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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

BRUNCH MENU​
Huevos Rancheros
Corn tortillas, black beans, rice, jack cheese, bacon, ranchero sauce, sour cream
$11.95
Breakfast Combo
scrambled eggs, French toast, breakfast potatoes, sausage, bacon
$12.95
Eggs Benedict
Canadian​ bacon, hollandaise, breakfast potatoes, fresh fruit
$12.75
Steak & Eggs
Grilled flat iron kobe steak, 3 eggs (any style), breakfast potatoes
$15.95
Corned Beef Hash
Scrambled eggs, peppers, crispy onions
$12.50
All Natural Baked Ham
3 Eggs (any style), breakfast potatoes
$11.95
Vanilla Yogurt
Served w/ granola, fresh berries
$7.95
to include unlimited champagne, mimosas, & Bellinis
No substitutions available on breakfast items
Children under 10 - breakfast combo 9 (includes beverage)
APPETIZERS​
Crab Cakes
Crispy onions, house made tartar sauce, micro greens
$13.50
Calamari Rings
Lemon chips, orange chipotle aioli
$9.50
Ahi Nachos
Wonton chips, tomato, green onions, sesame
$12.95
Bruschetta
Toasted baguette, tomato, basil, garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese
$8.75
Sourdough Cheese Loaf
Balsamic vinegar, olive oil (serves two)
$12.75
Clam Chowder
Cup $5.75
Bowl $7.95
Bread bowl $8.95
Soup of the Day
Cup $4.75
Bowl $6.95
Napa Green Salad
Grapes, feta cheese, sherry champagne vinaigrette
$6.50
Caesar Salad
Romaine, rosemary croutons, parmesan
Small $6.50
Large $8.50
Baby Arugula Salad
Goat cheese, roasted walnuts, fennel, california dates, beets, honey citrus vinaigrette
$9.75
LUNCH ENTREES​
Gluten free
Spinach Ricotta Ravioli
Sauteed seasonal vegetables, chardonnay butter sauce, parmesan, fresh herbs
$13.95
Split plate $+4.00
Jambalaya
Shrimp, assorted fresh seafood, chicken, pork, bell peppers, onions in a creole style sauce
$14.50
Split plate $+4.00
Cuban Sandwich
roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, mayonnaise, mustard on a toasted baguette, plantain chips
$11.95
Split plate $+4.00
Tostada Bowl
Choice of chicken or beef over romaine, rice, beans, fresh corn salsa, guacamole, sour cream, cotija cheese, tortilla strips
$12.95
Split plate $+4.00
Salmon Burger
House made burger, tartar sauce, sweet potato fries
$13.00
Split plate $+4.00
Rio City Burger
Fresh ground kobe blend, sauteed mushrooms white cheddar, cracked pepper aioli, rosemary fries
$12.50
Split plate $+4.00
Split plate additional 4.00
PHILOSOPHY​
Bloody Mary
Talk about tradition. Smirnoff vodka, tomato juice, spices & fresh lime
$8.50
Ramos Fizz
invented at the cadillac. bar in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico tanqueray gin, sweet & sour, egg white, cream, powdered sugar, orange juice, blended & topped w/ club soda
$8.00
Mimosas
A brunch's best friend. Champagne & orange juice
$6.00
Bellini
From harry's bar in venice to sacramento still tastes great champagne & white peach, so refreshing
$6.50
Gold Cadillac
The best of poor red's without leaving sacramento. Galliano, white cream de cocoa & cream
$8.00
Irish Coffee
A buena vista tradition. Tullamore dew irish whiskey, sugar & whipped cream
$7.00
SIDE DISHES​
Breakfast Potatoes
$4.50
Side of Eggs
$4.00
Sweet Potato Fries
$6.00
Side of Sausage
$3.50
Side of Bacon
$3.50
Fresh Fruit
$4.00
French Toast
$6.50
Rosemary Fries
$4.90
CHARDONNAY​
Stone Cellars
Beringer
$6.80
$23.00
Wente
San francisco bay
$8.00
$29.00
Sebastiani
Sonoma
$7.75
$27.00
Toasted Head
California
$9.00
$32.00
Hess Collection
Napa
$10.00
$38.00
Sonoma Cutrer
Russia river
$12.00
$45.00
Rodney Strong
Chalk hill, sonoma
$9.00
$32.00
Estancia
Monterey
$9.00
$32.00
Lincourt
Santa barbara county
$11.00
$40.00
Franciscan
Oakville estate, napa
$10.00
$38.00
SAUVIGNON BLANC​
Geyser Peak
California
$7.75
$27.00
Roth Estate
Alexander​ valley
$9.50
$32.00
Ferrari-Carano
Fume blanc, alexander valley
$10.00
$36.00
Clifford Bay, Marlborough, New Zealand
$7.00
$26.00
Sterling
Napa
$34.00
Trinchero
Mary's​ vineyard california
$9.50
$36.00
WHITE WINES (OTHERS)​
Beringer
White zin, Ca
$6.80
$23.00
The Crusher
Rose, Clarksburg
$8.50
$29.00
Wente
Riesling, Monterey
$8.00
$28.00
Loredona
Viognier, Lodi
$8.00
$28.00
Niebaum-Coppola
Pinot grigio, California
$7.50
$27.00
Langetwins
Moscato, Clarksburg
$8.00
$28.00
Chateau St. Michelle
Gewurztraminer,​ Washington
$8.50
$28.00
SPARKLING WINE​
Mumm
Split, napa
$11.00
NV Piper Sonoma
Blanc de blanc, sonoma
$39.00
NV Moet & Chandon
Imperial france
$69.00
Schramsberg
Brut rose, north coast
$115.00
MERLOT​
Stone Cellars
Beringer
$6.80
$23.00
Clos Du Bois
Sonoma county
$9.50
$34.00
Rodney Strong
Merlot
$9.00
$23.00
Discoveries Firestone
Central coast
$8.00
$28.00
Franciscan
Oakvillc estate, napa
$41.00
Markham
Napa
$45.00
Bogle
Clarksburg​
$8.75
$30.00
About
We offer a delicious high-quality, farm-fresh American cuisine with specialty meats and seafood on the scenic riverfront in Old Sacramento. Casual, full bar, kid-friendly, fun atmosphere. Park in the Tower Bridge Garage, bring in your ticket, and we validate for 2 hours.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 9, 2020

We tend to try and make a brunch/lunch visit here an annual event as we head from Tahoe via Sacramento to SFO and back home. It was a beautiful sunny day and we easily had our request fulfilled for a table in the sunshine on...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

We were going to the Cirque du Soleil, close by, so we decided to eat diner here. They were not busy at all, I ordered a Taco Salad and it was awful, could hardly find the meat.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

Had a very nice meal with outstanding service at the Rio City Cafe. We had a table on the patio next to the Sacramento River. Staff was great. Food was also very good. Will return on my next trip to Sacto.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

I was attending a conference in Sacramento and my husband tagged along and found this spot as we both love local faves as well as seafood. I loved the location, but the service was not that great and the food was mediocre. We took in...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2020

Had a party of three for lunch on a Sunday, before the Cirque Du Soleil show. The location was great...near parking, and a short walk across the bridge to the event. Two of us ordered the crab/shrimp Louis, and one got the jambalaya. None of...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 17, 2019

We were part of a really large group for lunch last week. The service was outstanding and the food delicious! I ordered the Rio Prime Rib Dip sandwich which came with horseradish, au jus and fries. The fries were cold and tasteless. However, the Prime...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

We came with our grandkids and we were seated on the patio/balcony. Even though it was getting cooler, the overhead heaters kept us perfectly comfortable. The service was excellent. The food was fairly good as well.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019

From the start our server seemed very rushed, as though she had somewhere else she needed to be. I get that it was a busy weekend afternoon, but this is not a cheap diner; when you finally do get to our table, please don't act...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019

After super friendly chat with the gentleman who seated us, we fund it hard to choose from the terrific menu. We were very impressed when a seafood salad three of us were going to split in addition to our individual entrees was divided up into...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

My husband and I loved this place. We had cheddar broccoli soup and the bread loaf filled with cheese. Absolutely delicious. Drinks were also good and the service excellent. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Lynn W
October 14, 2017|
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Response from CaCoolMike | Reviewed this property |
They have Valet parking but there is plenty of parking lot space across the road. Pricing for the menu I would consider to be moderate for what you get.
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Linda E
May 8, 2017|
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We serve American cuisine. We’re specialty meats and seafood. There’s something for everyone on our menu as we’re vegetarian and vegan friendly as well. Everything we make is made from scratch daily. Privately owned. Our... More
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