The Virgin Sturgeon

Open for Lunch & Dinner Daily, and now serving breakfast on the weekends.

  • 1577 Garden Hwy
    Sacramento, CA 95833

    916-921-2694
    pungobob@yahoo.com

    HOURS

    Open for Lunch and Dinner Daily.
    Breakfast on the Weekends.

  • Located just two miles from downtown Sacramento, The Virgin Sturgeon restaurant floats on the Sacramento river along the Garden Highway.  One enters through a long gangway that once served as a jetway for Pan American Airlines at San Francisco International.  Featuring a wide ranging menu and full bar since 1984, patrons have come to rely upon this and our daily-changing choice of fresh seafood, in or outdoor seating and beautiful sunset all year long.  Arrive by car, or boat, and enjoy a fine meal or just cocktails at our riverside bar.

  • Breakfast Menu

    ( All entrees are served with a choice of breakfast potatoes or sliced tomatoes.)

    ~Substitute Fried Rice for…..$2.00~

    Carol’s Catfish…..$9.75
    Seasoned with cajun spices our fresh catfish is grilled and served with your choice of mango or black bean & corn salsa, served with two eggs any style.

    Fresh Trout…..$9.75
    Our fresh trout is grilled with a panko breading and served with your choice of a sour cream dill sauce or roasted red pepper aioli, served with two eggs any style.

    Tilapia…..$9.25
    Our tilapia is grilled and served on a bed of spinach and topped with a caper cream sauce, served with two eggs any style.

    Ribeye Steak…..$11.75
    An all time favorite!!! Charbroiled ribeye steak served with two eggs any style.

    Pork Loin Cutlets…..$9.75
    Tender pork loin cutlets seasoned and grilled, served with two eggs any style.

    Eggs Benedict…..$11.50
    Two poached eggs served  on English muffins with Canadian bacon and topped with hollandaise sauce.
    ~Substitute Crab meat…..$1.50~

    Huevos Rancheros…..$8.25
    Grilled tortillas topped with zesty pinto beans, two eggs any style and our homemade ranchero salsa.

    Chicken Fried Steak…..$9.25
    Traditional Chicken fried steak served with Country sausage gravy and two eggs any style

    Two Eggs any style…..$6.25
    Two eggs any style served with country potatoes and toast.
    ~Add Ham, Bacon or Sausage…..$1.75~

    Steak & Eggs…..$9.75
    Charbroiled sirloin steak served with two eggs any style.

    Joe‘s Special…..$8.25
    Scrambled eggs, spinach, mushrooms, ground beef, onions and parmesan cheese.
    ~Substitute Chorizo…..$8.95~

    Chorizo & Eggs…..$8.25
    Spicy Mexican style sausage, scrambled eggs, tomatoes, red onions, bell peppers topped with grated jack and cheddar cheese. Served with flour tortillas.

    French Toast…..$7.25
    Thick French Toast topped with powdered sugar and served with your choice of Ham, Bacon or Sausage.

    Biscuits & Gravy…..$6.75
    Freshly baked biscuits topped with our homemade country sausage gravy.

    Shrimp or Crab Omelet…..$9.75
    An omelet with your choice of bay shrimp or rock crab stuffed with avocado and grated cheese..

    The Western Omelet…..$8.25
    This western wonder is stuffed with sausage, bell peppers, onions and cheese is topped with a creamy cheese sauce.

    The California Omelet…..$8.25
    The California Omelet is stuffed with turkey, avocado and cheese, topped with a creamy cheese sauce.

    The Ultimate Omelet…..$9.75
    This Omelet is stuffed with bacon, sausage, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes and cheese .

    Lunch Menu

    ~Appetizers~

    Ruby Rare Ahi…..$11.25
    Coated and seared with Cajun spices, served with a roasted red pepper aioli.

    Ceviche…..$8.50
    A refreshing mixture of tilapia, tomatoes, red onions and a zesty lime marinade.

    Smoked Salmon…..$10.50
    Delicately smoked salmon served with capers, thinly sliced red onions and cream cheese on a bed of mixed baby greens with sourdough bread.

    Smoked Sturgeon…..$11.95
    A house favorite, our smoked sturgeon is prepared in our kitchen and served with capers, thinly sliced red onions and cream cheese on a bed of mixed baby greens with sourdough bread.

    Peel and Eat Prawns…..$10.95
    A half pound of our chilled prawns served with  homemade cocktail sauce.

    Shrimp Cocktail…..$7.25
    Baby shrimp served with our homemade cocktail sauce.

    Crab Cakes…..$10.25
    Served golden brown with a roasted red pepper aioli.

    Combination Platter…..$13.75
    A winning combination of smoked salmon and sturgeon, peel and eat prawns and cajun chicken strips served on a bed of mixed baby greens with cream cheese, red onions, dipping sauces and sourdough bread.

    Calamari Strips…..$9.75
    A breaded calamari steak prepared golden brown and served sliced over a bed of mixed baby greens with our house dressing and homemade cocktail sauce.

    Chicken Fingers…..$8.95
    Breaded chicken strips grilled and served with a honey mustard sauce & house dressing.

    Cajun Chicken Strips…..$8.50
    Cajun seasoned chicken strips grilled and served with our house dressing.

    Steamed Clams (Based on availability)…..Please See Server.
    A tasty treat of a pound and a half of clams steamed in white wine, garlic and butter.
    Sourdough Bread…..$.95

    ~Soup, Salads & Starters ~

    Soup of the Day or Cuban Black Beans 
    Cup $3.50 / Bowl $4.75

    New England Clam Chowder (Friday only)…..Cup $3.75 / Bowl $5.25
    ~Make it a meal & add a salad to your bowl of soup or beans for $2.00~

    Shrimp Louis…..$10.95
    A generous portion of bay shrimp served on a bed of mixed baby greens, garnished with red onions, tomatoes and hard boiled eggs.

    Cobb Salad…..$9.75
    Diced turkey, bacon, tomatoes, bleu cheese, shredded jack and cheddar cheeses on a bed of mixed baby greens garnished with green onions and a hard boiled egg.

    Chicken Pasta Salad…..$9.75
    Rotelli pasta, mixed baby greens, tomatoes and thinly sliced red onions tossed in a creamy Italian vinaigrette and topped with grilled chicken and freshly shredded Parmesan cheese.

    Cajun Chicken Salad…..$10.50
    Cajun seasoned chicken grilled and served on a generous bed of baby greens, topped with diced tomatoes and green onions, served with our house dressing.

    Spinach Pasta Salad…..$9.25
    A tasty combination of fresh spinach, pasta, feta cheese, green onions and roasted sunflower seeds served with our house and Italian dressings on the side.
    ~Add Grilled Chicken…..$2.00~

    Southwest Salad…..$8.50
    Mixed baby greens, tortilla strips, black beans, corn, diced tomato, red and green onions served with a Smokey southwest dressing.
    ~Add Grilled Chicken…..$2.00~

    House Mixed Green Salad…..Small $3.25 / Large $5.50
    ~Half orders of our salads are available for $2.00 less~

    Bean Dip…..$6.25
    A favorite starter with zesty warm refried beans, homemade salsa, sour cream, tomatoes, green onions served with tortilla chips.
    ~Add Ground Beef or Grilled Chicken…..$2.00~

    Salsa & Tortilla Chips…..$4.75
    Our unique homemade salsa is great to have with an ice cold beverage.

    Carol’s Catfish…..$9.75
    Seasoned with cajun spices our fresh catfish is grilled and served with your choice of mango or black bean & corn salsa, served with rice pilaf.

    Fresh Trout…..$9.75
    Our fresh trout is grilled with a panko breading and served with your choice of a sour cream dill sauce or roasted red pepper aioli, served with rice pilaf.

    Fish Tacos…..$9.75
    Our tilapia is grilled with southwest cornmeal and served tortillas, homemade salsa, rice pilaf and beans.

    Steak Sandwich…..$10.95
    An all time favorite!!! Charbroiled sirloin steak served on twin buttered rolls with a hint of garlic.

    Calamari Steak Sandwich…..$9.75
    A breaded calamari steak grilled and served  on twin steak rolls with mayonnaise, lettuce & tomatoes.

    Cajun Chicken Sandwich…..$9.75
    A grilled tender chicken breast seasoned with cajun spices and served  on twin steak rolls with mayonnaise, lettuce & tomatoes.

    Mushroom Cheeseburger…..$8.25
    A 1/3 pound all beef patty served with mushrooms, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, secret sauce and your choice of American, Cheddar or Monterey jack cheese.
    ~Add Bacon…..$.50~
    ~Add Bleu Cheese…..$1.00~

    The Burger…..$7.50
    An all beef patty served with secret sauce, lettuce, onions & tomatoes.
    ~Add Bacon or your choice of sliced cheese…..$.50~
    ~Add Bleu Cheese…..$1.00~

    The Turkey, Avocado and Jack (a.ka. TAJ)…..$7.75
    Roasted turkey served cold on wheat bread with mayonnaise, lettuce & tomatoes.

    Dinner Menu~Salads, Starters & Sandwiches~

    Smoked Salmon Salad…..$15.95
    Delicately smoked salmon served on a bed of mixed baby greens with red onions, feta cheese, dried cranberries, candied walnuts and our honey mustard dressing.

    Cajun Chicken Salad…..$10.50
    Cajun seasoned chicken grilled and served on a generous bed of baby greens, topped with diced tomatoes and green onions, served with our house dressing.

    Spinach Pasta Salad…..$9.25
    A tasty combination of fresh spinach, pasta, feta cheese, green onions and roasted sunflower seeds served with our house and Italian dressings on the side.
    ~Add Grilled Chicken…..$2.00~

    Southwest Salad…..$8.50
    Mixed baby greens, tortilla strips, black beans, corn, diced tomato, red and green onions served with a Smokey southwest dressing.
    ~Add Grilled Chicken…..$2.00~

    Cuban Black Beans & Salad…..$7.50
    A hearty meal in itself our homemade slow cooked black beans with unique Cuban spices is garnished with marinated rice, tomatoes and green onions.

    Bean Dip…..$6.25
    A favorite starter with zesty warm refried beans, homemade salsa, sour cream, tomatoes, green onions served with tortilla chips.
    ~Add Ground Beef…..$2.00~
    ~Add Grilled Chicken…..$2.00~

    Salsa & Tortilla Chips…..$4.75
    Our unique blend of secret ingredients makes our wonderful homemade salsa great with an ice cold beverage.

    Steak Sandwich…..$11.25
    An all time favorite!!! Charbroiled sirloin steak served on twin buttered rolls with a hint of garlic.

    Mushroom Cheeseburger…..$9.25
    A 1/3 pound all beef patty served with mushrooms, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, secret sauce and your choice of American, Cheddar or Monterey jack cheese.
    ~Add Bacon…..$1.00~
    ~Add Bleu Cheese…..$1.00~

    Dinner Entrees

    ( All entrees are served with a choice of Soup, Salad or Cuban Black Beans.)

    Fresh Sturgeon…..$18.95
    Seasoned with cajun spices our fresh sturgeon is grilled and served with your choice of mango or black bean & corn salsa served with  fresh vegetables and rice pilaf.

    Fresh Salmon…..$18.95
    Our fresh salmon is grilled with a panko breading and served on a bed of spinach with your choice of a sour cream dill sauce or a caper cream sauce served with  fresh vegetables and rice pilaf.

    Seafood Coquille…..$19.50
    A blend of scallops, crabmeat and baby shrimp prepared in a lemon cream sauce and topped with fresh parmesan cheese and toasted bread crumbs served with  fresh vegetables and rice pilaf.

    Linguini & Mussels…..$15.25
    Fresh mussels prepared in a white wine garlic sauce served with linguine and topped with freshly shredded parmesan cheese.

    Ribeye Steak…..$18.95
    Savory Ribeye steak grilled to your choice of temperature and topped with your choice of sautéed mushrooms and onions or our whiskey peppercorn sauce, also served with fresh vegetables and your choice of Rice pilaf, baked potato or mashed potatoes.

    Smoked Pork Ribs…..$16.50
    St. Louis style smoked pork ribs basted with our zesty BBQ sauce,                                fresh vegetables and rice pilaf.

    Chicken Cordon Bleu …..$16.25
    Seasoned grilled chicken served open face with  wilted spinach, crab meat, jack cheese and topped with mornay sauce, also served with fresh vegetables and rice pilaf.

    Steamed Clams (Based on availability)…..Please See Server.
    A tasty treat of a pound and a half of clams steamed in white wine garlic and butter.

  • Monday – Friday 3pm – 6pm

    Tacos – $2
    Three Hamburger Sliders – $5