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Unique to Sacramento/only in Sacramento Dinner?

Looking for a dinner that is special because you can only find it in Sacramanto. What do you have?
Any type of place as long as its tasty.

Ethnic Strip Mall to High End Dining. All will work but I really want it to be totally Sacramanto. Coming from SF have spent some time in Folsom but never had a meal in Sacramento.

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  1. There's nothing that I can think of that's unique to Sacramento. There are some fine restaurants, but nothing unique.

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    1. re: PeterL

      Peter, do they still do the dinner cruises on the old riverboat? Years ago we stayed overnight and had dinner on a riverboat.

        1. re: Gail

          The Delta King is still a floating hotel and restaurant, but it hasn't left dock in ages.

            1. re: Gail

              The only time I've been there in the last 10 years was for a huge banquet, which is probably not a fair assessment. IIRC, it was typical banquet fare, not memorable for being either really good or stupendously awful.

              1. re: ricepad

                I'm thinking about the OP. Isn't there a dinner cruise on the delta going on?

                1. re: Gail

                  I don't remember any dinner cruise on the delta. Besides that's not unique even if there is one.

                  1. re: PeterL

                    Thanks, I'm sure that the OP will find that helpful!

                    1. re: Gail

                      I'm really for great food as well as Sacramentoiness.

      1. After bending my brain for an hour or so the only "uniquely" Sacramento dining experience I could think of is attending a meal at the Kitchen. But at $125 a head and with reservations hard to come by it may be a moot point.

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        1. re: gmk1322

          Thanks for thinking on it at all...

        2. Squeeze Inn. Uniquely Sacramento.

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          Squeeze Inn
          5301 Power Inn Rd., Sacramento, CA 95820

          1. This may not be *exactly* what you're looking for, but the Grand Island Mansion has a wonderful Sunday brunch. What makes it unique (at least to me) is that it was also the setting for a porn movie about 20 years ago. I don't remember the movie title, but I do remember recognizing several rooms, including the billiard room and its huge fireplace. The mansion is not actually in Sacramento, but it's a pleasant drive from Sac.

            The only other place that comes to mind is the Squeeze Inn, as Backlund mentioned.

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            Squeeze Inn
            5301 Power Inn Rd., Sacramento, CA 95820

            Grand Island Mansion
            13415 Grand Island Rd, Walnut Grove, CA 95690

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            1. re: ricepad

              Thanks-I saw the Squeeze Inns menu. Looks fun!

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              Squeeze Inn
              5301 Power Inn Rd., Sacramento, CA 95820

            2. Actually the most unique thing in Sacramento is JIMBOYS tacos. Lots of oultlets around the area but if you go to the Denios Roseville Auction they are heaven...

              And maybe jacks Urban eats is pretty unique in concept if not the food (The food is great though)

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              1. re: bennyboy1

                Thanks-maybe I can do Squeeze inn and Jimbos on a junk food chowdown.

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                Jimbo's
                451 Herndon Ave, Clovis, CA 93612

                1. re: mmerino

                  Yeah, I think bennyboy1 got another winner with Jimboy's tacos. You've had tacos before, to be sure, but nobody makes tacos like a Norwegian!

                  1. re: mmerino

                    Jimboys, not Jimbos..

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                    Jimbo's
                    451 Herndon Ave, Clovis, CA 93612