Explore the nightlife of Sacramento and drop in one or two pubs on your way. Luckily, there are plenty of them in the city. Moreover, it is another side of people’s lifestyles inseparable from the local culture. Get some exciting experience with drinks, food, and music. Sooner or later, you will compile your list of pubs that you would like to revisit, and eager to spend time with your old friends.
Move further to read up about pubs that you can start with.
Fox & Goose Public House
Call in at the Fox & Goose pub. You’ll be pleased to find a lovely atmosphere there.
‘Food is good, full bar, great Irish coffee, neat interior décor, and amicable staff,’ these are the comments that you can hear from other visitors about the pub. And of course, the finest draft beers make this place extremely popular. The pub is the right breakfast spot, as other places are not open to this option. Even early Saturday, guests are welcomed. Fox & Goose always offers an excellent selection of English breakfasts. Moreover, the pub was nominated several times with the ‘Best Breakfast’ award in Sacramento. The menu varies, so you can easily choose your favorites among English dishes and American food. They provide a vegetarian menu, as well. As for service, the waiters and management are great, very attentive to detail, and always smiling and cheerful. You always find a fun atmosphere here; people talk and laugh, and enjoy their company. ‘Happy hour’ is an excellent option to start exploring the place for the first time.
Streets is a sports pub located in the center of Sacramento. The place is equipped with many TV screens, and they broadcast football, baseball, and so on. Streets are highly popular among locals and visitors. It provides eighteen beers on tap, a full bar, and delicious craft cocktails. Come here to enjoy live music, open mic, karaoke, and other pub events. You might think of it as a down-home place with a laid back atmosphere. You always find easy-to-chat locals there. The pub provides excellent service. The staff is very helpful and friendly while serving delicious and authentic food. Especially fish and chips, it is the best in the city.
Alley Katz is considered the best bar in the city with modern facilities. It can easily challenge anyone who thinks of themselves as Mr. Know-All-About-Beer. Here, you can find more than two hundred varieties of beer, including eighty-six draft beers, and professional bartenders. You can’t go wrong attending this place looking for nightlife entertainment. The premises are big enough to accommodate two full bars, four pool tables, four dartboards, and two foosball tables for guests. Twelve TVs in the bar show all UFC and boxing matches for free. The place is relatively inexpensive. It is located on O Street in the central part of Sacramento, and it is convenient to drop in Alley Katz for the guests of the city. Happy hour option is valid on weekdays daytime, 3-7 pm.
Bonn Lair is a sports bar that gives an incredible feeling of an authentic English pub. They provide an excellent selection of beers on tap and bottled beer as well as bottled ciders. The menu offers perfect traditional comfort food, including scotch eggs, British nachos, fish & chips, pasties, veggie burgers, etc. This place is attractive to people of different ages to relax at the end of the day. Bonn Lair presents an easy-going atmosphere, which makes it a great place to hang out.
19 Handles Pub & Grill
The place offers both bottled and draft beers. Located on Arden Way, the Pub is like a saver for suburban residents in its neighborhood. The Pub provides various good beers that you can miss out when you move out of the central area. When you come here, you will always find a large selection of it. They have an excellent offer of their draft beer favorites and ten rotating taps. Apart from that, the Pub always updates their drink menu and makes it available soon for guests.
Good ambiance and friendly service attract people to the place. Currently, they provide a good option for wine and beer to go.
They offer quality food using fresh ingredients. Start with your choice of appetizers, entrées, burgers, and sandwiches. This assortment is impressive; it makes your mouth water. They have ‘happy hour’ and a menu for appetizers to go with it. So you can enjoy your snacks and beer, especially breaded green beans. You also will be satisfied with the regular menu dishes. They serve it hot, and on time, portions are big enough. And they offer daily specials as well. Don’t miss their Wednesday nights. As they invite a different brewery for people to associate with beer makers, and, of course, try that brewery beer from the ‘guest tap.’
Doyle’s Pub and Taproom
It is a great local place in the backside of Folsom, one of the newest taprooms. This place has a very European feel with its German posters, cozy atmosphere, and wide-spaced areas. It is an excellent place to drop in for a craft beer. They have a great selection of eighteen rotating drafts. Each time when you go in, you’ll be pleased with some varying options on tap. They provide an excellent service; the staff is always helpful and friendly. Enjoy your time sitting there in a soft-lit environment and watch TV for sports showcases in each area. They provide a full bar and great food of excellent quality. Happy hour includes food and drink specials and $1 off all taps.
Pangaea Bier Café
Pangaea Bier Cafe is a restaurant and pub in Curtis Park. It is one of the modern places launched in 2008. The dedicated staff does their best to preserve the atmosphere as one of the fascinating social places. They provide excellent services and products available for guests. It does look like a living room, and you have a cozy feeling upon entering its spacious area. The place has evolved from a small craft beer pub into a splendid café developing a full kitchen, bottle shop, and sour beer bar within the last decade. The menu is designed specially to go perfectly with your beer favorites. As they provide all courses for lunch, dinner, and brunch, it is a perfect place to drop in for a delicious meal with companions or solo or event celebrations. Pangaea Bier Café has the Best-Burger-In-Sacramento reputation after Burger Battle Champion. Experience a massive selection of beers. If a tap beer can’t supply you with a particular type, visit their bottle shop to pair your meal in the café or take it with you. The bottle shop provides beers from breweries around the world. The service is super excellent and friendly. They treat regulars and drop-ins equally well. You might consider it a bit pricey, but it worth it.
Back Door Lounge
It is an excellent place to visit solo and spend time with friends either on weekdays or holidays. It is a family-based bar. The interior is done in a retro-style with black leather booths, low lighting, and red velvet walls. And it immediately brings you back to the time of Las Vegas in the1950s. Another peculiarity about this pub is their music selection, which includes famous singers like Sammy Davis Jr. or Sinatra. You’re welcome to go to this place during the Jazz festival. The food and the service are good. It is situated among other tourist attractions within the neighborhood of Sacramento River. The bar has a beautiful outdoor patio and a fountain. It is an exciting pub where you can drop in on your way around the city. Come here on the weekends, and you’ll enjoy live music and other entertainments. The staff offers excellent service. The crowds are various. You can have a chat with locals working in nearby places and tourists traveling around Old Sacramento.
The River City Saloon
You can find the River City Saloon in Old Sacramento. Come here with a group or solo. It greets you with a cozy and amicable atmosphere. The Saloon is famous for its family-like attitude to every visitor. Especially first-time visitors will appreciate it for sure. It is one of the oldest bars in the city still preserved in its original place. The building was reconstructed with brick. Within the last decade, it got its original design. The location is perfect for people to attend the class to have a drink after having a walk or dinner. If you are touring the Old Sacramento as a visitor, the Saloon is ideal for a quick stop.
The service is friendly and welcoming. Good selections of drinks can please every visitor. They provide a full bar, craft beer, and seasonal cocktails. The Saloon is known for offering Old West Sarsaparilla that is brewed, especially for River City Brewing Company. You are welcome to taste this exclusive drink. As for cocktails, they change their specialty drink menu each season. It is an excellent option to expand your palette of tastes. Another treat for guests they provide is long neck domestic beer. This service is available daily and included in Happy hour service as well. The place offers live music every weekend for free. The facilities include an excellent stage for bands and a dancing floor.
This place is more than a pub. It is unusual in its way to offer mini-golf activities for people. Apart from that, you can enjoy other themed games which were created here at Flatstick. It is impossible to play them at different places. These are Duffleboard™, Ball Jockey™, and ‘stick putt!™. It is a must visiting site for everyone.
The selection of craft beer is excellent. You’ll be surprised enormously to learn that they treat their guests only with local beer. It is one of the principles of their services to support the community. And you’re welcome to try more than forty beers on tap. The choice of tap beer is regularly rotating, bringing some new beers to the list.
The premises allow you to come on any occasion, whether it is a party celebration or a date. Bring your friends as well as colleagues to have fun and challenge them at a game. The ambient is fantastic, the music is excellent, and the staff is friendly.
Flashstick Pub expands its interaction with visitors offering them to join their Beer Club (free option) and obtain a Membership ($99). In both cases, you’ll be rewarded with some presents or special offers. For instance, pour discounts or T-shirts, or even enjoy playing their golf for free at any of their locations.
Also, Flashstick Pub donates to a different charity supporting the community. They take $2 each from your every purchase and golf round game at the Pub on Sundays through the year. So your leisure time activity with the Pub works for good.
The Blarney Stone Irish Pub
This Irish Pub welcomes people in Orangevale. It is a relatively new place, established in 2013. It is trendy among regular visitors and locals. The inside atmosphere is darkened with the focus of green lights. The paint of the blarney stone landmark on the wall serves as a decoration. Every day of the week, they have something special for guests. For instance, Monday nights are for Karaoke and free pool. On Thursday nights, host DJ Rigatony. Shamrock Saturdays share live music experience without any charge. It is a good place to have some fun. The place provides a full menu any time of the day until 8 pm. except Fridays and Saturdays nights when the kitchen works till midnight. The food is good, and you can come here for breakfast or lunch. Fantastic bartenders are customer-oriented and very helpful. Beverages are good. The Pub offers a happy hour, and very often, it is coupled with live bands.