My meal was excellent and my server Brett was charming and efficient.
There is a lot of thought put into what they do. I appreciate the little touches such as a butter knife with the bread and the pink salt on the butter. I even noticed the bartender get a blanket for someone who was chilly.
All in all a very nice evening.
Food was just ok. For the price I would rather go somewhere else. My husband was especially disappointed with his steak.
It was a magical evening from beginning to end. The staff were exquisite and professional. The overall experience was a 5 or of 5 stars. The food was great, the bar tender so wonderful and our server brought the magic to make our first wedding anniversary so memorable.
What a wonderful evening and dining experience! Good was excellent, service outstanding! Will be our go to date night spot
Another amazing meal at Mulvaney's! Delicious seasonal food and fine attention to detail. The ambiance is perfect for a special occasion or date night. Service is always outstanding. I had a small issue with my entrée being undercooked. They took care of it immediately and I had the chef, our server and the hostess check back to make sure everything was okay. Mulvaney's never disappoints and I can't wait to go back.
Amazing food and service! The cocktails were excellent as well!
Have been several times and previously loved it. This time the food was just "meh". The small plates/appetizers were good but the entrees were somewhat bland - this includes the halibut cheeks, the pork chop and the sturgeon were all good but not great. For the price they charge I have higher expectations based on past experience. Went to Canon East the next night and for 2/3 the price had an innovative, tasty meal.
Have heard this same comment from another friend that the past 2 times they went to Mulvaney's it was just okay.
On the other hand, the service was great and the atmosphere is also very relaxed and inviting.
Amazing as always!
It was my 50th birthday dinner with my family. Great experience coming into the restaurant. Table was ready, menu was printed and personalized with Happy Birthday Dennis. As our server finished taking our orders, she offered to take the personalized menu away for safe keeping so they won’t get soiled. Food was great. Atmosphere was lively. At the end, the server said she was going to bring back our menus as souvenirs. She putz around at the hostess’ desk, did not find our menus but didn’t say anything and proceeded to the kitchen to tend to her other orders. So after some time,I got the attention of the hostess and told her we were just waiting for server for the menus. She went over to the kitchen, talked to her, talked to who might be a manager, and after a while went to another area and reprinted the menu. But when she gave them to us, it was just on regular paper and wasn’t not on the Mulvaney’s letterhead. Unfortunately the hostess was less than enthusiastic about the situation.
The souvenir menu wouldn’t have been a big deal but at the beginning, those little touches make for an even better dining experience altogether. And what could have been a perfect 50th celebration dinner was dampened at the end by a trivial lapse of attention to detail and customer service.
I’ve been to Mulvaney’s B&L 3 times and every time the food, service and ambiance is amazing. I recommend it to everyone for a true dining experience.
It was a great evening with good food and great service. Thanks Brook. She brought out a treat after dinner for my sister's birthday wishing her a happy one. So sweet. Patrick Mulvaney checked on our table as well as others to make sure we were pleased with everything. Most of us ordered the Halibut Cheek. It was excellent and presentation was perfect. Love this restaurant and would definitely recommend it to all.
I was a little concerned because the online menu didn't list any vegetarian options, but the waitress assured me that they could make me a vegetarian pasta dish. It was absolutely delicious. And for dessert we ordered the off-the-menu Ding Dong, which was, as usual, wonderful!
As usual, everything was excellent. Plates had a variety of fresh ingredients. Flavor combinations on each plate kept things interesting. Entrées were served promptly and piping hot.
This has to be one of my favorite restaurants in Sacramento. This is my go to whenever I have a special occasion, birthday, or a date night. This has become a special place for me and my husband, Mulvaney’s never disappoints!
Everything met expectations!
Always great food and service.
Birthday celebration was awesome experience. I love the way this restaurant treats special occasions. Wonderful experience.
Mulvaney's is always a treat for dinner when we are in Sacramento (from the Sierra Nevada foothills). We love the friendly, casual atmosphere, well-managed service, and unexpected dishes and excellent preparation. Our table enjoyed the halibut and sea bass - both cooked perfectly; the duck breast; and pappardelle small plate, along with mushroom soup and blood orange salad. Wine and beer lists offer good and varied selections. We polished off ice cream (including vanilla, sweet pea and bacon!), a kiwi custard, and Ginger Elizabeth chocolates. Yum!
Went here for our anniversary after several people recommended it. So glad we did! Really great environment, DELICIOUS FOOD, awesome wait staff. The only thing to mention is that the restaurant was a little loud. But we would absolutely go back.
Wife and I were out to have a special lunch date and were not disappointed...The food and service were excellant...From the minute you walk in the door, you are welcomed and taken care of as if you dined there daily...All in all, a great experience...
Food was good, everyone but me enjoyed their dinner. One had the ribeye steak, another had the salmon, my wife had the veggie dish and I ordered the corned beef special. My dish, the corned beef must have been leftovers from St. Patrick’s Day. The beef was dry and the veggies were over cooked. The cabbage was brown and mushy. I had a stomach ache all night, I think the dish made me sick. The other dishes were prepared very well and were very tasty. The appetizers were delicious as were the desserts. All in all, the food was good, just don’t order leftovers.
We were celebrating my wife’s step-brother’s Birthday. He and his wife really enjoyed their time. Patrick Mulvaney even took the time to walk over to our table and spent some time with us.
The service was really great. Our server, Brett, is special. She really made us feel very welcome and comfortable. The other servers made sure our plates were cleared and our coffee cups filled.
We will be back, just won’t order any leftover specials.
The food was delicious ! The service was Outstanding ! We went here last year for the first time and we had to go back ! You will not be disappointed ! If it’s a warm day get an outside table . It’s not as nosey and I’m our view a lot nicer and little more more private .
My boyfriend and I come here for date night all the time. We brought our friends that were town for the weekend this time. The food is always amazing here. Never a disappointment. Highly recommend.
Great food! Top level! Very good wines! But... expensive
As usual, food excellent, service was especially superior - we wanted to share two entrees and they were prepared already split, made the sharing easy. Server was attentive but not obsequious, very pleasant. Best dinner yet!
We were so very happy with our evening at your place. The service, food and wine by the glass options! Thank you!
Mulvaney's is the best restaurant in Sacramento. Excellent dishes well prepared and exceptional service. I have dined there numerous times over the years and have always found that to be the case. Especially noteworthy is the level of service: it always at the highest level and is a reason to go there.
Hands down my favorite restaurant in Sacramento, and that is saying a lot. There really are so many great options in this price range (Ella's is a stand out). But Patrick and his team bring it, every day, every meal. Thanks for putting this amazing experience in Sacramento.
Loved our lunch there. Food and service was beyond excellent.
The food and service were exceptional as usual. Unfortunately there was a large party (12-15) seated next to us in the main dining area and they were very very loud. Their voices emanated throughout the entire main room of the restaurant. We were celebrating 3 birthdays, including my mother-in-laws 80th birthday and we could not even hear each other talk or what the servers were saying.
I have eaten at Mulvaney's many times. The food and service was exceptional. Unfortunately on this night the whole dining experience was disappointment due to the noise level.
We were delighted to be contacted by the restaurant letting us know our party of 6 would be moved to the wine room. It was super cool and we hope to try and get in there again. Very private and Patrick Mulvaney came by to check on us. The experience was intimate and private!
Another great meal at Mulvaney’s. Love the fresh, local food that is very inventive. Service is spot on. Can’t wait to return!
The food and service was exceptional. The ambience was ok. Prices are a little scary!
It's been a while since we've been to Mulvaney's. It's stillinnovative and special. I can't stop taking about their B52 dessert. Layer of Grand Marnier gel on top of Kahlua mousse on top of Bailey's mousse. Yummy doesn't fully describe it.
Food and Service were both extraordinary. The ambiance was inviting but the architecture had no "noise dampening" so that it was very loud even though not crowded and hard to have any personal conversation without feeling like one was shouting. Other than the volume issue would rate this as 10/10 experience.
Fantastic food. Bar tender was my waiter - super attentive, honest, generous
Excellent meal; food well prepared, cooked to perfection. Service was excellent, great place to go for a high quality dinner.
Mulvaney's B & L is always terrific. The food is fresh and creative. The staff is friendly and attentive. Patrick and Bobbin are superlative hosts. It's always a treat.
Great food. Unpretentiously elegant service. It's always a treat to dine at Mulvaney's!