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Il Bacaro Cucina e Bar

68-170 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 6778
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“suckling pork” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
68-170 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I come twice a year to Melbourne and every time I come to this restaurant. Last night I went with my daughter for her 15th birthday. Everything about this place is amazing. The atmosphere is perfect, it’s warm and cosy, the lighting is complimenting and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I had such a great dining experience here during our stay in Melbourne. This restaurant was a recommendation by one of the staffs from the hotel we stayed in. Melbourne have such great culinary culture and it always great to be surprised...More

Thank nhidayahm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic restaurant in heart of Melbourne serving great Italian cuisine. I've never had a bad meal there. It is a bit on the expensive side but when friends and family visit I always organise a meal. Really enjoyable experience.

Thank OdinsSkald
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have dinner 2 days ago at Il Bacaro. The antipasto (Fiori di zucchini) was not amazing, but the main course - Maltagliati di polenta taragna with coniglio) - was absolutely memorable! Definitely worth to be visited, especially for a business dinner or a special...More

Thank tatobryan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Melbourne and choosing restaurants is very difficult given the wonderful range of opportunities. Il Bacaro provide a city central venue that had atmosphere, a delightful menu and a great wine list. Had a superb scallop ravioli after some Ceduna oysters with mandarin juice accompaniment....More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I liked the cosy look of the place do we just dropped in on spec. From the moment we entered the service was polished without being intrusive. Fine wine list and an authentic if short menu. The shared salumi were excellent -...More

Thank MickB53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great experience for dinner. Great luxury subtle atmosphere. Food is excellent. Customer service is very good.

2  Thank XMOS69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here on a Saturday night, they called in the afternoon to confirm our booking. They managed to squeeze us in on a time limit of 6pm - 8pm, which was fine by us. Sincere warm welcome by all staff who we came across walking...More

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Random pick for dinner based on TripAdvisor selection , warm welcome , drink at bar before dinner , seated and tonight's selections explained , meals delivered in good time , suitable break between entree and main meal , excellent service , meals very good ,...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

5 stars! My husband and I came in lastnight and it was like walking into a house in Italy!. We had a warm welcome from Robert who treated us like old friends rather than customers. We had the spaghettino which was amazing. The staff were...More

Thank monicaklein172
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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12 July 2015|
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Response from Julimanda | Reviewed this property |
It's a shame you had this experience. Like Johndeer05,I've been to this restaurant more than 10 times and not once experienced a bad meal or service. At the same token, I don't think any one restaurant can please 100% of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68-170 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 6778
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