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2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816-6000
+1 916-455-2422
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816-6000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little known secret is that on Tuesday lunch, Biba has a burger on the menu!! Not just any burger, but one with a homemade bun, Gorgonzola cheese and sweet potato fries. It's hard to resist any pasta at Biba, but you really can't pass...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have dined at Biba for many years, and have never been disappointed. We love to go on Thursday evenings, when Claudette Stone is playing the Piano. Claudette is a great pianist/singer, in her 80s, and the former winner as a jazz...More

Thank Chuck95825
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have dined here multiple times over the last ten years. This used to be one of the best restaurants in Sacramento but has slipped to the middle of the pack. Both the menu and the decor need to be refreshed. The service is still top...More

Thank michael w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Biba had a cooking school on PBS, cooked on the Martha Stewart Show and opened her fantastic restaurant. Her food is absolutely incredible and her wine list above the norm. She is always supervising and is in the restaurant every night so all the food...More

Thank jnjdougan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine Italian food that tastes authentic. Nice old school bar and cocktails, wonderful ambience, a dinner here won't disappoint. If you can make it during happy hour, you'll save a buck. But make sure you're early, else you won't find a seat

Thank tsbrowning
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Biba for her Birthday and had a great evening. The restaurant was beautiful and the staff very attentive. Best of all, the food was fantastic and reasonably priced. We will go back more often.

Thank thomas r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service, nice lunchtime choices. When I hear the Biba name I immediately know that the best of the best food is about to be had. Biba frequently is in restaurant and will stop by tables and chat. Check out her cookbooks with...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biba has been serving the highest quality Italian food and provided the most professional service for decades yet it still seems fresh to everyone from the newest to the most seasoned visitor. I adore it and the staff.

Thank malcolms350
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine Italian dining at its best by one of the best Italian chefs around. Elegant atmosphere yet friendly and knowledgeable service.

Thank SacTom2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A restaurant that has carefully prepared dishes and some of the best staff in Sacramento. It is one of our favorite places to really have a wonderful meal, a nice bottle of wine and a joy to be served by people who really enjoy the...More

Thank Gail-Sparks
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Response from italianjourneys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, kids are welcome
30 December 2015|
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Response from criticaltravelwriter | Reviewed this property |
Sure, well-behaved ones. Like well-behaved adults, too! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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