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Virgin Sturgeon

1577 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 921-2694
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Ranked #202 of 1,765 Restaurants in Sacramento
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Graz, Austria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

After almost 3 years I come back, but still a nice an quiet place for relax, dinner, beer drinking, etc., Enviroment around so close to the river is great, mostly a wind brise happen, siiing outside was fine. Peter

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Seemed like a mix of locals and business. Good service. Reasonable and good food Will definitely go back when in the area..

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I ordered the salmon with a side dish and vegetables and salad. It was a healthy meal, and I had enough salmon for another meal! The view is great- right on the river!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Locals place kind of a hole in the wall. First look at menu and wasn't much that interested me. I ordered shrimp cocktail and cuban salad. Got to say majpr surprise. Shrimp cocktail was fine. The cuban salad managed to blow my socks OFF. It was great. Their salad dressing was uber spicy, just up my alley. I usually take... More

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Folsom, California
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194 reviews 194 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Virgin Sturgeon is a funky floating restaurant located north of Sacramento on the Sacramento River. (You access the restaurant using the Garden Highway off I-5.) The Virgin is an iconic VERY casual dining institution, visited both by boaters who tie up at the adjacent dock and by diners who park on the Garden Highway and descend the steep ramp... More

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Sacramento, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It's a bit of a walk down the airplane gangway (even harder uphill after a few) but well worth it. The view of the Sac River is great as it's a floating restaurant. It's a fun place to hang out and have a few beers. The food is decent but I would consider it a bar with food. I really... More

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Livermore, CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've seen other reviews that slam the place assorted complaints, but I guess the reviewers are not familiar with boat places. Yes the airline loading ramp slopes. It is going down to the river for God's sake. There are signs indicating that all over the place. The food is very good but not spectacular, lots of fish options Simply prepared,... More

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Floating on the Sacramento River, this restaurant offers some good views and pretty good seafood at reasonable prices. Nothing fancy here as boats pull up, dock and folks come aboard. Wood tables and chairs with a modest food and wine menu. But the seafood is fresh with simple preparations. I have enjoyed their crab cakes (which is an appetizer but... More

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The service was slow and the food was average at best. The view however is great, sunset on the river has got to be seen. Plus eating on a river boat is cool to.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Stopped here to have breakfast in early Sept. Gorgeous setting on the river with outside dock/deck seating and inside. Service was good but it did not start until about 10am. Food was good and plenty with reasonable prices. Coffee rich and perfect! Great place to dine on the river sorta on the way to the airport or back from it.

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Additional Information about Virgin Sturgeon

Address: 1577 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone Number: (916) 921-2694
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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