Localis never disappoints! Hands down my favorite
Photos never do this food justice, it’s so much more beautiful in person! You’ll just have to make a reservation and see it with your own eyes. The latest tasting menu (1/20/20) is the best one yet, you really don’t want to miss it. The flavors are bold while still nuanced and as always, expertly balanced. The aromas from each course are seductive. Each plate has a variety of texture which add to the interest and delight of the experience. And of course the overall experience is one of decadent relaxation. Warm welcoming and knowledgeable front of house team set you at ease with their joy and passion for the food and beverages they serve. From the second you walk in the door you will feel the happy, passionate and positive vibes. Good vibes. Good food. Good services is the Localis mantra and they are delivering these at their highest level execution yet.
Best restaurant in Sacramento if not the Bay Area. Outstanding food creations, friendly, knowledgeable staff. We cherish our meals at this restaurant gem.
Best dinner in a long time - must have the gin and tonic - delightful
Very impressed by my experience. Had gotten a phone call the day before to discuss dietary restrictions of one member of our party. Enjoyed a nice phone conversation with a very knowledgeable person. Surprised to find that the host and wait staff knew what we had discussed including who I was meeting and the occasion. We tried many of the recommendations and everyone was very satisfied with the food. Portions were very generous and shareable. Clearly an upmarket experience but very friendly at the same time. We are all looking forward to our next visit!
Amazing food and service It's a bit pricey but their food is worth it. They have tasting menu that changes every month inspired by head chef. I highly recommend sitting at the bar open kitchen to see the magician chefs at work.
Amazing food experience. Congratulations to the chief and his staff!!
What can I say? Perfection. The meal was delicious and I can't wait to go back.
The lamb was simply Superb as was the octopus appetizer. my fish was just OK. It was perfectly cooked but it had very little flavor over the quinoa. Fantastic “ into the green” mezcal cocktail and excellent French Croze- Hermitage. Marvelous service
The staff was extremely attentive and knowledgeable without being overbearing. The food was incredible and very thought out.
Our waitress was nice but left us hanging for a while for drinks. One of the meals was overly salted, and I say this as someone who generally who loves salt. Ambiance was good and was romantic.
The citrus menu missed the mark.
Some of the pairings were not very good. Food was OK not outstanding same with service
Based on previous experiences at Localis, I would give 5 stars. I wasn't as impressed with the food this time.
Flavors were a little lacking although innovation and technique still great.
Plan to return soon for the chef's tasting menu. We ordered a la carte this time. Looking forward to a better experience next time.
Always an incredible tasting menu. Highly recommend going here.
I wouldn't say it was the best restaurant we tried in Sacramento but it was good. Highly priced and staff seemed a little stressed the night we dined. Service was a little slow for us but we enjoyed ourselves.
Great as always...and packed! Pretty noisy but to be expected with the holidays. Service was a little slow also forgivable as they were so busy. Our food was terrific.
The food was all high quality for a high cost. While the restaurant wasn't too crowded it took over 3 hours to get through the 7 course tasting menu. The portion sizes were much larger off of the ala carte menu and the value for the money was also much better off of the regular menu than the tasting menu.
We had the tasting menu and wine pairing, the dishes were creative, beautifully presented, and most importantly -- delicious! Looking forward to my next visit
In my opinion Localis is one of, if not the best restaurant in Sacramento. Love sitting at the bar and watching Christopher and his team at work, it's incredible. Every meal I've had here is fantastic.
Good food and slight slip on service but they make it up with wine.
Another amazing experience at Localis! An evening at the chefs counter has been the highlight of my frequent trips to Sacramento. All the best to Chef Chris Barnum and his amazing staff! #chefchrisbarnum #localis #michelin
Exceptional as always...I consider myself a person who loves to eat out...find new restaurants...etc. etc..my wife and I have had the opportunity to have eaten a many restaurants around the world and Sacramento...Localis is our favorite...in our opinion the best in Sacramento. The creative preperation that Chris creates is amazing....
I can’t say enough good things about Localis. I booked it almost blindly based on seeing the website and it turned out to be an amazing experience on all levels. I brought a very serious foodie friend that I was sure I’d never impress and it blew his mind.
The tasting menu was inspired by Chef’s recent Europe trip. I have recently visited not only a lot of the countries and cities he visited, but a lot of the restaurants. He NAILED it. He had a dish inspired by Brussels that took me straight to Belgium. His Amsterdam dishes took me straight to Amsterdam... but they had their own local, very Sacramento twists.
The ambiance is amazing and casual, while still maintaining the formalities in service you’d expect at a Michelin starred establishment that requires sport coats. The noise level was active and fun, but you can hear yourself and your guests talk.
Localis truly just blew my mind and I cannot wait to return.
Oh... and sit at the counter. It’s an absolute blast interacting with the amazing staff.
My favorite Sacramento restaurant. Inspired chef!
We were there on a first (and wonderfully romantic) date, and the staff noticed; slipping in two glasses of Prosecco halfway through the meal. Elegant yet casual. Sophisticated yet fun. Delicious and adventuresome with flavors, preparation and plating. We'll be back.
It’s a great experience. Excellent food and service.
Tasting menu & wine pairings...Superb! Especially the fish course!!
Always excellent! Chef even came by to thank us for being repeat customers.
What a treat to experience this restaurant! We sat the counter and were able to watch the chef prepare and present each dish. It was so much fun! Every course was gorgeous, had a story, and was delicious. We look forward to returning to Sacramento so we can eat at Localis again.
A little pricey for what you get. The food was interesting, and well-presented. However the servers seemed a little too "into themselves." Overall, a different dining experience if you have a lot of extra money.
Cannot say enough about the tasting menu, exceptional every time.
The food and presentation of the food were very good. We had ravioli and lamb. But The portions were small and overpriced. We have had better meals at other downtown restaurants for 1/3 less than the charge at Localis.
My husband and I had the wonderful tasting menu at the chef’s counter to celebrate my 50th birthday. It was everything I hoped for and more. The chef and the whole staff were attentive and full of stories about the dishes and wines chosen. It was easily the best meal we have had since moving to the area from New York 7 years ago, a feast for all five senses. And we were able to share one wine pairing and one 5-course and one 7-course tasting, so it was exactly the right amount of food and alcohol without missing out on anything. Can’t wait to go back again and try a totally different seasonal menu. Not to be missed.
The food was beautifully presented and tasted like a lot of love went into the preparation.
Amazing, as always. Love sitting at the counter and watching the flawless communication and energy “behind the scenes”. Chefs tasting menu was perfection.
Friendly chef and staff! Delicious, clean, refreshing menu! Perfect portions so you feel sated, yet with just enough room to try an exciting new dessert! One of my favorite spots.