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Pilothouse Restaurant on the Delta King

1000 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3231
+1 916-441-4440
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“cioppino” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1000 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3231
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful place for a cozy dinner. Best seafood cioppino I’ve had in quite some time. (If it’s on the menu, I get it.) Marc is an Excellent, excellent server. The manager Ty is a delight. We will be back, and soon.

Thank Tirzah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good choice for upscale dining on the river in Old Sacramento. River views on one side only. Very good attentive service. We had an American Kobe Burger with fries and slaw (okay, good size burger, slaw was average and small), also a fish and...More

Thank walkalot4ever
Michael C, Owner at Pilothouse Restaurant on the Delta King, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the Pilothouse Restaurant. We strive to provide excellent service for our guests and are happy to hear that you had attentive service. We have shared your feedback with our Chef- We are always looking to improve. Thank you again and we...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018

I got deathly ill after eating shrimp, and they seemed to be unconcerned. There was no attempt to offer a credit, voucher, free meal, coffee...nothing. I won't be eating there again.

Thank TJC2013
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We stayed at the Delta King Hotel, and ate both dinner and breakfast in the Pilothouse Restaurant. Dinner was quite disappointing, because of the (lack of) service. We had reservations, and were seated, but basically ignored compared to the same waiter's service to surrounding tables....More

Thank RockyMtnMark
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Special views and experienced staff made it a good night. Having dinner on the boat is really nice. We had a pre-fixed menu with elevated pricing on V-Day, but the experience was lovely and worth the price. We had tasty scallops and delicious steaks. The...More

Thank JamesA1987
Reviewed 30 January 2018

I hadn't been here before so I decided to give it a try for lunch. Had the fish & chips and it was very good. I sat at the bar and the bartender took good care of me. Lots of construction in the area so...More

Thank Dale K
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were staying the night on the Delta King Riverboat and made reservations to eat at the Pilothouse on the boat. We ate here for Dinner and the free Breakfast with hotel stay. The service was good both times. The food was hot and miss....More

Thank Skyler B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We didn't have expectations going to the Pilothouse Restaurant so we were very pleasantly surprised with everything they had to offer. The food was amazing, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was great. We sat by the window looking over the...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Six of us met at the Pilothouse for a birthday lunch on a Wednesday and were seated outside. Jamie took our drink orders. He brought the bottle of root beer that I ordered and it foamed over leaving root beer on the table and my...More

Thank Jonpan2014
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Our recent stay on the Delta King included breakfast the next morning at the Pilothouse. My wife and I both had eggs with bacon, country style potatoes, muffin, OJ and coffee. The eggs were cooked to order, the bacon was thick cut and excellent. You...More

Thank Robski60
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Martha D
1 February 2018|
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Response from Ana S | Reviewed this property |
There is a multi level paid self parking lot across from Joe's Crab shack about 2 blocks away and another near the railroad museum about the same distance the other direction. Or valet service right in front of the hotel.
1 September 2016|
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Response from onedayatatime11 | Reviewed this property |
Desserts are $7. It's best to go to their website to see what they offer. Just google, "Pilothouse Restaurant". You should see "Pilothouse Restaurant aboard the Delta King". They have a dessert menu. As far as bringing a... More
gabe e
15 August 2015|
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Response from infinatefreedom2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a $15 corkage fee.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$40
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3231
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-441-4440
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Delta King
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