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Baci Bistro

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30 Aulike St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2739 (Kuulei Rd.)
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love this place. You pretty much can order anything on the menu and it will come out great. Like these home-made raviolis with their signature marinara sauce. One if our all time favorites😋 Tonight's special was the Short Ribs w/ Rissotto. Quite nice👌 I ate the whole dang thing. I figured if I don't eat dessert tonight, I... More 

Thank Jojowashburn
Kailua, Hawaii
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Excellent cuisine with a variety of pasta, fish and meats. Friendly, courteous staff and owner on site. Good value for the quality and atmosphere.

Thank Harvey M
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Was in town for our daughters 22 birthday. Called Baci asked for a reservation for 9 and if they could surprise her with some sort of a birthday cake since we were traveling. Wow did they deliver. Not only was the meal fantastic but the entire celebration was grand. They took our request to the next level. A birthday our... More 

Thank barryn25
upstate NY
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229 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We had atmospheric outdoor seating on a beautiful night for a party of 7. Our server, Jeff was fantastic and knowledgeable of all the dishes and the extensive wine collection. Everyone loved their dishes. Very relaxing. Make sure you are not rushed and on a deadline. Definitely would eat here again and again!

Thank canter2u
Kailua, Hawaii
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

I dined at Baci Bistro with 4 others. We had reservations and thus were seated immediately. Menus were dispersed, specials were recited and drinks were ordered. The food came promptly, mussels were enough for all, the beet salad was of a generous size and was shared by two. My complaint is that the service was not attentive enough. We asked... More 

Thank Kathleen W
Kailua, Hawaii
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164 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

My husband and I ate late as there were no earlier reservations. We had to wait outside and had a glass of wine while waiting. The meal was good, they use quite a bit of oil in their cooking. Service was OK.

Thank lgatz
Stavanger Municipality, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

The meal was vert good, and the atmosphere was exelent. The waiters was very kind and helpful. My grandchildren like the dinner and dessert. I recommend the Restaurant very much 😃

Thank 135inger
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is small and fairly crowded. It offers seating outside as well. The food was very good especially their nightly specials. Wait staff was attentive and friendly and kindly repeated the specials and made recommendations based on preferences. Salads were large enough to share for 2-3 persons. Prices were reasonable

Thank Norma M
Schaumburg, Illinois
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138 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We found this place by overhearing a couple talk about it at another place so we decided to try it. Made a reservation parking is available next door - covered great in case too hot or raining! This is a small restaurant and has a small bar holding only six at the bar. There is dining alfresco as well. We... More 

Thank Michele L
Austin, Texas
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We had a family dinner for 6 at Baci and this was the best meal on our vacation. Baci is a gem of a place in the small town of Kailua which is crowded with fast food joints. Baci breaks the mold and offers an intimate venue with excellent food and service. We had several pasta dishes along with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Aulike St, Kailua, Oahu, HI 96734-2739
    (Kuulei Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
  • Phone Number: 808-262-7555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?