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Il Bacaro

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Campbell House,106 Campbell Street | Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Staff was very friendly and nice, even after we showed up at 10 pm. Prices are reasonable considering the high quality of the authentic Italian food and the size of the portions!

1 Thank Peeknockyo
Singapore, Singapore
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319 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

In Georgetown. Reception - warm and friendly Limited wine by the glass, but respectable wine by bottle selection Ambiance - festive ( Saturday night). Seemed to be popular with locals and their guests Food - good sized portions, tasty. Limited vegetarian selection. But still tasty. Service - warm and friendly.

2 Thank Harris J
Penang Island, Malaysia
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129 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

No complaints on the food or the service .... Both were great! Food portion was also ok... Ingredients were fresh and price was also reasonable. Will go back definitely. Nice ambience as well.....recommend for locals and also tourist....

2 Thank CLL10
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

the lamb shank was from frozen. no taste . texture rubbery. just lamb shank n potatoes . thats all. no vegetables. mocha is just like drinking milk .spaghetti was also tasteless. no that difficult to cook spaghetti right?! how come it taste horrible, flat n tasteless. I m not picky on food but this is just too much.

4 Thank Khoo L
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this review

Dear Khoo L, Thank you for taking the time to write yet another review... As I have responded to your other reviews, we had no idea you were in any way unhappy with your meal as you consumed ALL your food and left absolutely nothing on the plates. I find it hard to believe that you and your daughter felt... More 

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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Had lunch there, love the serving of sourdough bread and the cabonara was really good. Panna cota was excellent. Place cozy and staff friendly

1 Thank Eva P
Hobart, Australia
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81 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The waiting staff were very attentive ,the variety on the menu was extensive and the food cooked to perfection.

1 Thank Tassie2011
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this review

Dear Tassie2011 Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate the support and are very happy you enjoyed your experience at IL Bacaro. We introduce new dishes often so we do hope you will be able to visit us again. Warm Regards Nardya Wray More 

George Town, Malaysia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Great place and great food! Authentic Italian pasta and tapas . Great variety pizzas, pasta, tapas and some desserts. Friendly italian guy

3 Thank JasonChuaPiano
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this review

Dear JasonChuaPiano, Thank you for writing a review we are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm Regards from all the Team Nardya Wray More 

Queensland Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Tasty Italian food presented with a smile. If you have trouble choosing what to eat be guided by the well informed and friendly staff. Loved everything we tasted.

1 Thank Lyndal_M
Byron Bay, Australia
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I've been eating at Il Bacaro with my father (we're both italians) to escape for the night from malaysian food. The menu as well as the owner and chef of the place are authentic italians. I ordered a rocket salad and a pizza, both delicious. My father had a pasta and also was pretty good (a bit overcooked for italian... More 

1 Thank billymars85
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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131 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We had dinner here on two occasions during our recent 8 day stay in Georgetown. On the first visit we chose a pizza and thoroughly enjoyed it. On our second visit we had intended to have a meat based dish but we were seduced by the thought of another good pizza and succumbed. The food on neighbouring tables looked very... More 

1 Thank MumtoScruffy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Pizza, Italian, European, Mediterranean
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 042618290
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?