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Cafe Gabbiano

5104 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key Village, Sarasota, FL 34242-1637
+1 941-349-1423
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (49 reviews)
“scaloppine” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (26 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
5104 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key Village, Sarasota, FL 34242-1637
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1 - 10 of 447 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tues night. Service great. Waitress got 4 parties within about 30 min putting some stress there-forgot dressing for my husband’s salad but additional waitstaff assisted. Bellini very good, my husband likes dark beer (tried an Italian Amber and liked it). I had a “make your...More

Thank sstolzymd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has the best Italian food we’ve had in a long time. The mussels and other appetizers were excellent. Awesome chicken parmigiana! Ask for Ashley for your server. She’s been there a couple of years and provides excellent service, as well as the rest...More

Thank Rudy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was amazing. Wine cellar was outstanding. Food was spectacular. It was a all round wonderful experience. Would definitely recommend and also make sure to come back next I am in the area. Excellent!!!

Thank Mari-Lou C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants in the USA. I felt like I was in Italy. Fresh black squid ink pasta, a glass of top quality rose, real coffee and most pleasant service. We thoroughly enjoyed the visit and will be back next time we...More

Thank Erlendurm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Siesta Key for years and have never tried Cafe Gabbiano before this week. Three of us went (2 nights in a row) and are still raving about this restaurant. We ordered veal both nights and all three of us said...More

1  Thank Sunnybuckeye62
Marc G, Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for giving us a shot, Sunnybuckeye62! I am so happy that you enjoyed the veal and had great service from our team! We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most of us ordered the specials. We had ten in the group with one waiter who was spectacular. The food is excellent. Portions are modest. Prices are not modest. The wine list is extensive and the staff gave me a taste of three different wines...More

Thank pierre20639
Marc G, Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing with us, pierre20639! Im so glad that our team took great care of you and your group! We hope to see you again soon and look forward to serving you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated my wife's birthday and enjoy the food, restaurant and ambiance. They sat us in the wine cellar which was a nice experience. The food and service was fantastic. I had the chicken parmesan and my wife had seafood special. We were both extremely pleased....More

Thank NYC2CA2Globe
Marc G, Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for celebrating at Cafe Gabbiano! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the Chicken Parmesan and had good service from our team. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was our third trip to this really good Italian restaurant. The meal selection is excellent and delicioso. The wines are a good selection and reasonably priced. Service was excellent as usual. Will definitely return when in Siesta Key.

Thank WaltGrace2013
Marc G, General Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for being such a fan! I am so happy to hear that you enjoy our food & wine and most importantly, that our team has taken great care of you. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Dined here on the last Sunday in October. While we were seated promptly and there were only a few other groups in the dining room, the service was extremely slow overall. Someone immediately came over and filled our water glasses. Then we waited...and waited some...More

Thank GreyScott26
Marc G, General Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving us a review. I am very sorry to hear about the long wait times you experience, it's clear that we need to do better next time. I will share this with our team so we can improve moving forward. Thank you...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

The appetizers and meal was fantastic. Great table service and the deserts were wonderful. Can't wait to go back. What a find in Siesta Key

Thank Adam S
Marc G, General Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, Adam!Glad to hear you enjoyed your appetizers and entree! We look forward to having you back again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5104 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key Village, Sarasota, FL 34242-1637
    (Canal)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-349-1423
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Description
Cafe Gabbiano is the best Italian fine dining experience on Siesta Key! We invite you to enjoy our carefully prepared authentic Italian cuisine and a world class selection of wine.
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