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Biba

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2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816 (28th & Capitol Avenue)
(916) 455-2422
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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
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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Simply the best restaurant in the Sacramento area, & if you plan well, not super expensive. Interior is lovely, but not ostentatious. Service is excellent & food just wonderful. Our favorite!

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Thank walterf33
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always that very special place when entertaining out of town guests! Wonderful food, service and ambiance! And Biba, herself, very often visiting at her dining tables. She has upheld high standards in Italian cuisine for many years!

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Thank Nora N
Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent service & delicious food! Special lasagna available only Thursday & Friday is fabulous. Yummy desserts too! Expensive and definitely worth it.

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Thank Debra F
Sacramento, California, United States
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent food, excellent service. Ambience very nice. Valet parking. Location is good. Close to downtown and freeway.

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Thank Carolyn R
Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is very fresh and tasty. You haven't tasted lasagne until you have had their lasagne bolognese . Sad thing is it is only served on Thursdays and Fridays. The service is excellent. Decor is a bit dated, but that adds to the charm. I haven't been to their Happy Hour, but I hear it is great. (happy hour... More 

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Thank Paula N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent, elegant yet friendly Italian restaurant. I love the happy hour/bar and enjoy having an intimate dinner for two and business events here. The specials change and are always fresh and innovative. The seafood is always a hit. One of my two top Sacramento restaurants. Do come and try the restaurant; you will be glad you did.

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Thank lisan664
Newport, Oregon
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been to Biba's many times over the Years for anniversaries, birthdays and just anytime we wanted a special meal. I don't think it is possible to get a mediocre meal. Everything the prepare is special. The special lasagna is one of our favorites. Reward yourself and eat here at least once. You will be back.

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Thank karen c
Thousand Oaks, CA
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136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was here with a large group of people and the staff did a terrific job of keeping us all accommodated. The garlic breadsticks were delicious. I ordered the Gnocchi and scallops and it was amazing the scallops were cooked perfectly. Everyone in our group enjoyed their meals. Biba the owner was there supporting the staff. A wonderful evening.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined at the bar. John was helpful and professional without being unctuous. I'm a gin drinker and he let me sample a few of his Gins before ordering my martini. I had the Gnocchi with lamb ragu and the lamb shank with a bottle of Barolo (Pio Cesare). A few notes. Pio Cesare is a very nice Barolo and... More 

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Thank tonfifty
Sacramento, California
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating a number of our colleagues birthdays and it was a good size party, the service staff was very attentive and very helpful when explaining the dishes and the wines. My favorites - Gnocchi and the 7 layer lasagna. You will not be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$20 - $80
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
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
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

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