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About Cafe Gabbiano
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.
Sarasota, FL 34242
Italian, Seafood, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live music on select days, call for details.
Catering available. Call for details.
Any parking located in the plaza is available to our guests.
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
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.
Cafe Gabbiano Ratings and Reviews
This Place Is Awesome!!!
Great Food and The Best Service.
Took my wife here for our 10 year anniversary and the staff went above and beyond to make this a night we will not forget.
Jordan (our server) was more than just a server. He went out of his way with meaningful conversation and anniversary wishes. He really helped to make the night amazing.
The food was amazing! Everything that we expected and more! Top notch culinary experience.
The only reason the noise level was high was because of some customers who wanted to be sure that EVERYONE saw them. Really cant fault the establishment for that. Some people just dont know how to act in public.
We will be back! If you are in the Seista Key area, you have to give this place a try. Best Filet and Sea Bass on the Island, hands down.
Jordan, Thanks for making this anniversary dinner a special night!
It takes a great restaurant with superb food offerings (may we suggest the grouper, or any of their veal preparations) and superior staff (be that Tommy, or Ross working the tables, to the several "special" staff handling serving water / bread and clearing the table) to make this a "go to" place that we visit a dozen or so times a year! To say it is a "special" place is an understatement!!
We were at Gabbiano a couple weeks ago and everything was perfect. What made it perfect was the execellent waiter we had. This time we had to wait for our bread 20 minutes, after being served the waiter said he would be back with fresh parmesan cheese but never came back. After 10 minutes I had to get up and go find him. My wife's plate was a veal with some tomato base liquid which was excellent by the way but the plate was brought to the table with the liquid that had spill all around the plate. I would of never presented a plate like that to friends at home. I still would recommend Gabbiano's because of it's excellent food and I hope that the next experience will be to the level we found the first time.
We made reservations to celebrate our daughters 40th birthday. We were greeted with a smile and taken to s great table. Dinner and service was great and a special desert was presented to our daughter. Nice enough for all to share:) we can’t wait to come the next time we are in the area!
It took 4 people over 3 hours to have dinner on a Tuesday night. The waitress was very nice but they were very understaffed. When we finally received our dinners the food came out cold. If you want to waste 3-4 hours on so so food this is the place for you. They need to work on their service!!!
This restaurant is amazing....second time we’ve eaten there in three months....
Service was great an my veal stuffed raviolis topped with bolognaise sauce was to
die for.... dined with four friends an we all loved every bit of our meal!!
Would recommend this restaurant to everyone! 👍
Wait staff was exceptional. Wonderful experience and the food was delicious. Your wine list is fabulous. Lived here almost 50 years and first time eating at your restaurant. We traveled to Italy over the summer and wanted to pretend we were there again. It worked !
Our visit and we will be definitely be back. Our server, David, was outstanding. Wish they used snail bowls instead of bread plates for the sides. Not enough room for the food and it gets cold more quickly. We were not aware that there were different areas for dining. We sat in the patio room, would try a different area next time. Food was great, expansive wine list; even by the glass..
All I can say is WOW! Excellent in every way. Ross took such great care of us. Attentive without being annoying. Food was delivered hot and delicious. Worth the drive! The Truffle Sacchettini was off the chart. My wife and frequently visit Italy and we often set low expectations when eating Italian food stateside. This food was every bit as good with no detail left uncovered.
We were visiting family in the Venice Fla area who have been there before. We had an early reservation and they seated us in the back wine room which was extremely comfortable and romantic. We started with the bruschetta which was very fresh, then had the dover sole which was deboned tableside. The fish was excellent. According to the server, it just arrived that day. So fresh and prepared perfectly. We also had the risotto which was cooked to perfection. The wine list was extensive and had a large range of prices. We will definitely go back every time we visit.
Everything was great! I was annoyed at first because I had told them it was for a special occasion (our anniversary) but then they didn't do anything for it. I don't understand why they even asked if they don't offer anything! Otherwise the food was great and so was the service.
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