1023 Front Street (Old Sacramento) Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 447 2311
Sidelines Sports Bar & Nightclub is the place to come for a drink, to watch the game or to dance. While the games are on, this gathering spot offers the stereotypical sports bar ambiance. A well-stocked bar that mixes them strong, a few pool tables, and approximately 50 big-screen TVs show any and every game in town. Once the final buzzer sounds and the weekend comes, the sports buffs depart and the dance crowd takes over. The bar features a driving selection of rock-pop and techno-disco that lures dancers onto the dance floor.
1800 L Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 447 9440
The charm and romance of old Spain jump out to greet patrons of this fine eatery. Simple burlap covers the tables surrounded by wall mural paintings. The bar lit by flickering candlelight offers a great place to wait for a table, or just to unwind and meet people. The menu presents an intriguing selection of Spanish tapas, however, the restaurant is famous for the Paella Valenciana filled with pork ribs, chicken, fish and shrimp. Patio seating is available.
1001 Front Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 446 6768
Enter the glass-enclosed entrance to this historic building and the authentic detail inside will transport you back in time to the wild Gold Rush days. Among the numerous Tiffany lamps under intricate stained glass windows, tourists and locals gather for light lunches, weekend brunch, drinks and conversation at the authentic mid-19th century tables. In addition to the lean and tasty ostrich burgers, the menu offers a variety of sandwiches, salads, soups and appetizers. Steak and seafood entrees are an interesting mix of American, Cajun and Italian cuisine.
1815 K Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 444 2423
Though this colorful eatery is located in the heart of Midtown, the tropical Caribbean feel is authentic. The artwork is vibrant and cheery and your waiter will be friendly with a relaxed attitude. There is a variety of Caribbean dishes to try here. Even the appetizers are exotic, including fried plantains, lamb fritters, shrimp croquettes, taro fritters and grio (fried pork cutlets braised a piquant mayonnaise sauce). The house gumbo is practically a meal in itself and its ingredients vary from day to day.
3221 Folsom Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95816 +1 916 736 0563
Inside the very long and narrow bar, with its shuffleboard table, jukebox, and domestic beers patrons find very stiff and inexpensive drinks. The 30-something crowd is quiet and friendly. The outdoor patio is a nice place to relax in the evening. Except for the jukebox full of standards, televised sports hold the stage, with tasty potlucks served during Sunday and Monday night games. It also holds the distinction of being just about the only place in Sacramento where you can get a great Bloody Mary at 6am.
1631 K Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 552 5800
Founded more than 40 years ago, Sacramento's professional ballet company presents a variety of traditional favorites and contemporary ballet choreography. The Nutcracker production runs for a month before Christmas and features 30 professionals and 420 Sacramento children in the extravaganza. Swan Lake and Romeo & Juliet are seasonal favorites as well. The artistic director also choreographs original interpretations, which challenge the dancers, many of whom begin as apprentices and then move into the starring roles over a period of years. Call for show times and ticket prices.
2711 B Street Sacramento, CA 95816 +1 916 443 5391
B Street Theater has 140 seats and provides audiences with an intimate or in-your-face experience. Founded by brothers, Buck and Timothy Busfield, the theater is dedicated to premiering diverse new works. Buck is famous for his role in Field of Dreams, Sneakers, and, more recently, TVs The West Wing. Buck has written some of the plays and Timothy directs various in-house productions. Since the plays change frequently, it is best to call for the listing of plays and times.
502 29th Street Sacramento, CA 95816 +1 916 446 3624
You get here by climbing a twisting staircase from the liquor store on the first floor. This bar has dartboards, sports on TV, shot specials every night, nine tap beers and happy hour. The daily shot specials include Tequila Tuesday, with Sunrises and shots; Friday's specials are Schnapps (including Jaeger, Goldschlager, Aftershock and Rumpleminz). On Saturday, you get Purple Hooters and seven and sevens. The daily business crowd gives way to a large and raucous college crowd by dark.
2030 P Street Sacramento, CA 95814 +1 916 444 7914
Looking for a way to dance your self back to the 80's? There's a club in Sacramento that you won't want to miss. The Press Club features an eclectic blend of 80's electro, house, and rock along with more modern selections of Goth and Punk. Offering drink specials throughout the week, at The Press Club you'll just have to pay a small amount for dancing to the music that's sure to keep you on your feet. Afraid of the same nightly mix? Fear not, because at The Press Club there are special events every evening. On Tuesday you'll hear your favorite 80's electro and on Sunday you can top off your weekend with free live music starting at 3p. For information on special upcoming events, visit their website.
1400 Alhambra Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95816 +1 916 455 3400
This biker bar is the place to go for Blues. The club jumps on the weekends when powerhouse Bay Area acts perform. Wednesday nights are always interesting, when members of the audience are invited to jam with the house band. The cover charge depends on the event. Tip: Take a cab; the parking lot is very small.
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