Canon

4.8
1022 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Michelin Guide rated neighborhood restaurant with creative and shareable cuisine and a year-round patio.

Canon is strictly adhering to CDC and County of Sacramento safety protocols. For a full overview of our safe dining efforts please visit our reservation tab on our website.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1022 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.8
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DdDb
Sacramento
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Imaginative and interesting menu, excellent service, beautiful surroundings!

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. They are so accommodating at let us add two more people to our party. Love the seasonal menu

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MaiaS
Sacramento
3 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent staff, amazing food. Glad my first restaurant experience since C-19 was Canon. Outdoor spaces nicely spaced. Unrushed meal and did I mention the food? Sooooo good.

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DanN
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my wife here for our anniversary dinner. Canon is 5 stars on all aspects!

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STACEYA
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Our third visit and it isn't....bad...but it also isn't good enough. Dinner for two and two drinks each was about 200. Several of the dishes were good, but not amazing. We will stick to brunch here, or B&L, or Allora....

Service in Sacramento is just not amazing, but Allora is our favorite.

JS
JoanS
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience4

The purées! How is one able to access them, with no bread to scoop them up? Scraping the plate with the fork, licking the plate, using one’s fingers and licking them? For the cost, what a waste of delicious product.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for my Boyfriend’s Birthday. He proposed to me because the food was so good.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Honestly I was hoping for more given what they charge. We dined on the patio. Seating was okay, not great. Decent ambiance, average service. The food was good, nothing to get excited about. The real disappointment was the price. Cheapest full entree was $39 for the chicken. WTF? Not sure where they get off trying to pull that, but everything else on their menu was four-star pricing without the 4-star ambiance, service or taste.

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vipGolfgirl
Sacramento
29 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants in Sacramento, innovative and superb quality.

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KennyB
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience. Would recommend to anyone who wants to eat a great meal

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vipSteve
San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was so nice being able to dine inside a restaurant after a year of take-out only due to the pandemic. Canon is one of our favorite spots, and although far from our home, it's always worth the drive. The food is innovative and delicious. Service is spot on. All in all we had a lovely dining experience and can't wait to go back again!

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All the food is amazing, every staff member was nice and attentive. The food is well paced out. Best for a special occasion or just a nice night out, and if you enjoy sharing plates.

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Lulu
Sacramento
20 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our 1st time back since covid and 1st time for dinner also. There are some menu changes but are good! The sharing platter selection is perfect!

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vipFitz
Boise
17 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Canon seems to specialize in preparation of less common foodstuffs (duck, goat, octopus). I like to experiment and will try most anything. I found their food very good. My wife is more traditional and won't eat unusual items. She did not enjoy the experience. Also, this restaurant is quite expensive.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, covid rules being followed to the “T”. Great service and delicious drinks. A must go!

KK
vipKailaKivi
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food, cocktails, and service! Never disappoints

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great dinner. The service was wonderful and the food was so thought out and well executed.

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vipginag
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing cocktails , unique menu, great service! 2nd visit. Looking forward to their summer menu.

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vipRalphH
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Superb food with a changing and inventive menu.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Sacramento
29 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Birthday Dinner for my best friend. Food is excellent. Restaurant is beautiful. Server was friendly, but the service was extremely slow. 30 minutes before they brought us water and lemonade. Almost an hour before our first meal came out. Then almost 15 minutes before the next course of food. Not sure what was going on, but the service was extremely slow, sporadic, and just seemed off. Other tables that sat after us, were completely finished with their meals before our first course came out. Dinner took 2 hours, we’re quick eaters and didn’t hang around after our meal, it’s literally took them 2 hours to bring our food. Almost 45 minutes before our orders were even placed. It didn’t seem very busy, so the whole experience was just odd. We’ll be back. I’ve been here before and it was fast and delicious then.

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ZacharyB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The outdoor space is beautiful, and spacious. We seated well away from all other guests. The service was fantastic, and the food was incredible. I would describe it, but it wouldn’t be fair as the Sunday prefix changes weekly.

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Devon
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding across the board. Beautiful restaurant and stunning food. Best cocktail program in Sacramento.

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vipThreePs
Sacramento
81 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food excellently prepared and presented. Their $45 Sunday night fixe was so good!! Our only criticism would be the tater tot, which are perfect and yummy, were a little too salty for the caviar. Would have preferred a more traditional belini. Service was on point, friendly and accommodating. Definitely one of our best dining experiences in Sacramento.

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service, beautiful ambiance and great food. A favorite spot in Sacramento.

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ChristopherL
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Always great. Not inexpensive. Especially the "platters"

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ChristieD
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

The Broccoli salad was not what I expected. Broccoli was charred and thats all I could taste. I thought it would be a cold salad with kale but it was not but the quinoa parmigiano chips were good. The Halibut was overcooked and the sauce with sausage was not complimentary to the fish. The patio dining atmosphere could have been better. We do not plan on coming back to the restaurant.

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HYOHE
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Perhaps the food, interior decoration and services are the best in Sacramento city area.
Keep in mind, this place is an casual but just a bit upscale dining, so please expect the small plates are quite small, but really good for sure.

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ChrissyN
Sacramento
3 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything fantastic as usual. Can't wait to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Extremely good meal. Well paced, diverse and complex flavors, nice ambiance, and excellent service. We will be back!!

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

It wasn’t great; really not worth the money and the food (drumsticks) went from either being amazing to terrible (brownie trifle) to, “why is this meh?” (The cauliflower).

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Birthday celebration was great. Food and spirits selected was excellent. Even had a pour of Pappy Vanwinkle bourbon as a nice finish to the dining experience.

JM
JuMP
Sacramento
7 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pre-fix menu lured us in. It did not disappoint! Was superb from start to finish.

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Comagirl37
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve had the pleasure of eating at Cannon 5 or 6 times now since they opened a few years ago. It is always a great experience. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Excellent management and a cocktail/wine/beer list that is hands down the best in Sacramento. Their food is fresh veg forward with sustainably sourced proteins. Top three best restaurants in Sacramento.

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I mistakenly arrived one day early for my girlfriend’s birthday reservation and the hostess went above and beyond to move our slot up one day to fix my mistake.

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vipPandy1girl
Sacramento
44 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love everything about Canon. The service, of course the amazing food from starters through dessert, a glass of champagne, a bottle of pinot. As I hardly see my husband during tax season, Canon has become our official “date night” destination. Sacramento is so fortunate to be Canon’s home!

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LaurieF
Sacramento
10 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food, service and ambience. It's fun to back over and over since Chef always has something new and exciting on the menu!! Sitting on the patio is wonderful!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this restaurant for everyday and special occasions. We are so happy they are open again. Service and food are always impeccable. They cater to my gluten-free dairy-free low FODMAP diet easily.

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KarenR
San Joaquin
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very interesting menu, good wine list, if you bring a bottle of wine, they waive the corkage if you buy a bottle off their menu. Check out the nightly wine special.

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Lurch
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Canon was great. I went with my girl friends and we all ate everything. Food and drinks great!

FAQs

Canon offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (916) 469-2433.

Canon is rated 4.8 stars by 1022 OpenTable diners.

Canon does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.giftrocker.com/secure/Order/?h=8ba2874c.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.