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Il Bacaro

Campbell House,106 Campbell Street | Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 4-261 8290
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (53 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Campbell House,106 Campbell Street | Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and excellent service. We had a divine pasta and excellent beef tenderloin. Not cheap, but a great variation on the usual Asian food. We really enjoyed our dinner, it matches the very high standards set by the Campbell House hotel.

Thank Jasper K
CAMPBELLHSE, Front Office Manager at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jasper, Thank you very much for a very nice review. We are glad that you enjoyed your dinner and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

sitting in Venice! Very authentic Italian food. We had Salad which was very fresh, Scoglio as a starter which was excellent! T-bone steak fantastic, Pizza thin and tasty! The service was first class! We come back!

Thank Susangermany
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Susangermany, Thank you so much we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our little taste of Italy in Georgetown! We look forward to welcome you back for more... Grazie Mille! Roberto, Nardya & IL Bacaro Team

Reviewed May 18, 2017

I really love their tiramisu ice cream and tiramisu cake! Love it! Must not miss it because it is one of the best in PenangMore

1  Thank flavoursomejourney
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear flavoursomejourney, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Tiramisu, it is my mother's recipe so we are glad to hear you enjoyed it! Please come back and try some other homemade desserts and food we have on offer if...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

such a great tasting authentic Italian food .it is amazing you feel that you are in Palermo in the middle of George town in Penang . Great service and fab Italian food . Go there and enjoy .

2  Thank charlesnyc303
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear charlesnyc303, Wow thank you so much for the wonderful review and appreciation of what we do here at IL Bacaro we truly are grateful for the support! Looking forward to welcome you back. Warmest Regards Roberto & IL Bacaro Team

Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Loved the classic setting of the place. The service was good . Pasta was great. Loved the pannacota and gnocchi.More

2  Thank Aznita N
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2017

Dear Aznita N Thank you for dining at IL Bacaro, we are very thankful for your wonderful review, and are really pleased to read you enjoyed the setting, service and food! We do hope to welcome you back again soon. Kindest Regards Nardya, Roberto &...More

Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Called to check if kitchen would still be opened by 2:30pm & to make reservation. The girl who answered my call was impatient & rather dismissing. I proceeded to try it out anyway. The staff members who seated & served me were good. To my...More

1  Thank TyngPC
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Walked around Georgetown spent days eating the local food( wonderful flavoursome and cheap) Turned corner into Lebuh Campbell and there is Il Bacaro . Great Italian diversity from Penang flavours and a small respite from the thunderstorms and humidity. recommend for its Genuine Italian feel...More

1  Thank richo15c
CAMPBELLHSE, Manager at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Dear richo15c Thank you so much for the review! Its been a rainy & stormy month... we are glad we were able to offer some shelter, good food & Italian hospitality to you while in Georgetown. Grazie! From all team at IL Bacaro

Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

I had heard so much about this restaurant and after several visits to Penang finally had the time to dine there. It was mediocre, and wasn't the special Italian experience I was expecting. I wonder if the chef has changed because the reviews from several...More

Thank NJH2014325
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Recently revisited with a friend, following two previous disappointing visits a couple of years ago, after being told this Italian restaurant had improved. The decor is the same, neutral and sober without any frills. The restaurant is in the ground floor of The Campbell House,...More

1  Thank Christine F
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Dear Christine F, Thank you for your review, we are glad you decided to give us another try...and overall enjoyed your experience. Running a business is always tough and as a "foreign" restaurant in Penang we always seem to have much harsher criticism then others,...More

Reviewed April 14, 2017

It was our hotel who recommended Il Bacaro for a nice Italian diner in town. The cream colored building on the corner of Campbell Street with colonial blinds looks gorgeous from outside. When we entered the restaurant we were a bit disappointed. The interior consists...More

Thank rafharold
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Ben H
Hi. Does this restaurant do takeaway pizza, or is it more of a sit down meal kind of place?
March 10, 2017|
Response from CAMPBELLHSE | Property representative |
Hi, Ben! You may opt to have the pizza at the restaurant or you may have it takeaway too.
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Restaurant Details

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Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Campbell House,106 Campbell Street | Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island
  • Phone Number: +60 4-261 8290
A cozy family run Italian restaurant located within the Heritage building of Campbell House Hotel. Offering breakfast, lunch, happy hour, dinner, Wines, drinks & coffee.
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