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This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings life to the Sacramento waterfront.
1002 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3202
+1 916-445-7387
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Reviewed today via mobile

When arriving in Sacramento we found out that the place to check out first is Old Sac. There are many great shops, restaurants, and bars. We wandered around checking out all of the shops and the interesting things that they were selling. You can find...More

Thank Jimmy A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just wandering around Old Town remembering stores that used to be here. Great ladies clothing, but, those days are gone. Not much but trinket stores now.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the only place that has preserved close to what Sacramento used to be 100 plus years ago. None of the roads are paved- mostly cobble/brick which is a little hard to navigate for the elderly/disabled who use wheelchairs or are unsteady with canes....More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very well kept strip. Love the old western cowboy feel. Lots of shops and places to eat. Very entertaining. Clean very well kept. Had fun

Thank joselito1959
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes this place is a you should see style place because just this place touristic for sacramento. But if you dont any thing for to do in Sacramento, dont go Sacramento just fot this place....

Thank puuff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice little stop but quick. Not much to see just old downtown and a lot of little shops and aloe of bars and hardly any food places to eat. If you in the area it’s a nice quick stop and it doesn’t...More

1  Thank GENA2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You’re taken back a hundred years with this scenario. Wood sidewalks and very well maintained old buildings sets a scenery that could easily be from the old west. Just swap the cars with horses, and you’re there.

Thank Bent O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids will like wandering around here, a few good candy and trinket shops. Many bars and restaurants.

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old Sacramento is a must visit, it’s fun and kids love the town and the train ride you can take plus the river cruises. This was our third visit. There are good bars and restaurants here too and shopping.

1  Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived too late to visit the museums. We did wonder around and check out the different shops and such. Be very sure to feed the meters if you self park. The locals were out writing tickets as fast as they could if your meter...More

Thank Brian H
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9 September 2018|
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Response from HTPJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I would say so. Lots of outside space in bars and cafes. Very little traffic.
Karla L
26 May 2018|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
I like Firehouse for the seafood, but I guess it depends on what style you want. For a good pub-burger go to O’Malleys Irish pub.
Phebe Marie O
8 July 2017|
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Response from nascarbilly | Reviewed this property |
Generally speaking, most of the gift shop, novelty store type places open between 10am and 11am. Per the Old Sacramento Shops website, there are over 100 shops in Old Town Sacramento. The current list contains the contact... More