The Mei Family’s culinary beginnings started in Rome, Italy with a successful restaurant “Trattoria Mei” located in Trastivere~1500
The Mei’s opened the first Northern Italian Restaurant in Manhattan “Fontana di Trevi” on West 57th Street in New York City and Roma Di Notte on East 55th Street.1952
Roberto Mei established Café Baci in Sarasota. Roberto, with his talent, imagination and all the right ingredients has won the respect of residents and visitors to this city ever since.1991
Café Baci, continues to strive to perfectly recreate the full Italian experience. From the moment you walk through our door, you sense the difference and you feel the culture. The atmosphere here is enchanting and peaceful, the Italian cuisine reminiscent of that created by some of the greatest Italian Chefs.