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All 937 Penang Island Restaurants

Il Bacaro

Campbell House,106 Campbell Street | Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+6042618290
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Ranked #36 of 937 Restaurants in Penang Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $66
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Copenhagen
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Tried this restaurant when staying at Campbell house. The food was fine and good quality, but it was nothing special compared to other Italian restaurant we have visited. Prices are a little high compared to Penang prices.

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Hong Kong
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Excellent and authentic Italian food. Great service, beautiful ambience, reasonably priced! I have found my new favourite restaurant in Penang. The owners seem to be present all time and make a great effort to satisfy all guests. Nice location at "Rolex junction".

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Maryborough, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This beautiful restaurant is situated on the ground floor of Campbell House in Campbell Street, Georgetown. As we were staying at Campbell House we dined there. Beautifully cooked fresh food. Their meat is imported from New Zealand. Their seafood is wonderful. Friday nights are busy so it would be advisable to book.

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Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Last night I decided to pay a visit to this restaurant since I pass through it everyday during my stay in Penang. I had fettuccine carbonara which was a tad dry and tasted average. I am a spaghetti lover and I find spaghetti average. Not worth the price I would say as I have tasted better ones at a lower... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Only had 4 nights in Georgetown and ate here twice it was so good! Staff are fantastic and food delicious. We had the tomato bruschetta, rocket, blue cheese and walnut salad and Siciliana pizza (olives, mozzarella, capers and chilli flakes) to share. Followed by the Mount Etna (aka chocolate lava cake) with chilli ice cream also to share. Everything was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stumbled on this establishment whilst exploring Georgetown and decided to have dinner that night. We enjoyed it so much we returned three nights later to have our final dinner there. On entering the second time the owner smiled and offered 'your usual table", the waiter asked "the same wine?" It was just such a charming atmosphere, the staff were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We regularly visit this quaint restaurant, housed within the more prestigious Campbell House. We will have to put pen to paper on the consistent quality of the meals here. The range of their Italian creations just gets better and better. Whether it is pasta or, a juicy beef steak, the taste never fails. Also, you will leave satisfied most of... More

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Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

One of the few restaurant in Penang that serves authentic Italian Food. Food is excellent, portion is just nice and not too pricey. Parking is a problem though as it is smack right in the middle of Georgetown.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Staff were great, food was actually amazing and the price was also unbelievable for the quality and portion sizes. All the staff were very friendly and chatty, very attentive and makes the vibe very comfortable. Whole experience was excellent. One thing you must have is their famous 'chocolate mount Edna dessert' - literally the nicest desert I've ever had. Will... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed with Antonio and Nardya at Campbell House- great place to stay, and now we have dined at Il Bacaro It's a great place to escape the frenetic pace of Penang and to luxuriate in a little continental relaxation. The Gnocchi are little pillows of cloud on a great sauce. The lamb shanks just melt in your mouth.... More

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