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.

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



Footlong Beef Chili Cheese Dog – All Beef ½ Pound Schwartz Hotdog topped with Grass-fed Beef Chili and House Cheese Sauce

Café Bernardo

Locations: Section 101, Section 216 - temporarily closed

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



Bacon Jam and Bleu Cheeseburger – Richard’s Grass-fed Beef patty with Llano Seco Bacon Jam and Bleu Cheese Sauce
https://richardsgrassfedbeef.com - 70 Miles away in Oregon House, CA
https://llanoseco.com - 92 miles away in Chico, CA


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, Guacamole



Mini Corn Dog Elote – Schwarz Corn Dogs topped with Garlic Lime Aioli, Cotija Cheese, Cilantro & Chili Powder
https://schwarzmeats.com - 40 miles away in Fairfield CA

County Fair

Location: Section 112

This Concept is a fan favorite Sacramento destination that has added some fun menu items that reflect the old-school county fair favorites complete with souvenir popcorn tins.

1/2 Pound Dog
1/2 Pound Chili Cheese Dog
 - All-beef Schwartz hot dogs topped with Panorama, grass-fed ground beef chili with a signature blend of spices and Golden 1 Center's signature cheese
1/2 Pound Loaded Dog - All-beef Schwartz hot dogs topped with grilled onions & mushrooms, Llano Seco bacon, and Golden 1 Center’s signature cheese sauce

El Jefe

Location: Location 212

Tu quieres fresh Mex? Perennial favorites include Burrito Bowls with choice of Carnitas or Chicken Tinga and Loaded Nachos topped with seasonal ingredients and Golden 1 Center’s signature cheese sauce made from Petaluma Creamery cheese. With similar toppings you can also try the El Jefe Dog.

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

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

Lowbrau Bierhall

Location: Section 201 - temporarily closed

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


Locations: Section 118, Section 203 - temporarily closed

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


Chicken & Artichoke Pizza – Grilled Marys Chicken Breast, Marinated Artichokes, House Mornay on Paragary Pizza Dough

Petra Greek

Location: Section 210 - temporarily closed

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

Porchetta House

Location: Section 121

A Golden 1 Center original is now incorporating creative chicken recipes into the menu offerings this season, highlighting the famous Sacramento Hock Farm in every dish they provide.

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



Loaded Sisig Fries – Fries topped with Lemongrass roasted Llano Seco Pork Belly, Sambal Crema, Island Pico de Gallo, Guacamole, Pickled Veggies
What are Sisig Fries?


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

Smokehouse BBQ

Location: Section 222 - temporarily closed

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

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.

Build-Your-Own Bowl – Your choice of roasted chicken thighs, Korean BBQ flank steak or seared tofu on top of purple cabbage, house kimchi, edamame, carrot and daikon slaw, cucumber salad, kale with jasmine and brown rice and teriyaki sauce.

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

Sweet Bird

Location: Section 219

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



Ube Hot Chicken Sliders – Hand Breaded Mary’s Chicken Thigh tossed in a honey sriracha glaze on a house made Ube Pandesal
Click here for more details on purple bread

Union Wine & Spirits

Location: Section 124

This bar concept was inspired by the Sacramento Union newspaper era in the mid-1800’s. Signature cocktails, wine, a variety of beers, and tasty snacks will be available at this location.

Ice Cream

Ice Cream Sandwiches - Sweet Bird: Section 219

Soft Serve - Cafe Bernardo: Sections 101, 216

Housemade Ice Cream Cups - Porchetta: Section 121, Lil Cheese: Section 206, Sweet Bird: Section 219

Milk Shakes - Café Bernardo’s: Section 101 and 216

Root Beer Floats - Café Bernardo’s: Section 101 and 216

Food Carts

Popcorn - Section 107, 120, 205, 220
Nachos - Section 115, 201
Sausage Grill - Section 101
Raley's Grab and Go - Sections 116
Curry Bowl - Section 117
Hot Dog - Sections 117, 214
Vegan - Section 123
Flavor Lab - Section 109
Sugarrush - Section 222

The Flavor Lab Cart - (Section 109)
This will be a rotating cart featuring new developments from Golden 1 Center’s kitchen including creations that coordinate with theme nights throughout the season.

  • Torta – choice of grass-fed barbacoa beef, shredded chicken or carnitas pork topped with sliced tomato, refried beans, and sour cream on a telera roll
  • *NEW* Kings Beef Dip – Shaved Richard’s Grass-fed Beef served on Grateful Bread Ciabatta with Garlic Horseradish Aioli.
    Grateful Bread local to Sacramento

Burger Patch Cart -  (Section 123)
This new food cart features 100% plant-based, modern ingredients with nostalgic taste.

  • Patch Burger – Beyond Meat patty topped with a cheddar-style sauce, lettuce, a tomato slice, two cheddar-style slices and grilled red onion on a sourdough bun
    • Also available with double patties and double cheddar-style slices
  • BBQ Patch Burger – Beyond Meat patty topped with Burger Patch BBQ sauce with lettuce, sliced tomato, two cheddar-style slices, Sweet Earth hickory strips and grilled red onion on a sourdough bun
  • Patch Brats & Spicy Patch Sausage – your choice of Beyond Meat sausage with mixed bell peppers and onions, cheddar sauce and creamy mustard, all on a sourdough bun

Roots Grill - (Section 123)
Plant Base option, also to note, we smoke mushrooms inhouse and make our own patties.


  • Roots Burger – Beyond Meat & Mushroom Patty with Vegan Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Grilled Onions on Vegan Bun.

Beverage Carts

Draft Beer - Sections 103, 114, 117, 122, 201, 211, 218, 221
Espresso - Sections 105
Bar Portable - Sections 103, 105, 109, 111, 113, 114, 117, 118, 122, 123, 201, 205, 211, 217, 218, 221
Package Beer - 104, 203
Wine Cart - 118

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

Local Food & Beverage Vendors

Local Food

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

Local Beverage

  • Device Brewing Co
  • Markstein Beverage Co
  • Saccani Distributing Co
  • Golden Brands
  • Young’s Market
  • SWS
  • Ruhstaller
  • Bike Dog Brewing Co
  • Jurin’s Distributing Co
  • Wine Warehouse
  • Tower Brewing
  • Mussetter Distributing Co
  • Indigeny Cider
  • Alaro Brewing
  • Lagunitas
  • Drakes Brewing Co
  • Knee Deep Brewing Co
  • Track 7 Brewing
  • Out of Bounds Brewing Co
  • Heretic
  • Auburn Alehouse