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“A return from a few years ago !”

Il Bacaro Cucina e Bar
Ranked #14 of 4,618 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 0 - USD 34
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Reviewed 17 February 2017

What a lovely visit after a few years ,Arrived to be given a great little table out of everybody's way .And a very friendly waiter explained the specials for the night ,We started with Zucchini flowers filled with mint ,ricotta,and pistachio.and Wagyu carpaccio dill mayonnaise,pickled radish,white anchovy and pink peppercorn ,.Both dishes were absolutely stunning .Followed by Pappardelle. Goat rag'u porcini, broad beans and truffled pecorino .Spaghettini ,Moreton bay bugs ,garlic,chilli and rocket .both dishes just out of this world. .Followed by Honey poached pear ,which was recommended by the waiter .A great meal and will return .

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visiting Melbourne for the second time in six months, but this was our first visit here, and it was worth it. An intimate and well appointed restaurant that feels very comfortable. The carpaccio was beautifully done and a great starter. I had agnolotti for main and my partner had the Moreton bay bugs, which were both great meals. The service was excellent and our waiter very attentive and softy spoken. This place actually has a very good wine list, but unfortunately my partner doesn't drink and I wouldn't drink a bottle by myself, however it is there if you like good wines with your food.

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lovely place for a romantic dinner. It is expensive, but the food and service are the best. All dishes looked amazing and tasted delicious. Some main dishes can be ordered in 2 sizes: small and regular. Do not go for small as small is very small and you will be left hungry. Moreton Bay Bugs pasta was really good, it is their signature dish and it did not disappoint. Expect to spend at least $200 for 2 people.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Intimate restaurant in CBD. Food style from the Veneto. Go to dishes are the Moreton Bay bugs / spaghettini and pork 'rotolo'. Good wine list. Attentive but not intrusive wait staff.

Thank GrazieOz
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

For my birthday dinner my husband took me to Italian which I love we had risotto wow saffron, scallops, prosciutto, pine nuts, delicious!!! Dessert poached pear and finished with espresso and limoncello! Best meal even! Attended by Italian waiters speaking in Italian and English. Wonderful dinner! Would definitely go there again.

Thank Kburnsie
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