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1577 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 921-2694
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice ambience and good food.

The sturgeon is located on the Sacramento River along the garden highway. It is easily accessible and has riverside tables and service. Food is plentiful and of good quality along with reasonably priced drinks and wine. They often have excellent seafood and a variety of specials. Prices are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Sacramento
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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Sacramento
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The sturgeon is located on the Sacramento River along the garden highway. It is easily accessible and has riverside tables and service. Food is plentiful and of good quality along with reasonably priced drinks and wine. They often have excellent seafood and a variety of specials. Prices are reasonable, within 15-25 dollars per person. A reasonably priced evening and low... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I have been here twice on business travel for dinner. Go during the day and you get a great view of the river. It is entertaining to enter the restaurant from the very steep gang walkway. (A few too many and the trip back out could get interesting!) Food is excellent and was consistent on both visits. A great little... More 

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Carson City, Nevada, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The food here is awesome. Catfish and the shrimp are my favs. Love to be right on the water, nice experience. The folks that work here are super nice and make sure you have everything you need.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The place literally rocks. It is a boat and food is great too. This is my second trip to the Sturgeon and breakfast is as good as dinner. The crab omelet was delicious as was the trout and eggs. If you are in Sacramento you have to stop by.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My very brief experience here was unexpectedly very bad. I was hoping for a good meal and a drink or two at the bar. Upon sitting down I got a nod and finger point from the gruff bartender indicating that he was ready to take my order. Unshaven for days and dressed in an old tee shirt .. An image... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Recommended by our hotel, we tried it, against our better judgement; we knew better than to order steak at a seafood restaurant. I told the server my rib eye steak compared to a hamburger steak. Additionally we had a party of 8, and 4 had to accept mashed potatoes as they run out of baked (?). We were further aggravated... More 

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Placerville, California
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32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Virgin Sturgeon is one of our favorite lunch spots during our normal safety patrols of the Sacramento River. It has docking facilities and we are able to keep an eye on the boat. Food is quick, plenty and flavorful. Often times we are limited in our lunch break time and the staff makes sure we get in and out.... More 

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Succasunna, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

We visited The Virgin Sturgeon after having been on flights all day from NJ. We knew we'd be tired and we wanted a local, no-nonsense place for dinner and a few drinks. This small restaurant is a barge on the water. You walk down an old airline gangway to enter. The hostess is also one of two waitresses. I started... More 

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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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29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1577 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95833
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: (916) 921-2694

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children

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