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The Golden Bear

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2326 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5013
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10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We recently visited the Golden Bear. We were there for there for lunch. We visited on a Saturday and were offered the Brunch menu. We had traveled from Tahoe and were really looking forward to their famous burgers, but were told that the Brunch menu was all that was being offered. That being said we found the offerings well done.... More 

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Thank Patrick F
Sacramento, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I give them a 5 on friendliness, great staff and very engaging. I had the Lucy Special off the menu which consisted of a spicy cheese filled burger, open faced with pesto between bread and burger and an egg on top (cooked to order) with home fried potatoes. The dish was excellent although I like my potatoes a bit more... More 

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Thank Roy731
Loganville, Georgia
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256 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We remembered The Golden Bear fondly from our two previous visits to Sacramento. Our memories were correct. On a hot, sunny day, their patio had a comfortable breeze and the good local IPA (9%!) helped cool things down. Wife and I split the "California" sandwich, peppered turkey, avocado, lettuce, tomato, rosemary aioli on focaccia and tasty fries. Umm good. The... More 

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Thank Bob A
Northern California
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422 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is a small bar, long established in the area. It seems to attract a younger crowd and a smoking crowd. Bartenders are nice.

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Thank Gl0bal_guru
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

We came here for Sunday brunch and were very impressed. There is indoor and outdoor seating as well as a bar. Mimosas were on point! I got the Breakfast Sando which was excellent! The house made focaccia was amazing. You will definitely want to make a stop here while in Sacramento.

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Thank Lauren M
Sacramento, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Had lunch the other day with my daughter-in-law and was very impressed with this place. It is not pretentious or fancy (not a dive by any stretch) but just a cozy little place for a relaxed lunch. The Bloody Marys were outstanding. The Juicy Lucy Burger was delicious -and I am a very good judge of Burgers. D had a... More 

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Thank NYStrip
sebastopol, ca
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404 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015

This place is very low key... eat at the bar or a table for 6. A tiny tavern-like spot. Everyone seems to know everyone who works there and the servers act as if they know you too-- friendly, informal, and very helpful. They serve a truly great banh mi. Flavorful pork, deliciously spicy, and cooling vegetables in each bite. The... More 

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SF Bay Area, CA
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82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Saw the Golden Bear on DD&D and made a trip there on my way back from Tahoe today. Banh Mi had good flavor but was waaay too drippy wet and greasy; good flavor, but hella soggy. "Fries" were oily fingerlings cut lengthwise, could have used some more time in the fryer and in the drying rack. All in all, just... More 

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Thank RobertSFBayArea
Indio, California
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I was looking forward to checking this place out as it's a DDD spot but we were a bit disappointed. They stopped in on a Sunday afternoon around 1 and they only had they're brunch menu. So, we didn't get to experience the DDD menu. The place was busy and the service was good...the crowd is young and, I kid... More 

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1 Thank Dennis C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

I went here with my sister and her boyfriend. We got a couple if tacos and the vegan burger. The burger was excellent as were the tacos. It's more of a bar scene on a Saturday night: it's noisy and there's limited seating, but if you can snag a seat, the food is great and drinks are very reasonably priced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2326 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento

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