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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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“lasagna” (106 reviews)
“breadsticks” (7 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
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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

Had lunch here with a group of friends last week. Being a native Northern Californian i'm embarrassed to say I had never been here before, but will be back. The service, staff, valet parking, and menu were beyond compare, and some of the best Italian...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Biba's in my "foodie" expert opinion is the very best for Italian not just in Sacramento but in the surrounding area. Highly recommend to anyone looking for the areas best for Italian.

Thank BeauxMondesDesigns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've lived in the Sacramento area for over 4 years and have eaten at dozens of Italian restaurants nearby. They were all disappointing. An Italian friend and I have been to nearly every upscale Italian restaurant in Los Angeles. Until Biba I could not find...More

Thank pklenner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classy, not fussy atmosphere. Excellent food. No one is better than Biba !! She has made this restaurant and the food what it is. You will not be disappointed.

Thank canyonqueen123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal in the bar/piano area specifically to listen to the music. Enjoyed a great meal although I don't now recall what the dish was. Service was excellent as was the food. Not necessarily an intimate experience (I think the occasion was Valentine's...More

Thank rulysses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal was excellent as well as the decor and the server. The owner came over to greet us at our table. Bib'a is an institution in Sacramento.

Thank 700antoinettec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I are from NJ, but the two times we have travelled to California, we made a special point of fitting Sacramento into our trips specifically to eat at Biba's because I am a big fan of her cookbooks. The food here is...More

Thank sundaygirl2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I make a point of coming here at least once each year. The quality of food, the service, and the ambiance is the best in Sacramento for Italian food, bar none. All the dishes use fresh ingredients and foods. Preparations are made on the spot--no...More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have wanted to go to Biba many times but just kept going to other places. I'm sorry we waited so long. It was a great meal. We were seated and warmly greeted by Biba herself. The calamari was very good and the chilled melon...More

Thank whatupdude
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Our family has dined twice at Biba in the last month. The first experience was excellent! Delicious lasagna, perfectly cooked fish and excellent salads. The second visit was disappointing in large part because of service. The food was still high quality, not quite as impressive...More

Thank theotherJTs
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15 September 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
19 April 2017|
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Response from kabuki-dancer | Reviewed this property |
not bad at all
30 March 2016|
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Response from italianjourneys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, kids are welcome
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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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, 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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