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River City Saloon

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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A must have MARY

They make a very good spicy bloody Mary. It's definitely worth stopping in for a quick drink if... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Richard H
Great In-theme bar

This bar caught our eye and we decided to stop for a beer and a quick eat, two beers each and a... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Annie S
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Nov 1, 2018
“A must have MARY”
Jul 6, 2018
“Great In-theme bar”
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River City Saloon is located in the historic Old Sacramento district. It has had a long history in Old Sacramento. It originally was an early framed wood building that was replaced with brick in 1857. In 1861, River City Saloon was one of the...more
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916 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2232
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

They make a very good spicy bloody Mary. It's definitely worth stopping in for a quick drink if you're an old town Sacramento.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard H
Reviewed July 6, 2018

This bar caught our eye and we decided to stop for a beer and a quick eat, two beers each and a great light lunch later, we only left because our time was limited.The server was a great guy, knowledgeable enough to talk about our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Annie S
Seandell, Owner at River City Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Cheers and thanks for visiting

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped on recently with coworkers while on a business trip to Sacramento. Very friendly staff, relaxing environment, and decent drinks. Good place to stop if you have a large group and you're doing a bar crawl.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Seandell, Owner at River City Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Cheers and thanks for the review!

Reviewed October 4, 2017

Contrary to what was said here by one reviewer (I was curious to see other reviews of this place), the bar staff was friendly and attentive. However, as one other reviewer has said, there are a number of locals who keep taking their attention. I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Glenn W
Seandell, Owner at River City Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thanks for the visit and the review. Cheers

Reviewed September 7, 2017

Real Saloons were not fancy, so step back in time to just some basic handmade food (loved every bite!) and some great sasparilla!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Seandell, Owner at River City Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Glad we could take you back in time. Cheers!

Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Came here with a bachelorette party recently and had a blast! Everyone in the bar was energetic and supportive. Not one unwanted advance from a guy, which for a group of women out by themselves is rare. The energy of the bar was very fun...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Seandell, Owner at River City Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thanks for stopping in and the kind review. Cheers!

Reviewed April 1, 2017

We had to stop for a beer in this special Saloon that dates back to the 1800s. Great bar service and you can tell if the walls could talk, they would have wild stories!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Ginmint63
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

The little one's enjoyed the pool table while the adults enjoyed the best Bloody Mary ! Worth a visit and right next to the rail road museum!

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Rajee N
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Was lucky that The RC Saloon was open late. What a fun experience. Was there alone but no one seemed to care. Service was friendly, food was cheap and cheery, and the ambiance was loaded with atmosphere.

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Lydia C
Reviewed October 8, 2016

This beautiful bar is full of great art (although risque) and reminds visitors of what it was like back in the gold rush days. Sarsparilla is 25 cents. Bloody Mary's are said to be the best in the whole city. Even if you don't have...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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