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Baci Bistro

30 Aulike St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2739
808-262-7555
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Ranked #15 of 125 restaurants in Kailua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $31
Cuisines: French, Italian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Kuulei Rd.
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Hands down, Baci serves the best Italian food in Hawai'i. Where to start? Well, with the first courses, I guess. Chef Reza's house-made soups are beyond compare -- silky smooth, deliciously seasoned, never too salty. Salads are fresh and made to order with locally-sourced ingredients, with perfect house-made dressings (the tri-color tomato salad is especially wonderful when it's available). Appetizers... More

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VA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Baci Bistro is fabulous. We started with a delicious heirloom tomato salad, and then entrees of Osso Buco and Butternut squash ravioli. The Osso Buco was succulent and delightful. The butternut squash ravioli was to die for - this was one of their ravioli du jour - so flavors change daily. I am wondering if each night's ravioli is this... More

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LO, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We just got back from dinner at Baci Bistro and had to write a review. Not only was the food and service excellent but the cost was reasonable too! There were 3 adults dining, we each had a salad or soup, main entree, dessert, 2 iced teas, 1 glass of wine and 2 coffees - all for $138.00! To begin... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

very friendly staff; and great food. the seafood is good and the pasta is excellent. I would definitely recommend to my friends.

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Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Baci is always good. Pleasant environment. Fresh salads and fish. Homemade pasta and soups. The wine list is affordable too. Great service.

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Bainbridge, OH
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We ate there twice. Nice atmosphere, good service, tasty food. Did I mention it's close to Bellows AFS? No pictures of Obama on the walls. If you want pictures of Obama go to Buzz's

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Annapolis, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

A little off the main drag, we found this a nice place for lunch. The place was pretty busy but surprisingly we had the patio to ourselves, which was very pleasant! The bruschetta was enjoyable although different: icy diced tomatoes with fresh basil & garlic on toasted sliced baguette with olive oil. My chicken Caesars salad was icy hearts of... More

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

A true bistro tucked away in Kailua with a wine list that provided numerous good options either by bottle or glass. As it was Valentines Day, didn't have high expectations for food or service, yet both were good even though it was very busy! House salad deliciously crisp and fresh. Per waitron's suggestion had braised short ribs so tender they... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I'd like to start off by explaining why I gave Baci Bistro a 4 opposed to a 5. The only reason is because the portions were small. I'm 110 lbs and don't eat much and the plate didn't fill me up, let alone my husband. HOWEVER, it was DELICIOUS! We ordered the lobster ravioli…..it's a must try! We plan to... More

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terri007
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I had some business out in Hawaii and stayed with friends who live in Kailua. They took me here for dinner my first night. They dine there at least once a week and told me that while this place didn't look like much, the food was delicious. I had the special that evening which was butternut squash ravioli. I didn't... More

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