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The Press Bistro

1809 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95811-4104
+1 916-444-2566
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (39 reviews)
“hanger steak” (10 reviews)
“arancini” (4 reviews)
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All hours
Italian, American, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1809 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95811-4104
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here a few years back and it wasn't anything to rave about. However, tonight's dinner was excellent! We started by sharing two delicious tapas . . . bay shrimp with marinated cucumber and celery, dates and almonds with blue cheese. Highly recommend...More

Thank 2Klecks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this place. Very original dishes, nicely presented. The menu had a nice variety of choices, and specials. The prices were reasonable and service was attentive. The place is a bit noisy, so to make it nicer to hear, go early.

Thank reeshot
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in with a group after work... Sat at the big communal table..... Enjoyed a couple hours... They have a nice cock cocktail and wine menu with a few items available for happy hour... Not the greatest happy hour menu actually.. Everyone liked their...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I've walked by this restaurant countless times and finally decided to try it. We were not disappointed in the least! The asparagus rissoto was by far my favorite, so creamy and the asparagus had the perfect amount of bite to it. Pleasant outside seating, quick...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went for special date-night dinner. The restaurant always hits a home run with every dish. Service is great. Atmosphere is casual enough to go in jeans yet upscale enough to be dressed up. Menu doesn't shift a lot but every once in a while there...More

Thank MDC95618
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stumbled across this gem of a restaurant while searching for a place to eat during the Unified show. Fortunately we timed it right and a table for 8 opened up when we showed up. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. I had the lobster ravioli...More

Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed 23 January 2017

It was Friday night, after a long drive from San Francisco to Sacramento. Our group of friends were ready for dinner and there were many choices. We check the location, cuisine and the prices to settle on The Press Bistro instead. Though we called ahead...More

Thank Quasarsoujourner01
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to meet your friends and to have Tapas! It is also a very good dinner spot. We both had the lasagna ( very good) and cocktails (ginger tattoo). The lasagna is very good! I don't normally or lasagna out! Overall...More

Thank rassociate
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Friends of ours took us to The Press (as in a wine press logo) in midtown. The food was very well prepared and the ingredients were first-rate. Service was good and attentive. Our friends brought a bottle of wine for sharing - w/ a corkage...More

Thank Spartan58
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We ate dinner here to celebrate a special occasion and were mostly satisfied with the food and very pleased with the wine selection and attentive service, but it was so noisy it was hard to talk across the table. As good as the food was,...More

Thank Sue P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Why is your web site listed as a "Dangerous Download?" It won't load. I've never had this problem before.
15 November 2015|
Response from Evita_1957 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have any idea about their Web page, sorry...
Kathleen F
Is the only patio on Capitol ave or is there one in the back?
5 October 2015|
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Response from Theresa W | Reviewed this property |
There is not a patio in the back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95811-4104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-444-2566
  • E-mail
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