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Il Bacaro

Campbell House,106 Campbell Street | Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 4-261 8290
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“gnocchi” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (64 reviews)
“rocket salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Campbell House,106 Campbell Street | Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

It was not good this evening: the rumpsteak was too cold, the pizza too soft. No excuses, not helping to solve anything. Take care, there is an extra charge of 10% service and 6% GST on the bill.More

Thank jjssbb
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2016

Dear jjssbb, I am sorry you have had to go to all the trouble of opening a TA account to post your first review about our restaurant being "Not Good". I am sure that if you had visited our restaurant and if you had been...More

Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Unexpectedly stumbled across this restaurant as we we rushing around Georgetown. My husband and I both ordered pizza. I had the buffalo mozzarella pizza and it is honestly one of the best pizzas I have eaten outside of Italy. The restaurant has 3 Italian chefs...More

Thank Hayleyandstevan
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2016

Dear Hayleyandsteven, Thank you so much for the wonderful review, we really appreciate your positive comments and high praise of our pizzas! Our chefs really do work hard on trying to create that authentic Italian experience which of course is not always easy in this...More

Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Some friends and I went for dinner to celebrate someone's birthday. The antipasto was delicious, but the other 3 mains we ordered were below average (fish, ravioli & squid ink spaghetti). Their dessert, Tiramisu, was absolutely brilliant ~ not to be missed! I must mention...More

Thank Kim K
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2016

Dear Kim K, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at IL Bacaro, we value all feedback both positive and negative and try to act on comments to improve. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening...More

Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with the husband here. The service was friendly and very attentive. We ordered pasta bolognese, grilled salad and inferno black based pizza. It took a little while to come out but it was completely worth the wait. The pizza and pasta was so...More

Thank Angela C
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

Dear Angela C, We are very happy to read that you and your husband enjoyed your meal at IL Bacaro and we thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our Chefs cook the food to order, so apologies if it took a...More

Reviewed October 16, 2016

We went to Penang because we had heard so many great things about the food. After two days we were completely disappointed. The truth is most food in Penang is average at best. While we were walking around one day it started to rain heavily...More

Thank Alex_Jing_Alan
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

Dear Alex_Jing_Alan, Thank you so much for the wonderful review, and we thank the art store owner that recommended you too! It's a shame that you were not impressed with some of the food that Penang has to offer there are some true gems and...More

Reviewed October 16, 2016

It was lovely dining in a peaceful place with soft lighting and attentive service. I went with a group of friends, we each chose something different and everything was rated delicious and perfectly cooked. I chose baked fish with capers which was excellent - in...More

Thank viajulia
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

Dear Viajulia, What a lovely review! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback and we are happy that you and your friends all enjoyed the meal and ambience at IL Bacaro. We do hope we can welcome you again...More

Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We as europeans know what good food is and know a lot about italian food and style. This italian restaurant had it all. Charm, good food, friendly nice staff, good wines,..

Thank BartFromWaregem
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

Dear BartFromWaregen, Thank you for appreciating all that we do at IL Bacaro, a very BIG THANKYOU! Kind Regards Nardya & IL Bacaro Team

Reviewed October 13, 2016

Whilst looking for a nice place for dinner on our last night in Penang, we settled on this Italian restaurant as it had some good reviews and wasn’t too far from our hotel. The menu had all the traditional Italian dishes you would expect to...More

Thank AttentiveTraveller
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2016

Dear AttentiveTraveller, Thank you for choosing IL Bacaro for your last supper in Penang and writing such a lovely review; we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your meal. We have passed on your comments to the Chef, its always good for morale as...More

Reviewed October 11, 2016

Table for two, expect for poor service if you're local asian.Went there last month, "the boss" didnt entertainment us but the rest of western. Foods was average and ambient just okay. Service is really bad. Better options out there defiantlyMore

2  Thank Joshua L
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2016

Dear Joshua L, We are very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience at IL Bacaro and chose to express this in your first ever review on TripAdvisor. We take all comments good or bad very seriously, however to be able to act...More

Reviewed October 9, 2016

The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere and serves delicious and authentic Italian meals. We enjoyed a dinner of handmade pasta with Bolognese sauce and penne with a spicy sauce.More

Thank JPSWashington_DC
CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Il Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2016

Dear JPSWashington_DC Thank you for dining at IL Bacaro, and taking the time to write about your experience. We thank you very much for your high praise and appreciation of the food and do hope you will visit us again. Kindest Regards Nardya, Roberto &...More

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Ben H
March 10, 2017|
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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

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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
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Description
IL Bacaro is a cosy authentic Italian restaurant found within the heritage boutique hotel Campbell House. We are Pork Free, open from 8am -11pm serving coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails and ever changing Chef Special’s. Recommendations to try include “Cicchetti” small sharing dishes typical of Venice, Pizza, Antipasti Platter with imported cold cuts and cheese, plus T-Bone steak cooked to order, homemade pasta and fantastic fresh fish. A selection of imported Italian wine from the Veneto and Tuscany regions are now available, grapes include Refosco, Chianti, Malbec, Shiraz. Open for over 6 years it is a favorite with locals, expats and tourists.
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