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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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68-170 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank alicegrey2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going here for more than a decade and it never disappoints. The food is fantastic and the service is a delight. All topped off which some French champagne it is a great meal

Thank infernopromo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This institution does not disappoint. The service was a bit hit and miss but the food is superb. We had calamari, oysters and spaghetti marinara. Can’t fault the meal. There are two sittings 6 to 8pm and so you get a bit rushed. 2 hours...More

Thank TamE14
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

For 20 years we have come to this restaurant and it’s still superb..great atmosphere , terrific food and really nice staff

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I'm always a bit 'reluctant to go to Italian restaurants in countries of Anglo-Saxon culture .. but having eaten well in Sydney and since my husband wanted to eat Italian so we accommodated ... let's just say immediately that already from the name of the...More

4  Thank Alicecooper88
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Our experience was wonderful from the moment we entered. Our waiter was outstanding and ensured our evening was superb. The food was delicious and we will certainly return. Thank you.

Thank JennyW3535
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A small place, full of people, with a well-curated menu. Delicious and authentic Italian food, with a bit of an Aussie twist. Very efficient service from a friendly staff (special kudos to Emanuele). Homemade pasta and desserts, and a cosmopolitan wine list.

Thank Susan A
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13 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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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