New to the neighborhood: Empress Tavern & Haybel

With renewed interest in Downtown Sacramento, it’s no wonder that places are choosing our neighborhood to open up shop. From a palace full of meat to a boutique shop in Old Sac, you can eat an all-American meal and shop for some patriotic accessories, too.


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Empress Tavern

Situated in the basement of the Crest Theatre, Empress Tavern is an American carvery that serves the freshest and finest rotisserie meats and offers a slew of craft cocktails and brews. The name Empress Tavern pays homage to the original name of the theatre – Empress Theatre.

Address: 1013 K Street


11390551_954566591250274_4918338968318371398_nThis specialty boutique is a great mix of country and Americana. Adding to the retail mix in Old Sacramento, Haybel offers western wear from cowboy hats to turquoise jewelry. This is your one-stop shop to hit before you go to the next rodeo. Suit up in all-American gear perfect for the fourth of July.

Address: 1115 Front Street