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2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816-6000 (28th & Capitol Avenue)
+1 916-455-2422
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ask for the chef's special. They have excellent dishes that are the best of Sac. Highly recommend, to anyone that is traveling in the area.

Thank Justin K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I travel worldwide and eaten here many times. It is for sure one of better or best restaurants in Sacramento. It's just funny reading some of the reviews here. This is not a 3 Michelin star restaurant. But a local high quality eatery for Italian food. Some may find it offensive, but this food is much better than many of... More 

North Vancouver, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. What a fantastic experience. We were passing through town and they were able to squeeze us in as the day was our only option. The chef went out of his way to create a dish that worked with allergies. The food was fantastic! We even had Biba visit our table and comment on how handsome my young son looked... More 

Thank cbenson24
Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biba is a landmark restaurant. I went to her opening and still go there whenever possible. Biba still walks around almost every night to meet and greet patrons. Food is always constantly good, servers are informed and everyone is treated with respect. A delightful place!

Thank kabuki-dancer
Sacramento, California
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant tries to make you feel like you're dining in a "fancy" restaurant. The prices are commensurate with somewhere like Picasso in Vegas, but with NONE of the atmosphere. This place could almost be a hospital. From the outside of the plain white building, to the inside white walls and plain decor. Biba screams for some more lively atmosphere,... More 

Thank PNCEngineering
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not to be missed while in Sacramento!! Biba has been turning out old school Italian food for years & she's amazing. She doesn't follow trends, she doesn't waste time on the fluff--she just cooks damn delicious Italian food. Her lasagna is amazing --it's only served one day a week so if you're lucky enough to be there on that night,... More 

Thank theresaw
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been my wife and I's favorite place to dine out for a fancy meal for a while - leave the kids at home & just pretend we're young again! I love the lasagna & always make sure to get a piece (or two!) of the panna cotta to wash it down! YYYUUUMMM

Thank Maxwel_R_F
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, wonderful wait staff, great wine selection! We had dinner in the bar area and were enchanted with the piano tunes.

Thank mardeck2016
Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a treat it was for my daughter and myself to have dinner at Biba's! The service was outstanding and food superb! Th personal attention that given to us was endearing - including the hugs from the owner! How very special!!

Thank Ilona M
Roseville, California, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My adult kids and I decided to teat ourselves for a special occasion. We got there a little early to meet in the bar and had a lovely time getting settled with a pre-dinner beverage. We got a great table and a personable server, who matched our upbeat mood. Everything was yummy, including the lasagna and the Veal Marsala. Biba... More 

Thank Linda K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816-6000
    (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: +1 916-455-2422

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