Fast, friendly service and a varied and tasty menu make Cafe Bernardo an increasingly popular spot. For a quick meal, the Salmon BLT (bacon, lettuce and tomato) sandwich with a crisp, cold salad on the side is hard to beat. Of course, the Rosemary Pasta with Seared Chicken and Toasted Pine Nuts might sway you. Be sure to get the lemon-olive dressing for your salad. For a hearty start to the day, try good old reliable eggs and bacon, or branch out a little with a breakfast burrito.
If you want to really impress a guest who likes plenty of red meat served in a clubby environment at wallet-busting prices, take them to Morton's. This elegant downtown spot features a wide variety of excellent meat dishes like filet mignon (with Bearnaise sauce and potatoes Lyonnaise with caramelized onions), or just a good old steak. A full service bar offers a variety of beverages including the special house Martini.
545 Downtown Plaza Suite 1115 Sacramento, CA 95814
This dining spot called River City Brewing Company keeps diners cool with its high ceilings, and its earth-tone decor is relaxing. Through the front door, a host waits to seat you at one of the dining tables. The menu ranges from pizza-which the chefs deftly toss in the open kitchen in the rear, to steaks, chicken and other entrees. Along one wall is a full bar, which is a pleasant place to try one of the house special microbrews while waiting for a table.
If breakfast is your favorite meal, Pancake Circus is the place for you! Generous servings of traditional American breakfasts and side dishes along with hot coffee are served in a comfortable, casual family atmosphere. Sit at the diner style booths or choose counter service. Lotto tickets and friendly conversation can be found at every table. The breakfast special comes with two eggs as you like them, hash browns, bacon, ham, sausage or beef patty, plus toast or four pancakes. Breakfast is served all day.
Firehouse Restaurant is truly an elegant dining experience. The building is a restored 1850s fire station. Inside, it is a mansion with vaulted ceilings, wood paneling, a fireplace and fresh flowers on every table. Outside, a tree-covered courtyard offers a more-casual dining experience. The menu features a wide variety of steak, seafood and pasta dishes. Reservations are recommended. Save room for the restaurant's mouth-watering desserts, such as the Madagascar Vanilla Bean Creme Brulée.
3343 Bradshaw Road At Highway 50 Rancho Cordova, CA 95827
This low-key Korean barbecue place lies off Highway 50. Its dark, sleek wood walls and yellow panels, painted with delicate blossoming branches, enhance the ambiance for guests. The dinner menu centers primarily around meat, with beef being a common option for regulars. Unfortunately for vegetarians, there's not much to choose from. For lunch, big bowls of soups and stews and noodle dishes are served. Here, barbecue dishes are cooked at your own table over a hot charcoal grill.
Located in a trendy shopping plaza, this dining spot has great food served in a simple and comfortable atmosphere. The menu at Shanghai Garden, including lunch, dinner, takeout and delivery, features the excellently prepared and presented traditional Chinese dishes. Some notable exceptions include the crabmeat cheese wontons, vegetable tempura and curry chicken. Mandarin and Hunan recipes are the specialty of this restaurant. The appetizers, six of which can be combined in the Pupu Platter sampler, are very filling and some guests order them as a meal.
1221 Alhambra Boulevard Suite 107 Sacramento, CA 95816
Although hidden in the shadows of a strip mall, Cafe Morocco serves excellent food in an unpretentious ambiance. Traditional staples like hummus, falafel and kabobs complement other specialties that are exotic. A good choice is the Moroccan Tagine (a dish of chicken or lamb with vegetables and spices) or Mujadara (an Egyptian concoction of chicken with rice and lentils mixed with spice and vegetables). For a lunch treat, try a Shawarma, a Mediterranean style burrito!
You may wait 20 minutes at lunch for one of the Reuben or Creole sandwiches, but do not give up; the wait is worth it. Located in the trendy Pavilions Center on Fair Oaks, this eatery combines the freshest meats, vegetables and other produce into some of the best sandwiches around. The Creole, combining turkey, zesty Creole mayonnaise, cabbage, lettuce and tomato is a favorite of the large and noisy noon-hour crowd. The wine selection is so extensive that experts are available to help you select a wine.
The exterior of Andy Nguyen II does not portray the great taste of the food served. Inside, find the flavorful and authentic Vietnamese food, which has established Andy's as one of the best known and popular dining spots in Sacramento. Popular entrees include shrimp & beef over hot iron plates and five spice chicken, which feature Andy's signature good taste. All dishes can be made vegetarian. Beer and wine are also available. The first Andy Nguyen restaurant, located on Broadway near downtown Sacramento, now features an exclusively-vegetarian menu.
You may wait 20 minutes at lunch for one of
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