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Rio City Cafe Restaurant

) #13 of 1,748 Restaurants in Sacramento ₱₱ - ₱₱₱ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
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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10:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is such a nice little spot by the river. There is construction right now, but the restaurant is indeed still open. I had the veggie pasta (somewhat like a tortellini) and my hubby had the fish with a pineapple mango chutney that he LOVED!...More

Thank stephmhart
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The location overlooking the Sacramento River was the first draw. The fact that we could bring our dog out to the deck was the second draw as it was way too hot to lock him in the car. The food was a bit pricey, but...More

Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best hamburger (with mushrooms and bacon) that I've had in years, it was the perfect follow-up to an as-well prepared Caesar salad. My wife, who is not a sandwich person, was blown away by the grilled salmon with avocado, tomato, onion, and lettuce on...More

Thank Vandover
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a dinner party of 40 people this week. We started outside on the patio where we had appetizers and drinks. Went inside after an hour. The front room was not air conditioned so it was very warm from being 95 degrees that day....More

Thank 244chuckl
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here after a long day driving and it was the perfect way to end our day. We ordered the Sourdough Cheese loaf and it was very good (not pictured). My parents both ordered the Rio Burger and I ordered the Grilled Maple Bourbon...More

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate dinner here after a 4 pm Hornblower Cruise on the Sacramento River. It was literally steps away from the boat dock, right on the river - a perfect location! I had clam chowder in a bread bowl with a wedge salad and it...More

Thank TeacherandTravelerCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were desirous of having dinner with a river view and settled on the Rio River Cafe in OldTown Sacramento. We were seated next to the shaded side overlooking the flowing Sacramento River. Our waitress, Tierra was attentive and met every need,...More

Thank Spartan58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic cafe I old Sacramento...wooden plank sidewalks and brick streets add to the authenticity. Food was excellent, service attentive, and drinks poured generously. TVs above bar also provide the opportunity of the sports fan in your party to keep up on the current game of...More

Thank sandyaqh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate out on the terrace with a great view overlooking the Sacramento River. I ordered the clam chowder served in a bread bowl. It was delicious! Also had the burger, it was juicy, flavorful and big! Had a mojito and it was good too....More

1  Thank Tammie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

last minute arrival at the Rio City Café and we were able to get seating right on the water. Crab cakes were a great appetizer. I loved the pork tenderloin. Service was a bit lacking. My wife didn't have silverware for awhile and there was...More

Thank fozjon
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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
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
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 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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