A Complete Guide to Dine Downtown Restaurant Week 2019
Experience the best of Downtown Sacramento’s culinary scene during the 14th Annual Dine Downtown Restaurant Week. From January 11-21, you can enjoy a fantastic three-course prix fixe meal for only $35 from some of the best restaurants in the city. One dollar from every meal is donated to social services and food literacy programs, so you not only enjoy a great meal, but you can eat happily knowing you’re making a difference.
This year, Dine Downtown is featuring 35 of downtown’s finest restaurants, including local favorites and a few new eateries such as Tiger, Camden Split & Larder and more!
Dine Downtown 2019 Participating Restaurants:
Dawson’s Steakhouse | American — Located in the Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown, Dawson’s Steakhouse offers farm-to-fork seafood, grass-fed beef along with signature craft cocktails.
Fat City Bar & Café | American — Experience the charm of Old Sacramento while enjoying upscale bar food and cocktails.
Firestone Public House | American — This eclectic public ale house and restaurant features American-style cuisine and a 60-beer selection on tap.
Foundation Restaurant & Bar | American — Enjoy locally sourced and sustainable classic American dishes, paired with wine, craft beers and signature cocktails.
The Pilothouse Restaurant at The Delta King | American — This unique restaurant is located aboard The Delta King, a docked boat on the Sacramento River, where you can enjoy traditional American fare and a fantastic view.
Tiger | American — Tiger is a new downtown destination for craft cocktails, beer, wine and delicious California cuisine served on a dim-sum style cart.
Camden Spit & Larder | British — Enjoy modern London-inspired dishes at this cosmopolitan eatery in Sacramento’s Capital Mall.
Frank Fat’s | Chinese — Started by an immigrant dishwasher in 1939, Frank Fat’s is a Sacramento staple and has been serving legendary modern Chinese dishes for over 75 years.
The Melting Pot | Fondue — This unique, yet romantic, restaurant offers cheese, chocolate and broth fondue for a dining experience you won’t soon forget.
Brasserie Capitale | French — Featuring only the freshest, high-quality ingredients in their dishes, Brasserie Capitale is a premier destination for French cuisine in Sacramento.
Photo courtesy of Biba Restaurant
Biba Restaurant | Italian — Experience authentic Italian dishes crafted by renowned celebrity chef, Biba Caggiano.
Il Fornaio | Italian — This popular chain restaurant offers freshly baked bread in their in-house bakery along with delicious, classic Italian fare.
Binchoyaki | Japanese — Enjoy modern Japanese barbecue created with the freshest ingredients from local Sacramento Valley vendors.
Skool Japanese Gastropub | Japanese — Skool offers unique tapas style dishes along with Chu-Hi style cocktails, sake or shochu in a casual setting.
Centro Cocina Mexicana | Mexican — This Sacramento favorite is known for their fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine and an extensive list of over 300 different tequilas.
Photo courtesy of La Cosecha
La Cosecha | Mexican — Celebrate the spirit of Mexico and the bounty of Sacramento while enjoying delicious Mexican fare in Cesar Chavez Plaza.
Mayahuel | Mexican — Learn about the culture of Mexico all while enjoying fresh cuisine and unique cocktails along with plentiful art and music.
Kasbah Lounge | Middle Eastern — This eatery offers classic Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavors along with gluten-free and vegetarian options in an eclectic atmosphere.
Cafeteria 15L | New American — Cafeteria 15L serves farm-to-table American fare, specialty cocktails and homespun creations in their chic, industrial eatery.
The Diplomat Steakhouse | New American — Diplomat Steakhouse serves delicious American fusion cuisine paired with gourmet Prime steaks — and breathtaking view of the California State Capitol.
Photo courtesy of Ella Dining Room & Bar
Ella Dining Room & Bar | New American — For nearly 12 years, Ella has been offering New American cuisine and cocktails that promote local and sustainable vendors from all around the Sacramento area.
Empress Tavern | New American — This cozy restaurant serves rotisserie meats, sandwiches, creative cocktails and craft beers.
Esquire Grill | New American — Enjoy clever takes on American cuisine using fresh, local ingredients among elegant decor or on their open-air patio.
The Firehouse Restaurant | New American — Located in what used to be home to the Sacramento No. 3 Firehouse, The Firehouse Restaurant offers a unique and memorable setting, artistic cuisine and outstanding wine.
Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co. | New American — This hip eatery puts a modern twist on classic comfort food and offers vegan options, craft cocktails and beers in an industrial space.
Iron Horse Tavern | New American — Enjoy creative American dishes and delicious cocktails in a vintage, industrial setting.
Paragary’s | New American — This neighborhood bistro offers a New American menu that celebrates the seasonal bounty of the Sacramento region.
The Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar | New American — Red Rabbit serves farm-to-table food and artisan cocktails made from the ground up and features only seasonal and local ingredients.
Rio City Café | New American — Located in the heart of beautiful historic Old Sacramento, Rio City offers creative California Cuisine with casual decor and an outdoor patio that overlooks prominent landmarks and the Sacramento River.
Tower Bridge Bistro Restaurant | New American — Inside the Embassy Suites-Sacramento, this eatery serves whimsical creations presented alongside a carefully curated wine list.
Joe’s Crab Shack | Seafood — Enjoy delicious crab and other seafood favorites in a casual atmosphere at this popular chain restaurant.
Photo courtesy of Station 16 Restaurant & Bar
Station 16 Restaurant & Bar | Seafood — Experience garlic-roasted seafood, fresh oysters, carefully crafted cocktails — all in a modern, industrial setting.
Aioli Bodega Española | Spanish — Aioli offers delicious tapas, paella and traditional Spanish fare in addition to an extensive wine menu.
Tapa the World | Spanish — This punny restaurant creates smaller portioned, traditional Spanish dishes with huge flavor in their bistro-like atmosphere.
The Porch Restaurant & Bar | Southern — The Porch is bringing southern comfort food and cocktails to California using fresh, local ingredients.
Which of these restaurants are you excited to try during Dine Downtown? Let us know in the comments!