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Ranked #30 of 2,169 Restaurants in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: American, Southwestern
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Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: We offer a delicious high-quality, farm-fresh American cuisine with lots of 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.
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Located right on the Sacramento river next to old town. Walking distance to Raley Field, the train excursions, Embassy Suites hotel and all the fun museums and shops in old town.
The service is great, seating outside along the water is nice. We sat and watched the boats while we had dinner on the patio.
The food is good. A bit pricey but it's a tourist location. I had the monkfish and my husband got steak. We shared the shrimp cocktail and wedge salad. I'd get everything again except the shrimp, which was so-so. Our son had a burger on the kids menu and said it was ok, he didn't finish it.
Overall we enjoyed our meal and experience at Rio City Cafe. We will be back!

Thank Jlbrooks
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised by the quality and atmosphere. Amazing!!

Had the salmon and filet.
Our server was sweet and attentive.

Will dine again!

Thank DZ4SHEZ
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

I've only been to this place for Brunch and once again it did not disappoint. Get a seat on the lovey riverfront deck and order the Bottomless Mimosas (provided you have a driver or Uber/Lyft etc.) The food is good with both breakfast and lunch entrees during Brunch. It's a nice haven in the midst of a full on Tourist attraction.

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Thank pamgro
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Made reservation for Sunday brunch based on rave reviews. In the reservation, we requested patio seating, near water & view. There were plenty of tables available matching our request but we we seated away from the water in a high traffic area. We asked to be reseated to one of the tables matching our request, the host & hostess agreed to move us---30 minutes after we asked. Then it took another 45 minutes before anyone took our order. The food was fine and patio seating is nice but neither can make up for the terrible service. Cannot recommend this restaurant simply for the poor management & service.

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Thank lovecali2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while strolling around Old Sacramento. Good salmon blt and burgers with garlic herb fries. Friendly service.

Thank PlanetR
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