Let’s face it – sometimes you just don’t feel like cooking. That’s ok – we have tons of great restaurants in northern California that will fill your belly and warm your soul after a tough day. When you’ve had a long, hard work week, visit one of these restaurants instead of cooking.
1. 5th Street Steakhouse, Chico
Treat yourself to a delicious steak or some seafood at 5th Street Steakhouse. The mashed potatoes are also to die for, but you can't go wrong with anything here. 345 W. 5th Street, Chico.
2. Cricket's Country Kitchen, Sacramento
Who wants to cook breakfast on the weekend? Instead, head over to Cricket's Country Kitchen and enjoy a tasty omelet, biscuits and gravy or get a teddy bear pancake for less than $2! 4745 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento.
3. Eddie's Cafe, San Francisco
How about breakfast for dinner? Eddie's serves breakfast all day long. You'll have a hard time deciding between the pancakes, ham steaks or eggs, but you can't go wrong - everything on the menu is good. Your coffee is served in a quirky, unique mug - every one is different! 800 Divisadero Street, San Francisco.
4. To Bang, Santa Clara
For the best Korean food in northern California, give To Bang a try. The food is authentic, fresh and very affordable. The wait staff will take excellent care of you, and you'll be amazed at the rapid service. 1052 Kiely Blvd., Santa Clara.
5. Four Sisters Cafe, Roseville
Whether you're here for breakfast, lunch of dinner, you're going to be happy and well-fed when you leave. This is the teriyaki burger - just one of many tasty menu options. 9050 Fairway Drive, Roseville.
6. Los Gordos Taqueria, Redding
There's nothing like some authentic tacos after a long day. Los Gordos Taqueria has perfected the art of tacos, and you'll find a large variety to choose from. 5200 Churn Creek Road, Redding.
7. Riviera Restaurante, Santa Rosa
There's nothing more comforting than Italian food, right? Riviera Restaurante will feed you some warm, perfectly-seasoned pasta that will fill your belly and warm your soul. 75 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa.
8. Pizza Express, Auburn
When you're really, really hungry, you need to visit Pizza Express, where the pizza is hot, cheesy and very filling. 2705 Bell Road, Auburn.
9. Sky's Pure Food, Redding
Just because you're eating out doesn't mean you have to be unhealthy. Sky's Pure Food is a vegan restaurant with food that will blow your mind. Try the tropical taco boats, pictured here, and save room for dessert - this place specializes in pie. 2471 Athens Avenue, Redding.
10. Dine N Dash Cafe, Colfax
Stop by Dine N Dash Cafe for food like Mom used to make. The tuna melt is fantastic - it's one of the specialties here. 1516 S. Canyon Way, Colfax.
What’s your go-to spot when you don’t feel like cooking? Share your tips with us in the comments!