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Baci Restaurant

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500 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566 (Neal Street)
+1 925-600-0600
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't been to this restaurant in a few years. Visiting friends, we wanted a quiet place to catch up. Bad for the restaurant as it wasn't busy but good for us as h We had a nice table and a very nice server who did rush us. Great martini, sour dough bread and jumbo shrimp scampi. Great location to... More 

Thank StretchCampbell
Pleasanton, California
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479 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us wandered in for lunch. The restaurant was more than half empty and yet the server offered us a table that was squeezed in the corner. Nope. We ordered a salad and a burger. A decent bread basket was dumped on our table with no words. Then our server disappeared! Another server showed up and brought out our... More 

Thank SKG109
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Whenever in Pleasanton, if I have my way, we're eating at Baci. Lunch crowd is not overwhelming and the food is always fresh. Salmon is always cooked perfectly. The service is great, the appetizers are served well in advance of lunch and adjustments to entrees executed well.

Thank Melynda R
Walnut Creek, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

great service, and we were very surprised how incredible the food was. Every single dish we ordered was outstanding. It made our anniversary perfect. beautiful outside seating

Thank Claudia L
Livermore, California
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The service was just OK and we waited a long time to get our food (about an hour and a half). Everything was delicious except for the Halibut. It was so over-cooked my friend couldn't cut it with a knife. Also was very noisy. I think a smaller group (4 or less) would have a great experience. It's a beautiful... More 

Thank HouseFamilyTravel
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I love this place -- cheap breakfast, homemade apple sausages, friendly waiters, outside seating in the shade to people watch. VERY reasonable prices. We eat here every visit -- don't miss this one!

Thank zsazsazoomzoom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Nice ambience, great for lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating is nice for lunch on a warm sunny day. Great for people watching in downtown Pleasanton. I always order the crab cakes to start and I'm a sucker for shrimp so I love the scampi. For dessert, my husband and I always split the apple crisp. My mouth is watering thinking... More 

Thank Spideybriefs
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We had salads for lunch. We asked for a different ice tea and the answer was that only black tea was served. A little disappointment when an Italian bistro doesn't have a light prose go coctail to offer with lunch or a n iced tea with fresh fruit inside . Location: great, pricey.

Thank betty l
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

My wife and I have eaten here twice, in both of our opinions, this is the best restaurant in Pleasanton. We have eaten at 90% of them so far, none of them comes close to this one. You get what you pay for, a couple should expect to pay upwards of $100 or more especially if you have more than... More 

Thank yanks721
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Nice atmosphere, great sidewalk dining, good service and reliably good food. We go every few weeks! Fish dishes are always my favorite. Serving size is not too huge and a decent wine list

Thank Carol B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566
    (Neal Street)
  • Public Transportation: Plenty of taxi service and we can arrange larger professional shuttle buses locally for drop off and pick up.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-600-0600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?