Baci Cafe & Wine Bar
Baci Cafe & Wine Bar

Baci Cafe & Wine Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bacicafeandwinebar.com/
  • Phone: 7074338111
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday from 5:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Shari Sarabi
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: The private wine room seats up to 10 guests. Reservation is required, and a minimum of 6 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Lisbeth 7074338111

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Ample parking on the street and in the surrounding downtown Healdsburg
A word from Baci Cafe & Wine Bar
Baci Cafe & Wine Bar invites you to enjoy its fine regional Italian and Mediterranean food, paired with wines from Sonoma, Napa and Italy, in a casual dining atmosphere.
Baci's wine list is thoughtful and well-priced, and features many small artisan wineries. Baci's menu is creative and offers a large selection of dishes. It's focus and commitment to local fresh seasonal ingredients has made it one of our Sonoma County favorites.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Baci Cafe & Wine Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
159 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelEnergetic
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (104)neighborhood gem (89)notable wine list (75)special occasion (70)good for groups (48)romantic (35)hot spot (24)vibrant bar scene (12)kid-friendly (8)late-night find (7)great for lunch (5)great for outdoor dining (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • My favorite!
    JerseyGirl
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Baci is one of my favorite restaurant, my husband and I have been going here since it opened a few years back, and I have never had a bad meal. I just love their Italian food, and this is coming from an old school Italian girl from jersey.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another excellent dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Food always great and specials truly are "special". Staff makes us feel truly welcomed. Wine advice is wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • GOOD,BETTER, BEST
    qualitycounts
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Baci sis local and has been around for a while. It was recommended by friends and was an excellent choice. The decor could be nicer but the food was fabulous, fresh,perfectly seasoned, with available wine pairings. The staff is friendly and helpful. We left late and the place was still crowded and most other restaurants in town were empty. Made me think twice about how and why a resaurant is "known"\will go back again and again
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Italy in Wine Country
    Hutch
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Wonderful eatery with superb food and service. Wine list outstanding. Only minor drawback is the noise level.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • perfect!
    CTdiner
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Fabulous restaurant...highly recommended you are in Sonoma valley ...you will not be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All-Around Winner
    Pamela
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Everything we ate was superb. The owner has put together a terrific wine list, and she helped us choose the perfect Barbera to match our meal. She is lovely! Our waitress was attentive - but not "too." Don't pass up the specials! We will definitely be back on our next trip to Healdsburg.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Italian Food!
    Elayne123VIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    We were on our way to another restaurant when we walked past Baci. Menu and wine list looked yummy so we canceled our reservation and decided to eat here instead. SOOOO glad we did, too! The food was delicious. My husband and I split the Chicken Parm and Bucatini pasta. Our server, Leanna, was FABULOUS. She made great menu and wine suggestions. Can't wait to go back the next time we're in Healdsburg.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Spectacular meal
    Katslatscib
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Our 1st time at Baci was so good we went back again 4 nights later, for one of the greatest, most memorable meals of my life. And we dine in many fine restaurants during the course of a year. The peach and mozzarella salad is particularly spectacular. Everything was perfect. Service impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Warm welcome and great food
    Jef2
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Our favorite restaurant in Healdsburg. The food is great and prepared to order by the chef, who is one of the owners. He comes out on the floor regularly to ask how you enjoyed your meal. His wife is front of the house, giving a warm welcome, and she has a great memory for returning guests. A good wine list, and a reasonable corkage policy in the wine country: $15 per bottle which is waived if you buy a bottle from them too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful food
    foodiewino
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Tasty. Open table, I don't have time for a long review, if you keep asking for a review for more than 50 charactors, I don't participate anymore.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Divine!
    Anusha
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Baci was recommended by our host, Jerry Messina, of Villa Bella Messina and exceeded all our expectations. There were 4 of us dining and we were celebrating my birthday. We were greeted by the owner and a hostess very warmly and had our choice of tables. From salad to entree, we all agree it was a most memorable evening. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Luv2dine
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Baci is by far one of our favorites. Food/service is consistently excellent. A must try if your are in Healdsburg!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely Italian fare
    Bradentonjl
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    My wife ordered orchestra with broccoli I that had a nice sauce. I had rigatoni with fennel sausage that was scrumptious.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of Healdsberg's best
    seekingexcellence
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    We enjoyed Baci Café and Wine Bar very much. We split the house salad, which was excellent. The rigatoni was seasoned very well. The veal saltimbocca was also excellent...not overdone, or fried, like I have experienced in other Italian restaurants. When in Healdsburg, consider this Café...it is well worth it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Romantic and good Italian Food!
    lovegoodfood
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We really enjoyed our night at the Baci Café. The food was very good and the service was excellent. We noticed the owner seemed to know everyone in town as she greeted and hugged almost every guest; although she didn't stop my our table. Defintely, a great place to eat when in town. I'd say the best Italian food by far in Healdsberg.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding Service!!!
    CherieVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    There were 7 of us from SF to celebrate my brother's bday. Baci was actually our 2nd choice as our 1st choice couldn't accomodate us until the next day. At Baci, we were greeted by the beautiful Hostess (who is the owner) with such warmth, friendliness, and hospitality. We've never been to Baci but they made us feel like regulars. Our waitress Sheri was attentive, funny, charming, and warm. Our sommelier John recommended the Rochioli Pinot Noir 2012 which was excellent! The food was excellent. We'll definitely be returning to Baci and recommending it to everyone. Ironically, our dining experience at our 1st choice the very next day was good but nowhere as fine as Baci. We ordered the same wine but for some reason it seemed better at Baci.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bella
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Authentic northern Italian food, excellent home made pastas especially the gnocchi. If you like veal it's a must order at Bacci. Fun atmosphere for all ages. We'll definitely return. Only negative is that it's on the pricey side.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyed it again!
    LocalVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    You can order as if your at your favorite "Joe's" or gourmet, whatever you choose, it's all great and the staff wonderful
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent choice!!
    YoliVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Our friends had not been here before. We all thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. All the veal dishes including the Veal Parmesan with Spagetti Bolognese, were excellent. Service by our waitress was attentive and the owners came to say hello snd ask if we were enjoying our meal. We will be back again soon as will our friends!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Best fine dining restaurant in Healdsburg & the owners clearly love the restaurant, their customers and respect their staff
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Food & Friendly Service
    John
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    This place is a gem! What a fabulous experience we had from the moment we walked in the door. The hostess was so warm and inviting, she asked us where we prefered to be seated. Michael was our waiter and we felt as though we were his only table. He spent qualty time with us and addressed our every question and need. The food was amazing. I had the Lobster Ravioli and it was perfect! When you go you must try the peach dessert, so devine!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food and Atmosphere
    Returnagain
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    We (two couples) enjoyed a very relaxing dinner. Staff was vey attentive and friendly. Food was superb. We each had a separate itilian pasta dish and all were very tasty and prepared perfectly. Portions were the perfect size. We brought our own bottle of wine from Williamson Wineries and we're not charged a corkage fee due to a courtesy arrangement between the Restuarant and Winery. Would definitely recommend this Restuarant if you are looking for dinner in Healdsburg.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, late-night find, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply the BEST!
    AlittlefarmerinSoCo
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    BACI has some of the best food that Sonoma County has to offer. They prepare their dishes with the freshest ingredients, and add a bit of magic to each meal. I would suggest this restaurant to anyone who appreciates fine dining with locally grown produce. Their wait staff is attentive, courteous, and never hurried. They each know the menu so well, as to suggest the perfect combination for every guest. Although they are always full to capacity, one never feels as though they are over crowded, underserved or waiting for any length of time. The experience will leave you with wonderful memories, and the desire to return whenever possible.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our anniversary. Everything was great. We will return when we are in the are
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved this restaurant!
    EatingGuruVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Loved the menu so went here. The food was outstanding! Our waitress, Sheri, along with other table servers, offered prompt and impeccable service. The volume was loud, yet our table had enough space for intimate conversation for two. Too bad we don't live close enough to make this our frequent date-night restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My New Favorite!
    MailLadie
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    This is a great find, love it! We live in Santa Rosa, 15 miles away, and I wouldn't think twice about the extra effort to get here despite all the great restaurants close by us. Very accommodating to their guests. We were five and our server didn't make us order two appetizers to accommodate us all, she suggested picking three different ones and did a large plate so each of us could try one each. It was fun. She offered to do family style if we wanted that as well. We tried each others dishes and every one was awesome, great flavors! It's obviously a locals hangout because I watched the hostess (owner I believe) greet and hug many that came to dine as if they were old friends stopping by. Highly Reccomended, I'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious!
    GreenThumbs
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    The decor was attractive with contemporary style. The food was good, especially the fresh sole special.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food, Great Service
    Wuketti
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We heard rave reviews for Baci from lots of different people. I took my in-laws, to whom Italian food was a bit foreign, and they took great care of them. The service was outstanding and the food was pretty good. The gnocchi was perfectly cooked but the sauce was little flat and the ceasar salad was over-dressed and pedestrian. I would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Italian, moderately proced
    scubada
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Baci is a little gem in Healdsburg. The restaurant is warm and inviting. The service was excellent for a full house, and our waitress was engaging, knowledgeable and attentive. The food was excellent. My wife had the "al forno" (cannelloni stuffed with dungeness crab), while I had pasta with scallops and mushrooms in a veal cream sauce. (yes, that's right veal cream sauce). The "al forno" was a little too rich, but the scallops were excellent. We also had the burrata and tomato caprese which were also fresh and delicious. The restaurant also has a wide variety of tasty deserts. They also had an excellent wine list, with a plethora of local wines from small wineries. If you are in the area, this place shouldn't be missed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Italian Resturant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    After many visits over the last 2 years we can highly recommend the food, service, and wine list here. The Somm here is great at picking wines! Overheard winery owners seated at other tables - got to be good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Comfort food heaven!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Crazy good food, but I'd weigh 400 lbs if I went there more than once a month. Knowledgeable, unobtrusive service. As Arnold would say "I'll be back".
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Exceptional food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We've been to Baci several times and the food is always well prepared and the portions, generous. This last time I had the Linguine with Clams...I've never seen so many clams...a pounds worth...the sauce was very good. My husband had the Veal Parmigiano...excellent in quality and portion size.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Generous Helpings
    JackieVIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    We introduced another couple to this favorite Italian place. Wished my husband would split since the helpings are very generous. He had the Veal Milanese and the women each had a pizza that two could easily share. The waitress led us to believe it was a personal size. Not so. Very tasty, however. Kendal Jackson employees were having a party in the bar so it became quite noisy as more people drifted into the place. A good idea to go early [5:30 p.m.].
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • it was my wife's Birthday!
    Tom67
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    We were greeted by the hostess who immediately wished my wife Happy Birthday. She escorted us to a private table as requested. The server arrived promptly and attended to our every need. Food was outstanding, evening wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Good is excellent.
    CarolL
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    The Bruschetta was very tasty and excellent, lots of garlic. The presentation and combination of flavors in the beet salad was excellent. I had the lobster ravioli's which were outstanding. My husband had Bolognese Gnocchi which was excellent. He also had the insalata mixed salad which was very good. We definitely would return!! Service also excellent. Our waitress & team provided excellent service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Dining
    NoshAddict
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    The fabulous menu makes it difficult to choose. Every item we ordered was delicious right through dessert. Everything is fresh and made from scratch. We had pastas and main course veal and halibut that were both perfectly prepared. I would go back just to try one of the salads I saw being delivered to the table next to ours. The service is friendly, attentive, and efficient. Overall an excellent experience and I would go back and invite friends to join me.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our first but not our last visit
    HansVIP
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    We were visiting the area and decided to make Baci our first stop. What a good decision. Very good food and good service. Seafood tagliatelle was particularly good and the chef accommodated my wife's allergy without hesitation, even checking with her to make sure what he was suggesting would be acceptable. As I said upon leaving "You have ruined us for the rest of our visit to Healdsburg."
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Italian
    Clovernookwilly
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    We found this place on our own but when we mentioned our reservation to our wine country driver/guide, he quickly said it was probably the best restaurant in Healdsburg everything was great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Baci is one of Healdsburg's best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Baci never disappoints - in fact, it is always delightful. We have eating our way around much of the menu and have enjoyed everything we've tasted. The wine list is very good, with some outstanding local selections, and the sommelier is an expert in helping the diner to find the right choice for their menu selections. We consider Baci to be one of the go-to choices in Healdsburg for a guaranteed great night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Everything Was Perfect!
    davistraveler
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Wow...I picked this restaurant based on it's great reviews. And, the reviews were spot on! Nine of us for dinner. Place was packed at 6:45 when we arrived on a Saturday night. Table was ready and waiting. Everyone ordered different items and everyone said all choices were wonderful. The service is OUTSTANDING too. Well...no wonder every aspect of this restaurant is excellent...Owners are on site and play a big role in the restaurant management. Chef and Hostess! This will be our "go to place" whenever we visit Healdsburg for sure. We would have eaten there again during our visit but it was closed.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.