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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday

My sister and I had a lovely evening in this wonderful resaurant. We are not by any means well versed in all things associated with wine, and were mostly looking forward to the food aspect of the establishment. I was concerned as we were not...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with my wife, the food was terrific- melt in your mouth calamari, duck (a little tough, very good flavor) scallops and red emperor fish. Service was very good, the only minor negative is the tables are very close together. Outstanding wine...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here for dinner here last week and the food was fantastic! I had the spaghettini which was cooked to perfection (very generous with portion size and Morton Bay bugs) and cheese cake for dessert which was outstanding! The wine at this restaurant is...More

Thank Millie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to this restaurant three times now (business lunches) and I can't fault it. The waiting staff are attentive and professional and the food is absolutely fabulous. If you're looking for an intimate restaurant with a terrific menu, you can't go wrong with Il...More

Thank Natstar26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff here really know their stuff. Authentic dishes and interesting and different specials. Always ask about the specials. I found the entree pasta to be the right size for lunch, my husband enjoyed his special pasta too. Great portion sizes and just enough sauce. Price...More

Thank Cathball1979
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Perfect food Great service and lovely atmosphere So nice to go somewhere with a business colleague and be able to hear each other and have a great conversation.

Thank JanetL L
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We visited Il Bacaro on Friday evening last, my second visit to this restaurant during that week. On arrival, we received an extremely warm welcome from Robert. Seated at the table, we sought the advise of the sommelier (Jay) as to our wine choice, his...More

Thank Brendan D
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

This special small Italian hatted restaurant in the cute Flinders lane always serves special and tasty food along with good service . Food is always beautifully presented and cooked with a good menu range with good seasonal specials . Restaurant has a nice feel about...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Visited Il Bacaro with some friends recently, after a gap of a couple of years. Don't know why, but our friends seem to prefer the Southbank restaurants, but this time it was our choice and we were not disappointed. It's a small restaurant so reservations...More

1  Thank Aussie-Traveller3121
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We were fortunate to get a booking at late notice, all food was cooked to perfection, nice selection, attentive staff, atmosphere was cosy and intimate.

1  Thank marie-antoinette-adl
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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July 12, 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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 6778
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