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2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816-6000 (28th & Capitol Avenue)
+1 916-455-2422
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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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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Sacramento, California
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We returned to Biba for my wife's birthday this week. We started with cocktails. My wife tried the cable car(rum, Curaçao, and lemon juice) while I ordered the New York Sour (Amador double barrel bourbon, lemon juice, with a float of red wine). Both drinks were delicious. While we pondered the menu, we enjoyed the bread basket, especially the breadsticks.... More 

Thank JoeHafky
Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have never been to Sacramento so we normally look for historic local restaurants. Biba did not disappoint. The food and service was excellent. ANd a great walk from Sterling Hotel looking at Victorian Mansions during the 1 mile walk. Highly recommend.

Thank nancy c
Northern California
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95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a fine eating local star of decades-long renown, Biba's is my 2nd favorite Italian restaurant. Its 2nd place finish for me is no slight to its quality of food and service and only because my #1 favorite includes monthly regional menus designed by its care of Italian -trained chefs.

Thank NativeCalif
Sacramento, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary at Biba's. We had heard great things about them and they didn't disappoint. From the hostess, the servers and all wait staff, everyone was professional and friendly. We did not feel rushed as they gave us ample time to enjoy our food and each other, and we never had to wait or... More 

Thank Robyne C
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bibas' has been touted as one of the best Italian restaurants in the Sacramento area for many years - perhaps because I am Italian, I found it to be pretentious and expensive. T

Thank dkzarka
Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Biba's has excellent food, a quiet atmosphere, and great service. There homemade bread is very delicious.

Thank garyak1
Sacramento, California
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I who have both had real Italian food cooked by real Italian grandmothers were both very disappointed when our bosses took us to Biba for a special occasion. If you want to be seen and hobnob with the wealthy, go to Biba. If you want good Italian food, there are a lot of better (and cheaper) places.

Thank Karen C
Visalia, California
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

OMG! What a treat! Great Italian cuisine in a historical building dating back to close the Gold Rush days! This has to be on your list of places to dine in Sacramento! If they are offering the Salmon special with Italian butter beans in a fresh tomato sauce/ salsa , order it! One of the best you will ever have!... More 

Thank Peter T
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here for years and never been disappointed. The menu is changed frequently, but you can ask for old favorites even after they are no longer listed.

Thank KentJolly
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you're looking for authentic Italian food created by an authentic Italian chef (Biba Caggiano) for more than 30 years you must go to Biba's. Presentation and taste are always perfect. And just as important, service is very professional. The staff have been with Biba for years and they take their jobs seriously.

Thank lglee1

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?