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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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“tiramisu” (56 reviews)
“veal” (80 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4001 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3647
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Reviewed yesterday

We showde up right at 230pm and lunch service was over and they took care of us..The tapenade and focaccia was outstanding .The lasagna was amazing and we will be returning..

Thank Lucia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group visited for the Early Dining Specials. 4 to 5 pm, so a little earlier than most places. There are ten or so entrees at one price (about $12). You can add soup or salad plus dessert for total of $17. A bottle of...More

Thank retengr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I haven't dined at all of the fine Italian restaurants in the Sarasota area. But Cafe Baci is as good as it gets. If it was in Chicago, a haven for outstanding Italian restaurants, it certainly would rank among the top 10....More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First I'd like to say that I was at this restaurant 2 years ago and I gave it a 5 star rating. I felt it was one of the best Italian restaurants I ever went to. The service was excellent. They gave us a complimentary...More

Thank MarcoMan1
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My son paid to have the party room reserved for a really nice dinner for the wedding guest and party. Even put a deposit down They closed early and we were greeted by a very rude person. At first refused to refund money but after...More

Thank hotel709
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Savor Sarasota menu available this afternoon. Wow, our server recommended this, three of us enjoyed the three veal dish, fantastic. Oslo Bucco also selected by two and one had the Grouper. Soup was mushroom, delicious. Homemade Tiramisu simply heavenly, light and melt in your mouth...More

Thank golf076
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Everything was delicious! We went with friends for lunch & Baci is definitely on our radar to revisit. Soup of the day was beef w/vegs & was light enough to leave room for the entree. Even the salad was fresh & yummy. The mushroom ravioli...More

Thank Iluvflorence
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We often go there to eat in the restaurant and we have never been disappointed. Recently, Cafe Baci catered my dinner party at my home. Natalie the event manager was wonderful to work with. She made great suggestions to compliment the meal. The food was...More

2  Thank 243joanb
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A good friend recommended Cafe Baci so we tried it for a late lunch. The menu appeared to be seasonal and thought the prices were reasonable for what one received. We had salad, entree and choice of desert. Enjoyed the recommendation and will return when...More

1  Thank RJB1215
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I recently enjoyed a nice dinner at Cafe Baci. It wasn't overcrowded as so many places are on weekends. Our service was excellent and the food was prepared as ordered. I enjoyed the gnocchi, which is one of my "go to" dishes whenever I visit...More

2  Thank Joe M
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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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
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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