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The Firehouse

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Thu, 7/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$31 - $80
CUISINES
American, Seafood

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Menu

FIRST
cup 6
bowl 12
GREEN GARLIC BISQUE
PARISIAN CROUTONS, SMOKED TOMATO OIL
14
BRAISED LOCAL PORK BELLY
GRILLED POLENTA TIMBALE, FAVA BEAN, TOMATO PAN JUS
18
AHI TUNA TARTARE
SESAME, SOY, GINGER, CITRUS
22
CANADIAN LOBSTER BRANDADE
PANKO, GREEN GARLIC AIOLI, SHAVED RADISH SALAD
6
MIXED SEASONAL GREENS
SHAVED CARROT, RAISIN, WARM CROUTONS
ENTRÉE SALADS
ADD SALMON, CHICKEN OR MARINATED STEAK TO ANY SALAD - ADD 4
12
CAESAR SALAD
GARLIC CROUTONS, ASIAGO CHEESE, CITRUS, CLASSIC DRESSING
14
ICEBERG-BLUE CHEESE WEDGE
BACON, RAISINS, CARROTS, RED ONION, HOUSE-MADE DRESSING
22
GRILLED STEAK AND PRAWN SALAD
GULF PRAWNS, GRILLED PRIME STEAK, TOMATO, ONION, CROUTONS, RED WINE VINAIGRETTE
17
SEARED TUNA NIÇOISE SALAD
BOILED EGG, CHILLED GREEN BEAN, SHAVED RED ONION, LOCAL OLIVE MIX, TRUFFLE-MUSTARD VINAIGRETTE
14
HEIRLOOM TOMATO AND BASIL
LOCAL TOMATOES, FRESH MOZZARELLA, GARLIC CROUTONS, PINE NUT-BASIL VINAIGRETTE
SANDWICHES
SERVED WITH CHOICE OF FRIES OR MIXED GREENS
16
GRILLED DOUBLE R RANCH PRIME BEEF BURGER
PEPPER JACK CHEESE, CRISPY ONION, HOUSE-SMOKED BACON, SAUCE RÉMOULADE, GARDEN PRODUCE
14
GRILLED CHICKEN, BACON AND TOMATO SANDWICH
ORGANIC CHICKEN, TOMATO, BACON, LETTUCE, ROASTED GARLIC AIOLI
17
SLICED PRIME BEEF STEAK SANDWICH
CARAMELIZED ONION, FRIED PORTOBELLO, FIREHOUSE STEAK SAUCE
14
CRISPY PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM SANDWICH
ICEBERG LETTUCE, TOMATO JAM, FRIED EGG, GARLIC-TRUFFLE AIOLI
ENTRÉES
15
CRISPY SALMON TOSTADAS WITH MANGO SLAW
GRILLED SALMON, CRISPY CORN TORTILLAS, FIREHOUSE MANGO SLAW, FRESH LIME, MICRO CILANTRO
17
TOMATO-BASIL PAPPARDELLE
FRESH BASIL, OLIVE OIL, GARLIC PARMESAN CHEESE
26
GRILLED BISTRO STEAK
FILET TAILS, TRUFFLE POMMES FRITES, GARLIC BUTTER
22
STEAMED HALIBUT
SEASONAL LOCAL VEGETABLES, GARLIC, SHALLOTS, SAFFRON BROTH
18
GRILLED PORK CHOP
BUTTERMILK MASHED POTATO, BACON-BRAISED CHARD, PORK JUS
19
ORECCHIETTE WITH SCALLOPS AND BASIL
LIGHT BUTTER CREAM, CITRUS, ROASTED TOMATO
16
BASIL-TOMATO BEEF TIPS
SOFT POLENTA, CIPOLLINI ONION
COURTYARD PRIX FIXE MENU
25
COURTYARD PRIX FIXE MENU
ENJOY OUR THREE-COURSE MENU CREATED BY CHEF JAY. MENU CHANGES REGULARLY.
About
Showcasing the region’s most extensive wine collection and an unparalleled menu featuring the freshest local ingredients in an inviting classic atmosphere, The Firehouse Restaurant is the destination for an incomparable dining and event experience.
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited this location, we were the only customers in the entire restaurant. This is usually a very bad sign because people know it stinks. So, the restaurant is an old building, which is nice, but its gilded with cheap linens meant to have...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank WilliamTraveler1978
firehouserestaurant, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi William, we're sorry you didn't enjoy your dining experience. The Firehouse was Sacramento’s first firehouse built in 1853, so in the Main Dining room there's not much we can do about the lack of windows. We've been Sacramento's premier destination for fine dining since...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The problem with being known for great steaks, knowledgeable staff and superb wine list is that the years of perfection highlight the mistakes, and the mistakes are no longer rare. I had a super salty (inedible) steak and returned it. Two of our kids took...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank wayne j
firehouserestaurant, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Wayne - I will absolutely relay your review to our Chef and kitchen staff. Would you mind letting me know when you dined with us and experienced this salty bit of steak? If you know when your kids dined, I would be grateful for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has for years been a first class place to entertain friends or family for fine dining. The service is always excellent and the food is too. For lunch or dinner you can depend on the quality. The patio in the summer is exceptional...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SCB1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious! They have a great wine list as well. The service was top notch. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank aprilsE808LB
firehouserestaurant, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review April! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner here with a client from Japan, and we had great food and service. They gave us a great recommendation on a good bottle of wine. All went well. Thanks again Firehouse!

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Sacramento we were advised to try this restaurant. here are our findings: 1. I've had better steak from the supermarket 2. My "medium cooked with no blood" fillet had a very rare middle which I had to eat around 3....More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Holidayfairy42
firehouserestaurant, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Ms. Holiday, I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your steak and that we had trouble getting you the correct bottle of wine. This is not how we make our money :-) Please shoot me an email at: kcarpenter@firehouseoldsac.com and I will speak with the...More

Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Seven of us celebrated my daughter’s birthday. I had never been there but it was everything I had read about. Located in old town Sacramento in a historic building, it was very charming. Our table was perfect, it was round and we could all talk...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ghb3337
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

I wrote about another restaurant in town that should be in the top three, and Firehouse is another one that should be. Consistently excellent food. Ambience is unbeatable. Courtyard for lunch is a must do in Sacramento. They just put honey wheat bread back on...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank travelerfood
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous food, service and ambience just perfect, the restaurant is downtown Sacramento which is a lovely area

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Lizzie B
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

I was a single diner. The food was reasonable, if rather bland. Service, despite initially seeming pleasant and polite, was actually very unsatisfactory. 1. I am not a slow eater. My main course, however, was plonked down the precise second that I had finished the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Valerie M
October 27, 2016|
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Response from RHH69 | Reviewed this property |
You probably can get a meal to go, why not call and ask them?
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Valerie M
October 27, 2016|
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Response from jimkT3841HO | Reviewed this property |
The Firehouse is an upscale elegant restaurant. I have dined there several times and always had excellent service. Given the level of service, I would say they would certainly try to accommodate your "to go" request. You... More
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814patw
June 11, 2016|
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Response from Loonie80 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. Firehousesac and click on Gift Cards tab
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