Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Sacramento and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Virgin Sturgeon thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Tower Café, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

Virgin Sturgeon


This colorfully named place is a favorite local hangout where folks enjoy great meals (try perfectly prepared rockfish) and ice-cold beers. The atmosphere is relaxed, the waitstaff is friendly, and you're as close to the water as you could be...  Read More



Traditional Spanish and Andalusian cuisines make this restaurant one of the most popular lunch spots in the area. The extensive menu features a long list of tapas, not to mention adventurous dishes like white bean soup with chorizo, octopus with...  Read More

Old Sacramento


This casual bistro occupies a colorful, polished space within a red-brick building and specializes in regional American cuisine. It features grilled panini sandwiches, hardwood-roasted meats, and delectable desserts; a large variety of salads...  Read More

Old Sacramento
Tower Café


Perhaps Sacramento's most popular dining destination, this international restaurant has an enviable location next to the landmark Tower Theatre. The award-winning café offers world-inspired dishes like Bangkok pizza, Brazilian chicken salad,...  Read More