m. on weekends. We’re just a short walk from the convention center & Memorial Auditorium!


Alexandria’s Café & Catering
9648 Kiefer Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95827 (916) 361-9216

A newcomer to the Rosemont area, Alexandria’s Café serves tasty breakfasts, soups, sandwiches, salads and burgers for lunch at reasonable prices. Along with our delicious menu items we offer full-service catered affairs to suit your needs. We are dedicated to providing the freshest ingredients and the best service possible.


1500 Eureka Road Roseville (916) 787-3287

It’s Chinese and then sum. To fine Chinese cuisine, we’ve added other authentic tastes of Asia, plus fine martinis and fine wines in a hip new setting.

Frank Fat’s
806 L Street Sacramento (916) 442-7092

Sacramento’s premier Chinese restaurant, serving as the second home to state legislators since 1939. Offering traditional Chinese cuisine, as well as house specialties in a new sophisticated decor.

California Fat’s
1015 Front Street Old Sacramento (916) 441-7966

Styled as an Asian waterfront trading house, featuring bamboo ceilings, giant palm trees and a magnificent 30-foot waterfall. Specializing in contemporary Asian cuisine as well as Fat family specialties.

Fat City
101 Front Street Old Sacramento (916) 446-6768

A turn-of-the-century café offering a varied menu ranging from light appetizers to hearty dinner entrees and mouth-watering desserts.


La Trattoria Bohemia
3649 J Street Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 455-7803

La Trattoria Bohemia blends a warm, inviting atmosphere with well-executed traditional Czech and Italian dishes. Call for reservations or drop in for lunch and dinner. Rated 3 1/2 stars by SN&R.


Deli Bean
2319 El Camino Ave. Sacramento, CA (916) 972-9288

Drive-thru café and espresso bar featuring Sacramento’s best gyros and falafels! Enjoy fresh-brewed coffees, specialty espresso drinks, homemade soups, chili, salads, sandwiches, desserts, gourmet muffins and much more.

Noah’s Bagels
SACRAMENTO Midtown 1901 J Street, Ste. B (916) 444-5887
Loehmann’s Plaza 2559 Fair Oaks Blvd. (916) 973-8051
Town & Country 2918 Fulton Avenue (916) 973-1365
DAVIS 1411 W. Covell Blvd. #114-A (530) 750-5163
FAIR OAKS 5249 Hazel Avenue (916) 863-5367
ROSEVILLE 2030 Douglas Blvd. #14 (916) 782-6772
STOCKTON 123 Lincoln Center (209) 951-2284

Featuring the most popular sandwiches, salads and soups, Noah’s is the place to be with seven locations to serve you in the greater Sacramento area!

Sam’s Kosher Style Restaurant and Deli
8121 Greenback Lane Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (916) 726-7267

In business for the last 27 years, Sam’s serves the finest kosher-style foods that Sacramento has to offer. Voted “Best Reuben Sandwich” and “Best Deli,” we are dedicated to providing quality food and excellent service at very affordable prices. 3 Stars SN&R

The Bread Store
1716 J Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 557-1600

The Bread Store bakes breads and other fine bakery products made from the finest ingredients. Our ovens are fired all day long assuring you, the customer, the ability to purchase fresh, hot loaves of bread throughout the day. Don’t forget to try our soups and sweets. Your satisfaction is our primary concern.

2334 Arden Way (916) 920-4941
6160 Florin Road (916) 428-3623
9261 Folsom Blvd. (916) 361-8646
Folsom and Alhambra, Midtown (916) 451-7670
4421 Freeport Blvd. (916) 452-6453
2095 Golden Centre Lane, Rancho Cordova (916) 852-6688
5825 Madison Ave. (916) 338-0100
4314 Marconi Ave. (916) 972-8646
5444 Watt Ave., North Highlands (916) 331-8438
2800 Zinfandel Drive, Rancho Cordova (916) 635-8646

22 locations in the greater Sacramento area to serve you.


Gunther’s Quality Ice Cream
“Since 1940” 2801 Franklin Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95818 (916) 457-3339

Gunther’s has been a Sacramento tradition since 1940. We make all our ice cream at this Franklin location. We are also popular for our real fruit freezes, sandwiches and cakes. Step back in time when you visit our old-fashioned ice cream parlor, which displays our moving neon sign, “Jugglin’ Joe.”

Here’s the Scoop! Ice Cream and Coffee Shop
3051 Freeport Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 446-4478

Many have found us and others are still looking. We are Sacramento’s hot spot for coffee, ice cream and some of the best hotdogs in the area. We proudly serve Gunther’s ice cream, Coffee Works coffee and Morants hot dogs—we’re your one-stop shop for the best of all of Sacramento’s traditions. We are open seven days a week until 9 p.m. Come by and say “hi.” We’d love to see you!

Vic’s Ice Cream
3199 Riverside Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 448-0892

Stop by Vic’s Ice Cream today. Not only do we have the best ice cream in Sacramento but we are also one of Sacramento’s oldest ice cream shops! But don’t stop at the ice cream— we also serve some very delicious sandwiches. Adults and kids alike will agree, Vic’s Ice Cream is the place to be.


Capitol Park Café
1119 Ninth Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 441-5361

Friendly neighborhood diner in the heart of downtown. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and daily specials. Walk from the capitol to experience excellent service and huge portions for a low price!


Queen Sheba
1537 Howe Ave Sacramento (916) 920-1020 (916) 429-1915

The best Ethiopian cuisine in town. Come and experience the excitement of this exotic East African restaurant. Popular dishes include chicken, lamb, beef and fish, all prepared with an amazing blend of herbs and spices. We also offer an all-you-can-eat vegetarian buffet.


Black Cat Cafe
723 56th Street Sacramento, CA 95819 (916) 451-9100

Come enjoy delicious and creative food in one of Sacramento’s most artistic destinations. Fantastic crepes, grilled panini sandwiches, pastas, salads and amazing desserts from Freeport Bakery await you. Featuring beer and wine, outdoor seating and delivered catering too. A special weekend brunch menu is also offered. Dolce far Niente!


Paradise 2 Go
Your Personal Hawaii Specialist (916) 331-8737 or (866) 4 fun 2 go

23rd Annual Kapalua Food, Wine & Art Festival July 8-11, 2004. Four days of festivities in Maui. Imagine spending your morning playing the world famous Kapalua Plantation Course, an afternoon by the pool, then finishing your day at the festival. Includes four-night stay, rental car, grand tasting pass, seafood festival pass, golf tournament pass and so much more. Call or visit our Web site!

Taste of the Little City
Safetyville USA 3909 Bradshaw Road Sacramento, CA (916) 366-7233

Enjoy a Taste of the Little City! On Friday, June 11 from 6 to 10 p.m., Safetyville USA will transform into a wonderful display of Sacramento’s best restaurants, caterers, wineries and brewpubs. Featuring live music and a premier silent auction, this fantastic sampling of Sacramento’s finest delectables invites you to indulge! Proceeds benefit Children’s Safety Programs.


The Family Room
855 57th Street Sacramento, CA (916) 452.3896

At the Family Room, chef Evan Elsberry’s award-winning lamb chops, wine merchant steak and smoked salmon dishes are only a few of our family favorites. For breakfast, lunch or dinner enjoy high-quality food and service. Your children will enjoy our fun play area.


The Melting Pot
814 15th Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 443-2DIP (916) 443-5847 (Fax)

It’s time to “dip into something different” ™. The Melting Pot offers a relaxed atmosphere, plush private booths, attentive service, fine wines and fabulous four-course fondue dinners. The Melting Pot is the ideal location for any occasion…romantic evenings, family gatherings, business functions, celebrations and private parties. Reservations are recommended.


537 Pavilions Lane Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 564-6555

L’Image Restaurant, located in the Pavilions on Fair Oaks Blvd., brings a little bit of Europe to Sacramento. The perfect setting for a breakfast or lunch meeting, an afternoon coffee or a romantic dinner, L’Image also offers outdoor patio seating. L’Image in the Pavilions serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.


Sudwerk Brewery and Restaurant
2001 Second Street Davis, CA 95616 (530) 756-2739

Serving authentic German and American foods and handcrafted beers, the result of a marriage between old-age German brewing tradition and state-of-the-art technology. Come enjoy live music and fine dining on the patio this summer.


Kathmandu Kitchen
SACRAMENTO 1728 Broadway Sacramento, CA (916) 441-2172
DAVIS 234 G Street Davis, CA (530) 756-3507

Escape to Kathmandu! Whether you are in Sacramento or Davis you are not far from some of the best Indian food around. We serve a sumptuous all-you-can-eat lunch buffet Monday through Friday for $6.99 and an extensive dinner menu. In addition to our delicious cuisine we also offer some of the most decadent sweets India and Nepal have to offer. So curry on in today!

Royal Taste Of India
9632 Emerald Oak Dr., Suite L Elk Grove (916) 714-8520

As a newcomer to the Elk Grove area, Royal Taste of India offers a variety of sophisticated dishes and curries. Come experience the food, great atmosphere and, most of all, the royal treatment.


Caffé Italia
1121 Richards Blvd. Davis, CA (530) 758-7200

Caffé Italia has been voted “Best Breakfast in Yolo County” for the past 10 years! Most recently we were named “Best Italian” by the Davis Enterprise! Our lunches and dinners are incredible and Caffé Italia is easy to reach. We’re only 10 minutes from downtown, right off the freeway. Just take the Richards Blvd exit and, bada-boom, you’re there.

Espanol Italian Restaurant
5723 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95819 (916) 457-1936

Delicious family-style meals and a homey atmosphere keep this traditional Italian restaurant very busy. Come in with your family for lunch or for dinner. Make Espanol your family tradition this year. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, lunch 11am-4pm, dinner 4-9pm; Sundays noon-9pm (closed Mondays).

Il Fornaio
400 Capitol Mall Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 446-4100

Step inside Il Fornaio and take a culinary journey through Italy. In the mornings you can choose from fresh baked breads and pastries accompanied by Il Fornaio branded espresso. During lunch and dinner, choose from a variety of handmade pastas, rotisserie selections and wood oven-baked pizzas. An award-winning wine list is available to complement your selection.

Olive Garden
SACRAMENTO 1780 Challenge Way (916) 649-8305
CITRUS HEIGHTS 5445 Sunrise Blvd. (916) 965-9537
ROSEVILLE 1160 Galleria Blvd. (916) 783-6005

Osteria Fasulo
2657 Portage Bay East Davis, CA (530) 758-1324

An intimate European setting, just a stone’s throw away from the Mondavi Center, where guests come to indulge and enjoy an authentic Italian gourmet meal. Leonardo and Mina Fasulo honor a way of life in Italy through their Osteria, where the menu captures the Italian spirit of making every meal a special occasion. Reservations are encouraged.

Roma Pizzeria II
8491 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95826 (916) 383-9264

Family operated for 23 years, this casual restaurant and pizzeria serves authentic southern Italian fare. Maria Guerrera is usually in the kitchen preparing the recipes of her native Puglia, but if she’s off, her son Mario can produce the same magic. Ample portions and reasonable prices make this a homey Sacramento tradition.

Tavano’s Ristorante
5150 Fair Oaks Blvd. Carmichael, CA 95608 (916) 971-9090

Visit Italy tonight … sip your favorite cocktail or wine while you dine on the Piazza. Choose your favorite entrée from Sacramento’s largest selection and enjoy being served by our friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our guests tell us that our food and service are the best! We are the Sacramento Bee’s “destination for a candlelight dinner.”


Hana Tsubaki
5006 J Street Sacramento, CA (916) 456-2849

Serving a wide range of sushi and Japanese cuisine for 25 years. Catering for all occasions and featuring a wide variety of party trays. For a truly elegant party, we’ll help you to display the best and most beautiful. Come enjoy our full sushi bar and beautiful patio dining in lovely East Sacramento. Hana Tsubaki is famous for the finest in traditional Japanese cuisine.

Hitomi Café & Dining
1201 R St. Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 443-7870

Hitomi Café & Dining is a place to experience a variety of dishes, like our famous sesame chicken. An expanded menu features a tasty variety of sushi, Asian fusion dishes and tapioca dishes.

Jusco Sushi
228 G Street Davis, CA 95616 (530) 750-2869

At Jusco Sushi you will find a cozy, quiet atmosphere coupled with all-you can eat sushi specials. The sushi is made to order while you wait, so you can eat your fill of all the fresh rolls and sushi Jusco prepares. The experienced sushi chefs deliver beautiful rolls made with flair and style, all while serving healthy food that is low in fat. In addition to our all-you-can-eat special, we also have many specialty rolls, nigri and sashimi. Make the trip to Davis for all the sushi you can eat today.

Katana Restaurant
2598 Alta Arden Expressway Sacramento, CA (916) 977-0527

At Katana Restaurant, you will find sushi that will arouse all of your senses. Discover delicious food from our Teppanyaki, grilled right in front of you; a remarkable experience and a stimulating ambiance that will surely satisfy your taste buds. Come and discover the authentic Japanese cuisine and spectacular show.

Mana Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
2580 Alta Arden Sacramento CA 95825 (916) 971-0728

Mana Japanese restaurant has been serving the freshest sushi for more than 12 years. Hold your special event in one of our spacious banquet rooms.

1010 10th Street Sacramento, CA (916) 448-4512

Like sushi??? Think Megami. The food is delicious and our portions won’t leave you hungry later on. Megami is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for lunch and dinner. Our lunch specials are very popular with the regulars and start at $5.75!!! Come on in today and see what many have already discovered. Great food, good portions … Megami.

Mikuni Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar
FAIR OAKS 4323 Hazel Ave (916) 961-2112
ROSEVILLE 1565 Eureka Road (916) 797-2112
MIDTOWN 1530 J Street (916) 447-2111
ELK GROVE Coming 2005

Mikuni serves the highest quality Japanese cuisine with the freshest fish available. A lively upbeat dining experience, Mikuni features original rolls and sushi creations made to order by creative sushi chefs. Or, take it on the road in the Mikuni Sushi Bus, the world’s only luxury sushi bus and entertainment center on wheels!

New Edokko Japanese Noodle Restaurant & Kitchen
1724 Broadway Sacramento, CA 95818 (916) 448-2828

New Edokko serves traditional ramon, udon, soba, donburi and cold noodle dishes, plus sushi and much, much more. We were named “best place to get a bowl of noodles” by the SN&R.

Zen Toro Japanese Bistro and Sushi Bar
900 15th Street Sacramento, CA (916) 442-4933

Masa invites you to experience sushi at its best. Already a dining hotspot for local lunch goers, Zen Toro also has a wonderful dinner menu. Come in tonight for a unique dinner you won’t forget.


Maalouf’s Taste of Lebanon
1433 Fulton Avenue (between Hurley & Arden Way) (916) 972-8768

Very simply, you will be treated as a member of the family while enjoying your fresh homemade Lebanese food. The Sacramento Bee voted us a four- star food facility. Our menu contains more than 40 items, including appetizers, sandwiches, dinner plates and lunch plates.


Crest Café
1017 K Street Sacramento, CA (916) 444-2722

Located next to the Crest Theater, Crest Café offers breakfast, lunch and a full dinner menu. Come by on Friday or Saturday nights, order a cool draft beer and enjoy belly dancing performances while you eat an authentic Mediterranean meal (reservations recommended). We have something for everyone at the Crest Cafe so come by today, you’ll be glad you did.

Tunel 21
926 Second Street Sacramento, CA 95818 (916) 447-7577

Vlade Divac’s Tunel 21, located in historic Old Sacramento, offers convenient valet parking and serves dinner nightly. The Mediterranean menu features fresh salads, hand-tossed pizzas, pasta, seafood, poultry and steaks. Tunel 21 is a plush two-level lounge, restaurant and nightclub featuring two bars, plasma TVs and an outdoor courtyard.


Chipotle Mexican Grill
Capitol Avenue 1831 Capitol Avenue Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 444-8940 (phone) (916) 444-9015 (fax)
Howe and Arden 1729 Howe Avenue Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 646-4571 (phone) (916) 646-4576 (fax)
Loehmann Plaza 2517 Fair Oaks Blvd Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 487-1125 (phone) (916) 487-1831 (fax)
Laguna Pavilion 7440 Laguna Blvd. #124 Elk Grove, CA 95758 (916) 478-2360 (phone) (916) 478-2362 (fax)
Sunrise 5851 Sunrise Blvd. Citrus Heights, CA 95610 (916) 967-7881 (phone) (916) 967-7882 (fax)
E Street 227 E Street Davis, CA 95617 (530) 758-3599 (phone) (530) 758-4285 (fax)
Creekside 1136 Galleria Blvd. Roseville, CA 95678 (916) 783-8841 (phone) (916) 783-8753 (fax)
Granite Bay 3988 Douglas Blvd. Roseville, CA 95661 (916) 786-9218 (phone) (916) 786-9145 (fax)
Willowcreek 1001 E. Bidwell 160 Folsom, CA 95630 (916) 983-9374 (phone) (916) 983-9179 (fax)

Gourmet burritos and tacos. You decide what’s inside! Many Sacramento area locations. Find yours at

Costa Azul Mexican Seafood Restaurant
7218 Franklin Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 424-9608

Home of Club La Costa, Sacramento’s hottest nightspot, Costa Azul serves the freshest Mexican dishes in town. Always running great specials, and only five minutes from downtown, you can’t miss it.

El Coyote Junction
232 Jiboom Street Sacramento, CA (916) 442-3009

Head on over to El Coyote Junction for some of the most authentic Mexican food around. We serve the usual suspects—enchiladas, tacos and burritos—and we also offer some of the best fajitas around. Ask anyone who’s been here and they will tell you that El Coyote Junction is the best place for fresh Mex and an awesome happy hour.

El Gallo Giro
5701 Franklin Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95824 (916) 421-2155

Come and give us a try for the best Mexican food this side of the border. They were featured on “Good Day Sacramento” for our famous shrimp burger. We serve only the freshest ingredients. Come in and try our sizzling grilled cheese quesadillas, enchiladas, shrimp cocktails and much, much more.

Hacienda Del Roble
4810 Granite Drive Rocklin, CA 95677 (916) 624-7090

Hacienda is the place to be for all sporting events and the best Mexican food this side of the border. We serve sizzling fajitas (chicken or beef), seafood specials and much more. We are dedicated to serving you with the freshest ingredients and the best margaritas in town.

La Mision
4439 Florin Road Sacramento, CA (916) 391-0776
409 Natoma St. Folsom, CA (916) 351-9083
8523 Elk Grove Blvd. Elk Grove, CA (916) 686-1550

La Mision has three great restaurants where you’ll find quality, authentic Mexican food wherever you live in Sacramento. Our menu is full of authentic Mexican food choices and of course the best margaritas in town. Come in for happy hour and enjoy half-price appetizers and great drink specials. Catering is also available.

Taqueria Taco Loco
2326 J Street Midtown Sacramento (916) 447-0711
195 Blue Ravine Folsom (916) 351-4303

Sacramento’s best Mexican food since 1989…always fresh, always terrific, always Taco Loco!

Three Sisters

5100 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 452-7442

Wham! That’s the sensation you’ll discover when you find Three Sisters. Much more than a south-of-the-border restaurant, Three Sisters takes its cue from northern Mexican regional cuisine. It is truly original. The chicken mole poblano has more than fifty ingredients. The carnitas are surprising with delicately citrus flavored meat that is flash grilled for a crunchy exterior. Plus, we serve the best margarita’s in town! Owned and operated by three sisters.


Silvia’s Restaurant
2968 Freeport Blvd Sacramento, CA (916) 444-3200

Open seven days a week, Silvia’s Restaurant offers the best in Nicaraguan cuisine. In fact it’s the only one of its type in Sacramento. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays enjoy mondongo, baho, nacatales and ceviche—all delicious authentic weekend dishes. Other dishes (served daily) we recommend are the fried plantain with cheese; chopped beef with peppers, onions and tomatoes; and the churrasco. Try something different…try Silvia’s.

Salad Bar

Fresh Choice Restaurant
1689 Arden Way Sacramento, CA (916) 649-3602
535 Howe Ave. (near Fair Oaks Blvd.) Sacramento, CA (916) 649-8046

All-you-can-eat salad, soup and dessert Bar! Featuring the freshest ingredients, including nicely prepared vegetables, fruits, fresh-baked breads and muffins, and multiple daily soup specials. Join us for lunch and dinner!

Capitol Soup & Salad Bar
1121 Ninth Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 447-5266

All-you-can-eat salad bar with a large selection. Freshly made pizzas, made-to-order sandwiches and gourmet soups … clam chowder and chili served daily! Affordable prices in a great location.


Alamar Marina and Restaurant
5999 Garden Highway (15 minutes from downtown) Sacramento, CA (916) 922-0200

Come on down to our ‘floating restaurant’ for lunch or dinner and enjoy some of the best food served along the Sacramento River. We serve delicious prime rib, filet mignon and wonderful soups and salads. We are only 15 minutes from downtown: just take I-5 to the airport exit, follow the signs to Garden Highway, make a right and you’re here. We hope to see you soon!

Crawdad’s River Cantina
1375 Garden Hwy Sacramento, CA 95833 (916) 929-2268

When the heat begins to boil, Crawdad’s is the place to be. From rich brown gumbo to grilled New York steaks, seafood and salads, you can enjoy your dining while floating on the Sacramento River. Talk about fun! Live music Thursdays thru Sundays! Super drinks! Great food! Come with old friends or make new ones.

Scott’s Seafood

9611 Greenback Lane Citrus Heights, CA (916) 989-6711
545 Munroe Street Loehman’s Plaza Sacramento, CA (916) 489-1822

With two local locations, Scott’s Seafood has long been known for its innovative approach to the bounties of the ocean. Our crab bisque is legendary, but we also recommend the macadamia nut-crusted halibut.


Tapa the World
2115 J Street Sacramento, CA (916) 442-4353

Many have experienced Tapa the World at night but there are still many who haven’t been for lunch. We have daily lunch specials along with quick and friendly service. Whether its lunch or dinner everyone agrees: nothing beats a pitcher of sangria, a bunch of tapas and great friends! Check Tapa the World out today…we’re saving a seat for you.


Buckhorn Steak & Roadhouse

2 Main Street Winters, CA 95694 (530) 795-4503

Worth the drive! The Buckhorn has been said to have the tastiest steaks around. Our steaks are aged until perfection. You cannot pass up the opportunity to enjoy what the Buckhorn has to offer.

Hungry Hunter Steakhouse
450 Bercut Drive Sacramento CA (916) 441-2844

For more than 35 years, the Hungry Hunter has been serving the “Best Prime Rib In Town.” We also feature hand-selected steaks, seafood, chicken, lamb, pasta and “fall-off-the-bone” baby-back ribs. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just treating yourself to a meal out, we are committed to making your dining experience a memorable one!


Pattaya Café
424 East Bidwell Folsom, CA 95630 (916) 984-9829
5514 Watt Ave North Highlands, CA 95660 (916) 348-6556

Our Thai food is so good that we had to open another location. Now open in Folsom and Sacramento, Pattaya Café is dedicated to serving the freshest ingredients. Try the homemade curry dishes or the spicy prawns and enjoy a Thai iced tea to top off your meal.

Siam Restaurant
5100 Franklin Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95820 (916) 452-8382

New Siam Restaurant! Come on down and try our authentic Thai food. We have curry dishes, tasty sautéed dishes and many vegetarian choices. We are open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for lunch and dinner. Treat yourself to the experience of being in Thailand.

4400 San Juan Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (916) 966-0660

Nestled in tranquil Fair Oaks, Takieng (which means “lantern” in Thai) is a truly authentic Thai restaurant. Its chefs, having studied in Thailand, bring you variety and originality in conjunction with memorable food.

Thai Cottage
2631 Fulton Ave. Sacramento, CA 95821 (916) 481-4030

Thai done right! Stop by Thai Cottage today for some authentic Thai food, but we must warn you that once you visit you will come back again and again.

Thai Nakorn Restaurant
424 G Street Davis, CA 95616 (530) 758-7779

Thai Nakorn offers a peaceful, enjoyable environment for your dining experience. Our menu is packed with more than 100 mouth-watering items, including spicy tofu appetizers, cashew nut chicken and garlic prawns. Try them once and you won’t be disappointed.

Thai Palms
943 Howe Ave. Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 929-5915

A meal at Thai Palms is as authentic as one served in Thailand. From the food to the service to the ambiance, your dining experience will be one to remember. From preparation to presentation, you can taste and see the difference.

Thai Siam Restaurant
705 Gold Lake Drive, Suite 360 Folsom, CA 95630 (916) 351-1696

If you think of the best Thai food you have ever eaten, Thai Siam should pop in your head. With a great authentic atmosphere for you to enjoy while you dine … you probably won’t want to go anywhere else. Our curry dishes and our spicy peanut dishes will knock your socks off.


Andy Nguyen’s
2007 Broadway Sacramento, CA 95818 (916) 736-1157

Andy Nguyen’s is one of those restaurants that people return (and return and return) to even after they’ve left the region. And we know why—its got something to do with our five-spice barbecued chicken and our mouthwatering vegetarian dishes. Come in and see why we’ve been around for 21 years.

Wine Shops

Wine Merchant
FOLSOM 307 Iron Point Road (916) 985-9463
ROSEVILLE 1136 Galleria Blvd., Ste.120(916) 788-8466

Specializing in California and Italian wines, these wonderfully stocked shops feature helpful and informative staff, weekly wine tastings and wine classes. We are also available to assist with wine-maker dinners. Call for information about our private wine tastings!