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: 9163795959
  • 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 WinnerMost Booked
Scott's Seafood on the River reviews from OpenTable diners
236 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (155)scenic view (155)special occasion (140)romantic (91)great for brunch (63)great for lunch (56)good for groups (55)neighborhood gem (54)fit for foodies (52)vibrant bar scene (42)notable wine list (35)kid-friendly (16)hot spot (15)late-night find (14)Show More
  • Love spending Sunday afternoon here
    geoblewis
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    My friend and I always make time to stop at Scott's Seafood on the River before I take her to the airport to fly home. We try to get seating out on the patio, overlooking the river. Just lovely! The cocktails are delish! And so is the food! This time, I had the Dungeness Crab and Avocado Tacos, then the Scott's Burger with house salad. The tacos were made from wontons. Fillings were flavorful and light. I asked for the burger to be served without the bun. Got a beautiful arrangement, with loads of salad! Best burger I have ever tasted! Our server told us it was made of ground filet mignon. Its really is best to get a reservation. In my experience, when they get busy, I'm not attended to so carefully. This time, our server was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pleasant experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Had a lovely dinner with my husband. Will defiantly come again. Dinner was excellent, staff did a great job from the hostess to the bartender to the server. Everyone provided great customer service. Made our evening very enjoyable!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This restaurant was nice and my boyfriend loved the oysters. While the service was great and the view beautiful and romantic, the food was somewhat bland and not well worth the price we paid. Maybe it was just the two dishes we had, but for the price, I didn't walk away saying "wow, that was good". The wine was good, but my boyfriend ordered an "old fashioned", and while he liked it, he said it wasn't what he was expecting.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • expdiner
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The food was outstanding and the atmosphere was elegant. Best of all, the service was above and beyond the highest quality. Abigail was bright, charming and extremely competent We felt well taken care of even though she had many other tables to cover. I could not recommend Scott's any more highly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eh Food, but Great Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The food was not quite worth the price. The best items we had were calamari and scallops. The crab bisque was ok, but has a little kick to it, so be warned if you have low tolerance for spicy. It's a tomato-based cream, so not as light as, say, a lobster bisque - more of a spiced crab-tomato bisque. I asked for "Medium to Medium-Rare" filet mignon, and it came out closer to Rare, but was seasoned well. Sadly, the sauce with it tasted more like a barbecue-aioli sauce found on a Red Robin burger and less like a steak sauce. The garlic mashed potatoes were good, but the macadamia encrusted halibut was blander than Panko, to say the least. The restaurant was also a bit loud, but the service was more than excellent. We'll stick to McCormick's...
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 61 anniversary celebration
    opus
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I took my parents to Scotts for a 61st wedding anniversary celebration. They treated everybody fabulous and made it a very special day for my parents. The food was excellent and every thing was cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The dinning room atmosphere (tables and chairs) was was like being at a Denny's or a Mimi's restraunt. I expected more when paying the prices for dinner. The Happy hour was good but the service was lacking at the tables.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always Lovely
    Tantanbourine
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I always love coming here. Definitely sit outside if you can- gorgeous and quit river views. The hostess was lovely, our busser was equally engaging and Our server was very accommodating and sweet. And of course, the food never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 60th Wedding Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Celebrated my inlaws 60th wedding anniversary. As I had made my reservations online, I specifically requested a quiet area of the restaurant as the elderly couple have hearing issues. We were initially seated right next to the very busy and noisy bar. I questioned the hostess and she IMMEDIATELY prepared another table in the back of the restaurant which was perfect! She was so polite, pleasant and took charge of the situation and fixed the error in seating. Our waitress was also amazing. Extremely patient with our group and was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent portions.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Excellent meat, but the shrimp wasn't that good. Service was great!
    Special Features:
    scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • choosehisfood
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    It was my mother's 94th birthday. We had a great experience. Our service was crisp and friendly. The quality of the food was high.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot!
    Lkp49
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Great spot, amazing food and superb service! Loved the view and service was great!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service!
    Courts
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We went to Scott's for our anniversary dinner and had an amazing time. I asked for a table with a view when making our reservation, and was pleasantly surprised with a great table overlooking the river. Our food was delicious and we were even gifted a complimentary bottle of champagne at the end of our evening. I would recommend Scott's to anyone who loves great food and service. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • waddles
    Waddles
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I have always enjoyed the ambience at Scott's along with the food. The Halibut is my favorite and I always recommend it to my friends that I am with.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner
    luv2dine
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Our waitress was amazing and the food was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Where's the Value?
    luvavalue
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Service and location is great. I would expect the same with the food for the price, but I was disappointed. I'd recommend only for drinks and snacks.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday dinner
    Vickcc
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I saw that the restaurant bar area was very full and a bit noisy . We were seated immediately and decided to take an outdoor table. The spinach was fresh, hot, and cooked to my liking! The others in my party enjoyed their entrees too. I felt that the wait time for the dessert to actually come was a little too long . It was my BD dinner celebration thus the dessert was complimentary.. The dessert when it came was brought with three spoons. Dessert was yummy and the coffee was great but could have been hotter. I didn't say anything since I drank it right away. The waiter was attentive and refilled my coffee cup three times. Overall the dining experience was excellent and I will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent seafood on the river
    Hilltop
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    This scenic restaurant on the river has very fresh petrale sole and salmon, prepared just the way the customer requests. Our waitress provided excellent service, with a warm and friendly attitude; and, she offered very good advice about the items on the menu, as well as giving great suggestions, for wines to complement our entrees. I would rate the service as FIVE STARS, Par Excellence. We both enjoyed a wonderful dining experience. We give this restaurant our highest recommendation; and, we plan to return here, for many enjoyable meals in the future. . . -Alyn Goldsmith
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The staff was super attentive and accommodating. My wife has several food allergies and the kitchen crew made her dish just as she liked. The morning had several large parties and the tables were pushed very close together making it difficult to maneuver through the outdoor patio but the hostess seated us at a table with plenty of room. Overall very good food, great service and a very unrushed and enjoyable Sunday brunch
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delightful experience
    Lynne
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    A post-wedding reception dinner for out-of-town guests was just a delight. Our server was so gracious, funny and personable...she made our evening very enjoyable, and the fresh oysters on the half shell--oh my, delicious! Thank you Scott's for making our special evening even more special.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    overindulge123
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Our waitress was on top of her game! We know when we visit Scott's we are in for a lovely meal but the service really jumped out to us. We will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • disappointing
    Disappointed
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We went to Scott's for our anniversary. We had a reservation stating it was a special event for us. When we arrived they sat us at the worst table even though their were several open. When we asked to be moved we were told it was only this table or the one directly across from it which was equally bad. After ordering appetizers and 1st course out entrees were brought within seconds of each other. They definitely tried to rush us through dinner. The waitress Samantha came by three times within 5 minutes of bringing us the check to see if we had paid. We hadn't even finished our drinks. Not the best anniversary dinner. I guess I didn't realize it was really a "fast food" restaurant!
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It's my birthday
    Kevin
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    When my wife and I arrived at the restaurant we were seated rite away and approached by the waitress withen 3 min. We ordered water and drinks and where told of the specials of the day. I ordered the Halibut and my wife ordered the fellet and prawns. Everything was great. It was my birthday so they ofered me a free Deseret so we had some gillato. When the bill came our waitress came back with a botle of champagne as a gift for my birthday. VERRY COOL!! Love this place
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A come back to place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our anniversary with a wonderful dinner on the patio. Great wine, great food! Service was a little slow but the had a large party. It was worth the wait.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Only one thing...
    Wolfking
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    My wife and I decided to make our second trip to Scott's On the River after a great initial experience there. We decided to eat our dinner outside because it was very pleasant and we love the view. While the food was very good (my wife had the cioppino and I had ahi tuna) and the service was outstanding, we had to fight the yellow jackets coming and going. They weren't at our table the whole time, but just enough to be annoying. So just be aware that it could be an issue. It won't stop us from trying again, though.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special birthday lunch gathering
    Sfgiantfan
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Beautiful setting! Shaded patio overlooks the river. Great for special occasions or for any time! Crab tacos were excellent!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • O.K.
    Krober
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Good Service, Too many fish items with plain or creamed rice,ciapino O.K.,one eating beef items seemed to enjoyed his meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wine List addition
    Cstinson
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    I would have loved to see Esser Wines on the wine list, as it's latest varietals are my favorite!!! http://www.esservineyards.com/
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outdoor brunch nice
    Golfergirl
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    However comma, the service Sunday morning was less than stellar. Forgot the toast, then said it burned and was re-doing....then had to flag a waiter down to get a second cup of coffee.....food was mediocre but thank goodness for the ambience of dining outdoors with a river view. Considering valet (because self parking was a block away with no shuttle running .... And my client had a fractured foot) I think the valet is way too expensive at $8 a car. Even at Original Joes in the heart of San Francisco it is only $6. Would be quite acceptable if food and service up to par.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Scott's good as usual
    Mike
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We had another great time at Scotts, service and food were exceptional
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • it was great. service and food.
    Lioness
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Awesomeness!!!# we even got a free bottle of wine to go home with us.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JRC12
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Tonight the fish was dry. Other nights it has been very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reservations
    Galah
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Despite making an open table reservation, still had to wait for a seat. Food was good, service good, nice venue.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Three Strikes
    jeffme
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Reservations for 7:00, arrived at 6:30, requested inside table. Sat at the bar for a drink before being seated outside at 7:15. Service was just above "poor", items not served, very slow, etc.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a great dinner spot
    food4U
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    I have dined at Scott's on The many times with just close friends and large groups. Nice place to go to.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful as always
    DaveVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The service was exceptional and so was our food.....returning on Tuesday
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food is excellant
    NoTimeToCook
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I had the fillet mignon with shrimp. The steak was excellant. My husband had the ciopino and it was good - he's had better. Service was good. Nice dining experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    PalmSpringsChris
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Our first time at Scott's on the River. We'd previously dined at their Folsom restaurant and decided to try their other location. The food and service made it worth the trip. The dining room is long and narrow which seems to elevate the noise level. But as I said, we came for the food and not the ambiance. Our party of six ordered a variety of items off the menu and each item was well plated, hot, and a delight to eat. Our server did an outstanding job of getting the "seniors" in our party to the right selection(s) and was a jewel of a soul in making each of us feel welcome. If you're into quiet dining - you should pass. However, if you're into great food that is beautifully presented and great service, this is an excellent venue.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Dinner
    sony
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We took my Father to this restaurant for his 75th Birthday dinner. The food and service were excellent! The restaurant is beautifully located and made the occasion even more special. We loved it!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    not good food and over priced oriented towards hotel visitors
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate