Burgers and Brew
With over 25 burgers on the menu and 50 beers on tap, Burgers and Brew has been a Northern California favorite for close to 15 years. All burgers are cooked to perfection using Niman Ranch beef served on a fresh sesame bun with mayo, lettuce, onions, a side of pickles and choice of french fries or a spring mix salad. In addition to a variety of burgers, guests can also enjoy specialty fries and sandwiches including a philly chicken and cheese or turkey avocado melt.
Location: 317 3rd St
Hours: Monday to Saturday 11 am – 10 pm, Sunday 11 am – 9 pm
Born from a food truck in Sacramento, Broderick Roadhouse offers a menu filled with over-the-top bright and bold flavors, using only the highest quality ingredients. This burger joint has something for everyone, including vegetarian and vegan options with their house made veggie patty or Impossible burger. Make sure to try their award winning Johnny Cash burger, topped with white cheddar, applewood-smoked bacon, house-pickled sweet pepper, fried onion crisps and house-made BBQ sauce, while pairing it with a creamy salted caramel milkshake.
Location: 319 6th St
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 10 am – 10 pm, Friday and Saturday 10 am – 11 pm
Cornerstone Cafe and Bar
This casual diner dishes up classic American comfort food with popular breakfast, lunch and dinner options including eggs benedict, french toast, biscuits and gravy, french dip, beef sliders and a BBQ bacon cheeseburger. Guests over 21 can also enjoy Cornerstone’s cocktails with their meals like the Berry Crush, Number Four or any one of the rotating draft beers.
Location: 1617 Sacramento Ave.
Hours: Sunday to Saturday 7am – 8pm
Drake’s The Barn
A landmark two-acre community gathering spot, Drake’s The Barn features a variety of food, beer, wine, cocktails and entertainment along the river in West Sacramento’s Bridge District. Relax in the beer garden or huddle around the fire pit with your family and friends as you enjoy shareables like pizza, lemon hummus or Za’atar Feta Dip. Pair any of the food with a refreshing hazy IPA or sour blonde ale.
Location: 985 Riverfront St
Hours: Sunday 12pm – 10pm, Thursday 4pm – 10pm, Friday 4pm – 12am, Saturday 12pm – 12am
Drake’s The Barn is located at 985 Riverfront St., West Sacramento. (Shaun Holkko/Daily Democrat)
Oscar’s Very Mexican Food
A community staple since it opened its doors in 2012, Oscar’s Very Mexican Food has customers returning for their perfect balance of flavors, chilies and freshness. Offering only the freshest ingredients, the menu includes items such as tacos, menudo, burritos and their refreshing Micheladas. If you’re not full yet, end your meal with a delicious churro filled with cream.
Location: 1350 Harbor Blvd. A
Hours: Sunday to Saturday 7am – 9pm
Specializing mainly in Cantonese and American Chinese cuisine, Peace Cuisine offers all the well-known favorites such as orange chicken, broccoli beef, chicken fried rice and beef chow fun. There are also some delicious vegan and vegetarian options such as spicy eggplant and mapo tofu. Make sure to stop in during lunch hours for their lunch special and enjoy your favorite dish for as little as $8.95.
Location: 829 Jefferson Blvd.
Hours: Sunday to Saturday 10:30 am – 9:30 pm
Pooja Indian Grill
With over 100 options, Pooja Indian Grill serves up unique, flavorful Indian dishes that illustrate the richness of the Indian cultural heritage. Prepared in the traditional tandoor — cooking at a high heat in a clay oven — and served up in whatever spice level you prefer (mild, medium or hot), this family-oriented restaurant has a huge variety of delectable dishes like butter chicken, vegetable Samosas, yellow daal and tandoori shrimp. Be sure to get some naan with your meal as well.
Location: 1223 Merkley Ave.
Hours: Monday to Saturday 11am – 8pm
Pooja Indian Grill is located at 1223 Merkley Ave, West Sacramento. (Shaun Holkko/Daily Democrat)
Serving all-you-can-eat sushi since 2008, Raku Sushi is the perfect place to stop by if you’re craving traditional, fresh sushi. With a wide variety of options from miso soup, gyoza, teriyaki chicken dinners and their made to order, masterfully created signature and traditional rolls, guests of all ages are sure to find something to enjoy. They also have a variety of Japanese beers, sake and non-alcoholic beverages to choose from.
Location: 805 Harbor Blvd.
Hours: Sunday, Monday and Thursday 11 am – 2:30 pm & 4:30 – 9 pm; Friday and Saturday 11 am – 2:30 pm & 4:30 – 9:30 pm
Tree House Cafe
A nice, quaint spot, Tree House Cafe offers delectable dishes such as breakfast sandwiches, avocado toast, BLTAs, pulled pork sandwiches and salads filled with fresh, bright vegetables. The cafe also offers several vegan and vegetarian options such as their vegan breakfast burrito, veggie breakfast sandwich, Viva Las Vegan sandwich or their Black Unicorn sandwich.
Location: 630 3rd St
Hours: Tuesday to Friday 7 am – 4 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8 am – 4 pm
Supplying traditional Thai and Loatian dishes in cozy surroundings, Vientiane has instantly recognizable dishes like Pad Thai and meals for those looking to try something new such as the garlic pork with spicy tomato sauce, Lao sausages or Tom Kha Gai, a hot and sour soup with chicken. Round out the night with sweet sticky rice with mango and a tipsy tea — Thai tea, soju, lime and milk.
Location: 1001 Jefferson Blvd.
Hours: Monday to Friday 11 am – 3 pm & 5 – 9 pm, Saturday 12 – 3 pm & 5 – 9 pm
Vientiane Restaurant is located at 1001 Jefferson Blvd #600, West Sacramento. (Shaun Holkko/Daily Democrat)