Drinking at the best bars in Sacramento is going to be covered in full detail as this post goes along. Some may be searching for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to save money on liquor during local drink special times, or maybe to sing karaoke and either way we will get you sorted out.
We will kick this baby off with the best wine and cocktail bars in Sacramento. Breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool or throw some darts will get our second section.
The best drink specials at bars near you with cheaper alcohol will come next before we pivot to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area. Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will garner our final section.
Expect to find a local bar map with all these spots pinned on it so you can have a better feel for what venues are closest to your current area at the moment. This region is one that we have written about many times in the past if you are interested in reading more.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
The best cocktail and wine bars in Sacramento might just be:
- The Grand at 1600 L St
- Fizz Champagne & Bubbles Bar at 615 David J Stern Walk #105
- Smic’s Bar at 1200 K # 8
- Whired Wine Bar at 410 L St
- Bob’s Club at 9039 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove
- Babe’s Lounge at 9007 Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove
- House of Oliver at 3992 Douglas Blvd #140, Roseville
- The Monk’s Cellar at 240 Vernon # Roseville
- Louie’s Cocktail Lounge at 3030 Mather Field Rd, Rancho Cordova
- Il Forno Classico at 2121 Golden Centre Ln # 10, Rancho Cordova
- Davis wine bar at 611 2nd # Davis
- Seasons at 102 F # Davis
- Citizen Vine Folsom at 609 Sutter # Folsom
The Grand is a great place to try creative cocktails and fine wine in your area on their front terrace that enhances the seating possibilities of the cozy bar. The Fizz Champagne and Bubbles Bar provides over 150 different champagnes and sparkling wines plus they offer drink specials from 4pm to 10pm.
For farm-to-fork cuisine, classically influenced cocktails, wines, and craft brews Smic’s Bar is a downtown favorite. Whired is an industrial-chic wine bar that also offers local draft beers and small nibbles in a calm high-ceilinged space.
You can take advantage of their discounts Monday through Friday from 1pm to 7pm. Every Monday through Friday from 4pm to 6pm Bob’s Club has alcoholic drink and meal promotions.
House of Oliver is an upscale wine bar in Roseville with live music and special deals Monday through Saturday from 3pm to 6pm. Superb craft beer, seasonal food, and inventive cocktails are all available at The Monk’s Cellar.
Louie’s Cocktail Lounge hosts live music, karaoke, and liquor specials in Rancho Cordova Monday through Thursday from 7am to 10am and from 4pm to 7pm. If you want to have a private dinner in the wine cellar room with Italian classics and a diverse wine list Il Forno Classico is an excellent option.
Davis Wine Bar has a rotating selection of more than 70 wines complemented by delectable small plates of cuisine. You can enjoy a changing menu of locally sourced American fare and handmade cocktails as well as weekly food and drink specials at Seasons.
A large collection of wines, beers, and a delectable selection of small dish options are available at Citizen Vine Folsom who also offers some of the best happy hours near you every Tuesday through Friday from 4pm to 6pm.
Sacramento Breweries & Sports Bars
Watch the big game with your friends and sample new flavors of beers at the best breweries and sports bars in your area:
- Field House American Sports Pub at 1310 Fulton Ave #D
- University of Beer at 1510 16th #300
- BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse at 3531 N Freeway Blvd
- Public House Downtown at 1132 16th St
- Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill at 9661 Elk Grove Florin Rd C, Elk Grove
- Tilted Mash Brewing at 9175 Union Park Way, Elk Grove
- Legends at Woodcreek Sports Bar & Grill at 5880 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd, Roseville
- Goose Port Public House at 316 Vernon St, Roseville
- LogOff Brewing at 3054 Sunrise Blvd, Rancho Cordova
- Froggy’s at 726 2nd St, Davis
- Super Owl Brewing at 1260 Lake Blvd # 121, Davis
- FLB Sports Bar & Casino at 511 E Bidwell St, Folsom
- Sutter Club Sports Bar at 720 Sutter St, Folsom
Track 7 Brewing Company’s ales and lagers are handcrafted utilizing fine ingredients to produce vibrant award-winning beers.
Field House is a great sports bar in your area with a large menu of pub fare, more than 25 beers on tap, over 15 HDTV’s, and an HD projector for all big sporting events. They also have karaoke night every Monday at 9pm and trivia every Wednesday at 7pm.
With around 100 rotating taps of craft beer and cider alongside pub cuisine with a global twist the University of Beer has something for everyone. They are open daily from 11:30am to 12am but close at 1:30am on Friday and Saturday.
For over 25 years BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse has been a local brewery with more than ten award-winning signature brews and ciders on tap. In addition they have over ten rotating seasonal beers throughout the year.
There are more than 20 HD flat screens for all major sporting events complete with a cutting-edge sound system at Public House Downtown. Drink specials are accessible every Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm.
Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill is a no-frills drinking establishment with sports on TV, live music on weekends, and basic pub fare in a laid-back atmosphere. Besides producing a wide variety of beers Tilted Mash Brewing also hosts live music and a DJ.
With more than 20 big screen HDTV’s and drink specials from 2pm to 7pm Monday through Friday the Legends at Woodcreek Sports Bar & Grill in Roseville is an ideal spot to watch all the big games.
You can sample more than 20 beers on tap while watching sporting events on over 8 huge screen TV’s or listening to live music at Goose Port Public House. Visit them Monday through Friday between 3pm and 6pm to get cheaper drinks.
Aside from producing craft brews LogOff Brewing also sells a wide array of beers in Rancho Cordova.
Froggy’s is a laid-back hotspot that delivers tasty burgers, fries, and other traditional grill fare along with amazing beer on tap. They offer bar karaoke near you every Friday at 10pm and liquor specials Monday through Saturday from 3pm to 7pm.
Super Owl Brewing in Davis is an independent ten-barrel brewery that has produced numerous distinct beers.
The Sutter Club Sports Bar in Folsom has 16 flat-screen televisions for all sporting events, a pool table, over ten specialty beers on tap, and spirits. Big Stump Brewing Company has created hundreds of barrels of beer in their unique brew house.
Local Drink Specials
Save some money buying cheaper alcohol at these bars with drink specials near you:
- Pine Cove Tavern at 502 29th St
- Tropics Ale House Midtown at 2001 J St
- Kupros Craft House at 1217 21st St
- Chevys at 7401 Laguna Blvd #100, Elk Grove
- Bar 101 Eats & Drinks at 101 Main St, Roseville
- West House Tavern & Nightclub at 347 Atlantic St, Roseville
- Cantaritos Taqueria and Bar at 2931 Sunrise Blvd #120, Rancho Cordova
- The Fat Rabbit Public House at 825 Sutter St, Folsom
Pine Cove Tavern is a historic sports bar with a fireplace, light appetizers, and daily drink specials in Sacramento between 12pm and 7pm. Tropics Ale House in Midtown is a good place to buy cheaper drink from 3pm to 6pm plus they offer live entertainment, craft beer, fresh cuisine, and excellent service.
From 3pm to 7pm every Tuesday through Friday Kupros Craft House has local liquor discounts and they always serve globally influenced pub fare and outstanding craft beers.
For tequilas and margaritas with delectable food in a vibrant family-friendly atmosphere Chevys is a great choice plus you can buy cheaper drinks and meals Monday through Saturday from 3pm to closing.
Bar 101 Eats & Drinks has a full bar with a large range of tap beers and unique American bar cuisine along with a TV for sporting events. Every Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm they also have happy hours and food promotions in Roseville.
You can find more alcoholic drink specials every day at West House Tavern & Nightclub from 2pm to 7pm or at Cantaritos Taqueria and Bar from 10pm to 11:59pm. The Fat Rabbit Public House is a European-style pub that carries a vast assortment of beers and traditional British fare such as bangers and mash.
Trivia, Quiz, & Game Nights
There are plenty of bars with local trivia, quiz, and game nights:
- Streets Pub & Grub at 1804 J St
- Big Stump Brewing Company at 1716 L St
- Track 7 Brewing Company at 5090 Folsom Blvd
- Henry’s Lounge at 2019 O St
- The Shack at 5201 Folsom Blvd
- Flatland Brewing Company at 9183 Survey Rd #104, Elk
- Grove Final Gravity Taproom & Bottleshop at 9205 Sierra College Blvd #100, Roseville
- Samuel Horne’s Tavern at 719 Sutter St, Folsom
- Doyle’s Pub and Taproom at 312 E Bidwell St, Folsom
Streets Pub and Grub is a casual midtown drinking establishment with two patios, TV’s for sports, darts, beer pong, quiz evenings at 7pm, and karaoke nights at 9pm.
Henry’s Lounge provides flavorful beverages and cuisine as well as a fully operational arcade, jukebox, and event stage plus they host a local bar trivia night on Tuesdays at 7pm.
You can enjoy live music and trivia in your area every Thursday at 6:30pm while savoring tasty burgers, sandwiches, and sides along with more than 100 beers at The Shack. Flatland Brewing Company is a great option for delicious meals and handcrafted brews with a trivia night at 6:30pm.
With over 400 bottled beer varieties, numerous TV’s for sporting events, pub trivia every Wednesday at 6:30pm, and board games Final Gravity Taproom & Bottleshop is a hip hangout spot in Folsom.
Aside from a trivia night every Wednesday at 7pm Doyle’s Pub & Taproom boasts more than 15 craft beers and ciders on tap along with a decent bottle selection.
You may try specialty cocktails with a delicious food menu while enjoying trivia night and karaoke in Elk Grove at Babe’s Lounge.
Remember that Track 7, Field House, and Platinum Wine Lounge who we linked you to in other lists host trivia nights as well.
Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music
These bars are great for dancing, live music, and karaoke:
- Torch Club at 904 15th St
- Sidetrax at 2007 K St
- Harlow’s at 2708 J St
- River City Saloon at 916 2nd St
- The Wrangler Bar at 8945 Grant Line Rd, Elk Grove
- Owl Club at 109 Church St, Roseville
- Platinum Wine Lounge at 9050 Fairway Dr # 105, Roseville
- KP Karaoke & Dining at 10947 Olson Dr, Rancho Cordova
- D Street Steakhouse at 113 D St, Davis
- Powerhouse Pub at 614 Sutter # D, Folsom
- Back Bistro at 230 Palladio Pkwy # 1201, Folsom
The Torch Club organizes live music every day in a relaxed setting adorned with memorabilia. Sidetrax is a relaxed neon-lit nightclub that offers refreshing drinks, live music, DJ’s, and other events.
For a casual dining venue with VIP booths and a terrace that hosts daily live blues, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll shows head to Harlow’s. River City Saloon has a pool table and hosts one of the most fun bar karaoke nights near you on Friday and Saturday evenings.
You can taste delicious cuisine and beverages while enjoying live music on Sundays, karaoke on Wednesdays at 7pm, and DJ sets on Saturdays at The Wrangler Bar in Elk Grove. The Owl Club serves pub meals and a variety of artisan draft beers along with live music and dance parties.
Platinum Wine Lounge has an incredible wine list, local craft beer, a delectable food menu, and a terrific ambiance with live music every weekend at 6pm and trivia night every Tuesday at 6pm. Kp Karaoke & Dining is a vibrant nightclub with private karaoke rooms, creative cocktails, Asian-inspired appetizers, and pool tables.
If you want to taste unique cocktails, beers on draft with changing seasonal taps, a rotating wine selection, and delicious meals D Street Steakhouse is an excellent choice. There is also live music Thursday through Saturday.
Powerhouse Pub creates unique cocktails and hosts top DJ’s every Tuesday through Saturday, combining great dance music, live bands, and karaoke nights.
For great quality bourbon and whiskey paired with freshly cooked from scratch and made-to-order casual California cuisine head to Back Bistro. Live music is also available on Friday and Saturday nights at 6pm.
Other fun bars for music lovers in your area that we have mentioned in other sections include House of Oliver, Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill, Tilted Mash Brewing, Froggy’s, Streets Pub and Grub, and Babe’s Lounge.
We also have written posts on:
- Wine Bars In Stockton & Modesto
- Wine Bars In San Francisco
- Wine Bars In Oakland
- Wine Bars In Reno & Lake Tahoe
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Sacramento
Now that you have read all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available in your area. There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke near you.
If you notice us listing any venues that are no longer open or just think we got something wrong please tell us in the comments so this page stays as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Sacramento.