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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
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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South Venice, Florida
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Romantic Italian setting with authentic menu items of chicken, veal and seafood. Celebrate an occasion with quality food at moderate prices.

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Thank resident344
Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We moved here from Brooklyn NY 3 years ago. Couldn't find a good Italian restaurant until we hit Cafe Baci. Teresa was our first Waitress at Baci. 3 years later we still ask for her. We love all the food and the specials are truly special. Prices are fair, service is great, and the eggalant melts in your mouth. A... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

CAfe Baci has the best Italian food in the Sarasota area. Their staff is always friendly, especially our favorite waitress, Suzanne. Their decore gives you the feeling you are dining in Italy. The food is always delicious and the portions are large.

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Thank Jacqui1943
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish, our waitress Teresa made us feel so welcome and helped with our selections of the fresh fish of the day, Grouper and different veal dishes. All were delicious and we send our compliments to the Chef! This is our favorite Italian restaurant in Sarasota and so glad we could share it with friends.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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131 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here frequently for the early bird special 5-6pm. We love to bring our friends and enjoy a bottle of wine and a fine meal for under $40 a couple. We are never disappointed! Having returned from a 4 month trip around the world, we can honestly say this is one of the world's greatest places to eat. The... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having driven past this restaurant many times, we were looking for a nice place for Saturday night dinner. Got dressed up a bit. Surprisingly we were seated almost immediately. It was explained that we might have folks sitting right near us, so conversations may be exchanged. Our waitress was excellent, constantly checking on us. I ordered the Chilean Sea Bass,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is honestly the best Italian restaurant I have ever been to. Not only was the service phenomenal, the food was to die for. We had two veal entrees, the lasagna, and the chicken Fettuccine Alfredo and everything was phenomenal. We will definitely be back every year and make this part of our Sarasota tradition. If you do not go... More 

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North Port, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see the circus performance at Asolo theatre, then pre-dinner cocktail at the Ritz Carlton, then to my favorite Sarasota restaurant, Cafe Baci. We chose from the early menu, friend ate a nice salad, my wife and I had the wedding soup, recommended by our server. Great along with bread and and dipping oil. Our friend chose the Chicken... More 

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Thank golf076
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my all time favorite Italian restaurants anywhere, a "taste of Italy" in Sarasota..... Family owned, very comfortable decor with white linen service, friendly and knowledgable staff, and delicious authentic Italian cuisine, including made on site bread sticks. On night of our recent visit , enjoyed the " Savor Sarasota" prix fixe 3 course menu.....exceptional value, I... More 

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Thank George H
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious Italian dinner. Excellent wait staff. Ask for Suzanne. She is the best. Fresh food. Reasonably priced. Easy to get to on Tamiami Trail. About 10 minutes from downtown. We had reservations and the table was ready when we got there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 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
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?