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Biba

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$$$$
Italian, Seafood, Pasta
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2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816 (28th & Capitol Avenue)
Bus stops on Capitol Avenue in either direction just a few yards away.
(916) 455-2422
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 219
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  • 55
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 11
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Iconic Restaurant

Great restaurant by renowned Chef Biba Caggiano,it has a very elegant dining room, extensive wine list, and great food all with an exceptional service. Place is perfect for special occasions ,business events and also as a great happy hour place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Tulika_sac
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Sacramento, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Sacramento, California
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great restaurant by renowned Chef Biba Caggiano,it has a very elegant dining room, extensive wine list, and great food all with an exceptional service. Place is perfect for special occasions ,business events and also as a great happy hour place.

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San Francisco
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117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went to Biba in late 90's for special occasions and it did not disappoint. Moved back to Sac recently and twice recently went here for special events. Continue to really enjoy this place as a reliable, go to place for quality Italian food with really good, attentive service, in a quiet, understated atmosphere, good bartender in a setting that is... More 

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Sacramento, California
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231 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Excellent Italian restaurant 1 block from Sutter General Hospital. A very nice menu. The Lattuga Romana al Gorgonzola(Romaine salad with pine nuts in a creamy Gorgonzola dressing) was the best I have ever had. A wonderful symphony of flavors. The roasted pine nuts gave a special top note to this fantastic salad. The Halibut in Padella con Capperi e Limone(Pan-roasted... More 

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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Very classy place with very good food. My wife and I had a wonderful salad and the lasagne verdi. They were both excellent

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Sacramento, California
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A corner table, linen table cloth, an attentive waiter, fabulous wine and food is what we enjoyed. The food and bottle of wine were superlative. But the best part of it was that the waiter knew we wanted to enjoy our first glass just talking and then move on to ordering our appetizer and main course. He was there when... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Biba's has excellent food and the service is very good. The restaurant is very comfortable, the menu is always varied and everything is always fresh. My only complaint is that sometimes, it seems a little loud. One of the best places to each in Sacramento.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Biba has been around for a long time now and for the most part has held the quality that Biba herself imparted to this place back in the 80s. The menu has a few newish items and many classics and the wine list, while a tad pricey, still has some superb selections. I have always loved the Osso Buco and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

One of the best if not THE BEST in town. Lunch or dinner. You cannot go wrong. Food. Ambiance. Personality. Quality. No one better.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Biba's remains the Sacramento restaurant you can always count on for excellence in dining and service. The wine list is extensive and the staff is happy to guide you through choices or let you choose

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Sacramento
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A Sacramento icon in lovely half timbered building on Capital Ave near Sutter's Fort. Biba Caggiano has been in the kitchen since the beginning and you will often spot her making the rounds of the dining room. The dining room is elegant and service is professional. She offers seasonal ingredients and the menu will change, as it should. Our group... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816
    (28th & Capitol Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops on Capitol Avenue in either direction just a few yards away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: (916) 455-2422

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?