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Cafe Baci

4001 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3647
+1 941-921-4848
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • 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 2 weeks ago

We dined at Cafe Baci on Thanksgiving and were very pleased with our experience there. On a holiday, you just never know how things will go so we were prepared for either rushed, bad service or a very limited menu. We got neither at Cafe...More

Thank Laurie R
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

Thank step12dude
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been here several times with my wife and it has yet to disappoint. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food is.....well we have been back 4 times if that is any indication. You will not walk out of here regretting your choice.

1  Thank mattsilli
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Having researched reviews we selected this restaurant for our evening meal whilst on vacation in Sarasota. We booked via Opentable on the internet and as a result of this we received a complimentary antipasti plate. Our booking was for 1930 but we thought we would...More

1  Thank Reacher33
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

In the area and stopped for lunch. The food was good, service was good. I had the chicken fransaise and the chicken parm. The portion was good on the parm but the fransaise was only 1 small breast, luckily it was fine for me but...More

1  Thank diner421141
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Love the ambiance,elegant and comfortable seating,service was good and food very tasty,we had the salmon and pesto risotto,the chocolate cake was so good too,perfect place for a quiet,relaxing lunch or dinner,we will be back for sure

Thank ludy c
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My favorite authentic Italian restaurant, the food is scrumptious, the menu extensive, and always mouth watering specials each day. You don't feel crowded here, the dining room is spacious, and best of all quiet! No blaring wide-screen TVs everywhere. The service is impeccable, and the...More

Thank Paige F
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Our favorite Italian restaurant! This is the go-to place for veal parmigiana and a side of pasta. The sauces are excellent and the portions are enough to enjoy yet another delightful dinner. Service and staff are excellent and make you feel right at home. If...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

So nice to have lunch or dinner at such a classy establishment. The food and service are always excellent

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This place is the ideal restaurant for great Italian food at a very reasonable price. The early bird is from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and you get an entree potatoes, green beans, bread and a bottle of wine for two people for $36. It...More

Thank Byron C
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Questions & Answers
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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