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2322 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5013
916-444-0969
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Today
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Dessert, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Popular Place for Dessert (Cake!)

Rick's Dessert Diner relocated just a block over (J instead of K Street) and offers much more indoor and outdoor dining space. It is still busy with a line all the time (moves quickly). Standing in line gives you time to decide what cake to enjoy. The choices of cakes and pies can overwhelm. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Julie S
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Sacramento, California
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Visited Rick's over the weekend. Well - me, my friend, and approximately 100 other people with a sweet tooth! The line was quite long, and only got longer. The array of desserts, especially the cakes, looked beautiful in the display cases. It was my first visit and I went with something safe - a large slice of carrot cake. The... More 

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Sacramento, California
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190 reviews 190 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Rick's Dessert Diner relocated just a block over (J instead of K Street) and offers much more indoor and outdoor dining space. It is still busy with a line all the time (moves quickly). Standing in line gives you time to decide what cake to enjoy. The choices of cakes and pies can overwhelm. We tried three different cakes and... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

So many mouth watering options to choose from. Between chocolate, fruit and creams there is a dessert for everyone's taste. I'm fond of the prep cream cake and it's become my staple when I visit 2 or 3 times a year. Nothing bad to be said about this place. The staff is awesome as well.

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SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Ricks is a must see in midtown. Cakes, Pies, Ice Creme and more. Atmosphere is very cool. Many,many choices, dont be intimidated by the line. The line is part of the fun.... If your in a bad mood, one look in the dessert window and you become a kid again. Mommy!!!!!!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Everything we got was perfect! The caramel Napoleon is a must try, I've been craving it ever since I had it there. The cakes, pies, and mousse are all amazing and was well worth the quick waiting line.

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Elk Grove, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We went looking for a place that had desserts. I had heard about this place but I forgot about it until we saw it. We got inside and Wow! They recently moved from their old location, so everything looked new. It's decorated as an old time Diner. The line was a little long and the prices, a little high but... More 

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Sacramento, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

When I first looked at the menu, I was horrified by the prices, but this is not a "slice" of cake, it's a "slab" of cake -- you definitely get your money's worth. I've never had anything that wasn't yummy. I am from a family of professional bakers, related to one of the big names in the industry, and I'm... More 

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Sacramento, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We tried Rick's Dessert Diner after hearing all the hype about it. We went on a weekend night and it was slightly crowded but the line moved quickly. The people cutting the desserts were friendly, the cashier-not so much. We ordered six different desserts/ice cream. While they were good and large portioned, we found the cakes and tortes to be... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,305 reviews 1,305 reviews
604 restaurant reviews
370 helpful votes 370 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My friend brought me here for dessert and I'm hooked! Glad I don't live here because I'd be at this place every day! We got the cream puff (biggest ever!) and the banana cream pie. So good!

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Granite Bay, California
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219 reviews 219 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We stopped by Ricks Diessert Diner for a piece of Espresso Cake. It was a little dry, but very tasty. The ice tea was pretty good as well. I may stop by again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2322 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 916-444-0969

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Bakeries

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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