Sacramento and the Gold Country Restaurants

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  • 1. Alchemy Cafe

    $$ | American

    A casual spot on the eastern edge of town with yellow walls and artsy French posters, Alchemy serves sturdy comfort food like braised lamb shank...Read More

  • 2. Biba

    $$$ | Midtown | Italian

    Celebrity chef and owner Biba Caggiano's elegant yet comfortable haven of northern Italian cuisine, opened in 1986 near Sutter's Fort, stands...Read More

  • 3. Camden Spit & Larder

    $$$ | Downtown | American

    Upscale London haberdasheries reportedly inspired the aesthetic of this impeccably designed, pressed-metal-ceilinged paean to spit-roasted,...Read More

  • 4. Carpe Vino

    $$$ | American

    What started as a boutique wine retailer has become a must-visit experience for foodies who appreciate the hearty and imaginative French-inspired...Read More

  • 5. Magpie Cafe

    $$$ | Midtown | American

    This Midtown eatery with a vaguely industrial look and a casual vibe takes its food seriously: nearly all the produce is sourced locally, and...Read More

  • 6. Smith Flat House

    $$$ | American

    Carefully sourced ingredients from local purveyors, meticulous execution, and a historic setting at a former mine site have made this restaurant...Read More

  • 7. Taste

    $$$$ | American

    A serendipitous find in downtown Plymouth, Taste serves eclectic modern dishes made from fresh local fare. Phyllo-wrapped mushroom "cigars"...Read More

  • 8. The Firehouse

    $$$$ | Old Sacramento | American

    Sacramento's rich and famous including California governors going back to Ronald Reagan settle into the elegant spaces within the city's restored...Read More

  • 9. The Waterboy

    $$$ | Midtown | European

    Rural French cooking with locally sourced, seasonal, high-quality often organic ingredients is the hallmark of this upscale white-tablecloth...Read More

  • 10. Allez

    $$ | French

    The tale of how the couple running this spot for to-go or dine-in French food came to be husband and wife says all one needs to know about their...Read More

  • 11. Aria Bakery & Espresso Cafe

    $ | Bakery

    For a place as small as it is, this bakery café often smelled before seen turns out a staggering array of sweet and savory pastries, sandwiches...Read More

  • 12. Auburn Alehouse

    $ | American

    Inside the historic American Block building, which dates to 1856, you can see this craft operation's beers being made through glass walls behind...Read More

  • 13. Awful Annie's

    $ | American

    One of Auburn's favorite old-time breakfast and lunch spots entices patrons with waffles, pancakes, Monte Cristo French toast, and a slew of...Read More

  • 14. Bistro 33

    $$ | American

    This striking venue, in and outside what long ago was Davis City Hall, does brisk business well into the evenings. Wood-fired pizza and a diverse...Read More

  • 15. Cafeteria 15L

    $$ | Downtown | American

    The exposed brick, reclaimed wood, mismatched chairs, and natural light streaming through large-paned windows of this easygoing hangout for...Read More

  • 16. Castillo's Mexican Restaurant

    $ | Mexican

    Tasty tacos, enchiladas, chiles rellenos, and burrito combinations plus chimichangas, fajitas, steak, and seafood are served in this casual...Read More

  • 17. Charles Street Dinner House

    $$$ | American

    Centrally located Charles Street, its rustic decor heavy on the wood and Old West adornments, at once evokes gold-rush days and the 1980s, when...Read More

  • 18. Cirino's at Main Street

    $$ | Italian

    A family-owned spot with exposed brick walls, a tall ceiling, and a well-worn bar and floor, Cirino's serves up a vast menu of hefty Italian...Read More

  • 19. Cousin Jack Pasties

    $ | British

    Meat- and vegetable-stuffed pasties are a taste of the region's history, having come across the Atlantic with Cornish miners and their families...Read More

  • 20. Diamondback Grill and Wine Bar

    $ | American

    The bright decor and refined atmosphere suggest more ambitious fare, but massive half-pound burgers and sandwiches like the Ultimate Grilled...Read More

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