A Foodie’s Guide to 3 of the Best Restaurants in Sacramento

The city is full of great places to eat, but only some of the restaurants in Sacramento consistently stand out among the rest. We’re here to tell you about our favorites! Dishes from these top-rated eateries will not only satisfy your hunger, but they’ll also delight your senses with enticing aromas and crave-worthy flavors. For true foodies, make sure you get your free Vacation Guide and plan a gourmet getaway to Eden Vale Inn! We’re minutes away from Sacramento and have several farm-to-table restaurants of our own in El Dorado County. Get your guide and enjoy the ultimate food tour of Northern California!

Savor the Flavors at These Restaurants in Sacramento

1. Localis

The dishes that Chef Christopher Barnum-Dann creates at Localis in Sacramento are not only delicious — they’re artistic, too! Grab a table at this popular Midtown restaurant and discover the point at which food and creativity meet. The expert culinary team here crafts new American dishes with exceptional flavors and beautiful presentations. You can even sit at the Chef’s counter to watch and engage with the staff. They’re always happy to discuss ingredients and offer suggestions for wine pairings!

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2. Zocalo

Come and enjoy another one of the best restaurants in Midtown Sacramento! When you’re craving Mexican cuisine and fresh margaritas, Zocalo has you covered. Their elegant eatery is the place to be for fresh guacamole, tacos, burritos, and enchiladas. Zocalo has happy hours every day from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Make sure you stop by and try some of their rave-worthy cocktails!

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3. The Waterboy

For lighter, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, it doesn’t get much better than at The Waterboy restaurant in Sacramento. Their menu features seasonal ingredients for the utmost freshness and taste. And, while the options often change, you can always expect them to be delicious. Try the pan-seared sea scallops if you get a chance!

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Don’t Forget About Dessert!

Make sure you give your sweet tooth some love in Sacramento, too! After a delicious dinner, save some room for the decadent treats at Gunther’s Ice Cream. This dessert shop in Sacramento has been delighting customers since 1940. Stop by and join the list of people who can’t get enough of their homemade ice cream and specialty sundaes!

Pair Delicious Food With Elegant Accommodations at Eden Vale Inn


Sitting area on Patio of Madrone room with flowersEden Vale Inn is a short drive from Sacramento, meaning you can enjoy our quiet paradise in Placerville while always having the option of day trips to the city. It’s the best of both worlds! You can start your days with one of our freshly prepared breakfasts, venture out for the attractions and fun places to eat in Sacramento, then return for some well-deserved relaxation at our 10-acre estate.

Luxury is our specialty, and our uniquely designed rooms are a testament to that. The Madrone room is one of the seven elegant options you can choose from, featuring warm colors and natural light pouring in from the windows. Relaxation comes easily when you have a gas fireplace, king bed, and a private patio with a deep soaking tub. You may never want to leave!

Book your stay today and enjoy our treasure of the Sierra Foothills!