Sometimes late night hunger is hard to avoid, especially when there is nothing in the fridge that can satisfy your cravings. Instead of punishing yourself with Top Ramen or cereal, why not try one of these popular food joints open 24 hours a day! You’ll be happy you did!
La Garnacha, 2101 16th St. Sacramento, CA95818
If you’re craving a late night snack in Midtown, this place is great – especially if you’re a big fan of Mexican food. They’ve got a huge menu that more than likely has your favorite Mexican dish, as well as many others if you’re up to trying new things.
Must Try: Carne Asada Fries (below)
Beto’s Tacos, 2234 El Camino Ave Sacramento, CA 95821
If you want some extraordinary tacos at 3 am, remember Beto’s Tacos. The meat is juicy, the taco shells are crispy and there is always plenty of cheese and lettuce on top. They’ve got many other items to offer as well, but their tacos are definitely the best, hence their title “Beto’s Tacos.”
Must Try: Shredded Beef Crispy Tacos (below)
Mel’s Diner, 3000 J St Sacramento, CA 95816
Mmmm. Sometimes all you want in the middle of the night is a nice big stack of pancakes alongside some juicy sausage and perfectly fluffy eggs. If this happens to be you anytime soon, swing by Mel’s Diner in Midtown and have yourself a midnight breakfast. If you’re not feeling breakfast food, they have burgers, fries, salads and shakes too!
Must Try: Buffalo Chicken Salad (below)
Original Perry’s, 7895 Stockton Blvd Sacramento, CA 95823
For a classic American diner experience any time of the day, Original Perry’s is a must try; especially if you’re out on a late night date with someone. The food is great, the service is fast and friendly, the atmosphere is incredibly homey and the portions are HUGE!
Must Try: Belgian Waffles (below)
El Forastero, 8949 Folsom Blvd Sacramento, CA 95826
This Mexican restaurant has the biggest menu you’ll ever see at a 24-hour restaurant (we think so, anyway). You can get breakfast burritos all day long, and Menudo on the weekends!
Must Try: Chile Rellenos (below)
Silver Skillet, 2828 El Centro Rd Sacramento, CA 95833
Silver Skillet is known for having good ole comfort food that you can’t get anywhere else in Sacramento for 24 hours a day. You can get everything from burgers and pancakes, to ribs and beans at this truck stop joint… and it’s darn good.
Must Try: Chicken Fried Steak (below)
Aldaberto’s Mexican Food, 3421 Bradshaw Rd Sacramento, CA95827
If you’re just looking to get a big burrito fix, this is your place. If you’re not feeling burritos, then try the nachos – you won’t regret it.
Must-Try: California Burrito (below)
– Janice Daniels 1025/Sacramento