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Rio City Cafe

1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
+1 916-442-8226
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Work group from Seattle, Boise, Salt Lake City, Portland, Spokane and Sacramento all met for dinner. What a great venue. Wait staff was superb and the selection of food was outstanding. A walk through Old Sac was great ahead of time. I would recommend to...More

Thank BothellEnglandLover
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a nice place to have dinner in Old Sac. We went to Joe's and it was a 55 minute wait so we walked down to Rio City. We thought it was closed until my husband opened the door. We were seated...More

Thank Patti S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Validated parking at the big garage across the railroad tracks half a block away. Outside and inside seating -- we chose inside due to wind. Four for lunch at 12:30 on a Saturday. No waiting, seated in a half-moon booth, very comfortable. Water came quickly,...More

Thank DJ F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places along the Sacramento River Front. If you are able to get a window seat, the view is fantastic. The food is good, a little pricey so take your credit card, but for a romantic luncheon/dinner it is worth...More

Thank OceanLover68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Rio City Cafe for a number of years when we stay at The Delta King. Our wait person (from Rumania) was excellent - attentive w/o hovering and so very pleasant. We all three decided on the cheeseburgers as we weren't...More

Thank Ms_Gary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were hanging out at home and got the urge to go and sit by the water and have a little wine and something to eat. Our friends drove up from the Bay Area and met us here. Although it was pretty busy, we were...More

Thank Reganjca
Reviewed January 7, 2018

One of the more affordable restaurants in Old Sac and right on the river. They have an enclosed patio so even in winter it's comfortable and a lot less noisy than in the other parts of the restaurant. The portions are very large so you...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We have met friends there for great omelets in the morning and salads in the afternoon. The bar does some great cocktails including light options of many of your favorites.

Thank Rower_walker
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Even though very busy we were promptly taken care of and wonderful staff Had reservation and were seated promptly at 1 by the fireplace, perfect seating. We were immediately checked on to see if we wanted a drink and brought water. We are very happy...More

Thank connieahaines
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Last week my husband, son, daughter in law, two grandsons, ages 4 and 8, and I all had dinner at the Rio City Cafe prior to boarding the Polar Express. We were crunched for time! So, having looked on line at their menu, we were...More

Thank cherylyosh
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Lynn W
October 15, 2017|
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Response from CaCoolMike | Reviewed this property |
They have Valet parking but there is plenty of parking lot space across the road. Pricing for the menu I would consider to be moderate for what you get.
Linda E
May 9, 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
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-442-8226
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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