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Rio City Cafe

1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
+1 916-442-8226
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (50 reviews)
“jambalaya” (26 reviews)
“rosemary fries” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
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1 - 10 of 509 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The sourdough bread with cheese and balsamic appetizer is to die for. Ribs are outstanding. Great servers (Andra and Andrea, twins!). Best bet in Old Sac.

Thank waldowheeler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place right on the river. Wasn't too busy on a Monday night, at 6 PM. We were seated right away. We opted to sit inside. We spent the day on a river, and it was nice to have some a/c. We ordered drinks and...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last few times we come here we have been disappointed with the food. When it comes to wanting the best ambiance for dinner, it is here or Scott's Seafood and it saddens me that both restaurants have been disappointing in the food department. Whether...More

1  Thank Ranchwed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would give most restaurants that serve this type of food an average rating -- the food just is too heavy for my taste. Lots of fried items, crab salad loaded in mayo, etc. If that is your favorite though, Rio City is a great...More

Thank GFP32999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an almost perfect experience starting with our waiter, Jarred. He was the perfect waiter for us. He anticipated everything we wanted or needed through out our time there. The first clue was when the iced tea was delivered to our table within a...More

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant great atmosphere trendy and great food for all ages, gluten-free options available not too many to choose from though, they do have a gluten-free bun for hamburger options but as I walked in I saw their prep kitchen in which all food is...More

Thank Debbie F
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had a great dinner (Clam chowder, Shrimp/Crab Louie salad, shared Apple Crisp dessert) sitting on the outside deck while the sun was setting. It iwas very nice.

Thank GigiRoss2014
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Enjoyed a delicious birthday lunch with my 2 granddaughters here in March. We were able to sit at a river-view table on the outside deck. This is one of a few eating establishments here in Sacramento with water views of our two converging rivers,,,,,truly a...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Waitress was amazing with spot advice on food selections. All of us were happy, which is hard to do... Good bar service too. Highly recomend

Thank Don P
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I particularly enjoyed meeting my business associates and friends at the bar when Rio City offers fresh oysters. They always have a great appetizers and adult libations.

Thank Bob M
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Lynn W
15 October 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.
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Linda E
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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
Description
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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