Do you want a reason to raise the bar? Visit some of the finest bars and grills in Sac town. You will enjoy a day, evening or night of fun, excitement, relaxation and pleasure while sipping the finest wines. Browse this list of great hotel bars and plan your next classy outing.


Ship Bar & Bistro – Ramada Inn & Suites
1250 Halyard Drive
W. Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 371-2100

Ramada Inn & Suites offers excellent services and features. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of Old Sacramento, Power Balance Pavilion, Raley Field, Sacramento Convention Center and much more. After a hard day’s work of meetings or a chaotic week, enjoy an evening with friends at The Ship Bar & Bistro at the Ramada Inn. You can start the evening off by sipping on a complimentary welcome drink from management then stay for savory California cuisine. The Ship Bar & Bistro is one of the best restaurants in the Sacramento area.


Dawson’s – Hyatt Regency Sacramento
1209 L St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 443-1234

Are you having an event in the Sacramento area and wish to stay at a hotel downtown? If so, then the Hyatt is the place for you. The four-diamond, luxury hotel is adjacent to the Sacramento Convention Center, just steps away from the State Capital, a shopping mall, restaurants and theaters. This hotel offers many amenities including Dawson’s, a comfortable, classy and contemporary restaurant bar with dimmed lights, music and screen televisions. Dawson’s is a place where you can gather with family and friends and unwind while sipping on the finest wines and specialty drinks.
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Tower Bridge Bistro – Embassy Suites Hotel
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 326-5000

The Embassy Suites Hotel features the Tower Bridge Bistro, an inviting bar and lounge overlooking the Tower Bridge and Sacramento River. This bar and lounge opens every day at 11:30 a.m. and is elegant in style. There is an indoor dining area and outdoor patio for diners with all tastes. The romantic atmosphere of dining by the water embraces tranquility that relaxes the inner you. And to compliment the environment, the Bistro offers an extensive wine list with many options from nearby Napa Valley. Prepare to enjoy an extraordinary evening at the Tower Bridge Bistro.


Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar – Le Rivage
4350 Riverside Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95822
(866) 990-9491

Le Rivage, located along the Sacramento River, offers river retreats, romance packages and getaways which may include a day of relaxation, rejuvenation and restoration at Spa La Le. Specifically designed with you in mind, the state-of-the-art hotel is accommodated by Scott’s Seafood Grill & Bar, voted as one of Sacramento’s best seafood restaurants. The grill and bar offers impeccable service and has a riverfront view that overlooks the yacht club. The patio dining allows you to enjoy the cool river breeze and the classy and casual atmosphere invites both leisure and business travelers.


Grange Restaurant & Bar – The Citizen Hotel
926 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 447-2700

The Citizen Hotel exudes charm in every sense of the word. From the arching entryway to its oversized chairs and library, you can expect class in every turn of this hotel. If you make a trip here for an overnight escape or for just a relaxing evening, the hotel’s Grange Restaurant & Bar will have just what you’re looking for. With an extensive wine list and a happy hour on weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., patrons make the trip to this classy establishment as often as they can. Grange gives plenty of nods to the past with classics like Manhattan, old fashioned and gimlet cocktails.

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