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Sable Kitchen & Bar

Restaurants, Contemporary American River North
3 out of 5 stars
(1user review)
Sable Kitchen & Bar
Photograph: Colin Beckett Sable Kitchen & Bar

Time Out says

The bar is the main draw at Sable, where bartender John Stanton is turning out excellent cocktails, including lively Spanish Gin & Tonics. The food menu is a nice match, with light battered cheese curds, truffle deviled eggs and other American fare.



Address: 505 N State St
Cross street: at Illinois St
Transport: El stop: Red to Grand. Bus: 22, 29, 36, 65, 125.
Opening hours: Breakfast (Mon–Fri), brunch (Sat, Sun), lunch (Mon–Fri), dinner
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3 out of 5 stars

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3 / 5

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I've now been to this place three times. The first time I visited was because Sable was featured in a Netflix documentary called Cocktail (I believe). This was when I was first getting into craft cocktails, so I went there to check it out. I wasn't very impressed, however, I decided to give this place another chance once I was more into cocktails. Again, I was underwhelmed. My girlfriend absolutely loves this place and every time she mentions it, I say it's not that great. She insisted on taking me back because "I probably didn't order the right drink". So, I go back to Sable for a third time for a redemption drink. As you could guess, I didn't think it was that great. Looking at the food menu, I found that the meats looked like they'd be pretty good. My girlfriend said their bone marrow is unbelievable, but it was taken off the menu this last time I went. I'm a pescatarian and their fish dishes didn't look like anything special. Furthermore, under their vegetables, a spring roll is $8. I think that's absolutely ridiculous. 

Overall, I think this place is very overrated, but the atmosphere is nice and the place itself is very big.