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Dining in Davis


Popular sushi and Japanese cuisine locale; lots of rolls, tempura, specialty, dine indoors or out.
(530) 756-2111
Web Site
500 1st Street, in the Davis Commons
Monday-Thursday 11:30-2 and 4:30-9:30; Friday 11:30-10; Saturday noon-10; Sunday noon-9.

Mishka’s Cafe

In a new location and building, serving organic coffees and teas, desserts and pastries; patio seating, and always busy wi-fi.
(530) 759-0811
Web Site
610 Second Street
Weekdays 7-11; weekends 8-11.

Moshi Moshi

Small, clean, bustling place serving sushi, sashimi, teriyaki, tempura, tonkatsu.
(530) 758-8889
2120 Cowell Blvd., Ste 143 (in Oakshade Commons)
Monday-Thursday 11-9; Friday 11-10; Saturday 2-10.

Mr. Pickles Sandwich Shop

Great variety of sandwiches and specials, plus salads, wraps, and a free cookie.
(530) 297-1300
Web Site
2191 Cowell Blvd.
Monday-Saturday 10-7, Sunday 11-5.

Nami Sushi

All you can eat sushi made to order — not a buffet.
2939 Spafford Street
Weekdays 11-9; Weekends Noon-9.

Open Rice Kitchen

Tasty Chinese: Crab Wontons, Dim Sum, Eggplant with Tofu in Spicy Garlic Sauce, Satay Style Noodles, beer and wine.
(530) 757-2328
204 G Street
Web Site
Sunday-Wednesday 11-midnight; Thursday-Saturday 11am-3am.

Original Steve’s Pizza

Back under original ownership, dishing up excellent fully-loaded pies, sandwiches, plus wine and beer on tap.
(530) 758-2800
Web Site
314 F Street
Sunday-Thursday 11-10; Friday-Saturday 11-11.

Osteria Fasulo

Outstanding Italian cuisine, both traditional and creative, indoor or outdoor garden seating, highly rated by Zagat.
(530) 758-1324
Web Site
2657 Portage Bay East
Lunch weekdays 11:30-1:30; dinner Monday-Saturday 5:30-9 (last seating at 9).

Our House

From comforting Mac & Cheese with Bacon to filet steak au poivre and root-beer pork sliders; rich desserts, full bar.
(530) 757-1232
Web Site
808 Second Street
Weekdays Happy Hour 4-6, dinner 5-10; Saturday dinner 5-10.

Paesanos Davis

Reliable Italian fare: fried ravioli, insalata mista, carbonara, stromboli sandwich, pizza (menu or build your own), tiramisu. Weekend breakfast includes Italian Benedict, Amaretti Toast, selection of omelets.
(530) 758-8646
Web Site
139 G Street
Sunday-Thursday 11:30-9; Friday-Saturday 11:30-10.

Panda Express

Well-known Chinese food chain for dining in or take-out.
(530) 757-2332
Web Site
1491 West Covell Blvd. (in The Marketplace shopping center)
Sunday-Thursday 10:30-9:30; Friday-Saturday 10:30-10.

Panera Bread

Bakery-cafe with fresh breads, sandwiches, smoothies, salads, indoor and patio seating
(530) 757-1235
Web Site
603 E. 3rd St.
Monday-Saturday 6am-9pm; Sunday 7am-8pm.

Pho King 4

The signature Pho, of course, plus other soups, combo plates with meat and seafood, lots of vegetarian options.
(530) 753-5741
226 3rd Street
Monday-Saturday 10-10.


Walk-in made-to-order salads, beef and chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, veggies, fresh breads; quick, plentiful, priced right.
(530) 758-8676
Web Site
500 1st Street
Daily 10:30-10.

Posh Bagel

A full menu of bagels straight up or special–like the bacon eggwich on a pesto bagel–plus tasty bagel-based sandwiches and a huge selection of bottled drinks.
(530) 753-6770
Web Site
206 F Street
Daily 6-5.

Preethi Indian Cuisine

North and South Indian family restaurant.
(530) 759-2040
Web Site
715 Second Street
Daily: Lunch 11-3 and Dinner 5-10.


A “boba shop” diner; popcorn chicken, pan fried noodles, beef chow fun, a wide selection of teas.
(530) 750-7888
640 W Covell Blvd., Suite F (in Anderson Plaza)
Monday-Wednesday 11:30-1; Thursday-Friday 11:30-2; weekends 11:30-midnight.

Raja’s Tandoor

Healthy Indian food.
(530) 753-9664
Web Site
207 3rd Street #230 “Upstairs”
Daily 10am-9pm.

Red 88 Noodle Bar

Eclectic Thai-inspired selections: duck noodle soup, tofu with rice noodles, Asian Style Fries, spicy silver noodle.
(530) 758-RED8
Web Site
223 G Street
Sunday-Tuesday 11-11; Wednesday-Saturday 11-3am.

Redrum Burger

Formerly “Murder Burger,” known for good, big burgers–including the Ostrich burger–plus a full helping of sides (try the Nacho Cheese Fries) and thick shakes.
(530) 756-2142
978 Olive Drive
Daily 10-midnight.

Rosetta Cafe

Top-rate specialty coffee drinks, wine, beer, tea, plus small plates, sandwiches, salads, desserts; located within John Natsoulas Gallery, with indoor and outdoor seating.
(530) 613-2551
521 1st Street

Round Table Pizza

Pizza, sandwiches, salad bar from the venerable chain.
(530) 753-1883
Web Site
2151 Cowell Blvd
Daily 11-10:30.

Sam’s Mediterranean Cuisine

Comfortable converted house serving such delights as beef shawarma with yogurt sauce, falafels and pitas, fresh hummas; cash only.
(530) 758-2855
301 B Street
Monday-Friday 11-8; Saturday noon-7:30.

Seasons Restaurant

Handsome establishment attached to the Hallmark Inn hotel, emphasizing fresh local and regional ingredients in salads, pizzas, pastas, entrees, and nightly specials.
(530) 750-1801
Web Site
102 F Street
Lunch: Tuesday-Friday 11:30-2; Saturday 12-2
Dinner: Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday 5-9; Friday-Saturday 5-10
Sunday Bruch: 11-2.

Shanghai Town

Beyond conventional Chinese: Lions Head Meatballs, Eggplant with Eel in Clay Pot, Shanghai Style Chow Mein, Xiao Long Bao; also Dim Sum.
(530) 758-4663
1260 Lake Blvd., #111 (in Westlake Plaza)
Weekdays 11-2 and 5-9; weekends 11-9:30.

Sophia’s Thai Kitchen

Long-time Thai establishment; satay, noodle and curry specials, a selection of stir-fry dishes; live music throughout the year, call for details.
(530) 758-4333
Web Site
129 E Street
Lunch: Monday-Saturday 11-2:30
Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 5-9; weekends 5-10 Bar: Monday-Saturday 5-2:00am.

Stone Soup Catering & To-Go

Take out for weekly pre-order and pickup, ‘California soul food’ fried chicken, sides and more.
(530) 758-1719
Web Site
423-B L Street

Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery

Micro-brewery also serving a huge assortment of appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches, pasta, pizza, and entree specials. Full bar. (530) 758-8700
Web Site
2001 2nd Street
Daily 11:30-11.

Sunrise Restaurant

Vietnamese diner offering pho, robust traditional sandwiches, pearl shakes; vegan friendly picks, as well.
(530) 753-5750
229 G Street
Monday-Saturday 11-9:30.

Sushi Nobu

Serving sushi and sashimi, plus fried oysters, salmon teriyaki, gyoza, even fried bananas.
(530) 753-2200
2939 Spafford Street, #105
Tuesday-Sunday 11-2:30 and 4:30-9.

Sushi Unlimited

Sushi’s the thing here as you might suspect, but you can also get tempura, teriyaki, sukiyaki, bento-box specials, and seafood salads.
(530) 758-4560
Web Site
620 West Covell Blvd.
Monday-Thursday 11-9:30; Friday-Saturday 11-10; Sunday 11-9.

Symposium Restaurant & Pizza

Authentic Greek cuisine from dolmas and marides to rich mousaka, lamb souvlaki, and gourmet Greek pizzas.
(530) 756-3850
Web Site
1620 E. 8th Street
Weekdays 11-2 and 5-9; Saturday 5-10.

Tako Korean BBQ

Features “a delicious and unique fusion of Korean and Mexican cuisine” like tacos with Korean-style short ribs; gluten-free and vegetarian options, local beers, wine, Korean cocktail Soju
(530) 750-0688
Web Site
400 G Street
Monday-Thursday 10:30-10; Saturday 10am-2am; Sunday 10-9.

Taqueria El Burrito

Great variety of hearty burritos, combo plates, big salsa bar, generous portions.
(530) 756-1606
223 F Street
Daily 10am-midnight.

Taqueria Guadalajara

Cozy Mexican diner with nice patio seating out front; all the usual standards made fresh, in large portions.
(530) 753-6100
Web Site
417 Mace Blvd.
Monday-Sunday 8-9.

Tea List

A wide selection of teas is the draw here, hot or iced in wonderful flavors; plus sandwiches and salads in a lovely courtyard setting.
(530) 750-2700
222 D Street, Suit 3
Tuesday-Thursday 10:30-6; Friday-Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-4.

Thai Canteen

Order at the counter for such items as seafood pad kee mao, duck fried rice, various stir-fried dishes, all at quite reasonable prices.
(530) 231-5465
Web Site
117 E Street
Tuesday-Saturday 11-2; Sunday-Monday 11-10.

Thai Nakorn

From Thailand, praram with peanut sauce, BBQ chicken, spicy duck, garlic prawns, green lipped mussels, pan-fried noodles with crab.
(530) 758-7775
Web Site
424 G Street
Monday-Thursday 11:30-2:30 and 5-9; Friday 5-10; Saturday noon-10; Sunday noon-9.

Thai Recipes

Fine Thai cuisine featuring pad thai, pra ram, basil eggplant, prig khing, pad see ew, yum tilapia, curry puffs, fried pumpkin.
(530) 759-2099
132 E Street, Suite 190 (in Mansion Square)
Lunch Tuesday-Saturday 11:30-2; Dinner daily 5:30-9.

The Davis Graduate

Burgers, sandwiches, and a healthy selection of fried goodies, full bar, lots of TVs turned to sports, giant-screen TV for special events, frequent music and dancing.
(530) 758-4723
Web Site
805 Russell Blvd.
Daily 11-2am.

The Dumpling House

A quick, tasty selection of dumplings, both meat and meatless, plus fish-n-chips, crispy tofu, a smattering of specials.
(530) 753-7210
129 E Street
Monday-Saturday 10:30-9; Sunday 11-8:30.

The Hotdogger

Local hole-in-the-wall legend with a limited but delicious selection big dogs, brats, sausages, steamed buns, and all the trimmings.
(530) 753-6291
Web Site
129 E Street, #A-1 (next to Sophia’s Thai Kitchen)
Monday-Saturday 11-9; Sunday 11-4.

The Mustard Seed

A cozy, fine-dining institution with seasonal fare and exceptional service; lunch includes such delights as gazpacho, artisan sandwiches, and almond curry tuna salad. For dinner: grilled herbed polenta, rack of lamb, Macadamia Nut Crusted Wild Hawaiian Butterfish.
(530) 758-5750
Web Site
222 D Street
Dinner Only: Monday-Saturday from 5:30.

The Old Teahouse

Quick and simple Chinese selections plus a bevy of coffee and tea drinks.
(530) 297-5150
Web Site
825 Russell Blvd. #22 (at University Mall)
Monday-Wednesday 11:15-midnight; Thursday-Friday 11:15-2am; weekends noon-midnight.

The Organic Coup

America’s first USDA Certified Organic Fast Food, featuring chicken sandwich, wrap, or bowl, organic popcorn, a variety of drinks.

130 G Street, Suite C
Web Site
(530) 746-2407


All kinds of sandwiches are assembled here.
(530) 750-2625
Web Site
1411 West Covell Blvd. (in The Marketplace)
Weekdays 9:30-9; Saturday 10-8:30; Sunday 10-8.

Tommy J’s

Cafe in combination with Froggy’s bar; you can large burgers and stuffed-full sandwiches with soft or hard drinks.
(530) 75-TOMMY — a.k.a. (530) 758-6669
726 2nd Street inside Froggy’s
Monday-Saturday 11:30-9.

Tres Hermanas

Mexican fare in generous servings; chimis, enchiladas, burritos, specials, chips and salsa; dine indoors or out on the patio near the historic Davis train depot.
(530) 756-8737
805 2nd Street
Monday-Thursday 11-9; Friday 11-10; Saturday 10-10; Sunday 10-8.

Uncle Vito’s Slice of NY

Top-notch New York style pizza by the whopping slice or whole, plus great appetizers, full bar.
(530) 758-3000
Web Site
524 2nd Street
Monday-Wednesday, Sunday: 11:30-10; Thursday-Saturday: 11:30-2am.

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Village Pizza

village-pizza_smHome of the “Best Pizzas in Yolo County”. Located in the heart of downtown Davis in a beautiful 100 year old Craftsman style house. Their wonderfully eclectic menu also includes amazing burgers, Sandwiches, Persian dishes and fresh salads all served with Village Bakery breads of course. Everything is made from scratch. They proudly offer a great selection of local wines and many craft beers.

Village Pizza & Grill
403 G Street, Davis
(530) 750-0100

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