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Cafe Baci

4001 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3647
+1 941-921-4848
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4001 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3647
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Reviewed yesterday

Took friends out for some great food, to celebrate a birthday. Café Baci never disappoints on service and the food is fresh and cooked to perfection. The atmosphere is light and casual. It’s a forty mile drive for my wife and I to enjoy this...More

Thank Keith34287
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I travel to Sarasota frequently, and my elderly mother and I always enjoy dining at Cafe Baci on most of the occasions when I'm in town. The menu has a wide variety of authentic Italian dishes and is delightfully NOT pasta-centric, although there are some...More

3  Thank step12dude
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was great, our server, Henry, was awesome, attentive, friendly and just a joy. While busy, this restaurant wasn’t packed and is worth a repeat trip. Specials the evening we were there were spectacular. Thank you Henry for making our evening even more enjoyable!!

Thank bearboat
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long trip, we arrived hungry in Sarasota at 4pm on a Sunday. A quick check on Trip Advisor gave us suggestions for Italian restaurants. Cafe Baci was the first open and a wonderful choice. From our phone call thru our arrival we were...More

1  Thank Liz D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting friends in Sarasota and they took us to their favorite restaurant, Cafe Baci. We could see why it was their favorite. We were greeted by the staff and the smell of the place oozed good Italian cooking. The place was very busy...More

2  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Sarasota about 8 times in the past 10 years, but this was our first trip to Cafe Baci. So sorry we didn't discover it sooner. We were looking for a substitute for O Mamma Mia, which closed down recently. The food at...More

2  Thank Marsha G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was excellent. The food was delicious - gnocchi, chicken marsala, soup, eveything was great. Our waitress Naomi was attentive and sweet. Jaime Leonardo Torres, a manager, made us feel welcomed and we appreciated that very much. If you are undecided on a dinner...More

2  Thank Kariout
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch today and was greeted with a friendly smile and perfect service. Our server Kim was very attentive to some special needs of my guests showing her astuteness and sensitivity. The meal was wonderful and the seafood ravioli was to die for....More

Thank elsuenocycles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we called for a reservation for Saturday we asked for a table for two off to the side of the room and mentioned it was our anniversary. Upon arrival we were given just the right spot. Perfect! The host spread celebratory confetti on the...More

1  Thank Manatee1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was enjoying a nice dinner with friends when I excused myself to use the washroom facilities. I went back to the table and informed everyone we had to leave abruptly. I am in a wheelchair and could not get into the washroom. “Legally” if...More

Thank Peggy D
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6 April 2017|
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Response from SunnyFlorida13 | Property representative |
No we have a full service bar.
6 December 2016|
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Response from jwacco | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the slow response, I'm not on this site often. If you call the restaurant they will mail you one. My Dad lives down in Sarasota and I had had one mailed to his house and did it over the phone. Easy
Donna H
25 April 2016|
Response from FLnewbiePat | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant has gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3647
    (Bee Ridge and Tamiami Trail)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-4848
At Café Baci, we strive to perfectly recreate the full Italian experience. From the moment you walk through our door, you sense the difference and you feel the culture. The atmosphere here is enchanting and peaceful, the Italian cuisine reminiscent of that created by some of the greatest Italian Chefs.

Relax and enjoy your stay with us. Savor the delicate flavors of history. Close your eyes, breathe deeply….you are in Italy, if but only for a moment.

Buon appetito!
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