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Ella Dining Room & Bar

1131 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3904
+1 916-443-3772
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bone marrow” (17 reviews)
“oysters” (25 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1131 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3904
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In town for a conference, I decided to splurge on a meal at Ella after reading previous reviews. As it's not often featured on restaurant menus, I opted to try the bone marrow appetizer. A light herb/arugula mix was the perfect offset to the richness...More

Thank Jeannine K
Reviewed 4 days ago

DISAPPOINTMENT. No other word quite relates how awful last night's dining experience was. I have to assume no one who rates Ella 5 stars has ever been to Selland's flagship The Kitchen, or for that matter, any fine dining establishment. Overpriced? YES. Haughty? YES. Worth...More

Thank Bl00mIngPassI0n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I see this as a special occasion restaurant due to the prices, however they do not disappoint in any way. Attention to detail is apparent in every aspect of the dining experience!

Thank Jladybug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a day spent meeting with CA State legislators, I had only a small amount of time to eat a meal and get to the airport to catch my flight. Ella Dining Room and Bar was recommended by a local, so I gave it a...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to LA in three months. As another reviewer said the chicken is fantastic, and the hot sauce that accompanies it very fresh and bright. The Oyster's are always fresh, the bone marrow was excellent as was the steak tartare. My...More

Thank carol f
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Went for a dinner for 4 with various ages: 1@23, 2@59, 1@87. We all found the service to be excellent, maybe a little too attentive as we felt a little pushed to order because they checked back so often. The portions were fine, we all...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a little little gem in Sacramento. A casual atmosphere with a great taste. The steak tartare was the best I've ever had! Great selection of beer and wine. I will go on the limb and say that this is now my favorite restaurant...More

Thank John G
Reviewed April 13, 2017

What a special treat! We were part of a small group but we were treat with such professionalism. Each item was plated to looks like a picture. It was hard to disturb the wonderful pictures that had been created for us. Enjoy a relaxing lunch.

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We went to celebrate our anniversary and were expecting top-notch food, service, decor, etc. given the prices. The interior is very pretty, but the ambient noise was out of control. It didn't help that we had the loudest person I've ever heard outside a automobile...More

Thank muljatmom
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Ella is the beginning of Elegant, which this restaurant is. Located near the entrance is a nice waiting area with an elegant seafood and cocktail bar nearby. There is an open kitchen and several dining alcoves. On our visit, the restaurant was crowded, but not...More

Thank dragonrees
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How bad is the noise level?
April 19, 2017|
Response from RobbNevadaCity | Reviewed this property |
V loud when the pols arrive, if you get there 5pm at start of happy hour it's ok and the pols haven't stolen the WSJ.
Are u open for lunch?
September 25, 2016|
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Response from Evita_1957 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they open for lunch
can I get a gift certificate online?
December 14, 2015|
Response from Mahaloken |
Call the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3904
    (12th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Cathedral Square Lite Rail stop 100 yards. Bus stops one block in either direction from K Street.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-443-3772
  • E-mail
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.