Visiting the area around Sac State, planning to matriculate, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Sacramento neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a taphouse to a furniture store.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit near CSUS, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Sactown Union Brewery
Topping the list is Sactown Union Brewery. Located at 1210 66th St., Unit B, the craft brewery and beer bar is the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 131 reviews on Yelp.
Yelpers recommend the Something Wicked IPA and the Carpe Noctem oatmeal coffee stout; while the brewery does not offer its own food menu, it often hosts local food trucks on a rotating basis.
Next up is pizzeria and self-serve beer bar Zpizza. The location at 6601 Folsom Blvd. is one of six in the Sacramento area for the Newport Beach-based chain. With four stars out of 143 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
Customers recommend Zpizza for its multitude of self-serve taps (including wine and cider as well as beer) and pizza options like the bacon spinach mushroom with white sauce and the Berkeley Vegan with Daiya vegan cheese.
3. Capital City Hot Tubs
Spa and sauna showcase Capital City Hot Tubs is another top choice. Yelpers give the hot tub sales and maintenance business, located at 6531 Folsom Blvd., 4.5 stars out of 30 reviews for its excellent customer service and experienced technicians.
4. Gyro 2 Go
Gyro 2 Go, a halal food stand inside Sac State's Hornet Athletic Center, is another well-liked go-to, with four stars out of 58 Yelp reviews. Yelpers single out the lamb over rice plates for particular praise. Head over to the CSUS campus at 6000 J St. to see for yourself.
5. BedCo Furniture
And then there's BedCo Furniture, a local favorite with four stars out of 33 reviews. Stop by 6513 Folsom Blvd. to hit up the furniture store, which offers couches, furniture sets, mattresses and more, next time you're in the neighborhood.