5 to Try: Hot and Spicy Dishes

Like it spicy? From a fiery Mexican meal to a hot Indian dish, sample the best tongue-tingling delights in Sacramento.

Updated: March 05, 2004

More Spots for Spicy Dishes


Kaveri Madras Cuisine

1148 Fulton Ave Ste A, Sacramento, CA 95825


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Cafe New Orleans Hot & Spicy

117 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

The hot and spicy shrimp soup, laced with Cajun spices and fiery cayenne peppers, will leave your mouth sizzling.


Sacramento Brewing Company

2713 El Paseo Ln, Sacramento, CA 95821

You'll down your entire beer after a bite of Moroccan-spiced chicken breast topped with an explosive jalapeno-cream sauce.


India Restaurant

729 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Request the chicken tikka masala "hot" at this neighborhood eatery and blow your taste buds sky-high.


Eastern Empire

460 Howe Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825

This traditional Chinese restaurant features a lip-tingling filet of sole steamed in zesty, gingery Balinese spices.


Lemon Grass

601 Munroe St, Sacramento, CA 95658

Vietnamese restaurant packs heat with the brow-mopping hot and spicy chicken, sauteed in a red chili-and-lemongrass sauce.