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Sabio on Main

501 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6601
+1 925-800-3090
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“empanadas” (3 reviews)
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American, International, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
501 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6601
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Sabio on Main
1. Happiest Happy Hour
"office Happy Hour followed by Dinner - good food - good atmosphere"
Danny D
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2. East Bay's Best Brunch
" Brunch on the weekend is a full treat with excellent dishes."
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3. Tasting Menu
"the menu is several cuts above your standard (or traditional) tapas"
Daryl C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re tired of the same pasta, steak and sandwich options, you should definitely go to Sabio on Main. The options are unusual like the steak tartare, which is a little spicy and is not similar to the classic one. I also got the pork...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 508sabrines
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Enjoyed a nice dinner at Sabio at a window table for 2 (definitely make a reservation). We ordered the olives, manchego, flat iron, octopus, 4 draft beers and Valrhona Chocolate Crémeux = $115 -- doesn't seem too bad. Every dish was flavorful and even the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lv2trvlevrywer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is really sweet. Wish the kitchen was as good. Small portions, several meals came out cold, can’t distinguish rare from medium well meat. No value for the cost / quality. Maybe an off night as it is Christmas Eve. Wine list overpriced. They need...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sn2940
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice dinner with coworkers at Sabio. Great wine and drink selection. The tapas menu was very unique. Would highly recommend the quail egg tapas. The empanadas were terrific. Service was great.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mikemY7232JL
Jim M, Owner at Sabio on Main, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Mike, glad you and your co-workers enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 14, 2018

We had dinner here for our first experience and really enjoyed the food and service. There is indoor and outdoor seating. It was a little noisy inside but not so noisy as to make conversation difficult. The menu selections were terrific, both the food and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Shaymur
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Creative, natural diverse tapas. Great selection of a variety of spirits. Always fun during happy hour. Some items seem a bit pricey but worth trying at least once.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Carol V
Jim M, Owner at Sabio on Main, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Carol, thanks for stopping by! Happy Hour should indeed be fun. Hope to see you again soon - the menu changes daily, so there will always be new dishes (and cocktails) to try!

Reviewed March 28, 2018

Place is happening and a very nice downtown restaurant. Good food and service and a fun place for dinner

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Wander_Lust1969
Jim M, Owner at Sabio on Main, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

thanks so much, so glad you had a great experience. Hope to see you for Brunch or Happy Hour as well!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

We walked from the Rosa Hotel for dinner at Sabio. It was an excellent restaurant. The Tapas were terrific. Try it.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tom S
Jim M, Owner at Sabio on Main, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks for the great feedback. It's wonderful walk down Main Street from the Rose Hotel.

Reviewed September 6, 2017

this is not a typical tapas place; the tapas are an excellent blend of asian and western european cusine. If haute cusine applies to tapas, this is it. The wine selection is over the top. It's very pricey but just an excellent venue.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank matthewc100
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Came here earlier this week for an office Happy Hour followed by Dinner - good food - good atmosphere - will be back

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank DannyD1548
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tri-Valley  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-800-3090
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Seasonal California Cuisine crafted with locally sourced, organic and sustainably grown ingredients from Chef Francis X. Hogan. In the heart of historic downtown Pleasanton, designed by acclaimed San Francisco architect Jim Maxwell. 2017 Taste Our Terroir Winner 2018 Wine Spectator award winning wine list 2018 Alameda County Fair Best Craft Cocktail
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