We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Bacaro Cucina e Bar

Is this your business?
68-170 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 6778
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spaghettini” (25 reviews)
“cheesecake” (27 reviews)
“pasta” (37 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
68-170 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (381)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 369 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Couldn’t fault this place. Typical Melbourne good style and quality..yummy. We dropped in For an early meal after the football. Wine list is also very good great share plates

Thank hungry c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I absolutely love this place. Was recommended on Tripadvisor and was not disappointed. Every dish and wine to accompany was perfect. I will definitely brining more friends and family here in the near future.

Thank Thankyou_DKTours
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled into the restaurant while walking around, then realized what a true gem it was. Even affirmed by colleagues on Monday morning in the office. As out of town visitors, we were welcomed with open arms. From first entry to each step of dinner, the...More

Thank wood7indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasing fare and delight on the palate. Staff friendly and welcoming. Good wine selections. Will be back.

Thank alexalexmayers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great quality Italian food in Little Collins Street! Have walked past this place many times & decided tonight we would check it out! We were not disappointed! We enjoyed mains of Risotto and Ravioli. Indulged in dessert of Chocolate Fondant and Cheesecake! All delicious! Although...More

Thank ShopperChick123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon the place as we were wandering down Little Collins st. Had seen it here over the years but this time we decided to give it a go. For us it was a highlight of our stay in Melbourne. Great food, ( pasta and...More

Thank philljan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dishes are nicely described but very average on the palate. Casual business atmosphere. Good wine selection including some half bottles.

Thank Giuseppe D
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Great service, knowledgeable staff, this place really is first rate. It’s just really good food. Authentic Vento.

1  Thank JoeHarperAFC
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Excellent food, charming service and ambiance. I've been going for maybe 20 years and never been disappointed.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

An intimate, cozy resturant with warmth and excellent table service. The menu offers a variety of foods from homemade special pastas with a contemporary twist of flavors to well cooked, quality steak. The desserts also left a fizzle in the mouth with simple but delicious...More

Thank relaxhols
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 162 hotels in Melbourne
QT Melbourne
1,071 reviews
.06 km away
The Victoria Hotel
2,394 reviews
.11 km away
The Carlton Club
41 reviews
.11 km away
Quest on Bourke
666 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Restaurants
814 reviews
.04 km away
155 reviews
.05 km away
Gin Palace
204 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
City Circle Tram
14,868 reviews
.10 km away
St Michael's Church
49 reviews
.07 km away
Scots Church
39 reviews
.08 km away
The Athenaeum Theatre
23 reviews
.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing