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Celestin's Restaurant

3610 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816-3416
+1 916-258-4060
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“key lime pie” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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French, Caribbean, International, Jamaican
€€ - €€€
3610 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816-3416
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had dinner with friends a few days ago at Celestin’s Restaurant in Sacramento, CA. It was originally located in downtown Sacramento and then closed for nine years. It has re-opened recently in East Sacramento in a quiet neighborhood on McKinley Blvd. My husband had...More

Thank SJR1248
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Gumbo, gumbo, gumbo. The creole place from Sac is back, same chef from years past making that wonderful gumbo. They do not have a full bar, but good beer and wine. Great service, check it out, but if you were ever at the other location...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We regularly went to Celestin's before it closed. When we read that it re-opened, we had to go. Unfortunately, the restaurant is smaller so reservations are necessary. The food was excellent as it was before but not as extensive. We started with the fried plantains...More

Thank Stanley N
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We recently celebrated a birthday at this intimate neighborhood restaurant. Our party of 7 was seated comfortably at the largest table, and we were glad we arrived early as the place did a non-stop business even on this Tuesday night. There wasn't a disappointed diner...More

Thank Julia B
Phoebe C, Owner at Celestin's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks for coming in. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. The Celestin's Team.

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for a birthday meal and despite the small dining room they were very accommodating for our party of 11. The gumbo was the best I've had from a restaurant and the scallops were tender and delicious.

Thank Franko C
Phoebe C, Owner at Celestin's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed your meal. See you again soon. Phoebe Celestin

Reviewed 23 June 2018

Celestin's is small (very intimate) with a lovely French Caribbean feel- warm and inviting. We had the Chicken Creole and Corn Cakes with Spicy Black Beans. So good! We are locals who eat out a lot and we love this place. Don't miss out!

Thank cstriplen
Reviewed 29 April 2018

No, we were not able to experience the original locations of Celestin's, so when we learned the new location was not far from Sacramento State, we were excited to finally have the chance to try their famous gumbo. They do not take reservations, so when...More

Thank kcdenman
Phoebe C, Owner at Celestin's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

We appreciate your business. feedback on how we can do better is always helpful. Thank you! The Celestin's Team.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3610 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816-3416
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-258-4060
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Located at 3610 McKinley Boulevard we are a Cozy intimate neighborhood restaurant, nestled in a lovely residential area. We specialize in French Creole/Cajun/Caribbean foods. Our gumbo is famous up and down the state. We also have Seafood, Sandwiches, Salads and housemade Key Lime Pie.
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