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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesecake” (25 reviews)
“pasta” (34 reviews)
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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 1 week ago via mobile

A business lunch suggested by a friend. Superb service from start to finish. Excellent fresh ingredients was an invious highlight to the senses. A hidden gem!

Thank Lars O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first restaurant in Melbourne and it was OK, but on retrospect it is at best on average but usually less than the high quality Melbourne quinine. If you are not local and looking for excellent Italian food there are better options

Thank Shamirraanan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked in without a booking and the friendly waiter seated me at the bar. The food and service was as one might expect - high attention to detail, the wine by the glass selection was enough. I had the wagyu carpaccio and asparagus risotto....More

Thank Brsakiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top quality food restaurant Service very good and professional Menus are small like top class restaurants do it, few things very fresh and tasty

Thank LucioMassimo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the service was great & timely, the food was well presented and very good and the atmosphere was very good for dinner with friends.

Thank wanderer6149
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers a wonderful food experience Great selection of wine and really high quality food served Very professional service A little bit expensive but reasonable for the level offered

Thank Daniel Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue today for a simple lunch with outstanding food and service. What an easy venue, nothing was a trouble with waiter and food was excellent. Most certainly will be back

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Our favourite for 16 years. Never fails to deliver with beautifully prepared, thoughtful dishes and attentive, efficient staff. Love your work!

Thank peppersnaps
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Took my partner here for his birthday lunch. Great service & good food (pasta a bit too salty). Price came to $156 for 2 which is quite expensive & I regret not tipping the great waiter! 4.2/5

Thank LC888
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Nicest pizza I have had in quite awhile. A number of varieties of pizza to chose from. Good serving size. Might have been a bit expensive for the size of the serve. Fast and friendly service.

Thank Pat C
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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12 July 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 6778
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