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Cafe Gabbiano

5104 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key Village, Sarasota, FL 34242-1637
+1 941-349-1423
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5104 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key Village, Sarasota, FL 34242-1637
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This local Italian restaurant is quite good. The service staff are friendly and professional, the chef is has a good feel for simplicity yet balanced flavours. Very well done. This little Key, Siesta Key really needs an above average restaurant like this one, among its...More

Thank Altrips
Reviewed 5 days ago

While visiting Siesta Key for the first time the week of October 8th, 2017 we came upon a local advertisement for Eat Like A Local dining guide. Cafe Gabbiano offered a 3 course dining menu for $29.00pp. We began our dining experience in the back...More

Thank ackchef13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great impromptu date night for my husband and I on Siesta Key. I had the truffle tasting menu, and it was wonderful. Cheese course was fabulous, truffle sacchetini was good but I wish the pasta filling had been more flavorful. The sauce was also mostly...More

Thank Flroadwarrior1414
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to Cafe Gabbiano and it most definitely will not be the last. Jordan was our fantastic waiter and provided us with a perfect red wine to go with a delicious meal. No rushing here; come and have a dining experience. Veal Marsala and...More

Thank Karen W
Marc G, Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing with us, Karen! Im so happy to hear that Jordan took great care of you and you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We introduced our friends to Café Gabbiano with an early dinner arriving shortly after the restaurant opened. We went to the bar in the patio area and had a wonderful time talking with our bartender and enjoying Bruschetta with fresh, fresh tomatoes and Calamari Fritti...More

Thank Ruth A
Marc G, Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving us this great review, Ruth! Im so happy to hear that your group enjoyed their visit and that we were able to salvage the evening with the candles! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for our Anniversary dinner. Our waitress Nora was awesome. In celebration of our anniversary she first brought us out peach bellini's She was very helpful with the menu and our dinner choices. We both had veal for dinner. The veal was so tender,...More

Thank shick66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were visiting Siesta Key for an anniversary trip/yearly vacation. We always like to try new restaurants out when we travel. We decided to see what Groupon had to offer for restaurants and found this gem of a place. When you try...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Perfect Italian restaurant for all your needs. Food is tasty and environment is comfortable. Small wine cellar seating is romantic. My favorite is the seating in the room garden. They also can accommodate small parties.

Thank elizabeth128i
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Came here on a Sunday evening after 8pm for dinner. Setting is nice, parking was not a problem. The waiter was helpful with the menu but after that was hard to catch...maybe because we didn't order liquor? The entree was fabulous; the appetizer bruschetta was...More

Thank Bonnie B
Marc G, Manager at Cafe Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, Bonnie. I am sorry to hear that our service let you down. I will be sure to share this with our team so we can do much better next time. Im happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I've never posted a review and felt the need to. Everything was awesome.. from the bread to the cheese/ meat app to the veal ravioli and veal scallopini.. nothing disappointed. DEFINITELY worth checking out!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5104 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key Village, Sarasota, FL 34242-1637
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-349-1423
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Cafe Gabbiano is the best Italian fine dining experience on Siesta Key! We invite you to enjoy our carefully prepared authentic Italian cuisine and a world class selection of wine.
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