35 restaurants offering special prix-fixe menus.

Calling all foodies! Experience the best of Downtown Sac’s gourmet food scene during the award-winning Dine Downtown Restaurant Week.

 
Name
Cuisine
Area
 
The Firehouse Restaurant

The Firehouse Restaurant

1112 Second Street

Dinner

Contemporary American, Californian

Old Sacramento, Downtown

The splendid ambiance of The Firehouse is enhanced by its reputation for excellence in food, wine and hospitality. The most award-winning restaurant in Sacramento, The Firehouse has earned the "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator magazine for 12 consecutive years and was voted "Best Wine List" - Best of Sacramento. The Firehouse has been rated as Zagat's Top 100, and has also been the recipient of the "Award of Unique Distinction" from Wine Enthusiast magazine.

Rio City Café

Rio City Café

1110 Front Street

Dinner

Californian, Seafood, Steak

Old Sacramento, Downtown

Rio City Cafe is situated in beautiful historic Old Sacramento, overlooking some of the most prominent landmarks in Sacramento. The Sacramento River runs by our spacious outdoor patio, with spectacular views of the historic Tower Bridge and the Ziggurat (pyramid) building.

Frank Fat’s

Frank Fat’s

806 L Street

Dinner

Chinese, Asian, Pan-Asian

Downtown

Frank Fat's Restaurant located one block away from the State Capitol at 806 L street in Downtown Sacramento, has proudly served the Sacramento Community since 1939. Frank Fat's takes pride in continuing to serve the finest Chinese cuisine from the four provinces of China (Peking, Szechuan, Canton, Shanghai) and Hong Kong in a superbly decorated surrounding with warm, friendly and cheerful service.

Dawson’s Steakhouse

Dawson’s Steakhouse

1209 L Street

Dinner

Steakhouses, American (Traditional), Seafood

Downtown

Joe’s Crab Shack

Joe’s Crab Shack

1210 Front Street

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, American (Traditional)

Old Sacramento, Downtown

Fat City Bar & Café

Fat City Bar & Café

1001 Front Street

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional)

Old Sacramento, Downtown

Biba Restaurant

Biba Restaurant

2801 Capitol Avenue

Dinner

Italian

Midtown

Foundation Restaurant & Bar

Foundation Restaurant & Bar

400 L Street

Dinner

American, Comfort Food, Californian

Downtown

A contemporary American eatery with a great bar imported from San Francisco. The Foundation R & B features an array of American and imported whiskeys, vodkas, gins, tequilas and cordials with emphasis on classic America cuisine with California flair.

The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

814 15th Street

Dinner

Fondue

Downtown

Empress Tavern

Empress Tavern

1013 K Street

Dinner

American, Farm-to-table, Meat

Downtown

Empress Tavern is an American Carvery in downtown Sacramento with a menu featuring rotisserie meats, craft cocktails and an adventurous battery of beers. The menu, conceptualized by Chef/Owner Michael Thiemann, revolves around a massive Rotisol rotisserie spinning a variety of proteins.

Skool Japanese Gastropub

Skool Japanese Gastropub

2319 K Street

Dinner

Japanese, Seafood, Gastropubs

Midtown

Iron Horse Tavern

Iron Horse Tavern

1800 15th Street

Lunch Dinner

American

Downtown

Iron Horse Tavern is a restaurant and bar located in Sacramento, California.

Cafeteria 15L

Cafeteria 15L

1116 15th Street

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional), Breakfast & Brunch, American (New)

Downtown

Cafeteria 15L is Sacramento's premier comfort and eclectic urban restaurant offering American comfort cuisine with a classic flair. Designed by the designers of The Park and Mix Downtown, Cafeteria 15L features 2 outdoor patios. The use of reclaimed woods, industrial light fixtures, and an array of mixed and matched chairs create and atmosphere both whimsical and cozy.

Firestone Public House

Firestone Public House

1132 16th Street

Dinner

American (New), Pubs, Sports Bars

Downtown

Firestone Public House, an eclectic public ale house, restaurant, and sports venue at the corner of 16th and L Streets in downtown Sacramento featuring American-style cuisine and an expansive 60-beer selection on tap. Firestone is a family-friendly establishment to watch sports, enjoy great food and meet friends or family for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, dinner or late night eats. Firestone features 21 high definition flat screens and a state-of-the-art sound system. The building itself is a focal point of Sacramento history as it once housed Firestone Tire Co. from 1920 to 2004. Firestone Public House rounds out the thriving block of 16th and L Streets and is conveniently located within walking distance of a number of signature downtown establishments including Cafeteria 15L, The Park Downtown, de Vere’s Irish Pub and M!X Downtown. The State Capitol, the Sacramento Convention Center, the Memorial Auditorium and several hotels are also within a few blocks.

The Pilothouse Restaurant at the Delta King

The Pilothouse Restaurant at the Delta King

1000 Front Street

Lunch Dinner

American (New), American (Traditional)

Old Sacramento, Downtown

The Pilothouse restaurant aboard the historic Delta King offers river side dining, outstanding cuisine, a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine list and a great place to meet with friends in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Gluten free items available. Proud participant in the Sacramento Farm to Fork initiative utilizing local seasonal produce when ever it is available.

Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.

Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.

1630 South Street

Lunch Dinner

Bars, American (New)

Midtown

Hook and Ladder Manufacturing Co. represents the bountiful harvest California has to offer and the proud Sacramento history we continue to shape today. We love our city, and we love our state.

The Porch Restaurant & Bar

The Porch Restaurant & Bar

1815 K Street

Dinner

Southern, Low Country, Comfort Food

Midtown

The Porch offers Sacramento a delicious down-home low country dining experience located right in the heart of Midtown! Featuring over 100 bourbons

Camden Spit & Larder

Camden Spit & Larder

555 Capitol Mall #100

Lunch Dinner

Brasseries, British, American (New)

Downtown

Now open at 555 Capitol Mall, Chef Oliver Ridgeway debuts Camden Spit & Larder, a modern London-inspired eatery, in Downtown Sacramento. Deriving personal inspiration from Chef Ridgeway’s London-born roots, this cosmopolitan eatery is dedicated to showcasing the pristine ingredients of the surrounding region with its bold design, bustling bar scene, and prime private dining facilities.

Tiger

Bars, American (New)

Downtown

Mayahuel Tequila Museo

Mayahuel Tequila Museo

1200 K Street

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Bars

Downtown

La Cosecha

La Cosecha

917 9 Street

Dinner

Mexican, Cocktail Bars

Downtown

The Diplomat Steakhouse

The Diplomat Steakhouse

1117 11th Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouses, Bars

Downtown

Ella Dining Room & Bar

Ella Dining Room & Bar

1131 K Street

Dinner

Contemporary American, Californian

Downtown

Located in America's Farm to Fork Capital. In the heart of Downtown, the family behind The Kitchen and Selland's Market Café brings you the region’s most relaxed and elegant destination, Ella Dining Room and Bar. Ella offers warm, welcoming ambiance in an inspiring space that evokes effortless European rustic luxury. The environment is modern yet timeless, dramatic yet comforting. Ella brings together the finest quality ingredients from this bountiful region to create authentic and honest fine food that nourishes body and soul. Chef and Owner Randall Selland and family invite you to savor the joys of friends, family, and great food and wine. Service is gracious and refined. Ella has signature handcrafted cocktails, an eclectic and impressive wine list, and a fresh seafood bar. We specialize in Private Parties. Perfect for business lunches, celebration dinners, and everyday enjoyment. Walking distance from Convention Center, Capitol, theaters, and hotels.

Tower Bridge Bistro

Tower Bridge Bistro

100 Capitol Mall

Dinner

Seafood, American (Traditional)

Downtown

Come experience Tower Bridge Bistro’s New California-Tuscan cuisine inside the beautifully appointed Embassy Suites – Sacramento. We’re located a home-run away from Raley Field and the home of the Sacramento Rivercats. A train ride away from Old Sacramento and the Railroad Museum, two colorful blocks from the Crocker Art Museum and down the mall from the Capitol and Downtown Plaza Shopping Center. Dine amongst works by talented local artists while enjoying the sunset over the Tower Bridge outside our floor to ceiling windows. Enjoy our beautiful patio on the levee of the Sacramento River. Taste classic and new creations presented artfully alongside a wine list featuring over 80 selections of well-known as well as yet to be discovered gems. Prepare to settle for the extraordinary….

ll Fornaio Sacramento

ll Fornaio Sacramento

400 Capitol Mall

Dinner

Italian

Downtown

Il Fornaio means "the Baker" in Italian. Located in downtown Sacramento, this award-winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique Italian dining experience and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2007 wine list. Enjoy wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, poultry and game; house made and imported pastas; pizzas from an oak wood burning oven; fresh salads and house made soups; antipasti and a wide variety of desserts made daily from scratch.

Brasserie Capitale

Brasserie Capitale

1201 K Street

Dinner

French

Downtown

Whether you’re in need of a quick bite and a café au lait or in the mood to enjoy an extended evening of dining and wining, when you come to Brasserie Capitale or our Café à Coté, you will enjoy the casual elegance that embodies the uniquely romantic French spirit referred to as le charme de la vie (“the charm of life.”).

Aioli Bodega Española

Aioli Bodega Española

1800 L Street

Dinner

Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates

Midtown

Welcome to Aioli Bodega Espanola where our authentic food, wine and ambiance will transport you to Andalusia. We provide tapas, entrees and desserts for lunch, dinner, private events, and catering.

The Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar

The Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar

2718 J Street

Dinner

American (New), Cocktail Bars

Midtown

Kasbah Lounge

Kasbah Lounge

2115 J Street

Dinner

Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Midtown

Tapa the World

Tapa the World

2115 J Street

Dinner

Spanish, Wine Bars, Tapas/Small Plates

Midtown

At Tapa the World we encourage you to have an invigorating conversation while enjoying smaller portioned, traditional Spanish dishes. Our head chef uses ingredients from around the world to craft our unique and delicious dishes.

Binchoyaki

Binchoyaki

2226 10th Street

Dinner

Tapas/Small Plates, Seafood, Izakaya

Downtown

Paragary’s

Paragary’s

1401 28th Street

Dinner

American (New)

Midtown

Centro Cocina Mexicana

Centro Cocina Mexicana

2730 J Street

Dinner

Mexican

Midtown

Esquire Grill

Esquire Grill

1213 K Street

Dinner

American, Farm-to-table, Contemporary American

Downtown

With its elegant decor, seasonal menu, and well-trained staff, Esquire Grill is the ultimate in downtown Sacramento dining. Sip a cocktail in the bar or on the open-air patio. Clever takes on American cuisine are prepared using fresh, local ingredients, making Esquire Grill one of the best downtown Sacramento restaurants.

Station 16 Seafood Restaurant & Bar

Station 16 Seafood Restaurant & Bar

1118 16th Street

Dinner

Seafood, Bars

Downtown