Baci | Pizza Pasta Gelati | Crown Melbourne
Authentic Italian pasta, pizza & gelati riverside at Crown. Coffee, desserts, family-friendly meals, or a drink at the bar any time of day or night
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to Baci

Authentic Italian,
with something for everyone

Taste authentic Italian pasta, pizza and more at Baci, part of Crown since 1997. Our family welcomes yours to share our indoor/outdoor river views, any time of day or night, while enjoying great coffee, dessert, biscotti, family-friendly meals, or just a drink at the bar. Kids of all ages love our artisan gelato selection.

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Food & Drinks

A menu you’ll love

Continental Breakfast

Toast 2 slices (sourdough, multigrain, or turkish) with butter and jam or honey—$8.9 V
Raisin toast 2 slices with butter and jam or honey—$9.5 V
French toast 2 slices with strawberries, whipped cream and maple syrup—$15.9 add vanilla ice-cream—$3.9
Banana bread grilled banana bread served with fruit and yoghurt—$15.9 V
Croissant plain—$6.5 V —with ham, cheese, tomato—$9.9
Fruit salad seasonal fresh fruits—$10.9 V GF—with yoghurt and honey—$14.9 V
Pancakes buttermilk pancakes (2 per serve) with whipped cream & maple syrup—$17.9 add mixed berry compote—$4 add ice-cream—$3.9
Muesli with fruit and yoghurt—$15.5 V GF

Uova / Eggs

Eggs as you like 2 eggs poached, scrambled, sunny side up or over easy on sourdough toast—$15.9 V
Eggs Benedict 2 poached eggs with ham and Hollandaise sauce on sourdough toast—$19.9
Eggs Florentine 2 poached eggs with wilted spinach and Hollandaise sauce on sourdough toast—$19.9 V
Eggs salmon 2 poached eggs with smoked salmon and Hollandaise sauce on sourdough toast—$21.9
Baci King Breakfast 2 eggs with bacon, sausages, tomato, mushroom, spinach on sourdough toast—$23.9
Vegetarian breakfast 2 eggs with avocado, tomato, mushrooms, spinach, baked beans on sourdough toast
—$23.9 V
Smashed Avocado mint, lemon & fetta on multigrain toast—$19.9 V
Vegetarian Omelette with mushroom, tomato, tasty cheese and spinach on sourdough toast—$20.9 V
Omelette with leg ham, tomato, tasty cheese and spinach on sourdough toast—$20.9
Egg & Bacon Toasted Panini 2 fried eggs with bacon, spinach and tomato in a closed toasted Turkish bread sandwich—$18.9


Mashed avocado, roasted tomato, mushrooms, spinach—$5.5 each
Bacon, baked beans—$5.9 each
Smoked Salmon—$7 each
Extra Egg—$3 each

All breakfast meals can also be served on multigrain or Turkish bread, please ask your waiter.
Gluten free bread available—add $2

Assiggi / Appetisers

Focaccia sea salt, garlic, rosemary, olive oil—$17 V
Bruschetta Italian trio of flavours—cherry tomatoes, basil pesto, soft cheese fondue—with extra virgin olive oil, Balsamic reduction—$21 V
Calamari fritti sea salt and pepper calamari on a bed of rocket and radicchio salad with lemon and aioli—$25
Arancini trio of slow cooked arborio rice balls: bolognese and green peas; spinach and mozzarella; mushroom and tallegio—$24
Meat balls veal, pork and beef meat balls cooked in rich tomato sugo served with fresh homemade bread—$24
Antipasto Italiano selection of sliced Italian meats with marinated olives and roasted vegetables (serves 2)—$37
Caprese salad vine ripened truss tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil, extra virgin oil and balsamic—$24 V GF

Leggeri / Light meals

Steak sandwich porterhouse, tomato, green salad, caramelised onion, bacon, cheddar, aioli, chips—$32
Chicken burger chicken breast, tomato, cos lettuce, bacon, avocado, aioli, chips—$30
Caesar salad cos lettuce, bacon, croutons, parmesan, egg, anchovy dressing—$26 Add grilled chicken breast—$7
Warm chicken salad grilled chicken breast, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, char grilled sweet corn, red onion, bocconcini, mixed lettuce leaves with balsamic dressing—$32 GF

Or choose from our display of focaccias

Principale / Mains

Rib eye 400g served with char grilled vegetables & roast kipfler potatoes or chips & salad, with either peppercorn or mushroom sauce—$49 GF
Porterhouse 300g served with char grilled vegetables & roast kipfler potatoes or chips & salad, with either peppercorn or mushroom sauce—$46 GF
Fish and chips beer battered King George whiting fillets, chips, mixed green salad, home made tartare sauce—$39
Atlantic salmon pan seared, char grilled asparagus, lemon mashed potatoes, roasted capsicum tomato and caper salsa, balsamic reduction – $40  GF
Veal scallopini pan seared medallions of veal served with mushroom sauce, sautéed spinach, Roasted kipfler potatoes—$39
Chicken parmigiana crumbed chicken breast, napoli sauce, leg ham, mozzarella, chips, mixed green salad—$38

Contorni / Sides

Chips with aioli—$14
Wedges with sour cream and sweet chilli—$16
Steamed seasonal vegetables—$15 V GF
Rocket salad parmesan, pear, pinenuts, olive oil and balsamic dressing—$18 V GF
Mixed green salad cherry tomatoes, red onion, olives, cucumber, olive oil and balsamic dressing—$18 V GF

Pizze rossa

All pizzas are available to eat in or take away
Margherita tomato, mozzarella, basil—$24  V
Bufala tomato, bufala mozzarella, basil—$27
Napolitana tomato, mozzarella, olives, anchovy, capers—$27
Prosciutto Tomato, Mozzarella, proscuitto  and rocket—$29
Salsiccia tomato, mozzarella, pork sausage, spinach, red onion confit—$29
Salami tomato, mozzarella, salami, red peppers, black olives—$28
Gamberi tiger prawns, tomato, grilled zucchini, cherry tomato, chilli—$30
Ortolano tomato, mozzarella, eggplant, zucchini, roasted peppers, porcini mushroom, parsley, garlic—$28  V
Seafood tomato, mozzarella, prawns, calamari, mussels, parsley, garlic, chilli—$30
Capricciosa tomato, mozzarella, smoked ham, mushroom, olives,artichoke—$29
Calzone chicken mozzarella, spinach, roasted red peppers, tomato, basil—$29
Calzone smoked ham tomato, mozzarella, mushroom—$29

Pizze bianche

Patate mozzarella, potato, rosemary, caramelized onion, crispy pancetta—$28
Genovese mozzarella, pesto, mixed mushroom, garlic, cherry tomato, olives, parmesan and basil—$28  V
Salsiccia bianca mozzarella, capers, pork and fennel sausage, garlic and rocket—$29
Gratinata mozzarella, radicchio, grilled zucchini, cherry tomato, bread crumbs, garlic,parsley—$28
Crudaiola mozzarella, prosciutto, rocket, cherry tomato, parmesan cheese—$29
Chicken grilled chicken breast, mozzarella, pesto, cherry tomato, red capsicum—$29


Gluten-free pasta available on request for some dishes
Linguine de mare prawns, calamari, scallops, mussels, tomato, basil, white wine,garlic—$38
Penne bolognese/napoli in a traditional rich beef and tomato sugo—$28
Gnocchi home made with confit cherry tomato, napoli sauce, garlic, basil, extra virgin olive oil—$32 V
Penne chicken sautéed seasonal mushrooms, chicken, cream, basil pesto—$32
Rigatoni ragu slow cooked beef ragout with tomato sauce, red wine, chives—$32
Spaghetti meatballs slow cooked veal and pork meatballs in a rich tomato sugo—$32
Lasagne beef, red wine, béchamel sauce, basil served with a garden salad—$32


Seafood prawns, calamari, scallops, mussels, fresh tomato, herbs, white wine, garlic—$38 GF
Chicken char grilled chicken, baby spinach, semi sun dried tomatoes, white wine—$33 GF
Mushroom porcini mushrooms, parmesan, truffle oil—$33 V GF

Dolce / Desserts

Chocolate Nutella pizza with strawberries and vanilla ice–cream—$22.5
Strawberry and Nutella calzone—$22.5
Slice of cake from our display with sauce—$11.9 add Vanilla ice cream—$3.9
Affogato Frangelico double shot of espresso coffee, scoop of vanilla ice cream and Frangelico—$18
Mixed gelato bowl your choice of 3 flavours with wafers—$15.9

Or choose from our display cabinet of cakes, biscotti, slices and gelato

Bambini menu / Kid’s menu

For children 12 years old and younger
Penne bolognese/napoli Penne with a traditional rich beef and tomato—$18
Chicken and chips chicken strips with chips and tomato sauce—$19
Kids fish and chips battered fish with chips and tartare sauce—$19
Margherita pizza tomato, mozzarella, basil—$18 V
Ham and pineapple pizza—$19

Bambini Dolce / Kid’s desserts

Ice cream vanilla with chocolate or strawberry topping—$6.9
Chocolate Nutella pizza with vanilla ice cream and strawberries—$17

Bambini bevade / Kid’s drinks

Spider raspberry, cola or lemonade with ice cream—$6.5
Milkshake chocolate, strawberry, vanilla, caramel or banana—$6.9
Juice by the glass orange, cloudy apple, pineapple, mango nectar—$6.9

A range of soft drinks, juices, mineral waters and water are also available

Da l’espresso / From the espresso


Large—$5.5 Regular —$4.5
Flat white
Short black
Long black
Short Macchiato
Long Macchiato
Hot chocolate
Chai latte
Flavours vanilla, caramel, hazelnut add—50¢
Decaf add—50¢
Soy milk add—$1
Almond milk add—$1
Extra shot of coffee add—50¢
Skinny & lactose free milk also available


Pot of tea—$4.5
English Breakfast
Earl Grey
Chai Tea
Green & Jasmine Tea

Rossi / Reds

Gran Sasso Montepulciano DAbruzzo
Basilicata, Italy
g—$11 b—$45
Hoddles Creek Estate Pinot Noir
Yarra Valley, Victoria 
g—$12 b—$44
Via Rotella Sangiovese
Tuscany, Italy 
g—$11 b—$46
Johnny Q. Shiraz 
Barossa Valley SA 
g—$11 b—$44
Jim Barry ‘Lodge Hill’ Shiraz 
Clare Valley, SA 
g—$14  b—$54
Hoddles Creek Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 
Yarra Valley, Vic 
g—$11  b—$45
Chrismont Merlot 
King Valley, Victoria 
g—$11  b—$44
Parri Poggiano Chianti 
Tuscany, Italy 
g—$11  b—$47

Bianchi / Whites

Harvest Moon Sauvignon Blanc 
Marlborough, NZ 
g—$11  b—$41
Upside Down Sauvignon Blanc 
Marlborough, NZ 
g—$12  b—$44
Gran Sasso
Pinot Grigio 

Abruzzo, Italy 
g—$12  b—$44
Paolovino Pinot Grigio 
Veneto, Italy 
g—$12  b—$48
Pacha Mama Riesling 
Nagambi, Vic 
g—$11  b—$42
Hoddles Creek Chardonnay 
Yarra Valley, Vic 
g—$12  b—$44
Roch Chardonnay 
Peninsula, Vic 
g—$11  b—$41

Bianchi frizzante / Sparkling whites

9th Island Sparkling 
g—$11  b—$42
Umberto Luigi Domenica Prosecco Extra Dry’ 
Veneto, Italy 
g—$12  b—$47
Balbi Soprani
Moscato d’Asti 

Piedmont, Italy 
g—$13  b—$49

Birra e Sidro / Beer & Cider

Victoria Bitter—$9.5
Carlton Draught—$9.5
Pure Blonde Premium Lager—$10.5
James Boag’s Premium Lager—$10.5
Crown Lager—$12
Peroni Nastro Azzurro—$12
Cascade Premium Light—$9.5
Monteith’s Apple or Pear Cider—$10

Spiriti/ Spirits

Aperitifs and digestifs
Aperol Spritz – proseco, Aperol, soda—$13
Campari Spritz – proseco, Campari, soda—$13
Rosso Antico—$11
Cinzano Rosso—$11


Russian standard vodka—$11
Jim Beam bourbon—$11
Johnnie Walker Red Label—$11
Bundaberg Rum—$11
Wild Turkey—$13
American Honey—$13
Jameson’s Irish Whisky—$13
Jack Daniels—$13
Southern Comfort—$13
Canadian Club—$13
Johnnie Walker Black Label—$14
Chivas Regal—$14
Bacardi rum—$13
Cinzano Extra Dry—$13
Bombay Sapphire gin—$13


Baileys Irish Cream—$12
Tia Maria—$12
Disaronno Amaretto—$12
Grand Marnier—$13
Sambuca (white, black or vanilla)—$12

Brandy and port

St Remy VSOP French brandy—$13
Courvoisier VSOP cognac—$14
Hanwood Tawny Port—$10


Punch with a kick  Strawberry liqueur, Triple Sec, apple liqueur, strawberries, mint, dry ginger—$22
Mambo mango Mango liqueur, banana liqueur, Malibu, Bacardi, orange juice—$22
Peppermint crisp Peppermint schnapps, Baileys, Kahlua, crème de cacao, cream—$22
Mojito Bacardi, fresh lime, mint, palm sugar—$22
Cosmopolitan Vodka, Triple Sec, lime, cranberry—$22
Apple martini Vodka, sour apple schnapps, apple juice—$22
Long Island Iced Tea Vodka, gin, Bacardi, tequila, Cointreau, lemon juice & coke—$24
Jaffa Scotch, Kahlua, Grand Marnier, orange juice, cream—$22
Flamingo Strawberry liqueur, peach schnapps, Malilbu, cranberry juice, pineapple juice—$22
Espresso martini Vodka, Kahlua, espresso—$22
Toblerone Kahlua, Frangelico, Baileys, crème de cacao, honey, cream—$22
French martini Chambord, vodka, pineapple juice—$22
Margarita Tequila, Cointreau, lime juice,—$22
Negroni Gin, vermouth, Campari—$22
Champagne cocktail Champagne, bitters, sugar, Cognac—$24

Bevande / Soft Drinks

Granita lemon lime, blue lemonade,
raspberry, cola, tropical s—$6.5 lg—$7.5
Iced Coffee—$7.5
Iced Chocolate—$7.5
Iced Mocha—$7.5
Spider choice of orange, raspberry, cola or lemonade with ice–cream—$7.5
Milkshake choice of chocolate, strawberry, vanilla, caramel or banana —7.9
Thickshake choice of chocolate, strawberry or vanilla—$9.5
Soft Drinks by the Glass Coke, Coke Zero, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta, Lift, tonic water, soda water, dry ginger ale, lemon lime & bitters—$5.5
Red Bull—$6
Nestea peach or green lemon—$6.5
Juices by the glass orange, cloudy apple, pineapple, cranberry, mango nectar—$6.9
San Pellegrino Sparkling Bottled Mineral Water 250ml—$5.5, 500ml—$7.5, 750ml—$9.5
San Pellegrino Sparkling Bottled Mineral Water 200ml Limonata, Aranciata, Chinotto, Aranciata Rossa—$5.9

Authentic Italian pizza

Home made pasta

Artisan gelato

Crown’s best coffee


A place to celebrate

Baci is located at the centre of Crown, on ground level, a short walk from Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre or Southern Cross Station, and just across the bridge from Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium.


For reservations and all other enquiries telephone +61 3 9682 0588

Baci is located Riverside at Crown,

8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Victoria Australia 3006.

Group Bookings

We have a separate area to cater for groups of up to 35 people.
Please call for reservations.

We’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days
 a week

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Riverside at Crown Melbourne
Telephone +61 3 9682 0588

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