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The Kitchen Restaurant

2225 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95825-3483
+1 916-568-7171
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2225 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95825-3483
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to The Kitchen to celebrate my birthday. Talk about a great evening. The many many courses and great wine pairings made for a fabulous birthday meal. Executive Chef Kelly McCown says it's like a big dinner party and he is right. You're encouraged...More

Thank Deanne412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this food . We had a good time in this restaurant.. lovely lovely thanks everyone for everything

Thank indiyakha
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were a group of four celebrating a birthday. We have been here before and it only gets better every time. Kelly McGowen the Chef Owner is so funny that he should be on the stage. He does a running commentary on each dish, and...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I had to book my reservation three months ago to get in on a Friday. It was well worth the wait. FOUR hours of dining bliss ensued shortly after our arrival. Something occurred to me while we were neck deep in flavor... with a fixed...More

Thank Sitka95678
Reviewed 31 January 2018

The Kitchen restaurant is located in Sacramento. I think it's one of the best restaurants in Sacramento. They take one reservation for the night. The evening will last about 3-4 hours. We visit here for our wedding anniversary. Just imagine you're visiting a friend that's...More

Thank kavantissa_de_silva
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We went to a dinner we purchased at an auction. The Kitchen was a private event for this group. They were entertaining- food was incredible starting with the oysters and ending with the pot de creme. They do warn newbies to pace yourself- and it...More

Thank Spark0655
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Last night three couples gathered at The Kitchen to celebrate a "29th birthday" and to be entertained, and I mean entertained!! Two of the couples had previously been there during the Christmas season so they coached us a little on what to expect. The theme...More

4  Thank nascarbilly
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Kitchen is not a regular restaurant but a restaurant theater where the food, the chef and the staff are the stars !. The chef is entertaining with good sense of humor and has amazing culinary skills. The staff was attentive, friendly and ready to make...More

Thank Tulika_sac
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The food is great. The service is outstanding. The best part of this restaurant is it’s meant to be an event. U are there 4 hours ands it’s seemless. The best part is the food is prepared in front of u. U get a look...More

Thank Jeff V
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and I have been to many foodie type places over the years. We travel to San Francisco, Napa etc.. What I have found after going to a the French Laundry (as an example), a 2017/ 2018 3 star MICHELIN rated restaurant is that...More

Thank PNCEngineering
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 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. BY RESERVATION ONLY.

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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