NEW TO SACRAMENTO

Check out the newest places that have opened up in Sacramento. We get excited every time a new restaurant or bar opens up. It gives us a reason to try new foods and explore what Sacramento has to offer. 

Beast + Bounty

The folks behind LowBrau and Block Butcher Bar  open their newest restaurant venture titled Beast + Bounty at the Ice Blocks development on R Street.

Beast + Bounty will occupy part of the former Orchard Supply Hardware building at 17th and R streets, where co-owner Michael Hargis and executive chef Brock Macdonald (who currently heads up the kitchen for LowBrau and Block) they offer an elevated yet approachable menu that highlights proteins and vegetables equally, something Hargis felt was missing from his restaurants in midtown

Echo + Rig

Echo & Rig is a quality Butcher and Steakhouse located at Tivoli Village in Las Vegas, and now DOCO Sacramento. 

Capital Hop Shop

The new site at 1431 I St. is the second location for Capitol Beer and taproom, which debuted near Howe Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard in 2012. The downtown location serves a variety of food options such as burgers, wings and specialty fries. 

Canon East Sacramento

Located at 1719 34th Street in East Sacramento, Canon offers a shareable, seasonal menu in a welcoming space.

Punch Bowl Social at DOCO

Where scratch kitchen meets crafted beverages. Features Include: 8 bowling lanes, VR, 2 bocce courts, shuffleboard, 80s arcade, billiards, giant scrabble, 2 karaoke rooms, bonzini, foosball, photo booth.

The Flamingo House

January 01, 2020

The Flamingo House bar located next to the restaurant Skool on 23rd and K streets, the bar serves up small bites paired and brunch with creative craft cocktails inside a two-story 1910 house previously occupied by the vegan restaurant Garden to Grill, which closed in December. Before that, the space was home to the Plum Cafe & Bakery and, stretching back further, the True Love Coffeehouse

Sacramento To Welcome Its 1st Bennigan’s

Sacramento gets its first Bennigan’s. The new restaurant opens to the public today, June 5, at 11 a.m. The newest Bennigan’s is located at 1000 K St. in downtown Sacramento, in the space formerly occupied by K Bar and Café Bernardos at the corner of 10th and K Street.

The 7,500-square-foot restaurant offers 18 beers on tap, including 10 local brews; Moscow Mules on tap; multiple HD TVs; two heated outdoor patios (on 10th St. and K St.); and private dining/event space for up to 60 guests in The Capitol Room.

The menu features such signature Bennigan’s favorites as the Monte Cristo, Oh, Baby™ Back Ribs, Turkey O’Toole, Big Irish double-decker hamburger and a wide assortment of handcrafted specialty drinks. In addition, new sensations including three varieties handcrafted, half-pound Prime Burgers and Lina’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich. 

The Serpentine Fox Prohibition Grille

The Serpentine Fox Prohibition Grille opened May 29th 2017 into a retail space in a strip center at 2645 El Camino Ave., which is just east of Fulton Avenue in the Arden Arcade neighborhood The "Prohibition" in the name refers to the simple, three-ingredient cocktails, which feature fresh-squeezed juices, the way they were served in speakeasies.

The menu will be farm-to fork and feature chops, chicken and seafood grilled on an open flame. The cooks will spend a lot of time on preparation of side dishes, vegetables and on presentation.

Old Soul New Capitol Mall location

Old Soul on Capital Mall now open. The locally-owned coffee house plans to open a location at 555 Capitol Mall. The new location's menu will focuses on coffee and baked goods. Beer and wine will also be offered at the cafe, which Griest said will have outdoor seating and be open seven days a week. - Biz Journal 

La Cosecha by Mayahuel

Soft-Opening (May 10, 12017) The menu is limited – they’ll be adding great dishes soon. "We deliver a contemporary concept focused on fresh seasonal produce and new flavor combinations to bring adventure to your taste buds." -La Cosecha 

Selland's Market Cafe (Broadway)

Selland’s Market-Cafe opened its newest and largest location on Broadway. Selland's Café Menu is available for lunch and dinner with a huge array of fresh, home made food made from the best ingredients, many locally sourced. We have everything from sandwiches and salads to soups, hot and cold sides, entrees, and wood-oven fired pizzas.

At 7,300 square feet, the casual-style restaurant, with its 200 tables, will serve up to 1,000 diners a day – double the size of the original location in East Sacramento. -SacBee


Oblivion Comics & Coffee

Oblivion Comics & Coffee opened its doors on May 10th 2017 near the corner of 11th and K streets in downtown Sacramento. The sleek and stylish 2,600-square-foot venue has a coffee bar serving up brewed beverages from Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters, a small selection of eats that a comic-loving kid of any age would love, like PB&J and cinnamon toast, and a large selection of comics curated by knowledgeable staff billed as the Guardians of Oblivion.

The shop is located in the renovated three-story M.A.Y. Building, which was built in 1911 and is being transformed into a multi-use space with an event venue, luxury apartments and retail. -SacTownMag

Uptown Pizza Kitchen

Uptown Pizza Kitchen will inhabit the connected space, with its entrance on Del Paso Boulevard highlighted by a large vertical sign with light bulbs and an arrow pointing to the door. Aiming for a more casual vibe, the couple envisions a neighborhood joint where folks can grab pizza, pasta, panini and salads with their families, or order a pitcher of craft beer and watch a game on the wall-mounted TVs. -SacTownMag

Midtown's Cantina Alley

Midtown's Cantina Alley is officially now open. Enjoy Mexican street food and delicious drinks. 

The cantina sits at 2320 Jazz Alley, in between J and K and 23rd and 24th streets. A brick wall with a large door made of wood handcrafted in Mexico separates the cantina from the alley, but holds no roof. Though there is a glass garage door to enclose the bar area in inclement weather, the cantina’s tile-floored interior is mostly open-air. - SacBee

Woodlake Tavern

Under the business moniker WM Restaurants, Williams and Mandalou have taken over the restaurant and event space on Del Paso Boulevard that formerly housed Enotria, and most recently Cask & Barrel. —Woodlake Tavern is now open serving comfort food and craft cocktails in a warm neighborhood space. 

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Pushkin’s Restaurant

Danny and Olga Turner, the husband-and-wife team that owns and operates midtown’s Pushkin’s Bakery, open their new Pushkin’s location as a full-fledged restaurant at 1813 Capitol Avenue. The kitchen, which Olga will helm while Danny runs the front of house, will also cater to vegan and dairy-free diets: the menu is nearly 70 percent vegan and the only dairy on the menu is cheese, which can be easily removed from any dish. Some menu highlights include brunch staples like blueberry pancakes with vegan butter, sandwiches like the Cruzer, with portobello mushroom, tomato, spinach, onion, fig jam, pesto and mayo, and bowls like shakshuka, with spiced tomato sauce and baked eggs, served with toast. -SacTownMag

Chando’s Cantina Downtown

January 01, 2020

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