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Rio City Cafe

1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
+1 916-442-8226
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“jambalaya” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this place, just because of the location - Old Sacramento and right on the River. It's worth the trip to just for their baked sourdough cheese loaf. Share with a friend, order a glass of wine, and you're set!

Thank fairgirl59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here in business attire for Social reception meet and greet after a long day of meeting. It was brutally hot and while they had their table umbrellas at full mast, they didn't have any protection or shade barrier in the heat between 5-7, so...More

Thank rmdy_64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We managed to get a table in the balcony overlooking the river on a warm evening a great spot Staff were very nice and the food was very good.

Thank frufc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to take the river tour on the Hornblower boat so we had a lovely lunch at the Rio city cafe and then went on the boat. The lunch was excellent, the service was very good, and they validated our parking ticket. Outside was...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of coworkers for a retirement lunch. It was easy to get a reservation for our group of 15 and we were seated quickly once we arrived. The food was good, I had the burger. All of our meals came out quickly...More

1  Thank ChristinaCali
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a nice lunch on the river...very relaxing nice atmosphere, The service was very good. We both had fish and chips that was very good not overly done with thick batter. It was a nice stopover for our train connection. It is a sit down...More

Thank Donald V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the Jambalaya and it was very good. Like Mimi's cafe a little better but still this was very tasty. Would order again.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding service and good menu. It is right on the river and atomosphere was great. I ordered something I did not like and the server noticed I wasn't eating it. She alerted the manager who took it off our bill and asked if they could...More

Thank bill w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was staying in Woodland and took a 15 min drive into city. Had a great, casual dinner. Must get the cheese bread appetizer! I would go again.

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite go to restaurant in Sacramento. My companion and I were seated on the patio with great views of the Sacramento River and Tower Bridge. We had pasta and jambalaya for dinner. Both were excellent. The waitress was friendly and efficient. The...More

Thank Cali4niahiker
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Linda E
what is the menu
9 May 2017|
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Response from MCADAMA | Reviewed this property |
I'm with other commenters...check their website for the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-442-8226
  • E-mail
We offer a delicious high-quality, farm-fresh American cuisine with lots of meats and seafood on the scenic riverfront in Old Sacramento. Casual, full bar, kid-friendly, fun atmosphere. Park in the Tower Bridge Garage, bring in your ticket, and we validate for 2 hours.
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