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1415 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814-5003
+1 916-442-9437
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Louisville, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Fresh, tasty food Americanish Chinese food. Sacramento has few gems, but this place is a diamond in the rough from the old days. A must see if you are a political junkie. Fast service, friendly atmosphere for casual dining. Great place to meet up with old friends.

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

this is NOT authentic Chinese food. Terrible flavor, greasy, poor quality, depressing interior, greasy tables, bad smells from kitchen. We got a coupon fm a school fundraiser. Horrible lunch!

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Clearlake, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Simon's Bar and Café, in: Sacramento, is an excellent restaurant to have lunch or dinner there! #1!!

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Thank Robert T
Sacramento, California
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407 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

This is a long time Capitol staff favorite for Chinese food. Possibly because of the big beautiful old bar that dominates the restaurant. The food is good and the daily lunch special affordable. It does not come with soup, etc. Although you do get a fortune cookie and Chinese new year menu.

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Thank Julie S
North America
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Old style bar with nice Chinese interiors. must read the history of the place and have some cold drinks.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

I had heard of Simon's by word of mouth. Living in Reno, Nv., I had an errand in Sacramento to attend to. While there, I decided to go sample the Brandy Fried Chicken I had heard about. When I walked in I was taken back in time. The bar was real wood, the decor simple. The owner himself greeted me... More 

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Wimberley, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

If you can picture a neighborhood bar/cafe with a 70's Chinatown theme, great food, service and value you'll have nailed Simons.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

My husband's family are hunters, and we heard through the grapevine that upon request Simon Chan's Restaurant or Simon's Bar and Grill will prepare the meat you have personally caught if you bring it in to them like 3 days before your reservation. They come up with the recipe, prepare and then serve it. So that's what we did. We... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2008

I eat there every week.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2008

For the best chinese food in town, head over to simon's cafe for the best garlic chicken and chef's special fried rice. The food comes out in lightening speed and of course, very fresh. The waitresses are also very attentive, but the downside is that when they get busy, they get slammed. So a smile might not be in store... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1415 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814-5003
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-442-9437

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?