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Ella Dining Room & Bar

1131 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3904
916-443-3772
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Ranked #12 of 1,773 Restaurants in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 12th Street
Transit: Cathedral Square Lite Rail stop 100 yards. Bus stops one block in either direction from K Street.
Description: In the heart of Downtown, the family behind The Kitchen and Selland's Market Café brings you the region’s most relaxed and elegant destination, Ella Dining Room and Bar. Ella offers warm, welcoming ambiance in an inspiring space that evokes effortless European rustic luxury. Our design team from Amsterdam has created an environment that is modern yet timeless, dramatic yet comforting. Ella brings together the finest quality local farm to fork ingredients from this bountiful region to create authentic and honest fine food that nourishes body and soul. Chef and Owner Randall Selland and family invite you to savor the joys of friends, family, and great food and wine. Service is gracious and refined. Ella has signature handcrafted cocktails, an eclectic and impressive wine list, and a fresh seafood bar. We specialize in Private Parties. Perfect for business lunches, celebration dinners, and everyday enjoyment. Walking distance from Convention Center, Capitol, theaters, and hotels. Located in America''s Farm to Fork Capital, Sacramento, in the city's "The Kay" District.
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English first
Sacramento, California
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Trendy foody food. Fresh ingredients, interesting combinations. The salmon is amazing and the salads are great. They offer weekly specials and the burger is amazing. My favorite part is the cold seafood bar. They have the best oysters anywhere.

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Yuba City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed another outstanding night out at Ella's, in Downtown Sacramento. We go there a couple of times a year for the Happy Hour drinks, small plate fares, and dinner. We were not disappointed. Seasonal drink specials and dinner entrees...perfect. While dinner and drinks can be pricey the quality of the food and excellent service makes, for... More 

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Sacramento, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a lovely venue with classic decor and a nice menu. Unfortunately, the service and fare don't live up to the Selland reputation. Our dinner started with cocktails at the bar, which was crowded with diners. When we were seated, it was in a corner next to a curtained area on the other side of which was a large... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

These folks know their food. It is a special occasion place due to their prices, but given their portions it is still a good value. This is farm to fork at its best. Everything from bread to dessert is outstanding. They also make amazing cocktails from scratch. It's my go to place when in Sacramento.

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Sacramento, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a mediocre restaurant. The food is average. Service is most often slow and one wonders if the staff really care. I've been here three times because friends want to try it out. I agree only for their sake. The last visit, we waited 15 minutes to order a drink which took another 15 minutes to get. The place... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Had a business dinner with customers and going to Ella's was a great treat for all. They specialize in exotic game dishes, however I had the filet and it was one of the best I have ever had. Other people in my group had the Wild Boar which they said was fantastic. The wine was just as good as the... More 

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Rancho Murieta, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was a repeat visit and not as good as the first. We were a bit early and the bar was full so we sat at one of the tables in the area of the bar. It took a what seemed a very long time to be even noticed. We were ultimately asked if we wanted a water but not... More 

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Sacramento, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This restaurant used to be for special occasions but now it is in my monthly rotation. Their happy hour menu is a very good value (3 to 6 PM). With the Legislature in session it is sometimes hard to get a last minute reservation but dinning at the bar is easier and is also fun. The bar is a nice... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Visiting Sacramento? Here is why you should eat here: Happy Hour with the best price--half off selected cocktails, house made tonic for their Gin & Tonics Happy Hour bites like roasted Bone marrow and steak tartare for right around $5-8 bucks Perfectly cooked pork chops, no overly dry chops. So succulent and so is just about everything else they prepare.... More 

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Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is the only thing the make decently (their cocktails are actually outstanding). The place is nice, the personnel can properly do their job, but the wine selection, even if vast, is of poor quality and expensive (you really want me to pay 80 bucks for a Chardonnay of the "most famous" Russian River region when for the same amount... More 

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Additional Information about Ella Dining Room & Bar

Address: 1131 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3904
Phone Number: 916-443-3772
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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