21 Best Restaurants in Roseville, CA

Best Restaurants in Roseville, CA
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Ah, Roseville, the gem of Placer County!

With its lively community and vibrant culinary scene, my hometown has become a foodie's delight over the years.

Living here, I've had the pleasure of exploring an array of eateries, from food trucks to fancy dining spots - each one with its unique flavors and ambiance.

Every time I step into a new restaurant, it feels like embarking on a gastronomic adventure, tasting and savoring dishes that originate from across the globe.

With such a diverse food scene, I can't help but fall in love with this charming city all over again.

Join me as I share some of the best restaurants in Roseville, California, handpicked for their fantastic food, local vibes, and warm hospitality.

This is my culinary journey in this city, and I am excited to take you along.

About this article: This article was written by a local contributor based on their own experiences and those around them. While this list showcases some remarkable restaurants, it's important to note that this is an opinion piece, and there are many other exceptional dining establishments that are not featured here.
Our aim is not just to guide you to popular eateries but to encourage you to venture out and experience the city's diverse culinary landscape for yourself

Bounty Hunters Grind & Grill

Every payday, it's a ritual for me to celebrate with a visit to Bounty Hunters Grind & Grill.

Trust me when I say these guys know how to turn a simple meal into an unforgettable experience.

The real star of the show, however, is the food.

The wings here are truly out of this world - the best I have ever had.

Exploding with flavor and paired with an addictive texture that leaves you savoring every bite.

And the doughnuts, oh, the doughnuts!

From the first bite, it's pure love.

A sweet, heavenly taste that leaves you craving more.

And if you happen to bring your little ones along, they're in for a treat too!

It's a gesture that truly warms your heart, making you realize you are not just a customer here but a part of the Bounty Hunters family.

But the culinary journey doesn't stop there.

The mac and cheese and ribs at Bounty Hunters are something else.

I've seen my dad, a tough critic when it comes to food, polish off his plate without leaving a single morsel behind.

The sandwiches are equally impressive, striking the perfect balance of freshness and yumminess.

Bounty Hunters Grind & Grill · 406 Vernon St, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Restaurant

Pizza Stone

I've got to tell ya, there's nothing quite like a Friday night visit to Pizza Stone in Roseville.

Smack-dab in the heart of the city, is the place to go for a pizza that's both hearty and delicious.

The sheer size of the XL rolling stone combo pizza I grabbed last week was jaw-dropping, piled high with generous toppings that far outshine the skimpy servings at other joints.

And the quality of the food?

It's hands-down exceptional.

I had a chance to try their pizza sandwich recently.

The beautifully melded flavors coupled with a crust that was flawlessly crispy and packed with taste - it was pure joy in every bite.

But it's not just about the food, the prices at Pizza Stone are so budget-friendly, you wouldn't believe it.

You're getting top-notch cuisine at a fraction of what you'd expect to pay - it's a win-win situation!

Pizza Stone · 933 Pleasant Grove Blvd Suite 130, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Pizza restaurant

Tandoori Flame

One evening, I found myself famished and in search of something flavorful and fulfilling.

Quite by chance, I happened upon an eatery called Tandoori Flame.

Little did I know that my taste buds were in for a treat.

The food at Tandoori Flame is nothing short of fantastic, a delightful explosion of aromatic and delicious flavors.

Their Samosa Chaat, a popular Indian delicacy, is the best I've had in the Sacramento area.

But it's not just the food that has won me over.

Each time I've dined here, I've been met with warm smiles and attentive service.

This gem of a restaurant is also exceptionally clean, adding to the overall pleasant atmosphere.

I now find myself eating at Tandoori Flame more often than not.

It's become my new favorite place for Indian food.

I've tried the Butter Chicken at several places over the years, but Tandoori Flame has finally managed to top it.

Tandoori flame · 1245 Pleasant Grove Blvd #120, Roseville, CA 95678, Verenigde Staten
★★★★★ · Indiaas restaurant

Local Kitchens

The other day I decided to give Local Kitchens in Roseville a shot, and oh boy, was it worth it!

The place is perfect for a food enthusiast like me who enjoys a variety of cuisines.

From Nash’s loaded fries that are absolutely the bomb to the mouthwatering Mac n cheese grilled cheese, popularly known as the MacDaddy, every dish I tried was a culinary delight.

I must also mention the chicken pieces, they were a tad too big for a comfortable bite, but the taste made up for it - they were absolutely delicious!

My family of four, which includes my picky youngsters aged 7 and 9, were also thrilled with the place.

They especially enjoyed the elite Mac n cheese and the cauliflower Sammich 'mild,' which had a nice kick of flavor without being overwhelming.

Local Kitchens · 10357 Fairway Dr #130, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Restaurant

Teriyaki Domo

You know, it's not every day you stumble upon a gem like Teriyaki Domo.

This delightful restaurant has quickly become a staple in my dining routine, thanks to its delicious, flavorful, and fresh offerings.

One bite of their honey spicy chicken noodle bowl, and you'll be hooked, just like I was.

The chicken wasn't stringy or full of tendons, a detail that can really make or break a meal, in my opinion.

But let me tell you, the flavor was out of this world.

It was a true symphony of taste that left me savoring every morsel.

But it wasn't just the chicken that impressed me.

The chicken teriyaki combo plate with gyoza was another dish that left me pleasantly surprised.

The portion sizes are really good for the price, providing excellent value for your money.

And let's talk about the crispy sesame chicken with white rice, shall we?

Now, I've had my fair share of rice bowls in my time, but this one takes the cake.

I’m not kidding, I’ve ordered the same dish multiple times on different occasions, and each time, I was amazed by the crunch, flavor, and fluffiness of the rice!

Not to mention the chicken, which was crispy yet juicy.

The sesame sauce wasn't overly sweet and had a fantastic umami taste, enhancing the overall dish.

The establishment itself is quite pleasant, too, with a nice and clean environment for dining in.

In any case, the high-quality ingredients, generous portions, and amazing array of delectable dishes more than make up for it.

In fact, I am looking forward to my next visit, where I plan to try out some of their other offerings, as I've heard really good things about them.

Teriyaki Domo · 1609 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Japanese restaurant

Sushi House

There's nothing quite like finding a hidden gem in your neighborhood, and Sushi House is exactly that for me.

Tucked away in the heart of Roseville, this unassuming restaurant has quickly become my favorite place to unwind after a long day.

There's nothing quite like the thrill of biting into a freshly prepared sushi roll from Sushi House.

I still remember my first visit there.

The moment I stepped into the restaurant, I was greeted by the warm, inviting ambiance.

The sushi boat presentation was nothing short of spectacular, a visual delight before a scrumptious feast.

I had ordered the Yavo roll and 3 of a Kind; the yam and avocado in the Yavo and the asparagus, apple, and avocado in the 3 of a Kind were simply incredible.

As someone who appreciates a generous portion of ginger, I was pleasantly surprised to find a large portion served alongside.

It's always a mark of a truly outstanding establishment when they go above and beyond to accommodate their customers, even during those late hours.

The next time I visited, I couldn't resist trying the Ramen.

The chashu was melt-in-your-mouth tender, and the broth was rich and flavorful.

My partner fell in love with the Green Jacket and Golden Shrooms.

And let me tell you about the firecracker roll - it was nothing short of amazing!

Sushi House · 901 Sunrise Ave # A2, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Restaurant

LaLupita Mexican Food

Trust me when I say I've had my fair share of Mexican food in Northern California.

But from the moment I discovered LaLupita Mexican Food, I knew I had found something special.

It's a pleasant surprise tucked away in our city, serving mouth-watering, authentic Mexican food that takes me back to my time in Mexico.

Our usual Friday night hangout involves grabbing a table big enough for our party of six at LaLupita.

We kick off the evening with the refreshing Guayana drink - it’s a must-have!

More often than not, we end up ordering another round.

It's that good.

Of course, it's not just the drinks.

LaLupita’s food is the real deal.

With every visit, I make it a point to try something new off their menu.

For anyone who cherishes good food, LaLupita is a treasure trove of flavorful delights.

My personal favorite?

Their Tacos.

I must say, they never disappoint with their perfect seasoning and delicious fillings.

If you're anything like me, you would want to try everything on their menu too.

LaLupita · 100 Atkinson St, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Restaurant

Ruen Thai Restaurant

One of the joys of living in this city is having a plethora of dining options at my disposal.

Among these, Ruen Thai Restaurant holds a special place in my heart.

Every visit, there is an experience offering a unique blend of great service and delicious food.

The first thing that usually strikes me is the old-world decor - it simply transports you to another realm.

Navigating through their menu is an adventure in itself, with a wide array of Thai classics along with vegan and vegetarian delights to cater to everyone's dietary needs.

One thing that I particularly love about Ruen Thai is the portion size.

It's always more than enough for one person, so sharing becomes a natural part of the dining experience.

I fondly remember one evening when I ordered three different meals with an appetizer for my friends and me.

We ended up taking half of everything back home for dinner - a delightful surprise!

Ruen Thai Restaurant · 1470 Eureka Rd #110, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Thai restaurant

Khobkoon Thai Cuisine

I've always prided myself on being a bit of a food explorer, and one place that continually satisfies my adventurous palate is Khobkoon Thai Cuisine.

Nestled within our local area, this restaurant offers more than just a meal; it offers an authentic Thai experience.

Their Thai Chow Mein is a go-to for me.

The pork is always cooked to perfection, and the seasonings are spot-on.

The menu, though, offers a plethora of other delicious choices.

The Thai Basil Fried Rice is rich with flavor, and their Tom Yum Soup is a delightful meld of tangy and spicy.

Now, I must say, Khobkoon Thai isn't a place for a quick, in-and-out meal.

The food does take some time, but that's because it's made by a single cook who impressively manages to juggle multiple orders.

And the wait is always worth it, as the food comes out fresh and piping hot.

The ambiance is simple, no frills, but that's exactly what I love about it.

It's a little spot that focuses more on delivering delicious Thai Cuisine rather than flashy decor.

Khobkoon Thai Cuisine · 7452 Foothills Blvd # 150, Roseville, CA 95747, United States
★★★★★ · Thai restaurant

Bonsai Japanese Cuisine

I've always had a penchant for Japanese cuisine, from the beautifully presented sushi to the warming bowls of ramen.

So, when I heard whispers around the city about a hidden gem serving authentic Japanese dishes, I was eager to sample what they had to offer.

This gem turned out to be none other than Bonsai Japanese Cuisine.

From the moment I walked in, the warm, inviting ambiance and courteous service at Bonsai made me feel right at home.

I had a chance to sample a variety of dishes.

Their rice was flawless, each grain cooked to perfection.

I was impressed with their bento box - a delightful assortment that was both tasty and filling.

The beef teriyaki had a bit too much fat for my preference, but the flavor was spot-on.

Their Four Seasons and Godzilla rolls were decent, with a heavy reliance on sauces to drive the taste.

I didn't find the tonkatsu soup to be standout, though.

The Nigiri was a star, and the Dragon Roll was a roller coaster of flavors.

The salmon teriyaki and chicken gyoza from the bento box were also commendable.

One thing that did stand out was the portion sizes.

Even for someone with an appetite like mine, the servings were comfortably enough for two.

The prices didn't hit the wallet too hard either, providing great value for the quality of food served.

It's a great place to bring the family for a Japanese feast.

Bonsai Japanese Cuisine · 998 Sunrise Ave, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Restaurant

Four Sisters Cafe

The lure of a classic American breakfast is a hard one to resist.

A few days ago, my love for a hearty breakfast led me to Four Sisters Cafe, a local favorite that I'd heard so much about.

The Cafe serves delectable breakfast and lunch options in a contemporary booth and counter/bar setup.

Before my first visit, I had no clue about the culinary journey I was about to embark on.

I decided to order their signature dish – the Four Sisters Omelet.

Boy, was it a delight!

Although I initially made the mistake of adding ketchup and hot sauce, I soon realized my folly.

The over-medium egg in the middle was the hero of the dish, and it definitely tasted better without the extra condiments.

The omelet was served with buttery toast and strawberry jam, which was a pleasant change from the usual store-bought varieties.

Four Sisters Cafe · 9050 Fairway Dr #165, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Breakfast restaurant

Q1227 Restaurant

Just when I thought I knew all the culinary gems in my neighborhood, I stumbled upon the Q1227 Restaurant.

It turned out to be a delightful revelation - an understated venue filled with the promise of tantalizing seafood, sandwiches, and meat dishes, not to mention the selection of desserts and wine that would make any foodie's heart skip a beat.

As I stepped inside, I was instantly welcomed by the invigorating ambiance.

Whether you're a seasoned local or just in the city for a visit, Q1227 is an absolute must-try.

It's not just a meal, it's an experience - one filled with great food, superb service, and an atmosphere that wraps you in comfort and warmth, making you feel like you're dining amongst friends.

Q1227 Restaurant · 1465 Eureka Rd Suite 100, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Restaurant

La Huaca

There's a special dining spot in the city that can transport you straight to Peru without leaving the comfort of your own city.

It's none other than La Huaca, a charming Peruvian eatery that combines traditional flavors with a contemporary flair.

I've spent quite a few Friday nights at La Huaca, indulging in their classic entrees and wine pairings.

I love the warm, inviting atmosphere this place offers, complete with live music softly playing in the background.

It adds a nice touch to the overall dining experience.

Just a heads up, the place can get quite busy on weekends, so I recommend making a reservation if you're planning a dinner outing.

Their food is always outstanding.

The lomo saltado is a personal favorite of mine, and on my last visit, I decided to try the anticuchos as well.

I was not disappointed!

The flavors were unique and authentic, making me feel like I was dining in the heart of Peru.

The service is also top-notch.

But what I appreciate the most about La Huaca is the great attention they pay to the presentation of their food.

They serve their dishes in a way that not only pleases your taste buds but your eyes as well.

The complimentary bread served with chimichurri sauce always comes warm, and the paella, oh, it's a sight to behold and a delight to share.

La Huaca · 1850 Douglas Blvd Suite 600, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Peruvian restaurant

Marios Early Toast

Whether it's the start of a weekday or a lazy Sunday, I find myself gravitating towards Marios Early Toast.

There's something about the wide array of breakfast choices that keeps me coming back.

The Pacific Omelet, bursting with seafood, is a personal favorite.

You wouldn't expect to find an omelet of this quality in a casual diner setting, but Marios Early Toast never fails to surprise you.

Another delightful surprise is their protein waffle.

The first time I tried it, I was blown away by its soft and silky texture.

It's the perfect guilt-free indulgence for those trying to stick to a healthier diet.

But it's not just the food that draws me in, the free coffee refills certainly play their part too.

There's nothing like sipping on a hot cup of joe as I catch up with the morning news or just people-watch in their outdoor seating area.

Marios Early Toast · 1950 Douglas Blvd Ste #7A, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Restaurant

Yoko Sushi

Who knew that in the city of Roseville, I would find such a sushi treasure?

Stumbling upon Yoko Sushi was like finding a precious gem in a sea of stones!

The moment I took my first bite of their sushi, I was transported straight to culinary heaven.

The crunch roll, honey roll, sunshine roll, and happy roll each had a unique taste and was a party in my mouth.

Trust me when I say this, it's by far better than any other sushi places I've been to, even topping my list above Kura, Mickuni, and Haya sushi.

This little spot in Roseville is not just about the food, though.

The customer service is absolutely perfect, and for the quality and quantity, the price is a steal!

I ended up only spending 27 after tax for all the rolls!

Yoko Sushi · 1603 Douglas Blvd D, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Sushi restaurant

El Abajeño Tacos

There's something about the aroma wafting from El Abajeño Tacos that makes my mouth water every time I pass by.

This family-owned establishment is a shining star in our culinary scene, boasting some of the best Mexican flavors you will ever taste.

One of the highlights of El Abajeño Tacos is their shrimp and fish tacos.

I've had my fair share of Mexican food, but I guarantee you, these are on a different level.

Imagine biting into a warm tortilla filled with the freshest shrimp and fish, seasoned to perfection, and drizzled with just the right amount of tangy salsa.

It's a culinary experience that transcends the ordinary.

It's not just the food that makes El Abajeño Tacos special.

It's the people.

They are the soul of this place, working hand in hand to provide us with the best food and service.

The joy they put into their work shines through in every bite and every interaction.

I also had the pleasure of trying their birria tacos recently.

The richness of the birria, paired with the crunch of the taco, was an absolute treat for my taste buds.

And their innovative birria pizza?

El Abajeño Tacos · 109 Atkinson St, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Mexican restaurant

Riverside Pizzeria

Every time I head over to the Riverside Pizzeria, I'm never disappointed.

Their food is fantastic, especially the fire roast pizza, which is, quite literally, a fiery delight.

The pizza is always made fresh, and so is their salad.

It's like they have a personal rule against serving anything stale, and I'm all for it.

But it's not just about the pizza here.

The good quick service adds to the overall dining experience.

One of the things that make Riverside Pizzeria stand out is their ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS PIZZA!

The sizes are big, and the prices are reasonable.

The quality of the pizza is just top-notch.

Freshly made and tasting amazing, it's definitely worth the wait.

And to top it off, the wait time isn't much at all.

Moreover, there's more to Riverside Pizzeria than just the food.

They have a few arcade games, which make for a fun time while you're waiting for your food.

Or if you're not in the mood for games, you could just sit back and watch the game on their TV.

It's a nice place to eat, whether you're alone or with friends.

Riverside Pizzeria · 609 Riverside Ave, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Pizza restaurant

Raku Sushi

I've always been a fan of sushi, so when I came across Raku Sushi, I knew I had to try it.

I must say, it was a delightful and delicious experience.

The service was superb and attentive, which is a rarity these days.

Their menu is not as extensive as other full-range sushi restaurants, but they offer all the big hits.

I decided to gather up a group of friends, and we tried out everything on the menu.

Everything was freshly prepared at the time we ordered it.

Sure, the sushi had a bit more rice than some other places, but that didn't deter the overall quality of the food.

It was all fresh and beautifully displayed.

The decor is a bit more spartan compared to other sushi restaurants, but that didn't detract from the experience.

The quality of the food and service more than made up for it.

The prices were very reasonable for the top-quality food and service that you received.

They remembered us even though we didn't visit as often as we'd like.

Raku Sushi · 6726 Stanford Ranch Rd, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Sushi restaurant

Umi Sushi

I must admit, I've developed quite a habit of dining at Umi Sushi.

There is something about the mouth-watering sushi rolls, the comforting ramen noodle soups, and the impressive array of sakes that keeps me coming back.

Not to mention the modern, chic setting, which provides a refreshing atmosphere to enjoy my meals.

No visit to Umi Sushi is complete without indulging in their all-you-can-eat menu.

The quality of the food is simply top-notch, from the unique crab fries to the richly flavored unagi and salmon skin handrolls.

Even their sashimi and rolls hold their own, consistently solid in taste and presentation.

Granted, the service can be a bit slow, especially during the busy dinner hours.

But I've learned to embrace those moments, savoring my sake while anticipating the delicious meal to come.

Lunchtime is also a decent option, especially on weekends.

On my most recent visit, I tried their bento boxes, specifically the salmon teriyaki, chicken katsu, and teriyaki chicken.

All were satisfactory, with an added bonus of two pieces of California rolls.

The only hitch was the wait time.

It took over 40 minutes for our food to arrive.

This sweet, unexpected treat helped make up for the wait, tasting just fine.

Umi Sushi · 107 S Harding Blvd # A, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Sushi restaurant

California Roll & Grill

There's nothing like finding that perfect neighborhood haunt, the place where people know your name and your order.

For me, that's California Roll & Grill.

A place you can always count on for fresh sushi and delightful Japanese appetizers.

The warm, inviting ambiance is just right for a cozy lunch or a laid-back dinner.

You can expect to see me there, happily munching on a bento box or trying one of their imaginative sushi rolls.

My favorite?

The lion roll.

The blend of flavors is just right, with a hint of spice, I find pleasantly tantalizing.

Mind you, though, it's a little on the spicy side, so be sure to let them know about any allergies.

Of course, there have been a few moments of miscommunication, but overall, the service is dependable and courteous.

For the vegans out there, you're in for a treat!

Their vegan sushi is incredibly fresh and flavorful, with crisp veggies that pop with every bite.

And to top it off, every dish is served with an artistic flair that is as visually pleasing as it is delicious.

California Roll & Grill · 1725 Santa Clara Dr STE 105, Roseville, CA 95661, United States
★★★★★ · Sushi restaurant

New York Pizza

Have you ever craved the perfect slice of pizza with just the right combination of cheese, sauce, and your favorite toppings?

Well, that's exactly what I found at New York Pizza in Roseville.

Located conveniently between Old Roseville and the Fairgrounds, this unassuming pizzeria has quickly become my go-to spot for a premium pizza experience.

From the first time I ordered from them, I was thoroughly impressed.

I was new to the area and was looking for a local pizza place that delivered.

The decision to try out NY Pizza was definitely worth every penny.

I've tried plenty of pizzas in my time, but the pizzas from this place are easily some of the best I've ever had.

With the rich flavors, the generous toppings, and the perfectly baked crust, everything hits the spot just right.

What sets New York Pizza apart from all the other places is not just its exceptional pizzas, but also its customer service.

They are always professional and communicative, ensuring that your pizza arrives just as you want it.

My favorite is their Chicken Bacon pizza, it's impeccable!

Each time I recommend it to a friend or a visitor, they mirror my sentiments.

New York Pizza · 699 Washington Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678, United States
★★★★★ · Pizza restaurant

Final Thoughts

After a lot of contemplation and numerous food comas, I've realized that Roseville, California, isn't just a city - it's a palette of diverse cuisines.

I personally have a soft spot for the pies at Old Town Pizza.

And if you still have room for more, Bounty Hunters Grind & Grill and Four Sisters Cafe offer some drool-worthy dishes.

So, if you're in Roseville, remember to come with an empty stomach and a hearty appetite - I guarantee you, you won't be disappointed.

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