Pasta Perfect

pasta from willow restaurant
Cavolo campanelle with pesto alla Genovese and Parmigiano-Reggiano. Photo by Francisco Chavira.

Sacramento is weirdly deficient when it comes to Italian restaurants. Aiming to address that shortage is WILLOW, a new restaurant in The Exchange hotel downtown. Willow specializes in southern Italian and Mediterranean Sea cuisine, with a focus on pastas (all made in-house).


1006 Fourth St.;
(916) 938-8001;