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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, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 216
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 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
A legend is Biba

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Pabtravels
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Sacramento, California
via mobile
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW 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 NEW

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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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is absolutely outstanding and has been on 'top' for many years. The owner, Biba, is an expert and even used to do cooking classes on TV. She even appeared on Martha Stewart -twice- and definitely impressed the audience with her knowledge and cooking skills. She is always at the restaurant to supervise and as a result the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went last night with six other people. Had a great time. The waitperson was really on top of things in a crowded setting. We were there for three hours and the lovely Biba could not have been more attentive or charming. The food was excellent.

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Little Rock
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were able to get a last-minute reservation at Biba, and we're glad we did. Lovely and very helpful server. Wanting to eat healthy we split the grilled shrimp appetizer that was served over lovely haricots verts and delicious cherry tomatoes. Our server asked the kitchen to split the order and to add an extra shrimp so that we would... More 

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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

While Biba herself is a lovely and gracious lady, I am not a big fan of this restaurant. I always have a hard time finding something I really care to eat and then it is usually overpriced. I don't dislike the food once I do decide on something. It is also a very noisy environment making talking with ones dinner... More 

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Sacramento, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have been to Biba’s a few times now and have always had excellent service and top notice food, making Bib’s well worth a try.

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sacramento, california
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Since we moved to Sacramento years ago, we have heard Biba's touted as an exclusive restaurant. We finally decided we had to try it. It was completely unimpressive. The atmosphere did not match its supposed status-- the folks at the next table had a loud, intrusive conversation throughout our meal, and others around us where not using reasonble volume either.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Biba's is one of the top restaurants in Sacramento. Pastas are consistently prepared. But the lasagna (served on Thursdays) with the meat sauce and creamy cheeses take the crown. Service is impeccable. Great for business lunches or just a nice family dinner.

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Additional Information about Biba

Address: 2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone Number: (916) 455-2422
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pasta

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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: Doing business, Romantic, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?