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The Kitchen

2225 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95825-3483
+1 916-568-7171
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (16 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2225 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95825-3483
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

For a special occasion we were invited to the kitchen, and it will remain in our hearts as one truly genuine eating experience. My husband and I are both foodies and not easily impressed, so we were happy when by the end of the meal...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I just attended a private dinner for 55 people...... Spectacular. Loved every part of dinner...service, menu, food, entertainment and the over restaurant. The chef and culinary team were engaging, the general manager was attentive and the beverage team accommodated every request. Can't wait to return...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Kitchen delivers not only great food, but also a performance. Sitting at the bar in front of the range provides front row seats to a spectacle - watching 6-8 people meticulously handle your plate before it arrives in front of you is truly mesmerizing....More

Thank Appysport
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Had heard a lot about this place, and the experience lived up to the fab reviews. This is not the place for a quiet evening of romance or reflection. This is more like you've been invited to an old friend's house for a celebration. You...More

Thank Karl G
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Took my parents here for their 50th Anniversary. Knew nothing about the Sacramento restaurant scene but found the Kitchen online. This was a Top 3 restaurant experience of a lifetime up there with Daniel, Danko, Lasserre... and in Sacramento, what???! Service, decor, menu, food, create,...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Food was fabulous, unique and prepared with lots of love - go with an open mind (I don't like olives but the fried olives were surprisingly good). If you let them know ahead of time that there are items on the set menu that you...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 2 July 2017

After reading the reviews, my expectations were high for this restaurant. But it defiantly lived up to the hype of being the best restaurant in Sacramento! Service, food and overall experience were 5 star plus. The general manager (Eric) and chef (Allyson) all stopped by...More

Thank Brooks A
Reviewed 12 June 2017

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 27 May 2017

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 24 May 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
13 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.
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
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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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