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Pilothouse Restaurant on the Delta King

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1000 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3231
916-441-4440
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This restaurant is at Delta King
Today
7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Scenic Riverboat Dining

Scenic, riverfront dining in a historic riverboat. Enjoyed a recent sunset dinner here with the Grilled Asparagus starter, a shared Caesar salad, and entrees of Lentil Bolognese & Seafood Risotto -- all very good. The Rib-eye Steak & Pork Chop are also reportedly tasty choices. Good service, nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
hollisJ_dr
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Davis, California
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Davis, California
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211 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Scenic, riverfront dining in a historic riverboat. Enjoyed a recent sunset dinner here with the Grilled Asparagus starter, a shared Caesar salad, and entrees of Lentil Bolognese & Seafood Risotto -- all very good. The Rib-eye Steak & Pork Chop are also reportedly tasty choices. Good service, nice wine list, frequent water refills, and a classic, old world setting. Many... More 

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Nebraska
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Went to the Pilothouse upon the recommendation of acquaintances who frequent the Old Towne area of Sacramento. It is an interesting setting on the old riverboat and imagine a warm afternoon there would be a treat. My son had the sirloin steak which he said was prepared very well and delicious. Cannot say the same for the chili soup I... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Well cooked, well presented with good choice and friendly but not over casual service. We had an inclusive package which offered good value and much enjoyed a bottle of a domestic sparkling wine as an accompaniment!

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Thank johnmhng5
Prescott, Arizona
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I went for breakfast on the riverboat. It was an average breakfast, a little on the pricey side. The view however, is gorgeous. You are on the water while you enjoy your meal and can see Tower Bridge from the window. I would go back but probably for lunch or dinner instead.

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Thank KRISTINA A
everywhere
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We had a good lunch here. You can eat inside or outside. Not very large, with great booths for seating inside and tables and chairs outside. Service was efficient and good. Moderately priced with a good selection on th menu. Great views of Old Sacramento and the River.

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Ans
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We had dinner and breakfast in the downstairs restaurant. Nice food, rebate if you stay in the hotel. Upstairs restaurant was very noisy due to an Irish band playing and singing.

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Thank Marc L
Walnut Creek, California, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The atmosphere is very nice - sitting on the deck of the ship, looking out on the water - very relaxing. Our waitress was attentive and pleasant. The food, however, had a bit to be desired. I ordered the fish and chips because nothing else on the menu seemed appealing. The fish was dry. I probably would not try eating... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Wow, good food and a Great view! A must do. Had some relatives in from Georgia and took them to old Sacramento and here-we all loved it.

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Thank riverata
Sacramento, California, United States
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The Delta King's biggest sales point is they are an actually boat/hotel on the river. The restaurant and bar is a fun thing to do at really anytime. There is no better way to enjoy the view of the Sacramento river than on the Delta King. The bar has a relaxed crowd and an OK cocktail menu that leans on... More 

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Thank Zackary S
Sacramento, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

NOT JUST FOR TOURISTS! Outstanding salads, soups, fish and chips, and a view. The go to place for out of town visitors. The hidden secret of Sacramento dining.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1000 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3231
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 916-441-4440

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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