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The Kitchen

) #13 of 1,744 Restaurants in Sacramento €€€€ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
2225 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95825-3483
+1 916-568-7171
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fixed menu” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“truffles” (4 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
All hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2225 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95825-3483
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very expensive however you do spend the entire evening there. I can honestly tell you i would not go back again. It is just not my type of thing. I don't enjoy walking around a kitchen for food although plenty of items...More

Thank Wklstoywife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though very expensive, this is the best restaurant experience in the region. It's a demonstration dinner but is more a big party with witty chefs cooking, explaining and entertaining. Really, Really fun. The food is always phenomenal and you choose between the meat dish of...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my niece who works in high end food service here from NY. She was entranced by the staff's service and chef's "performance" and star struck by the food quality and presentation. She even ordered a second entre, as encouraged to do by the...More

Thank ronsbdavidt
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This wasn't a meal but a meal and a show. It is a 5 hour event that is for special occasions. 5+ course meal with an intermezzo that is a separate buffet. Wonderful ingredients with a beautiful presentation. The chef presents a show highlighting each...More

1  Thank Rick K
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I dined there with friends while visiting California for the 1st time and will definitely remember the experience!!! Great food great atmosphere

Thank sivanio
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you're looking for a unique and memorable dining experience, you need look no further than The Kitchen. Everything was top notch, from the food, wine pairings, menu choices, and engaging chef. A fun and memorable place to celebrate an event, and/or impress your friends...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Dinner with an awesome experience. Everyone gets to wander through the commercial kitchen, sampling whatever is on the menu for that day. The chilled oysters were lined in trays back in the walk-in cooler. They said "go on in, help yourself". It's a full night...More

Thank TravelToTheAirport
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Remember the saying "You get what you pay for"?. The kitchen fits that to a tee. The menu is amazingly different and changes month to month. The dining experience is fabulous with course and wine pairing introductions and of course the opportunity to wander, socialize...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

What a unique place! The entertainment was superb. Great humor and sauciness. Atmosphere is fun. It's like you're sitting in a world class chef's kitchen (oh yeah - you are). The food was fun and different. Some of the best ceviche and steak tartar I've...More

Thank Petethekid
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Plenty of food and entertainment. Good tasting dishes and plenty of drink options. A show of cooking and dish preparation - a unique dining experience coupled with fun.

Thank Linda S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you offer gift certificates? Approximately cost for two?
12 December 2016|
Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you go to their website, you can purchase the gift certificates there. Not sure of costs.
I'm looking for a restaurant for my son and daughter in law for a Christmas gift. Menu looks wonderful. Couldn't find prices. What are they?
24 November 2016|
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Response from 609PatriciaS | Reviewed this property |
Very expensive. It is a show as much or more than the actual dinner. Fun for one time
Carolyn R
Can you get low salt and no pepper, low spice dinner items here?
19 January 2015|
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Response from SusanJElDoradoHills | Reviewed this property |
I agree that you should call them first. The chef does makes the rounds before dinner to ask about food allergies and preferences, but your level of restrictions might lesson your enjoyment of the different tastes at dinner... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2225 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95825-3483
    (Howe Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Need a driver? Call our receptionist and we will be happy to arrange a town car for you. Please call a minimum of 24 hours before your reservation.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-568-7171
  • E-mail
The Kitchen, a Selland Family Restaurant, serves a five-course prix fixe demonstration dinner menu based on a monthly seasonal framework that features the best and freshest ingredients available on a daily basis, mostly procured locally and regionally. Dinner service also includes an interactive intermission featuring chefs’ tasting stations, as well as a finale of fresh herb tea service and artisan coffee served with Dessert.

The Kitchen Restaurant has earned every imaginable local and regional award along with an impressive list of national accolades, including the AAA Five Diamond Award five years running, a nod as a semi-finalist for the James Beard “Outstanding Restaurant” Award, the highest Zagat ratings, and honors from Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast, as well as inclusion in the Yelp Top 100 and the Open Table Top 100.
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