Local Eats

Sacramento is where big city vibes intersect with homegrown loyalty, and nothing reflects that more than the awesome local restaurant inspired food options available at Golden 1 Center. Where better to showcase the fact that Sacramento is the Farm-to-Fork capital of the world than with 17,000 dinner guests? Every meal served here pays respect to regional agriculture, global flavor, and the best fans in the world.

Our executive chef and restaurant partners source 90% of their ingredients from a 150-mile radius of the arena, so whether you choose handmade tacos, wood-fired pizza, or a bier hall sausage, dining at Golden 1 Center is a celebration of Sacramento’s diversity and abundance. Our commitment to local, seasonal ingredients is simple: Fresher is better. Ingredients have more flavor because they are harvested at peak ripeness, costs are lower by avoiding cross-country transportation, and the local economy benefits by supporting producers we’re proud to call neighbors. When you eat at Golden 1 Center you are an active participant in the Slow Food Movement and the radical notion that big crowds can be fed great food. Delicious is always in season in Sacramento.

  • At least 90% of our culinary ingredients are sourced from a 150 mile radius

  • The majority of our beer, wine, and spirits are sourced from the same 150 mile radius

  • Our green waste, e.g. vegetable trimmings, protein trimmings and scraps, will be treated by a groundbreaking new program called California Safe Soil. The waste will be treated with organic enzymes and processed in a giant food digester. It will be “digested” and then pasteurized, filtered and put back into the soil at local farms. So far, farms using this natural organic input are increasing crop yields by as much as 30%.

  • Our leftover fryer oil, which is locally produced rice bran oil, will be converted to biodiesel by a local, family-run business

Our local eats in Golden 1 Center will include the following restaurants:

To see maps of Local Eats locations, click here for Plaza Level & Bridge Level.

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Big Cheese Dog House

Location: Section 108

Your childhood favorites are all grown-up at Big Cheese Dog House, where you’ll find pressed grilled cheeses featuring artisanal cheese and fresh baked bread, and hot dogs from San Francisco’s iconic Schwarz Fine Sausages.

Gluten-Sensitive: Nachos
Vegetarian: Grilled Cheese, Nachos, Pretzels

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Block Butcher Bar Sandwiches

Location: Section 124

Committed to “truth in meat,” Block Butcher Bar creates signature sandwiches from the finest meats and house-cured salumi on freshly baked bread, loaded with fresh toppings like roasted tomato aioli, onion jam, and olive and cauliflower tapenade.

Vegetarian: Veggie Panini, Mixed Salad

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Café Bernardo

Locations: Section 101, 216

Inspired by the European tradition of café dining, Café Bernardo is the spot for grass-fed burgers and classic shakes that bring bistro ambiance to center court.

Vegan: Garlic Fries

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Centro

Location: Section 115

Known for authentic regional Mexican cuisine, Centro brings their famous street tacos to Golden 1 Center, complete with corn tortillas handmade right here on the concourse. Don’t forget to pair it with a specialty beer or a tall glass of margarita. 

Vegetarian: Vegetable Flautas, Cheese Quesadillas
Gluten-Sensitive: Asada Beef Tacos, Pollo Tacos, Carnitas Taquitos, Guacamole

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El Jefe

Location: Location 212

Tú quieres fresh Mex? This season, G1C’s executive chef created a specialty menu item called ‘Juanchos.’ Described as a pork party in the mouth topped with all seasonal ingredients, one must try this dish! With similar toppings, you can also try the El Jefe Dog. Other perennial Mexican favorites include burritos and nachos covered with a four-cheese sauce made from Petaluma Creamery cheese.

Gluten-Sensitive: Vegetarian Burrito Bowl, Carnitas Bowl, El Jefe Nachos
Vegetarian: Vegetarian Burrito Bowl
Kaiser Permanente Healthy Pick: Vegetarian Burrito Bowl

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Lil’ Cheese Dog House

Location: Section 206

As classic as the National Anthem before a game. Lil’ Cheese Dog House is your spot for hot dogs, pretzels and french fries — tastes you love from local ingredients you can feel good about.

Gluten-Sensitive: Nachos

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Lowbrau Bierhall

Location: Section 201

Interested in trying some traditional, gourmet and exotic sausages from across the region? LowBrau is the home of the gourmet sausage with bier cheese. You can’t have all of this without beer. Cheers! 

Vegan: Vegan Sausage

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Paragary’s

Locations: Section 118, 203

Sacramento’s iconic Paragary’s restaurant had the first wood-burning oven in town, which is celebrated at Golden 1 Center with wood fired pizzas on a seasonally rotating menu, merging classic Italian technique with Sacramento’s freshest faire.

Vegetarian: Four Cheese Pizza

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Petra Greek

Location: Section 210

When you don’t have to travel across the world to taste authentic Greek recipes, you must visit us. Golden 1 Center goes Greek with traditional offerings like gyros, pita bread, and tzatziki sauce sourced from local and responsibly grown ingredients. Fresh lamb and beef mix, all prepared fresh on vertical rotisseries at the stand.

Gluten-Sensitive: Greek Salad

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Porchetta House

Location: Section 121

Golden 1 Center General Manager of Hospitality, Chef Michael Tuohy tasted porchetta for the first time in Italy and has been dreaming about recreating it ever since. You’ll understand why when you taste the stuffed pork sandwiches at this dual rotisserie restaurant that also offers chicken quarters, turkey legs, and sides including potatoes bravas.

Vegetarian: Ice Cream, Candy, and Fries
Gluten-Sensitive: Ice Cream

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Selland’s

Location: Section 106

At Selland’s, we offer high quality, handcrafted foods including wood-fired pizzas, freshly made salads and sandwiches with a local market café flare. Family owned Selland’s is a neighborhood favorite and committed to the same principles of Farm-to-Fork cuisine. Eat local. We love food. 

Vegetarian: Cheese Pizza, Margarita, Caprese Sandwich
Gluten-Sensitive: Pepperoni Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Margarita Pizza

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Smokehouse BBQ

Location: Section 222

NEW THIS SEASON! Created by Golden 1 Center’s Culinary Team, Smokehouse BBQ was a concept inspired by our fans’ input. As we pay homage to the many great pit masters, our approach is simple. Take the time to let the brisket and rib absorb our house-made barbeque sauce and pair it with a jalapeno-cornbread muffin and house chips. Must try! 

Vegetarian: Mac and Cheese

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Star Ginger

Location: Section 112

Star Ginger’s founder, nationally acclaimed Mai Pham, says it best: "Where else in America can you go to watch a basketball game while savoring a Banh Mi sandwich or Korean BBQ Meatball Bowl and sriracha chips?” Golden 1 Center; that’s where.

Vegetarian: Noodle Salad, Tofu Veggie Bowl
Vegan: Tofu Veggie Bowl
Gluten-Sensitive: Thai BBQ Chicken Bowl, Tofu Veggie Bowl

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Sweet Bird

Location: Section 219

NEW THIS SEASON! Sweet and savory has been the flavor trend the past few years. While chicken and waffle could have been the easy way out, we created a house-specialty Donut and Spiced Chicken Sandwich. Try one and you’ll know what we mean.  

Vegetarian: Ice Cream, Ice Cream Sandwiches, Kings Macaroon, Cinnamon Roll
Gluten-Sensitive: Ice Cream

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Mikuni Sushi

Locations: Suites & Lofts

Japanese cuisine meets American innovation and regional ingredients in Mikuni’s award-winning specialty rolls and sushi.

Ice Cream

Ice Cream Sandwiches - Beer Float stand: Section 103, Little Cheese: Section 206, Sweet Bird: Section 219

Soft Serve - Cafe Bernardo: Sections 101, 216

Food Carts

Wok - Section 222
Popcorn - Sections 120, 205
Nachos - Section 107, 115
Sausage Grill - Sections 101, 220
Empanada - Section 109
Grab and Go - Sections 116, 207
Curry Bowl - Section 117
Hot Dog - Sections 117, 214
Vegan - Section 123

Beverage Carts

Draft Beer - Sections 103, 117, 118, 120, 222
Espresso - Sections 105, 201 (Kombucha and Almond Breeze available)
Draft Portable - Sections 113, 114, 120, 215, 218
Bar Portable - Sections 118, 205
Coors Light Deck 1 - Section 120
Coors Light Deck 2 - Section 120
Cocktail on Tap - Section 201
Beer Float - Section 203
Package Beers - Sections 203, 211, 221
Wine on Tap - Section 214

For a list of available beers, please visit: Beer List.

Local Food & Beverage Vendors

Local Food

  • Panormam Meat Co.
  • Tony's Fine Foods
  • Freeport Bakery
  • Le Boulanger
  • Lano Seco
  • Next Generation
  • Paragary Bakery
  • Challenge Dairy
  • Del Monte Meat Co.
  • SF & LA Specialty Produce
  • Produce Express
  • Petaluma Cheese
  • US Foods Services

Local Beverage

  • Berryesse Brewing Co
  • Device Brewing Co
  • Fieldwork Brewing Co
  • Markstein Beverage Co
  • Saccani
  • Fairoaks Brewing Co
  • Two River Cider
  • DBI Bev Co.
  • Young's Market
  • Cabana Wines
  • SWS
  • Rusthaler
  • Bike Dog Brewing Co
  • Monk Cellars
  • Can Can Beverage
  • Jurins Distributors
  • Wine Warehouse
  • Sac Town Union
  • Mussetter Beverage Co
  • 12 Rounds Brewing Co
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