1515 J Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 808 5291
Built in 1926, and reopened in 1996 the all purpose Memorial Auditorium holds numerous events including the Shrine Circus, college basketball, professional boxing, and concerts featuring Dave Matthews, Prince, and Smokey Robinson.
2708 J Street Between 27th & 28th Streets Sacramento, CA 95816 +1 916 441 4693
This is a fine dining restaurant offering a romantic atmosphere, jazz music and plenty of opportunities to dance. The menu features California cuisine with Asian and Italian influences. Start your meal with a wide array of appetizer choices (called "Nibbles" on the menu). Entrees range from familiar choices like Grilled New York Steak to more unique fare, such as the House Made Chicken Curry Ravioli. After dinner, enjoy live music and dancing or venture upstairs to the MoMo Lounge for cool drinks in a classy setting.
1211 K Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 443 4629
The 400-seat theatre features movies and films with breathtaking images captured in a way as to make the audience feel they are experiencing the scene first-hand. The films and documentaries are projected on a six-story-high screen with 12,000 watts of digital wrap surround-sound. The 3-D films are viewed with special 3-D glasses. A concession area offers sandwiches, bagels, hot dogs, popcorn, coffee, tea, water and sodas. Call for a listing of films and show times.
1414 16th Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 441 3931
Here, the liquados are swirling delicacies brimming with juices of fresh cranberries, strawberries, limes, mangoes and a rainbow of other flavors in either a milk or orange juice base. The menu features healthy vegetarian sandwiches and soups for lunch or dinner. Every Thursday evening is devoted to poetry recitals, which can range from competitive slam style spoken word events to serious poets offering innovative lyrics. Wednesday-Saturday evenings feature local musicians in concert.
1112 Firehouse Alley Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 442 5751
This bar has red velvet and gold wallpaper, deep black leather booths and romantic lighting. Friday and Saturday nights local bands, dressed in their "
"lounge lizard finery, perform excellent renditions of some of the Rat Pack's signature songs. Patsy Cline and other torch singers are paid their due as well. Prominent blues bands have also been known to stop by and bring an electric charge to the atmosphere. Food is available during breakfast and lunch.
2130 L Street Sacramento, CA 95816 +1 916 448 9019
Occupying the renovated lower floor of one of Midtown's more picturesque Victorian mansions, this little theater boasting 40 seats offers audiences an intimate theatrical experience. The front row of plush and roomy seats is but a foot or so removed from the action on stage. However, do expect to see some of the most cutting-edge, well-honed drama in the Sacramento area. Recent plays have included "
"Damien of Molokai, and "
"Standing in the Shadows which explores the rights of gay partners in straight society.
1004 28th Street Sacramento, CA 95816 +1 916 441 6810
This venerable brick building houses a large nightspot with high ceilings. If you are not a hustler, or your skills tend to be mediocre, this is the pool hall for you. The cost of an hour of pool varies, depending on the time of day. After work, customers frequent this establishment "dressed for success" to see and be seen. Later in the evening, patrons wear jeans. The menu offers plenty of appetizers to munch on while waiting for a pool table. The bar is well-stocked.
2730 Capitol Ave Sacramento, CA 95816 +1 916 442 8490
A fashion-conscious crowd descends on this popular night spot on Friday and Saturday nights. There is no billiards or live music but bar patrons appreciate the opportunity to meet Sacramento "trend setters" here. During the week this nightspot is a bit quieter, but interesting characters on their way to a play or a concert are usually bound to walk in the door. The central location is within blocks of Memorial Auditorium, the Sacramento Convention Center and Downtown Plaza. Food is available. On Sundays a brunch is offered.
1111 21st Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 442 9620
Along one side of the long and narrow room extends a Formica-topped lunch counter. Behind the counter, the wall is decorated with houseplants, various knick-knacks and original paintings. Stools line the counter or you can find seating at leather upholstered booths lining the other wall. The menu is basic. The breakfast menu at Lucky Cafe offers bacon and eggs (any style) and lunch features burgers and Philly cheese-steak sandwiches. For the vegetarian, the "Veggie Melt is a mountain of fresh produce piled high on sourdough bread.
815 L Street Club is the place to "see and be seen." The tri-level club is equipped with a restored 50-foot-long mahogany bar. Deep plush booths with stained glass lamps allow for privacy. Next to the two huge dance floors, DJs from two Sacramento radio stations and other local celebrities spin the house with electrifying music. On Wednesday nights, you can fine-tune your East Coast swing moves in an advanced class taught by experts. The crowd is 20-30s. So you are guaranteed to have a good time!
This theatre is a good place to relax after a
day of shopping at the Downtown Plaza or sightseeing in Old Sacramento (Old Town). All of its seven screens feature digital sound. Although this is an older theatre, the ...
The Wells Fargo Pavilion has played host to many events
in the past and continues to do so. It now hosts the Sacramento Music Circus, which is run by the California Musical Theater. Come by to enjoy endless entertainment. ...
Remember the high school hangouts of the 1950s heaping dishes
of ice cream sundaes and malts, served up by other high school kids? That is Vic's today. Every bite of ice cream is handmade and scooped up liberal portions. ...