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1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
+1 916-442-8226
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Playa Coronado, Panama
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153 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend's recommendation took us to the Rio City Cafe. It was a good one, the food was very good, the service was excellent/outstanding, and the atmosphere was super. The Rio is right on the Sacramento River in old town Sacramento. Excellent views as you dine. We are looking forward to returning and would recommend to all.

Thank Bob H
Georgetown, California
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After spending over 1/2 hour trying to find parking, the Rio City Café was a relaxing place to eat with very friendly service staff. And I really enjoyed the Sourdough Cheese Loaf. It's a sourdough large round roll (the type they use for soup bowls) smothered in cheese and soaked in a Balsamic Vinegar with herbs. Just delicious for an... More 

Thank SpiritLilly
Sacramento, California
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305 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,016 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch here recently with clients from out of town, and this is always a good choice to bring out of-towners. The salads are always served fresh and tasty. They have good wines by the glass. I have always been served by efficient and courteous staff.

Thank burls1
Fort Bragg, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Easter Brunch on the deck , looking at the river. We had a great time. Our server, Joana, took lots of pictures for us and was all around wonderful. The food was really good, especially my huevos rancheros.

Thank 50nello
Sacramento, California
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a number of times, particularly for lunch (last time was Thursday 4/6/17) and have never been disappointed. Their food is good and the location is prime, right on the Sacramento river's edge next to the Delta King riverboat. I wish I had written down our waitress's name because she was excellent. Great service, timely, and checked in... More 

Folsom, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love sitting out on the deck with a view of the River. Great Food, pricey but worth it. Fun to stop by for appetizers or a full meal. The Bar area is welcoming too.

Thank alynngirl
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends from work great food and drinks. Loved sitting by the river.get there rasberry lemondrop martini.

Thank Cindy V
Davis, California
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118 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a perfect sunset dinner and desert on the deck. Service was great, bartenders were awesome and was the atmosphere. Will be back!

Thank AJinDavis
Castle Rock, Colorado
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a good location and very scenic but that is about all you get. Service is non existent as I had to get up and get my own water pitcher just to get more water. Not many entree choices and food was underwhelming. $60 for 2 salads and bread.

Thank coralrocks
Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed Sunday brunch sitting on the deck of Rio City. The bottomless mimosas kept coming (for only $12), and we really enjoy the huevos rancheros and the breakfast burrito. It starts a bit late (at 10am), but fills up pretty quick. We were glad we got there right as they opened.

Thank WanderingBeardo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3232
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-442-8226
We offer a delicious high-quality, farm-fresh American cuisine with lots of meats and seafood on the scenic riverfront in Old Sacramento. Casual, full bar, kid-friendly, fun atmosphere. Park in the Tower Bridge Garage, bring in your ticket, and we validate for 2 hours.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?