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Cafe Gabbiano

4.5
774 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Good for a Date (50)
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Cafe Gabbiano is a casual fine dining restaurant in Sarasota Fl (Siesta Key). We source local ingredients and have a great blend of classic and modern Italian dishes. At Cafe Gabbiano everything is made to order as we want each dish to be fresh. All of our sauces and pastas are homemade.

Cafe Gabbiano is a 4,000 sqft facility that offers intimate dining as well as larger rooms to host special occasions such as beach weddings and rehearsal dinners. We have an extensive wine list, signature crafted cocktails and a great beer list. We are open daily from 5 PM to 10 PM with Happy Hour 5 PM to 6:30 PM at the bar.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Dinner Nightly
Monday to Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(941) 349-1423
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Paolo DiCosta
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Catering
Catering available. Call for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Canal
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Parking details
Any parking located in the plaza is available to our guests.
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Public transit
SCAT.
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Entertainment
Live music on select days, call for details.
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Special events & promotions
Wine pairing menu available Sunday and Tuesday to Thursday.

Sunset Baskets *Now Available* exclusively at Café Gabbiano

Bring the essence of Café Gabbiano, including our wide wine selection packaged for carryout, on your date with the picturesque Siesta Key Sunset.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 774 People Are Saying
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service
4.4
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4.2
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Toronto)
5.0  Dined 16 hours ago

Really great dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 16 hours ago

Cafe Gabbiano was delicious for the 2nd time this week! The squid ink pasta with shrimp fradiablo , the deal masala and the grouper over risotto were incredible! Service was fantastic too!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The best on Siesta Key for Dinner! Don’t let its location in the Davidson strip mall fool you; this is one fabulous restaurant!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Good food!

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TerriM 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Wonderful food . Our server David was great ..we enjoyed the atmosphere with the candle light, fleet of wine and fish

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KaDonn1 (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Excellent! While vacationing in Siesta Key we ate here. Allen brother's filet mignon was on the menu that evening, amazing choice.

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OpenTable Diner (E. Tennessee)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

A really nice experience. We were seated in a small wine room which reduced the noise significantly. Good food, great wine list, terrific service-YO JORDAN!- ample parking. Gave 4 stars on value because I didn’t pay and didn’t know how to rate it. (So for me it was a 10 star!)

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localguy (Manitoba)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Our second visit this month. Nice table with lots of space around us. Service and food were excellent. The best veal dish I have experienced in a long time. We will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Overall excellent especially the waiter. A little on the slow side because of young kids. Food was excellent all around.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

This our go to place for Italian made with love. From mouth watering burata to homemade pasta it never disappoints. They have a great selection of wines at every price point. The staff provides great service and is knowledgeable about the menu. The ultimate treat is their Tiramisu which is just delectable!

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