Where to Eat and Drink Near the Sacramento Convention Center
Hundreds of thousands of people attend conferences at the Sacramento Convention Center every year — it’s one of the main event hubs in the entire state. You might find yourself navigating the downtown Sacramento complex (1400 J Street) just once or twice, or you might become a regular. Either way, read on for the best places to eat and drink within a 15 minute walk of the Convention Center, from morning pastries to quick lunch stops and happy hour cocktails to big expense account dinners.
Station 16 feels like a logical progression of Viet-Cajun food — fittingly, the family who owns it also runs a Viet-Cajun spot in south Sacramento. Instead of seafood boils, Station 16 specializes in seafood cooked in big cast iron skillets. Oysters, lobster rolls, and Cajun garlic fries also beckon.