Scott's Seafood on the River
Scott's Seafood on the River

Scott's Seafood on the River

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.scottsseafood.net/
  • Phone: (916) 379-5959
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 3:30pm - 10:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 6:30am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Bill John
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: From an intimate dinner with a few good friends to a formal wedding for 200, Scott's has many options for all occasions, whether for meetings, corporate events, presentations, weddings, rehearsal dinners or celebrations of all kinds.
  • Private Party Contact: Celeste Dolan (916) 989 8959

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Captain's Table
  • Public Transit: Bus service within one block.
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet and self parking are both available.
A word from Scott's Seafood on the River
Sacramento's favorite seafood restaurant arrives on the Sacramento River at Le Rivage Hotel. Whether you arrive on wheels or by boat, this gorgeous dining room affords everyone a view of the River. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, Scott's has something for everyone. With the gentle Delta breezes playing on a summer evening, there is no better dining al fresco in Sacramento. The food, the service, the ambiance all make for an unforgettable experience. Plan a special occasion, meeting or night on the town and turn it into an overnight getaway at Le Rivage Hotel. Don't forget to make an appointment for the perfect spa treatment at Spa LaLe, right on the property.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Scott's Seafood on the River reviews from OpenTable diners
194 reviews since July 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (134)great for outdoor dining (129)special occasion (112)romantic (78)neighborhood gem (55)great for lunch (54)fit for foodies (53)good for groups (49)great for brunch (38)vibrant bar scene (37)notable wine list (34)hot spot (17)kid-friendly (13)late-night find (6)Show More
  • The answer is Scott's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    The question is, where do you go when you want to have an extra special gathering, great food, wonderful scenery, and excellent customer service? The food is exceptional, the service was fantastic and friendly, and our special get-together was made even more special because of it. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pacific Rim Salad
    CinaVIP
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Three out of four ordered the Pacific Rim Salad with calamari ... delicious and filling! Somewhat pricey but worth it. Calamari is one of the best around--crunchy and includes tentacles.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Celebration
    kklee
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Had a small party for a joint birthday dinner. Sat outside on the patio in the evening. Nick was a wonderful server. His dinning recommendations were excellent and his service was spot on. After dinner we had complimentary desserts and we were surprised with a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine. This topped off a great meal and we will return and recommend this restaurant to our friends and family.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Reflecting
    Eli1
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    this is the place to relax and reflect on your day. The ambiance and polite staff are without words. They are attentive to your needs and go overboard to ensure every aspect of your evening is to your liking. I have four words to describe Scott's....ex-cept-ion-al.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Scotts was wonderful
    diner
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    We had two guests from out of town and the brunch at Scotts was delicious. We had a beautiful table with a view of the river. It was just a bit cool on the patio, but the fire pits kept out the chill. The service was wonderful. We could not have taken them to a better place for brunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch
    Lovetoeat
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Met my 87 year old dad here for lunch because he loves calamari. We split the calamari appy and I also had a Ceasar salad and dad had a cup of clam chowder soup. We both enjoyed it all (although I did ask for more salad dressing). Our waiter was extremely nice and our waters were refilled often. Aside from the tiny parking spaces and distance to the restaurant from the parking, it was a good experience. I had to get into my dad's car from the passengeer side and back it out because the idiot who parked next to him left him NO room to get into his car. Had I not been there...???
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Sacramento Dining
    Rudy
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    This is a fine restaurant with a wide selection of appetizers and entrees and exceptional service. The ciopinno sauce was so delicious that we took the remainder home and used it as a base for our next day's dinner. I highly recommend Scotts.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightful lunch w friend
    SeniorfoodieVIP
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    Thank you for good service, good atmosphere, delicious food. We had a very good time.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite for special occasions
    Paul
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    We love the setting, the service, and especially the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    1028
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    The food is great, but don't go here if you are pressed for time. Service is slow-perhaps so you don't feel rushed? Dining outdoors is loud due to proximity to the freeway, but indoors is quiet and lovely.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Does not disappoint
    MaryStrange
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We typically choose to celebrate special occasions at Scott's because we know the food and service is always great and Friday night was no exception. Booking a reservation via open table is quick and reliable. The only :( was the cocktail waitress who was unable to get our order correct, and did not seem to care. We'll be back for sure, but we'll avoid her section. Thank you for a memorable experience. Mary Strange
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Won't dine with dogs
    Seafoodie
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Loved the food, the location, the ambiance hate that they let people dine with their dogs on the patio. We were there for our anniversary and the evening started wonderful. That is until they sat a group of three with their two dogs next to us. Dogs should not be allowed in restaurants(patio included) unless they are service dogs. These dogs were definitely not service dogs, one dog got away and ran under another table and the large poodle had to be told repeatedly to lay down. Would not recommend this location because of the dog issue. If we wanted to eat with a dog bugging us we would stay home
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • not like other Scott's I know
    BetsyVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    This restaurant is a hotel restaurant, not the Scott's classic restaurant that I have come to know in Walnut Creek. The fare was average and presentation varied. The Shrimp Louis was pathetic, a pile of strip on iceberg lettuce with a couple of slices of tomato, big chunks of cucumber, a token half a hard boiled egg and a couple of olives thrown i as an afterthought. It tasted fishy, ugh. The Thai beef Salad had a nice presentation but was over-dressed. The menu was Brunch, on a Saturday at 11:30am, that was unexpected. For a special day to with y 93 year old Mom, we were very disappointed and wil not return.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Kathy
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Had a nice leisurely brunch with 2 visiting girlfriends. It was perfect!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Scenic but disappointing
    chrmnkagaVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Looked forward to trying Scott's. Disappointed. Food is expensive for what tastes like premade And frozen. Not worth the money although there is not much competition in the seafood category in Sac.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • eatsomemore
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Four of us had dinner at Scoot's Seafood on the river and we enjoyed the evening. Good food, nice view of the river, and friendly service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great For Many Occasions
    Snuggles
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    If it a romantic dinner for two or a gathering place for friends and family Scotts is the place to go. We have never been disappointed either in food, service or ambience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AWESOME PLACE
    Princess
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Recently had a small birthday dinner for four there. The outdoor tables were great because you're right on the river. Great, romantic, scenic outdoor seating. Food, service, drinks, everything was great. Us girls had a great experience. Birthday girl also got drink, dessert, and bottle of champagne on the house. Dinner was surprising affordable. There was also a wedding going on while we were dining and it did not bother us at all. I would highly recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Place
    aguayo
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    It's a wonderful place for a romantic dinner with your loved one. The food and service were excellent. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Halibut always a good choice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The Macadamia nut crusted Halibut is always a good choice...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surf and turf
    TipsySailor
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Scott's is wonderful for our surf and turf craving, loved the marina view, open air dining, great service and peaceful ambiance.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • not impressed
    Candyj
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We went to Scotts with another couple to enjoy and night of dining on the patio. Service was ok , the food fair for the price. We had a problem with a man with two large dogs. The biggest German Sheppard I had ever seen and a Great Dane mix. He was seated at the table beside us and the dogs kept laying under our table near my feet. We do loves dogs but quite frankly, I don't choose to dine with mine let alone other peoples. We let the staff know that the dogs were making us uncomfortable and we were informed it is a dog friendly restaurant. Won't be going back to Scotts any time soon. We also emailed the manager the next day and its been a week, haven't heard a word from him. Apparently they prefer dog satisfaction over people's.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Every guest in our party fully enjoyed Scotty's. Would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • oycej
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    CALL AT LEAST 5 DAYS AHEAD OF TIME,CALLED DAY OF OR BEFORE TO VERIFY THINGS WERE AS I ASKED,WAS TOLD THEY WERE. GOT THERE AND THE TABLE WAS NOT READY,HAD TO WAIT, TAKEN TO A TABLE FOR NO MORE THEN 3,THEIR WAS 5 OF US. FOOD WAS HORRIBLE,MY STEAK WAS TOUGH, MASHED POTATOES TASTED LIKE INSTANT POTATOES, AND GREEN BEANS LIKE THEY HAD BEEN SITTING IN WATER AND RE-HEATED. IN MY 71 YEARS OF DINING OUT THIS WAS THE WORST. OTHER RESERVED TABLES HAD STANDING MENUS AND SET, WE GOT A THROWN TOGETHER LAST MINUTE DEAL. WAS LEFT STANDING IN DINING AREA AND HAD TO FIND OUR OWN TABLE.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brunch at Scott's
    chinski
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Most of the service was courteous and understanding, however the waiter and a waitress had a dreadful habit of interrupting our conversation as though their time was more important than our conversation. This was not true as the three of us rarely all three meet. The food was good. However on leaving we discovered that even though we had used the restaurant their valet service had cost us $7 which had not been told us at the time. I complained by e mail to the restaurant and received a discount coupon and a very gracious explanation by return. The valet parking franchise apparently leaves them frustrated also.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Restaurant Cancelled Reservations
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Received a call 1-2 hours prior to reservations with a message that said their kitchen was closed and they had to cancel all reservations for the night?! Thank God I checked my message before leaving the house ( I didn't answer the original call thinking they were confirming reservations, not CANCELLING them) I called, they told me I could reschedule for another date or be email a GC for the inconvenience. Gave them my email address and hung up. A couple hours later, they called again to get my email address (someone lost it or never wrote it down?). Needless to say I never received anything from Scott's Seafood. I would have loved to try the restaurant since I had heard so much good things, but so disappointed I don't think I will.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exceptional
    Kyte
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We have been to Scott's several times and have never been disappointed. The food is superb and the wait staff is excellent. Our waiter, Miguel, was amazing! Miguel made sure the timing of the meal, from appetizer through dessert was perfect, allowing us to enjoy our 28th anniversary without being rushed. It was the perfect evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a great family brunch.
    lunchtimeVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We celebrated my Dad's 83rd birthday with a family brunch. The food, service and atmosphere was perfect for us. The service pace was slow but in a good way they were very attentive to the needs of the group and didn't come around and sweep up plates before we were all done. I like that. In most places today the servers don't manage the whole table as well as these guys did. Food was very good from crab louis to omelets -- delish. Server was knowledgeable and very personable which makes the whole thing work. Nice job Scott's.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • pleasantly relaxing
    dine4U
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The overall experience was very enjoyable. Waitresses were efficient and courteous and the atmosphere serene and restful. The food was tops and done to perfection. For special occasions its the place to be. The weather cooperated and it was very comfortable on the patio. Would recommend it for anyone wanting a high end dining experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Have eaten here several times for special family occasions. Love the food, location and service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very enjoyable outdoor brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We took a group of 7 for a Sunday Brunch and had a very pleasant experience. Lovely venue on the river, good service, good food and an overall great outdoor dining morning.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food, Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Good Food and Service, limited parking. There was a wedding, and huge birthday party there forcing us to valet park.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dinner
    lovefishes1
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Lovely place to have dinner out.....food taste excellent but not hot & coffee cold x 2 cups......I will come again but no coffee! I will also remind server to please be sure food is hot.....C
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great 35th Dinner
    dckandrobn
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We missed our Monroe Ave Scotts, so we decided to try the River Location. It was wonderful, we will definitely keep going back there. Great dinner, super in all ways
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dissapointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My husband and I came for his Birthday dinner. We made the reservations and had been here a few times before with great food and service. This time we were disappointed, the server didn't really listen to us when asking about ingredients and was acting "put out" because we asked. (My husband had a heart attack and we just needed to be sure of the ingredients because he eats differently now), our appetizer was overcooked for being seared and the food was just OK...not what we usually get as we have in the past, with the "wow" factor. There also was two little kids running around and screaming as they were chasing each other with all 12 adults at the their table and no one to guide them to be a bit quieter.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Scenic view
    Dine
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Service was slightly too slow. We had some lags in that area such as when ordering. Food was good but not exceptional. The salmon was good but nothing that we would crave enough to come back. Desserts were also good but not memorable. I prefer regular cheesecake to ricotta which is slightly too overpowering in flavor.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant Surprise
    Luckyeater
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We went to Scott's on a Sunday evening for my mother's birthday. We were seated on the outdoor patio, with a great view of the river. The food was inventive and delicious and the service outstanding! I can't wait to go back again. What a great way to enjoy friends, food and a cool spring or fall evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Place To Go
    4happyseniors
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Excellent food, excellent service, and great ambiance. Four senior people were treated outstandingly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Oilwell
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Over all this was a very pleasant experience. We had a party of five and were seated along the back wall so as a result couldn't really see the river and view. That would have been nicer. Our server Sierra was excellent, bent over backwards to please. Parking, a little bit away. Did catch a ride in the golf cart on the way back down the hill.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great location was hard to find.
    Luvsurfnturf
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The seafood was great but my steak was terrible. Service was very good from the moment we got there.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.