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Biba Restaurant

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Sat, 2/16
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$20 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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A Basket of Bread
A basket of Grateful Bread and Bella Bru bread with housemade bread sticks and butter
Mozzarella di Bufala e Prosciutto di Parma
Buffalo mozzarella, roasted winter squash, prosciutto di parma, and saba
Calamari Fritti
Crisp, deep-fried Monterey Bay squid with paprika served with a spicy tomato sauce
Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs, capers, preserved lemon and tuna
We offer Gluten free Fusilli
Housemade Stuffed Pasta of the Day
Housemade Ricotta Gnocchi of the Day
Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese
Ten layers of housemade pasta laced with a Bolognese meat ragú and creamy Bechamel sauce (Thursday and Friday only)
Fazzoletti al Pesto
House made Fazzoletti of wide noodles with mixed seasonal mushrooms, mascarpone, pine nuts, sun dried tomatoes, spinach and a pesto sauce
Spaghetti alla Carbonara
Spaghetti with crisp smoked pancetta, pasteurized eggs, Parmigiano-Reggiano and crushed black pepper
Tonnarelli al Cacio e Pepe
House made tonnarelli with cracked black pepper, 36-month aged Pecorino Stagiano, butter, and extra virgin olive oil
Tagliatelle con ragù guancia di Vitello
House made tagliatelle with a veal cheek ragù
Petto di Pollo in Padella
Pan roasted Petaluma chicken breast, spiced preserved lemon, garlic smashed potatoes, sage and a citrus aioli
Fegato alla Veneziana
Venetian style sautéed calf's liver, sweet caramelized onions, smoked pancetta and grilled polenta
Salmone alla Griglia
Grilled Ora King salmon, butter braised fennel, farro, caramelized onions and Chianti vin cotto
Roasted Porchetta with rosemary aioli, broccoli rabe, and Parmigiano aioli on a brioche roll served with Parmigiano crisps
Filetto di Manzo
Grilled marinated Piedmontes beef skirt steak, garlic salsa verde and rosemary fingerling potatoes
Biba's Hamburger
Hamburger of House ground beef with Gorgonzola Dolce, caramelized onions arugula on a toasted brioche roll and served with Parmigiano crisps
La Scelta del Diretorre
Chef's special of the day
Zuppa del Giorno
Homemade soup of the day
Insalata al Gorgonzola
Little Gem, dates, smoked pancetta, chopped Marcona Almonds, and a creamy Gorgonzola dressing
Roasted Beet & Arugula Salad
Roasted baby beets, house made herbed ricotta, candied walnuts and arugula
Insalata di Porchetta
A salad of kale, crisp pork belly, apricot, charred shallot, pine nuts, goat cheese and with a brown butter, apple cider vinaigrette
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just had my first visit to Biba Restaurant after hearing about Biba's great skills for so many years. Wow! I was not disappointed. What a treat that I will remember for many years.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rmoates81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the strachiatelli soup and the chicken ravioli - great pairing and hit the spot on a rainy night. Some Chianti Riserva to wash it down - que bella!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jsracerx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had gone to Biba’s on a spur of a moment. I stopped in and decided to sit at the bar to grab a bite to eat and have a drink. At the bar I saw someone order a Manhattan. It looked very tasty and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank timkimura
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite Italian places to eat. Go with the specials and don’t make substitutions. Enjoy! The calamari is excellent too. The service depends on who you get... I never enjoy a snobby waiter as he should be there to make my dining experience...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelfam6-8
Reviewed November 17, 2018

The food and service is outstanding at Biba. We also love the spacious seating and relaxing atmosphere. You can have a conversation here without having to raise your voice! The food is special, exceptionally presented and delicious. We met Executive Chef Karel on our recent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lilikoikitchen
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Biba, in my opinion, is the best restaurant in Sacramento. It’s been around for years and despite the addition of many new and fantastic restaurants in Sacramento, Biba is still my favorite. Napkins placed on your lap by the most attentive and professional waiters, no...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan P
Reviewed November 3, 2018

A Sacramento classic, and for good reason. Very good food, impeccable service, nice room for either private couples dining or a business group. It has a certain air of "established"

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JerryJurkovich
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Restrained decor and table settings, the atmosphere was little quiet (only a moderate number of diners were spread throughout the large seating area ) but this provided a welcome change from the crowding and noise of some of the restaurants we had visited. Staff were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Enophil
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

I feel bad, this restaurant has potential but it’s not up to par. The ingredients were not fresh , maybe we hit a bad night ,Wednesday the 26th .we think we saw biba ;) the piano was great but when you first walk in it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I had heard wonderful things about her restaurant but had never been. The outside of the building does not scream Italian restaurant but once inside it is quiet apparent that they enjoy regular patrons. Great piano bar - I would have enjoyed waiting for our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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April 13, 2018|
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Response from barbara47_11 | Reviewed this property |
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September 15, 2017|
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Response from Gail-Sparks | Reviewed this property |
They have valet parking - you just drive to the front door and they take your car. Very efficient- we have never waited more than 5 minutes for our car as we leave Biba's. Hope this helps, Gail
April 19, 2017|
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Response from kabuki-dancer | Reviewed this property |
not bad at all
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