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Rick's Dessert Diner

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2322 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816-5013
916-444-0969
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10:00 am - 12:00 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: Late Night

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Busy place many options

I was with a group that ordered a variety of things. The cake I had was a little too dry but overall everyone was happy. The line was very long but it moved quickly. Many desserts to choose from. A noisy place but lively and clean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Alison H
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New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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New York
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I was with a group that ordered a variety of things. The cake I had was a little too dry but overall everyone was happy. The line was very long but it moved quickly. Many desserts to choose from. A noisy place but lively and clean.

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Orange County, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

One of the only places open for a late night dessert. Really good selection of cakes. I liked the rocky road malt shake. Close to downtown.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I got 2 chocolate cake/tortes, the Turtle cake was a little dry, the frosting did not taste like caramel, and it was light on pecans, but still good. The chocolate OD Torte was what I was wanting for my birthday cake: the layers are clearly different in flavor and texture, the range of chocolate flavor is marvelous, including the bitter... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If you live or are passing through Sacramento or live here or the surrounding area and looking for an outstanding dessert, stop by Ricks Dessert Diner. It looks like something out of the 50's but the desserts are right out of today. Fresh, big, decadent and awesomely delicious! It can get crowded especially on Friday and Saturday night after the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Showed up on Thursday night and the line was fairly long but moved quickly. It seems a lot of people just get items to go since the dining area wasn't that packed. Lots of room to sit in the nostalgic cafe setting and tons of yummy desserts to choose from.

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HOUSTON,TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I gotta just take a minute to tell about the ridiculous yumminess that is going on at this place!! #1 I love a place that offers nothing but sweet treat!! My sweet tooth was in heaven. #2 They are open late which makes it a great option for after a club or late nite show or just simply for a... More 

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Lincoln, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Overall, we have always liked the cake and pie here. They have a new bigger location. The cake and pue is tasty... I think they offer beer as well Parking can be tricky...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I love this place. Retro theme and a dessert for everyone. They even have flour less cake that is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Look, let's be real about the fact that because the place is so popular you will wait in line. The reason the place is so popular is because the food is tremendous. The variety is a dessert lovers dream. The portions are shareable, and it is always, always worth the wait. The new location is wonderful. On J street can't... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place is a must for any kind of dessert you are craving. Made fresh daily and very large portions. There is a line out the door but that's half the fun. You will be people-watching and need to move slowly in line in order for you to get enough time to see all of the desserts and make your... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, 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?