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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaghettini” (24 reviews)
“cheesecake” (28 reviews)
“pasta” (41 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
68-170 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sincere service - very Italian. Delicious food. I tried a special dish of the day: pasta with duck stew. It was fantastic.

Thank MayyaSim
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a table of 5, and all had a fantastic meal. The staff were very attentive and the food was excellent. We will definitely be back

Thank MarcR3032
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an interesting dish with chocolate in the pasta. Wine list was really good. Service was a little slow but calm and accommodating. Thanks very much, we'll be back.

Thank nskod0661
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Brilliant food and wonderful service. My husband and I enjoyed every minute of it! We will be back for sure.

Thank rcolarossi
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

They managed to fit us in as a walk-in on a busy Friday evening. Buzzing atmosphere, attentive wait staff, incredible food and a wonderful experience. The cheesecake is incredible!

Thank Kirsty D
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This place is far from cheap. But the quality of food and wine is justifiable. Also special mention to the service. Not only receiving a polite phone call to re-confirm our reservation but the whole dinner service was also faultless.

Thank _blond_bombshell_5
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Excellent as always - great combinations of flavours, textures and techniques. Impressive wine list, attentive but unobtrusive service - works very well to provide a very enjoyable experience !

Thank Neddie911
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here. There is not much on the menu for vegetarians but the quality of what there is is high. The fish options are good too. The staff are helpful and attentive. Dark and intimate décor. Worth a visit.

Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We went here on Wednesday evening and made a booking over the phone and received a call back confirming, which was very nice. I had the pork with pesto and raspberry and it was simply delicious. Fine dining at its best. My son had the...More

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 23 August 2018

A great dining experience. Great luxury and relaxing atmosphere. Food was excellent. Customer service was very good also.

Thank alicegrey2018
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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
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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