Best Sacramento, CA Nightlife

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    8. Monkey Bar

    This small bar is a hip nightspot for Sacramento's "in crowd," and fashionably dressed patrons generally don't show up until late. Attached to popular Café Bernardo, Monkey Bar typically draws an after-dinner crowd....

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    7. Fox & Goose

    Fox & Goose has what you're looking for, no matter the time of day. With great breakfasts, historic ambience, plenty of beers on tap, and a broad variety of music (Celtic to R&B), something fun is always going...

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    5. Harlow's

    Harlow's is as unique today as when it first opened. The waitstaff is opinionated enough to let you know what to order and what to pass on. Pumpkin cheesecake atop pecan caramel sauce, and the house specialty —...

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    4. Blue Cue

    This establishment bills itself as a "restaurant billiards bar," but the emphasis is on "billiards" and "bar." An upscale pool hall, Blue Cue features valet parking and a classy interior. The place is packed on...

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    3. Back Door Lounge

    Swinging Rat Pack-era style is hip in Sacramento, and this retro-style club plays it up to the max. Evoking the style of '50's Las Vegas, the bar is a feast for the eyes: red velvet walls, black leather booths, gold...

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    2. Capitol Garage

    Named to the "Best of Sacramento" list, this establishment offers a long, varied list of live shows, including ones that feature area favorites like Grub Dog and the Amazing Sweethearts, King's Highway, and Friend...

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    1. Pre-Flite Lounge

    Strong cocktails, knowledgeable bartenders, an inviting "Cheers"-like atmosphere...Pre-Flite Lounge has all of these in spades. An excellent juke box keeps the tunes coming all night as locals and visitors alike...

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