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4001 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3647
941-921-4848
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Ranked #13 of 843 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bee Ridge and Tamiami Trail
Description: 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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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We ate in Cafe Baci last night after a golf tournament . There was a group of 15 golfers and I was so impressed with the excellent service , quality of the meal and extensive selection on the menu .

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Panama City, Panama
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72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The food at Cafe Baci is excellent. I had two specials; one soup and one grouper and bother were spectacular. My wife and son had pasta which was also fantastic. I will go back every time I am in Sarasota.

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Sarasota, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had dinner on Friday night at 7. I had reservations and our table was waiting for us when we arrived. We had Brandy as our waitress once again and she is wonderful!!! She was right at our table to take our drink order. When our drinks arrived she explained the days specials and left saying she would give us... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The menu is varied, there's a great prix fixe luncheon selection, and the complementary antipasto plate is yummy. There were four of us, and we all enjoyed our meals. The service was very good, and the prices were fair.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Took three of my close friends to dinner at CAFE BACI . They were all of Italian heritage. They all raved about the food and the service. This was my third visit and I would highly recommend Café Baci to any one who wants great Italian food , great service and great ambiance.

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Venice, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Have lived in the area for 10 years and had never made it to Cafe Baci till last night. Molto Bene! Service was wonderful and food was some of the best Italian I have ever had!

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We went there for lunch with friends. It was our first time and what a pleasant experience! For starters, the restaurant's interior is warm and inviting with tables nicely spaced from one another so as to allow people to converse over lunch or dinner. The lunch menu was not extensive but seemed to have something for everyone. We tried the... More

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Venice, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

never a bad meal. service is wonderful and you can get any drink you like. Have been going there for over 14 years and always had a great meal. Wednesday night is osso buco. The best i ever had. You can make reservations.

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Bradenton, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Being of Italian decent and one who loves to cook, I have swore never to eat in another Italian Restaurant the rest of my life. I was tired of lousy sauce, poor surly waitress' and meatballs that tasted like they had sawdust in them.. Six months ago a high school classmate and wife invited us to meet them at Café... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My partner and I have been there before and it was good but tonight it was exceptional. I ordered a chef's sampler of veal dishes which were tender, tasty and served artfully. My partner had grilled salmon which was done to perfection. The service was impeccable and the manager came over to be sure we were happy with everything. We... More

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Additional Information about Cafe Baci

Address: 4001 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3647
Phone Number: 941-921-4848
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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