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Sabio on Main

501 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6601
+1 925-800-3090
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (18 reviews)
“quail egg” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Spanish, Asian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
501 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6601
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Sabio on Main
1. Happiest Happy Hour
"office Happy Hour followed by Dinner - good food - good atmosphere"
Danny D
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2. East Bay's Best Brunch
" Brunch on the weekend is a full treat with excellent dishes."
joyce925
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3. Elevated Tapas
"the menu is several cuts above your standard (or traditional) tapas"
Daryl
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1 - 10 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 7 September 2017

this is not a typical tapas place; the tapas are an excellent blend of asian and western european cusine. If haute cusine applies to tapas, this is it. The wine selection is over the top. It's very pricey but just an excellent venue.

Thank matthewc100
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The Tapas are wonderful - the drinks are good / wine list lots of good choices of wines by the glass or bottle. Service and ambiance make for a most pleasant evening. Our group thought he Pork belly and lamb sausage tapas were great. There...More

Thank Double64Double
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Came here earlier this week for an office Happy Hour followed by Dinner - good food - good atmosphere - will be back

Thank Danny D
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the place with a large party of 8, half of them - kiddos, for brunch. Although we came in close to their kitchen cut-off time, they gave us plenty of extra time. The tapas were awesome, their custom drinks - also great. We...More

1  Thank Andrey D
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Two things attracted us to this restaurant: 1) we really like great tapas and 2) Sabio posted a really enticing Mothers' Day Prix Fixe menu. Everything about this restaurant exceeded expectations (and that happens very rarely with me). First, the ambiance is great - tables...More

Thank paladinsf
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Sabio serves in a tapas style, with smaller dishes to be shared. However, the menu is several cuts above your standard (or traditional) tapas offerings. The taste pairings in each dish are very imaginative. The beet salad was exceptional as were the twice baked potatoes...More

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was our first visit to this restaurant. The service started poorly with a more than 20 minute wait for our bar order to arrive but it went uphill quickly. Our server was quite knowledgeable about the menu. Our appetizers were nothing special but the...More

Thank troutbum2
Jim M, Owner at Sabio on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks so much for providing a very thoughtful and constructive review. I'm sorry your experience didn't meet the standards we set for ourselves. We continue to evolve Sabio on Main based on valuable feedback like yours, and take your input seriously. I do hope you...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017

My wife and i had lunch at Sabio the other day. The food was excellent, everything we had was awesome. The service was top notch! This is one of the top 3 restaurants in Pleasanton. Did I mention bottomless Sangria... Hidden gem worth trying, you...More

Thank yanks721
Jim M, Owner at Sabio on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks! Sounds like you had brunch with us - glad you enjoyed it, and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was good, the wine was mid-range and the service was OK. BUT, this place is terribly expensive. The bill with for two, with two glasses of their cheapest wine ($11 for a small pour), was $150.00. These are high-end San Francisco prices prices....More

Thank Checkemout
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

What a nice place! Three of us decided to have brunch there on Sunday. We ordered five different tapas dishes. Each was unique and perfect. The waiter was attentive. We got fresh cutlery for the entrees. They have over two dozen single malts! Im going...More

Thank SKG109
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Main St, Pleasanton, CA 94566-6601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tri-Valley  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: +1 925-800-3090
  • E-mail
Description
Globally inspired small plates crafted with locally sourced, organic and sustainably grown ingredients from Executive Chef & Partner Francis X. Hogan. A Wine Spectator award winning wine list and imaginative cocktails perfectly complement the inspired dishes. In the heart of historic downtown Pleasanton, the interior reflects a modern European feeling with an expansive wine wall and open kitchen surrounded by warm, Spanish themed tiles.
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