The Firehouse Restaurant

4.8
4517 Reviews
$31 to $50
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 18 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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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Dine in
Starting May 9, 2021

We will be offering a Mother's Day Brunch menu from 9:30 am-3:30 pm. Adult menu price is $69.95 and children's price is $24.95. Credit card guarantee is required. Guests must cancel by 3:30 pm on May 7 to avoid being charged $69.95 per person. We will be closed for dinner and takeout orders on May 9

What 4517 people are saying
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Beany
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food2service4ambience5

rib eyes, tasteless/leathery, Salads good, crab oscar much too rich, Lamb chops good,

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vipSilverlorraine
Sacramento
13 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quiet except for outside noise. Thank goodness for valet parking. Food was good!

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Linnie
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food3service5ambience5

food good but would have liked salmon a little more rare and the arzo cooked a minute longer. The taste of food was very good, waiter attentive, Loved patio dining

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vipSteve
Sacramento
96 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time sitting inside in a long time. Everything great and professional. Delicious oysters, and crab (strange vision of carpaccio, though). Service and wine list outstanding. Felt good to be warm while eating for a change...

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vipLeeH
Houston
13 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waiter was outstanding. Food was terrific. Wine selection is second to none.

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MelR
Sacramento
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have eaten here at least a dozen times and the food has always been perfect. This time was no exception
Kudos to the wait staff and chef. Keep doing what you are doing!

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DeanC
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This is a nice evening out. The bar has always been great although it was closed due to Covid.

The meal was outstanding as usual. Halibut and filet cooked to perfection. Service on this night was a little slow but it's Covid so who cares had a great meal good company with amazing ambiance.

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EVinin
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My coworkers and I had a very good experience at this restaurant. The staff was very accommodating to all of our needs and the food was excellent! It was nice to be able to site inside and look out at the patio area. We look forward to coming here again.

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was great and food was delicious.

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KathS
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dining for the first time in the patio at the Firehouse was refreshing. The pork belly appetizer is our favorite , the scallops snapped when you bit into their creamy center. I loved my braised lamb chops, spices. And done with perfection

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50Years
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Celebrated our 50th anniversary here. The food was very good and plentiful. I had the rack of lamb and my husband had the scallops. We shared the pork belly appetizer and the wedge salad. Both were delicious. Our server, Peter, was very knowledgeable and attentive. We received a complementary creme brûlée dessert in recognition of our anniversary. This is a great place to go for a special celebration.

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
5 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I brought my entire family to Easter Brunch. We ate on the lovely patio. The food and the service was exemplary. Definitely will go again.

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PatriciaF
Sacramento
7 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fantastic service as always. Love the patio. Food would have been 5 stars except the pastries and desserts were just okay, just not fabulous like the rest of the meal. Also crab cakes plate was not appealing. Must remember it was a special menu, not regular. Still will be back as always. Love The Firehouse

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4lunch
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Easter Brunch. Beautiful patio.

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Snouty
Sacramento
8 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Easter with a set menu. Muffins and scones to start were over baked and dry! Starter was focaccia with a cheese spread and slices figs with balsamic reduction. In theory this would be good but in the menu planning it should have been recognized that between the muffin& scones and starter it’s just too much bread!!! When you are paying nearly $60 for a meal it would have been nice to include a non alcoholic beverage coffee, iced tea. Entrees and desserts were very good. Patio is beautiful although as the weather has been nice and COVID restrictions lifted those tents can’t go soon enough. All in all a good Easter meal.

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ShirleyD
Sacramento
6 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Easter brunch. Scones were burnt on the bottom. Chocolate chip muffins bland. I expected better from their kitchen. We sat under an air vent so my son’s crab cake Benedict got cold before he could finish them. I ordered the New York steak with potatoes and scrambled eggs. The eggs were way too hard. I like them soft and fluffy. The steak was perfectly cooked and was good. My son had hot tea and they didn’t provide him with a spoon to stir in the sweetener. And the little teapot didn’t hold enough water to fill the cup. When he asked for more tea he got more water and no tea bag. He finally got a spoon with dessert. Very disappointed. Will not go there for a holiday brunch again. I will go on other special occasions as I have in the past when it’s always been outstanding.

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SherryG
Sacramento
5 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easter brunch. Haven’t been to Firehouse in years. Excellent food, service and ambiance. Will be back soon and glad they made it through the pandemic.

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NunzioD
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All around an exceptional experience as always at the Firehouse

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DaveR
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed every detail of Easter Brunch. Seated immediately on the patio. LOVED our table. Attentive server who didn't rush us but checked in at the right time. Food was better than ever. Carrot cake dessert knocked it out of the park. LOVED the hospitality.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Sacramento
5 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Clientele is a little stiff/pretentious. I was having some fun with the waiter and we were both laughing and it seemed like laughter was not allowed there based on how many table turned their heads to see what that noise(laughter) was. Outstanding service, food was just ok, the bruschetta was phenomenal but our main dishes fell flat (Crab Benedict/Ny Steak and eggs), the scrambled eggs looked like they came out of a McDonalds Big Breakfast with some red pepper sprinkled in.

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vipBGreene
Sacramento
23 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are long time fans of the Firehouse, and have enjoyed their special occasion brunched many times. This Easter brunch was excellent as always, and out side on thier patio is what makes Sac so special.

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OpenTable Diner
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience4

I had a guest with with me we wanted for hours and I missed two two dishes! I spent a load of money being ripped off and I had a zillion waiters I have worked at 4 star restaurants I had never had to beg to be fed

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vipEMSELS
Sacramento
43 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely environment, excellent food and service!

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brianj
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very nice environment! Service the best! Food was very good, but beware of the cocktails, $25 for one was ridiculous. Firehouse is a very good place for a very special occasion!

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RitaR
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The potatoes for the crab cake breakfast were not that tender. Needed some seasoning too.

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MayC
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Exquisite dining experience. Quiet as expected but maybe moreso d/t covid regulation for distancing with reduced indoor seating capacity. Workers very attentive. Food portion great for the price. Would highly recommend especially for special occassions and a desire for an elegant athmosphere.

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MonicaJ
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Pork chop was a little over cooked but overall the experience was good

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KelliB
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The Firehouse is always a classic dining experience and this was no exception. The service was attentive without being interruptive. I had the filet mignon - cooked perfectly! - and my husband had the swordfish - good, not fabulous but good. The gem wedge is a must have along with the crab bisque as starters. It was our anniversary and they presented a declicious creme brulee with a chocolate anniversary message. We dine on the patio which is Pandemic friendly with heat lamps for comfort.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Great customer service but the food was under salted and not to previous experiences held previously at Firehouse

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful for and great service! Definitely worth every penny!

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SallyN
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first time at Firehoyse old sac with my family was a total success. Our server, Andrei, was lively and personable. He was very knowledgeable of the wines and house cocktails, and we were very happy with how each pairing tasted with the meal. We all ordered the Mario’s 50th Anniversary tasting menu and each course was better than the last. The caviar and oysters were refreshing, the foi gras was rich and tender, the filet mignon melted in your mouth while the cheese’s we sharp and creamy. The creme brûlée was delicous as well and all in all we had a great time celebrating a birthday and felt right at home by our waiter and staff. The ambience was great and the outdoor seating of the restaurant was nicely decorated it felt like being in a European outdoor courtyard. We will defiantly return for our next special occasion soon 10/10 glad we found this iconic sac gem!

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tcsgager
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Firehouse always has a great menu. The service is very attentive. Drinks are made strong. A great night out.

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vipAmirT
Sacramento
19 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Quite disappointed
Service was ok
But the food was definitely not fresh , seem the food was reheated. Not sure why there is such a high rating for such a mediocre restaurant.

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vipEliza
Portland
19 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Kordt was excellent

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Simran
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, great service, nice outdoor dining space.

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Terrence
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was there for my birthday and had a great time. Excellent service. Great food, and good times.

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SRevak2247
Sacramento
6 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

This is the first time we have gone to the Firehouse in 5 years that we had a poor experience. We were celebrating my belated birthday (1-17) and a special wedding anniversary 36 years. We were seated at a table in the entry hall. People seated after us received service before us. In October we celebrated our first date anniversary, sat outside, and had wonderful service and with an acknowledgement of our celebration with a dessert and Happy Anniversary. There was no special treatment. Had to request our amuse boche. My gem wedge salad was great, the crab bisque was so watery and tasted very fishy. Our entrees were wonderful as usual. Just sad that this may be our last time celebrating our milestone special occasions.

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PatriciaM
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal. Good service. A quaint, quiet place to dine.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The outdoor dining patio was beautiful and the service was exceptional. As far as the food, be prepared to fall in love. Oysters, snow crab claws, mushroom gnocchi starters and then the scallop dinner. Finished with the Grand Marnier souffle and their creme brulee. Every bite was a moment of delight and delicious taste sensation.

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Robert
Sacramento
9 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and excellent customer service

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The Firehouse Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 4517 OpenTable diners.

The Firehouse Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.firehouseoldsac.com/the-firehouse-gift-cards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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