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Good taste never goes out of style 

It was a wise person who once commented that good taste never goes out of style and so it is with Il Bacaro.
For twenty-five years, Il Bacaro has delivered the quintessential Melbourne dining experience on Little Collins Street, with its combination of exceptional food and wine, Venetian good looks and warm, professional service.

ENTREES
 

Ostriche al naturale $5 ea

Seasonal oysters

Tortino al pocorino, noce, fave, tartufo $26

Pecorino and truffle bake, walnut biscuit, asparagus, broad beans, tapioca

Calamari St. Andrea $29

Shallow fried calamari, rocket, balsamic dressing

Crudo di frutti di mare $72

Red prawn, king fish, tuna, oysters, scallop, roe, candied orange, caper leaf, cucumber granita

Tartare di manzo, granita, piselli, pepe $28

Beef tartare, pea granita, green pea oil, fresh peas, mountain pepper and kefir milk

Medaglione di cervo, ciliegia, cavolofiore, ravanello $29

Venison loin, balsamic glaze cherries, cauliflower pure, wild onions, black garlic, radish
 

PASTA E RISOTTO

Spaghettini, cicale di mare, aglio, “olio visadi”, rucola $45

Spaghettini, Moreton Bay bugs, “olio visadi”, garlic, chilli, rocket

Cappellacci al crema di limone, coniglio, pinoli $39

Lemon curd cappellacci, rabbit ragu, pine nut crumble

Pappardelle, caprett0, cecci, provolone $39

Pappardelle, goat ragu, parsley pesto, chickpea chips, provolone dolce

Risotto al pomodoro, foglia d’argento, stracchino $38

Risotto, heirloom tomato, candied green tomato, silver leaf, stracchino

SECONDI
 

Anatra al forno, pesca, pistacchio, fegato, orzo $48

Duck breast, charred peach puree, pistachio meringue, black barley, liver parfait

Maialino al forno, lampone, prugna, funghi $48

Suckling pig, raspberry granita, plum gel, morel mushroom, blood soil

Bistecca, ravanelli e rafano $49

300g Wagyu rump, radish, horseradish powder, seeded mustard

Pesce merluzzo, anguria, finocchio, citriolo, aneto $49

Poached cod, watermelon consommé, pickled cucumber, fennel, dill, elderflower

CONTORNI
 

Patate al forno, rosmarino $12

Potatoes, clarified butter, rosemary

Asparagi, tuorlo, stracciatella $16

Grilled asparagus, egg yolk bottarga, stracciatella

Insalata mista, pera, noce e mostarda $16

Mixed leaf salad, pear, walnut, mustard dressing

 

DOLCI & FORMAGGI
 

Panna cotta alla camomilla, miele e albicocca $23

Honey and chamomile panna cotta, apricot, chamomile flower, honeycomb

Torta di formaggio e nettare di agave, sorbetto al mirtillo, zucchero filato $24

Agave nectar cheesecake, crystallised violet, crème fraiche, pop rocks, blueberry sorbet, fairy floss

Baba al limoncello, semifreddo, cioccolato, meringa $23

Limoncello baba, lemon verbena oil, mascarpone semifreddo, white chocolate, lemon meringue

Formaggi del giorno $17 ea

Cheese, served with crackers, jam and honey

15% surcharge applies on public holidays

by Il Bacaro