Espanol Italian Restaurant

5723 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone: (916) 457-1936
Cuisine: Italian, American
Price: $$

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  • Hours
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Saturday: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Sunday: 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Lunch:11am-4pm Tue-Sat. Closed from June 25th to July9th. Reopens July 10th
  • Parking Availability Parking on Site
  • Meal Times Served Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour 3pm-6pm
  • Attire Casual
  • Bar Full Bar, Beer, Wines
  • Amenities TV, Private Party Room
  • Banquet Facilities Off-Site Catering, Up To 80 People
  • Special Needs Booster/High Chairs, Wheelchair Access, Child Menu
  • Atmosphere Family / Children, Bar Scene, Sports Bar
  • Payment Methods Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa


The tradition of fine cuisine at Espanol goes all the way back to 1923, when it was located at 114 J Street and served the traditional cuisine from Europe's Basque Region. In 1952 the building on J Street was sold and Espanol moved to Old Sacramento into a commercial hotel at 3rd and I Street. Several years later, in 1959, the restaurant was bought by Babe Luigi and his brother Mario. With new owners and the name and cuisine change that followed, Espanol Italian Restaurant was re-introduced to Sacramento. The Luigi brothers have been serving the residents and visitors of Sacramento true Italian Specialties ever since. Five years after adding the Italian Flair to Espanol, the redevelopment in Old Sacramento caused the popular restaurant to relocate to its present location. Today, the restaurant continues to be run by the Luigi Family and continues to be one of Sacramento's Best Italian Restaurants. Babe's three children, Perry, Paula and Karen are proud to serve you in Espanol's friendly atmosphere, which has kept customers happy for three generations.

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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 1177reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great friendly service! Jul 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by The food is good and plentiful. I don't care for their meatballs; they were dry. Jul 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent food. Good service. Totally positive experience. Jul 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by We were immediately greeted and shown our table. The staff was awesome!!!!!!!! They took wonderful care of my husband and I. The food was excellent. We will definitely be back. Jul 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent service, great tasting food, large portions, relaxed atmosphere Jul 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by We were delighted with the restaurant. It felt like we had come home. Our server was extremely efficient and helpful. Jul 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very pleasant, soup and salad was great and feeling before our entrée ever came. The bread was not serve hot but they accommodated and warmed it up.I definitely go back again and try the lasagna Jul 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by The hostess and our server couldn't have been any nicer or more accomodating. Great customer service. Jul 10, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by The food and service is always great! Jul 9, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by I was very dissapointed in the meal I ordered, which is unusual for Espanol. Jun 25, 2014
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