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Cafe Baci

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4001 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3647 (Bee Ridge and Tamiami Trail)
+1 941-921-4848
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sarasota, Floorida
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pleasant décor with white linen service and knowledgeable staff. The menu and nightly specials offer many choices. My husband and I ordered Vodka and Tonics and they arrived with flat tonic water. We should have sent them back but didn’t, our fault for not doing so. We shared an insalata Di Arugula and I had the Ravioli Di Funghi and... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

excelente!!! service ,food delicious.We went with family, and everybody had a different dish, usually we take a doggy bag, not here we finish everything highly recommend. Great place !!!

Thank Isa I
Venice, Florida
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had stopped unexpectedly for a late lunch and enjoyed it so much we took another couple back for dinner several nights later. The ambience is perfect for adult dining - quiet and comfortable. Our server was professional, courteous and friendly. The Italian meals were better than average and the menu was varied enough to provide pretty much whatever you... More 

Thank Dick L
Toledo, Ohio
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are long time lovers of Siesta Key. I had reached my saturation of seafood, and desperately wanted Italian. We considered many, and took a chance on Cafe Baci. It was so amazing, we ate there two consecutive nights - that's something we don't do! The food was fabulous, no detail overlooked. We ate four entrees, each... More 

Thank Laura A
Sarasota, Florida
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went went to Cafe Baci with my girlfriend last night. I have to say it was Spendid! We shared the Shrimp Baci as an Appertizer and I had the Lamb Rack and Daun had the Trio of Veal. (Marsala Sauce was AMAZINGLY good, Citron Sauce was a delight and the breaded version on a bed of Salad was good) the... More 

Thank Robert W
Sarasota, Florida
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been visiting Sarasota for at least 15 years and have lived here permanently for almost 2 and just had my experience at Cafe baci on Wednesday night the restaurant was recommended by a friend of ours who also came along with us from the time you walk into the rest till the time it was a wonderful dining... More 

Thank Bernadette H
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife is half-Italian so she knows good Italian cuisine when she tastes it. And Cafe Baci at 4001 South Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, Florida, passes the test with flying colors. We have vacationed in Sarasota for several years and always reserve at least one night for a meal at Cafe Baci. On our most recent visit, our waitress, Lorraine,... More 

Thank Taylor B
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and the service were excellent and or server Teresa was awesome I will be going back on each visit to Sarasota

Thank 798scott
Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Sarasota family owned restaurant offers a relaxed yet classy atmosphere. My wife and I go there quite often. It is the perfect place for special occasions. Some of our favorite dishes are the Veal Piccata which is very tender and tasty, Lasagne, and the Penne Ala Vodka--this dish is a delightful sausage mixture with Penne Pasta and a cheese... More 

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Tamarac, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance! Matched perfectly with the Beauty and the Beast theme I hoped for in celebrating our daughter's Sweet 16. The food was great. My husband can't stop talking about it! The staff were phenomenal...from the very beginning. Even when I called and no matter how many times I called, they were always cordial and friendly. Great wine selection.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?