Sacramento’s Top 5 Healthy, Organic Restaurants

California’s capital city is better known as America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital by foodies in the know. According to visitsacramentocom, there are more restaurants with high Zagat ratings in Sacramento than anywhere else in Northern California. So we had no trouble finding some dependable healthy restaurants to recommend.

The Templeton Team vets the healthiest restaurants all across America, according to our strict 5-star rating system. We’re happy to share our Top 5 restaurant picks for healthy, organic restaurants in Sacramento, California:

Wild Flour Café

1331 O Street
Sacramento, California 95814

Open for breakfast and lunch, the Wild Flour Café serves up healthier versions of classics like Almond Gluten Free Pancakes (with fresh seasonal fruit), Goat Cheese Omelet (with Chenel goat cheese, house dried tomatoes, and red onion served with potatoes and choice of toast), and more unusual dishes such as Smoked trout, Gina Marie cream cheese, & red onion Omelette (French style soft 3 egg omelette served with potatoes and choice of toast).

Vibe Health Bar

3515 Broadway
Sacramento, California 95817

The Vibe Health Bar features organic and non-GMO ingredients in their menu items. Favorites include organic cold-pressed juices like the Bottle Rocket (watermelon, lemon, cayenne), Wellbelly Shot (purified water, apple cider vinegar, white balsamic vinegar, vegan probiotic, strawberry, turbinado), and Detox Shot (watermelon, lemon, mint, activated charcoal).

Superfood Bowls include Beez Nuts (pure unsweetened acai, strawberry, banana, coconut water), Hella Greens (spirulina, pineapple, banana, kale, coconut water topped with fresh banana, kiwi, coconut flakes). Wraps and sandwiches are also on the menu. Try the Root Awakening (vibe ginger beet hummus, quinoa, avocado, fermented veggies, red onions, carrots), Sweet Potato Pan Wrap (spinach wrap, black beans, sweet potato, vegan smoky chipotle cheese, zucchini, sweet corn, baby kale, al pastor spices), or the Turkey Avocado Sandwich (turkey, avocado, spring mix, tomato, vegan mayo, Dijon mustard).

Andy Nguyen's Vegetarian Restaurant

2007 Broadway
Sacramento, California 95818

Open daily from 11 AM – 9PM local time, the restaurant was established by a refugee couple who fled Vietnam in 1978. Enjoy menu items such as Urban Monk Bowl (rice noodles, garlic, onions, sautéed beef, lettuce, cucumbers, sprouts, carrots, mixed seasonal herbs, toasted crushed peanuts with house vinaigrette sauce), Ten Thousand Buddha Burger (grilled Beyond patty, carrot daikon slaw, red onions, cilantro, cucumbers, jalapeños, vegan mayo, vegan shiitake pate, and house fries), or Awakening Mind Chow Fun (steamed chow fun noodles with grilled Shiitake mushroom and tofu, mixed seasonal herbs, sprouts, caramelized onions with house vinaigrette sauce).

Mendocino Farms

1610 R Street
Sacramento, California 95811

Family owned, Mendocino Farms offers soups, salads, bowls, and delish sandwiches such as Mrs. Goldfarb’s Unreal Reuben (plant-based corned beef from Unreal Deli, Havarti cheese, apple and celery root slaw, housemade bread and butter pickles, smoky thousand island on panini-pressed rye), The Farm Club (shaved, roasted turkey breast, smashed avocado, nitrate-free Applewood smoked bacon, herb aioli, tomatoes, mixed greens, pickled red onions on Mom’s seeded whole wheat), and Chicken Pesto Caprese (shaved, roasted chicken breast, fresh mozzarella, marinated red peppers, basil pesto, mixed greens, balsamic glaze drizzle on panini-pressed ciabatta).

Magpie Café

1601 16th Street
Sacramento, California 95814

Offering soups, salads, and entrees, favorites include House Made Gnocchi (organic Yukon gold potato gnocchi, heirloom tomato sauce, peas, ricotta cheese, basil), Vegetable Banh Mi (roasted vegetables, pickled daikon and carrots, herbs, jalapeños, vegan aioli) and Lemon Chicken Salad (chicken quarter confit, seasonal greens, spring vegetables, and vinaigrette).

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Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

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