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2801 Capitol Ave. (28th St.) Send to Phone
916-455-2422 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Longstanding local favorite for high-end, traditional Italian.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
  • Parking available
  • Dress code: Jackets suggested
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Biba Restaurant Review

: Despite competition from newer, sleeker restaurants, Biba has held its own as one of the city's top destinations for upscale Italian cuisine. Founded by cookbook author, cooking show host and Italian native Biba Caggiano, the restaurant has paved the way for fine dining in the city. It is a good place to impress, whether it's an important business lunch or special occasion celebration. The menu leans toward traditional Italian recipes with sophisticated flair. Starters include grilled scallops with cauliflower florets and beef carpaccio with wild mushrooms, while pastas include a daily house-made gnocchi and a delicate lasagna. Entrées range from balsamic-glazed pork chops to grilled rib-eye with potato gratin, and sautéed jumbo prawns with tomatoes. The list of 200-plus wines proposes good Italian labels as well as local selections.


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