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Simon's Bar & Cafe

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1415 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814-5003
+1 916-442-9437
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Louisville, Colorado
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Fresh, tasty food Americanish Chinese food. Sacramento has few gems, but this place is a diamond in the rough from the old days. A must see if you are a political junkie. Fast service, friendly atmosphere for casual dining. Great place to meet up with old friends.

Thank Eric D
Sacramento, California
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

this is NOT authentic Chinese food. Terrible flavor, greasy, poor quality, depressing interior, greasy tables, bad smells from kitchen. We got a coupon fm a school fundraiser. Horrible lunch!

Thank LoveToTravelSamson
Clearlake, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Simon's Bar and Café, in: Sacramento, is an excellent restaurant to have lunch or dinner there! #1!!

Thank Robert T
Sacramento, California
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450 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This is a long time Capitol staff favorite for Chinese food. Possibly because of the big beautiful old bar that dominates the restaurant. The food is good and the daily lunch special affordable. It does not come with soup, etc. Although you do get a fortune cookie and Chinese new year menu.

Thank Julie S
North America
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Old style bar with nice Chinese interiors. must read the history of the place and have some cold drinks.

1 Thank MonteCristo19
Reno, Nevada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2014

I had heard of Simon's by word of mouth. Living in Reno, Nv., I had an errand in Sacramento to attend to. While there, I decided to go sample the Brandy Fried Chicken I had heard about. When I walked in I was taken back in time. The bar was real wood, the decor simple. The owner himself greeted me... More 

Thank dealmein59
Wimberley, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

If you can picture a neighborhood bar/cafe with a 70's Chinatown theme, great food, service and value you'll have nailed Simons.

3 Thank mtsteinert
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2012

My husband's family are hunters, and we heard through the grapevine that upon request Simon Chan's Restaurant or Simon's Bar and Grill will prepare the meat you have personally caught if you bring it in to them like 3 days before your reservation. They come up with the recipe, prepare and then serve it. So that's what we did. We... More 

3 Thank BreRachelle
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Reviewed 21 November 2008

I eat there every week.

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Reviewed 12 July 2008

For the best chinese food in town, head over to simon's cafe for the best garlic chicken and chef's special fried rice. The food comes out in lightening speed and of course, very fresh. The waitresses are also very attentive, but the downside is that when they get busy, they get slammed. So a smile might not be in store... More 

1 Thank porky127

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese, Asian
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  • Address: 1415 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814-5003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-442-9437
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?