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Guidebook for Sacramento

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Guidebook for Sacramento

Food Scene
Best pasta in sac. Without a doubt. Not over the top fancy but not too casual. Every.single. Appetizers is out of this world. Calamari and polenta... Sangria is to die for. Get the pitcher. Anything you order will be breathtaking. My favorites are the baked pasta and the tortellini. I always try to try something new.. but sometimes it's hard not to get my favorites! The patio seating is always cozy, cool, or warm with the heaters. Casual as I mentioned, but also perfectly romantic. Pretty view of sac if you choose to eat outside. They only take reservations for 6 or more but it's worth the wait if there is one.
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Paesanos
1806 Capitol Avenue
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Best pasta in sac. Without a doubt. Not over the top fancy but not too casual. Every.single. Appetizers is out of this world. Calamari and polenta... Sangria is to die for. Get the pitcher. Anything you order will be breathtaking. My favorites are the baked pasta and the tortellini. I always try to try something new.. but sometimes it's hard not to get my favorites! The patio seating is always cozy, cool, or warm with the heaters. Casual as I mentioned, but also perfectly romantic. Pretty view of sac if you choose to eat outside. They only take reservations for 6 or more but it's worth the wait if there is one.
Zocalo is a Mexican restaurant in midtown Sacramento that I have passed by soooo many times and finally had the opportunity to visit during the steamy hot summer months. First off, the inside of the restaurant is a bit lavish. It seems as though the owners didn't mind fixing it up to be eye catching. It's like being in a $$$ - $$$$ restaurant without those price tags. It seems to be the place to go for dinner on a weekday or the weekend. I went for a visit on a weekday to have dinner with a friend. I ordered the ceviche de guaymas with white fish instead of the shrimp along with a 24oz bottle of an IPA that they had on their drink menu. The ceviche de guaymas includes pico de gallo, avoca
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Zocalo Restaurant Midtown
1801 Capitol Avenue
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Zocalo is a Mexican restaurant in midtown Sacramento that I have passed by soooo many times and finally had the opportunity to visit during the steamy hot summer months. First off, the inside of the restaurant is a bit lavish. It seems as though the owners didn't mind fixing it up to be eye catching. It's like being in a $$$ - $$$$ restaurant without those price tags. It seems to be the place to go for dinner on a weekday or the weekend. I went for a visit on a weekday to have dinner with a friend. I ordered the ceviche de guaymas with white fish instead of the shrimp along with a 24oz bottle of an IPA that they had on their drink menu. The ceviche de guaymas includes pico de gallo, avoca
Multiple great restaurants and shopping options just a couple blocks away
Pavilions Shopping Center
563 Pavilions Lane
Multiple great restaurants and shopping options just a couple blocks away
Nigiri, Sushimi, Sushi Rolls, Noodle and Rice bowls, Deserts, and more just a couple blocks from the house
Sushi Hook
807 Howe Avenue
Nigiri, Sushimi, Sushi Rolls, Noodle and Rice bowls, Deserts, and more just a couple blocks from the house
My fav Pho spot in Sac and it's just a couple mins from the house by the Arden Mall
Phở Saigon Restaurant
5304 Stockton Blvd
My fav Pho spot in Sac and it's just a couple mins from the house by the Arden Mall
One of the highest rated Thai restaurants in Sac is just down the street from the house
Thai Terrace
1596 Howe Ave
One of the highest rated Thai restaurants in Sac is just down the street from the house
Drinks & Nightlife
I wanted to try something for dinner with my friends. I must've passed by 58 degrees a dozen times, and thought I give it a try. The wine is also what persuaded me to go. It's a very romantic setting, but it can also be casual too. From the outside, it looks like a very small restaurant, but don't be deceived! It's actually very spacious inside! Now onto the food! The motherboard (or was it Mother load) It's mother something! It's a cheese, fruit and meat board and it's an absolute must that you order it! It's delicious, savory, fruity, everything to please your tongue palette. They also have a great selection of wine, old world to n
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58 Degrees & Holding Co.
1217 18th Street
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I wanted to try something for dinner with my friends. I must've passed by 58 degrees a dozen times, and thought I give it a try. The wine is also what persuaded me to go. It's a very romantic setting, but it can also be casual too. From the outside, it looks like a very small restaurant, but don't be deceived! It's actually very spacious inside! Now onto the food! The motherboard (or was it Mother load) It's mother something! It's a cheese, fruit and meat board and it's an absolute must that you order it! It's delicious, savory, fruity, everything to please your tongue palette. They also have a great selection of wine, old world to n
I appreciate a great dive bar and this one has everything: a friendly diverse crowd, affordable comfort food, cheap strong drinks, pool, music and a big back patio.
Old Tavern Bar & Grill
1510 20th St
I appreciate a great dive bar and this one has everything: a friendly diverse crowd, affordable comfort food, cheap strong drinks, pool, music and a big back patio.
Esquire ranked this bar as one of the best in the country in 2014 (esquire.com/food-drink/b…) The live music, unique atmosphere and great drinks make it a fun, romantic night. Atmosphere is a speakeasy vibe, very dim and cozy. It can be a little bit loud when the live music is playing, so if you're looking for a place to have an in-depth conversation maybe not the best. Cocktails are definitely worth the money. Bartenders are the best at what they do and the service is great.
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The Shady Lady Saloon
1409 R Street
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Esquire ranked this bar as one of the best in the country in 2014 (esquire.com/food-drink/b…) The live music, unique atmosphere and great drinks make it a fun, romantic night. Atmosphere is a speakeasy vibe, very dim and cozy. It can be a little bit loud when the live music is playing, so if you're looking for a place to have an in-depth conversation maybe not the best. Cocktails are definitely worth the money. Bartenders are the best at what they do and the service is great.
Sightseeing
I haven't been here since the 4th grade field trip when we were all studying California history. Thought we'd make it a day trip to visit the State Capitol, and we were SO glad we did! Learned so much! We took the one hour free tour, and our female guide was terrific. She was so smart, with so many interesting facts, and very open to all our questions. The Capitol is a gorgeous building, inside and out. Loved the paintings, architecture, sculptures, recreations of the governor's office and staff offices of the early 1900's, California county dioramas, etc. The house is only 4 blocks away so you can easily walk!!
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California State Capitol Museum
1315 10th St
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I haven't been here since the 4th grade field trip when we were all studying California history. Thought we'd make it a day trip to visit the State Capitol, and we were SO glad we did! Learned so much! We took the one hour free tour, and our female guide was terrific. She was so smart, with so many interesting facts, and very open to all our questions. The Capitol is a gorgeous building, inside and out. Loved the paintings, architecture, sculptures, recreations of the governor's office and staff offices of the early 1900's, California county dioramas, etc. The house is only 4 blocks away so you can easily walk!!
Take a stroll down memory (tourist) lane? When visiting Sacramento, one MUST make the trip to Old Sac (that's worth a laugh right there!)...and take a gander at how history evolves. What once was a wild west, history rich area filled with brick streets and saloons, has now become a mecca for all things tourist! There is a great record store to dig through crates, and many places to eat along your journey. Horses carry visitors through the streets, and the sights and smells of "New Sac" are aplenty.
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Old Sacramento
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Take a stroll down memory (tourist) lane? When visiting Sacramento, one MUST make the trip to Old Sac (that's worth a laugh right there!)...and take a gander at how history evolves. What once was a wild west, history rich area filled with brick streets and saloons, has now become a mecca for all things tourist! There is a great record store to dig through crates, and many places to eat along your journey. Horses carry visitors through the streets, and the sights and smells of "New Sac" are aplenty.
Shopping
Pretty cool mall over all, has different kind of stores, stands, shops. Very cool atmosphere. Like hanging out here. Very much like the Nordstrom Cafe. Good food. Good service. Highly recommend.
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Arden Fair
1689 Arden Way
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Pretty cool mall over all, has different kind of stores, stands, shops. Very cool atmosphere. Like hanging out here. Very much like the Nordstrom Cafe. Good food. Good service. Highly recommend.
Shopping plaza just a couple blocks away offering a grocery store, several eateries, nails salon, massage therapy, retail shops & service providers.
Loehmann's Plaza Shopping Center
2577 Fair Oaks Blvd
Shopping plaza just a couple blocks away offering a grocery store, several eateries, nails salon, massage therapy, retail shops & service providers.
Entertainment & Activities
Go Kings!!!! The arena also hosts tons a great concerts!
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Golden 1 Center
500 David J Stern Walk
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Go Kings!!!! The arena also hosts tons a great concerts!
Bottom line is this place is nothing, but absolute nostalgia. This is something that cannot be harnessed anywhere, but here at coin-op. It is something that just reaches out and grabs you, from the minute you walk through those doors. Drink wise, "the right touch" is the right way to go. Food wise, I've just had the buffalo wings and they are a surprise! They have a little hint of something that made them delicious. In my opinion I would go ahead and skip "balls of fire" unless you're a huge fan of strong cinnamon flavors. Last Sunday is a great intro to this barcode, cause all games are free. The selection of arcade games is amazing, I mean they have dragons lair for goodness sakes! Un
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Coin-Op Game Room
908 K Street
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Bottom line is this place is nothing, but absolute nostalgia. This is something that cannot be harnessed anywhere, but here at coin-op. It is something that just reaches out and grabs you, from the minute you walk through those doors. Drink wise, "the right touch" is the right way to go. Food wise, I've just had the buffalo wings and they are a surprise! They have a little hint of something that made them delicious. In my opinion I would go ahead and skip "balls of fire" unless you're a huge fan of strong cinnamon flavors. Last Sunday is a great intro to this barcode, cause all games are free. The selection of arcade games is amazing, I mean they have dragons lair for goodness sakes! Un
Pretty funny. Goldstar has tickets for 1/2 off sometimes. Thought I could get them an hour before the show online at the discount, but that tickets have to be bought in advance (a day before?). Noted. $12/person at the door. Not bad at all. Purchased our tickets earlier, then walked to Sawahdee Thai, a few blocks down. Came back to a crowded theater, so had to sit in the front wing area. Harder to see on the sides. Mixed crowd-- 35 -65 range... Pretty chill vibe.
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Sacramento Comedy Spot
1050 20th Street
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Pretty funny. Goldstar has tickets for 1/2 off sometimes. Thought I could get them an hour before the show online at the discount, but that tickets have to be bought in advance (a day before?). Noted. $12/person at the door. Not bad at all. Purchased our tickets earlier, then walked to Sawahdee Thai, a few blocks down. Came back to a crowded theater, so had to sit in the front wing area. Harder to see on the sides. Mixed crowd-- 35 -65 range... Pretty chill vibe.
LOVED! LOVED! LOVED! Great date night experience! The instructor was a gentleman and super healthful and friendly! Loved every minute of it (even tho I can't paint well) I thought we would get a free cup of wine with the purchase but it was sold separately. Which was ok. Wasn't too pricey. We will be going back soon!
The Painted Cork - Midtown Sacramento
1624 J St
LOVED! LOVED! LOVED! Great date night experience! The instructor was a gentleman and super healthful and friendly! Loved every minute of it (even tho I can't paint well) I thought we would get a free cup of wine with the purchase but it was sold separately. Which was ok. Wasn't too pricey. We will be going back soon!
Getting Around
I come to the location about once a month and ALWAYS have speedy service and quick checkout, which is a MUST for me! I've never had any issue and they always deliver.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
1409 16th St
I come to the location about once a month and ALWAYS have speedy service and quick checkout, which is a MUST for me! I've never had any issue and they always deliver.
What can I say. When we don't feel like driving to the Bay Area we hop on good ole' fashion Amtrak. I like how Amtrak remodeled the inside of the station is much cleaner and not so disorganized as it used to be.
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Sacramento Valley Station
401 I St
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What can I say. When we don't feel like driving to the Bay Area we hop on good ole' fashion Amtrak. I like how Amtrak remodeled the inside of the station is much cleaner and not so disorganized as it used to be.