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The Firehouse Restaurant, Sacramento, CA

The Firehouse Restaurant

4.7
4.7
4814 Reviews
$50 and over
Contemporary American

The splendid ambiance of The Firehouse is enhanced by its reputation for excellence in food, wine and hospitality. The most award-winning restaurant in Sacramento, The Firehouse has earned the "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator magazine for 20 consecutive years and was voted "Best Wine List" and "Best Romantic Restaurant" by Best of Sacramento. The Firehouse has been rated as Zagat's Top 100, and has also been the recipient of the "Award of Unique Distinction" and "America's Best 100 Wine Restaurants" from Wine Enthusiast.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (916) 442-4772

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Stephen Ashley

  • Private party facilities

    Since 1960, The Firehouse has been the destination for guests that desire an exceptional setting to celebrate a special occasion, conduct an important meeting or host a memorable luncheon or dinner. The quiet elegance of the decor, including 7 private rooms, lends itself to occasions of all sizes.

  • Private party contact

    Nicole Tanimoto: (916) 442-4772 ext. 203

  • Neighborhood

    Sacramento

  • Cross street

    Between K and L Streets

  • Parking details

    $5 valet and street parking are available. A City lot is located at Second and L Streets. A City parking garage is located one block over on Neasham and Front Streets.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 4,814 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Sacramento / Sacramento Valley

    Notable Wine List

  • Sacramento

    Notable Wine List

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  1. J

    Jlouish

    Central Coast

    45 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We always love the Firehouse. Amazing food and a great ambiance. This was an awesome night out.

  2. CC

    CharlesC

    San Francisco

    121 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    121 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Classic environment, very helpful staff. Wonderful wine list, creative cocktails.

  3. D

    Double

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food3service5ambience5

    The pork chop was very tough and dry. The asparagus i n the salad was stringy.

  4. t

    tcsgager

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We love going to the Firehouse. It is always super delicious and the service is impeccable.

  5. DR

    DanRamInc

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great job by everyone !!! Someday - I hope the Firehouse brings back the Bison Steak to the menu - its my all time favorite . I hope you still have the recipe for the sauce? God Bless Lloyd - May He Rest in Peace!!!

  6. DB

    DeborahB

    Central Coast

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Good was very good and our waiter was too. Old fashioned ambiance, which we enjoyed.

  7. K

    Keith

    San Francisco

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always love to come here when visiting Sacramento.

  8. A

    Aaron

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service3ambience5

    Support staff was not attentive with our table. Server (Derek) was good. It was our Anniversary but the floor manager kept saying happy birthday to us? Food was excellent as always.

  9. ES

    ElliotS

    San Francisco

    41 reviews

    5.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    A great restaurant, and has been for many years! The ambience was delightful, the food excellent (about the best pork chop ever!), and the service was especially excellent. Our waitress was efficient, amiable, and we had wonderful conversation!

  10. KR

    KimberlyR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a lovely evening. My guest and I very much enjoyed the service the wine and the food. It was their first time experiencing a five course meal at an upscale restaurant. And they very much enjoyed it.

  11. BG

    BobG

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Awesome service incredible food awesome atmosphere

  12. YY

    YanaY

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I wasn’t too hungry so I had the gnocchi and dessert which both were amazing. The sauce on the gnocchi was excellent.

  13. JI

    JenniferI

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Second time dinning here. Arrived about 15 minutes prior to our reservation and they were able to seat us early. We used the valet which was easy and a good deal at $5 if you were eating at the restaurant. We ordered the asparagus and burrata salad, the firehouse trio appetizer, the filet, ribeye and the fish special. Salad was fresh and the burrata creamy. The trio is is good, the pork belly was my favorite. Steaks were cooked perfectly; tender, buttery and the right amount of salt. They were served with potatoes and green beans. We sat inside and it can get noisy. Overall this is an excellent restaurant and next time we plan to have a drink at the bar.

  14. PC

    PamelaC

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Perfect in every way! Food, service. Everything! The best

  15. Q

    Quakerdad

    Tahoe

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The service was outstanding. We appreciated the attentiveness of our servers. We loved everything we tried. First time trying pork bellies. Yummy!

  16. MF

    MarkF

    Sacramento

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very lovely evening on the patio. Enjoyed the cocktails and starters. The main entrées were delicious and filling. Great service and attentive staff. We will be back for sure.

  17. SW

    SunWorshipper

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The Firehouse always delivers excellent food, wine and impeccable service. My server, Amanda, was no exception. She recommended a couple of wines to go with both my personal wine tastes my food selection. I highly recommend the Firehouse

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic!

  19. SL

    StephanieL

    New England

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5

    The restaurant had the Most Gorgeous indoors and outdoor dining. Beautiful… the food would have been outstanding but We all agreed it was heavy on the salt on all the food. I’m still going back!

  20. ER

    EdwardR

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Derek was very nice and everything was outstanding.

  21. SF

    SabinaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful, good food and great service- an oasis in a rather culturally defunct part of town.

  22. SA

    SeanA

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    From the moment we arrived it was an excellent experience. Solid staff and service. Amanda was our server and she was phenomenal. The food was excellent well portioned and delicious. We couldn’t ask for a better experience.

  23. A

    Alan

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Went there as a birthday dinner with the love of my life We were not disappointed! From the moment we arrived and were greeted by the host the dinner, desert and the entire experience, Derek and the rest of the staff created for us a truly wonderful experience.

  24. RW

    RonW

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3

    We were seated outside as requested and the weather was perfect. There was a noisy compressor or something similar outside the grounds that wasn't pleasant but can't pin that on the restaurant. Service was great. I had a prime cut ribeye and it was cooked to perfection. I really enjoyed it. My son had the same and was equally happy. My wife found her halibut a bit dry.

  25. LF

    LoveFood

    San Francisco

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Another wonderful meal at The Firehouse. Andre our waite was fantastic. The gentlemen who helped us with my mother in law to get in the car and put the wheel chair in the back.

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience4

    Disappointing. The salad, which was shaved asparagus and burrata was extremely bland. The polenta that came with the halibut had no flavor. Finally, the dessert, had the most tart apples, so it wasn’t even eatable. We’ve eaten here numerous times, but after this meal I do not think we will be back.

  27. 1

    1hotgolfer

    Sacramento

    25 reviews

    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5

    The DRY-AGED CENTER-CUT PRIME RIB-EYE STEAK, SEARED ALASKAN HALIBUT, DOUBLE-CUT LOCAL BRINED PORK CHOP, and the Sable Fish special were excellent. MARY’S ROASTED HALF CHICKEN was a bit underwhelming and the SPRING TAGLIOLINI PASTA was quite starchy and thick consistency. The HALF-DOZEN SEASONAL OYSTERS were the size of a penny coin, not worth $26. The CHOCOLATE PAVÉ GÂTEAU and GRAND MARNIER SOUFFLÉ were outstanding, the APPLE CRUMB “CAKE” not so much!!

  28. p

    purp

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall2food3service3ambience4

    One dish's meat was undercooked, the other was overcooked. Food was very good, but not worth the price.

  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2

    Food was disappointing and the service was even worse. I brought my Mom here for her birthday and couldn’t have been more disappointed. I wouldn’t recommend dining here.

  30. b

    barbarag

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful for a special celebration. 80th Birthday was appreciated and unique.

  31. SK

    SteveK

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    chose restaurant because of chef's tasting menu with wine pairing. Found out that with was not available at this time. Website should be updated to reflect that this dining option is not available. Pasta Carbonara was a bit too salty, duck portion of dinner was excellent. Waiter overheard that it was our 40th Wedding anniversary and provided a complimentary desert, which we very much appreciated. Steve & Dianna Kerek

  32. F

    Foody

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We chose the Firehouse to celebrate my friend’s birthday because of its reputation as one of the best restaurants in Sacramento. It is is an elegant restaurant with an exquisite menu. We were greeted as soon as we opened the door and were seated immediately. Our portions were generous and tasty and prepared according to our wishes The servers were attentive, making sure that everything was up to our expectations. If you are looking for a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion, consider first the Firehouse.

  33. AF

    ArmandoF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The environment is exceptional. The food was outstanding and was complimented by a superb waiter and welcoming staff. The Firehouse is one of the best restaurants in the Sacramento region.

  34. F

    Foodie42

    San Francisco

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    Food service slow between courses.

  35. AD

    AmilieD

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a great experience at The Firehouse. Great food and service. Beautiful location and we appreciate the $5 valet!

  36. MA

    MARCIAF

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Celebrated grandson’s graduation from college! From the moment we walked in the door, customer service was excellent! Food outstanding!

  37. u

    underdog1972

    Sacramento

    50 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3

    Food was good and the service was very good. We enjoyed spending our tenth anniversary with Firehouse.

  38. SR

    SarahR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious meal with wonderful service. Fantastic evening.

  39. JH

    JeanH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 16, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience3

    The staff were friendly and professional. The food was delicious served hot. We celebrated our sister's 70th birthday and she was very pleased with everything. I would recommend the firehouse to my friends and family.

  40. S

    Shanea

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    First time here and it definitely won’t be our last. The food was delicious and the service was A-1.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Physical distancing

    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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The Firehouse Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 4814 OpenTable diners.

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Booked 28 times today
Google Map for The Firehouse Restaurant

1112 Second St Sacramento, CA 95814

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Between K and L Streets

  • Neighborhood

    Sacramento

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    $5 valet and street parking are available. A City lot is located at Second and L Streets. A City parking garage is located one block over on Neasham and Front Streets.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Stephen Ashley

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (916) 442-4772

  • Private party facilities

    Since 1960, The Firehouse has been the destination for guests that desire an exceptional setting to celebrate a special occasion, conduct an important meeting or host a memorable luncheon or dinner. The quiet elegance of the decor, including 7 private rooms, lends itself to occasions of all sizes.

  • Private party contact

    Nicole Tanimoto: (916) 442-4772 ext. 203

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