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Hawks Restaurant

5530 Douglas Blvd., Ste. 110 (Barton Rd.) Send to Phone
Seasonal California cuisine in a refined, elegant setting.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
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Hawks Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Hawks is a surprising find in the suburbs of Sacramento. With an upscale design and well-crafted dishes, it is on par with the higher-end eateries in nearby San Francisco. The cool blue-grays, velvet-swathed bench seats and glistening chandelier are far from the local norm. Hawks focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients, many from local producers, and its menu changes accordingly. Starters may include house-made gnocchi with hen of the woods mushrooms or vegetable salad with goat cheese, while mains may include grilled Mt. Lassen red trout, braised rabbit with green garlic or crispy duck confit with green lentils. The same attention is given to desserts, such as the rhubarb soufflé with pink peppercorn crème anglaise or dark chocolate pot de crème with five spice churros. For a full experience, order the chef's tasting menu, available with or without wine pairings, or the prix-fixe Sunday Supper.

User Ratings & Reviews for Hawks Restaurant
Average rating    4
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A hidden gem! Stop here on your way to Lake Tahoe!
by asianhombre on Sun Jul 05, 2009 9:50 pm
 
There's something about great service and amicable engaging people that gets your blood pumping.

Here are the five great things about this restaurant:

1.) Atmosphere. Beautiful, comfortable, elegant and sophisticated.
2.) Mike and Molly: world class chefs and friendly owners.
3.) Bartender: he's a certified sommelier and I would be comfortable calling him a mixologist. Order a Negroni or a Manhattan.
4.) Noticeably absent from the wine list are Silver Joke Cab (or Silver Choke) and Wrongbauer Chard.
5.) FOOD!

People who are driving from the Bay area to Tahoe for the weekend should be stopping here for a meal. It's only 4 miles out from the freeway and tops anything in its area.

Perhaps it was a little gluttonous of me to order the charcuterie, foie gras AND the wine pairing meal, but WTF you only live once.
 
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