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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Welcome
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—$9.9 V
Raisin toast 2 slices with butter and jam or honey—$11.5 V
French toast 2 slices with strawberries, whipped cream and maple syrup—$17.5 add vanilla ice-cream—$3.9
Banana bread grilled banana bread served with fruit and yoghurt—$17.5 V
Croissant plain—$6.9 V —with ham, cheese, tomato—$10.9
Fruit salad seasonal fresh fruits—$11.9 V GF—with yoghurt and honey—$16.5 V
Pancakes buttermilk pancakes (2 per serve) with whipped cream & maple syrup—$18.9 add mixed berry compote—$5 add ice-cream—$3.9
Muesli with fruit and yoghurt—$16.5 V GF

Uova / Eggs

Eggs as you like 2 eggs poached, scrambled, sunny side up or over easy on sourdough toast—$17.5 V
Eggs Benedict 2 poached eggs with ham and Hollandaise sauce on sourdough toast—$21.9
Eggs Florentine 2 poached eggs with wilted spinach and Hollandaise sauce on sourdough toast—$21.9 V
Eggs salmon 2 poached eggs with smoked salmon and Hollandaise sauce on sourdough toast—$23.9
Baci King Breakfast 2 eggs with bacon, sausages, tomato, mushroom, spinach on sourdough toast—$25.9
Vegetarian breakfast 2 eggs with avocado, tomato, mushrooms, spinach, baked beans on sourdough toast
—$25.9 V
Smashed Avocado mint, lemon & fetta on multigrain toast—$21.9 V
Vegetarian Omelette with mushroom, tomato, tasty cheese and spinach on sourdough toast—$22.9 V
Omelette with leg ham, tomato, tasty cheese and spinach on sourdough toast—$22.9
Egg & Bacon Toasted Panini 2 fried eggs with bacon, spinach and tomato in a closed toasted Turkish bread sandwich—$20.9

Extras

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—$18 V
Olives a selection of warm marinated mixed olives served with toasted ciabatta—$9 V

Bruschetta (2 pieces) cherry tomatoes, basil, red onion, bocconcini, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic glaze—$16 Extra piece—$8
Calamari fritti sea salt and pepper calamari on a bed of rocket and radicchio salad with lemon and aioli—$26
Arancini trio of slow cooked arborio rice balls: bolognese and green peas; spinach and mozzarella; mushroom and taleggio—$24
Meat balls (4 pieces) 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 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—$34
Chicken burger crumbed chicken schnitzel with Italian style coleslaw, sweet chilli mayonnaise & chips—$32
Caesar salad cos lettuce, bacon, croutons, parmesan, egg, anchovy dressing—$28 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—$35 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—$48 GF
Fish and chips battered whiting fillets, chips, mixed green salad, tartare sauce—$42
Atlantic salmon pan seared, char grilled asparagus, lemon mashed potatoes, roasted capsicum tomato and caper salsa, balsamic reduction – $42  GF
Veal scallopini pan seared medallions of veal served with mushroom sauce, sautéed spinach, Roasted kipfler potatoes—$42
Chicken parmigiana crumbed chicken breast, napoli sauce, leg ham, mozzarella, served with chips & salad—$38

Contorni / Sides

Chips with aioli—$16
Wedges with sour cream and sweet chilli—$18
Steamed seasonal vegetables—$16 V GF
Rocket salad parmesan, pear with roasted walnuts—$18 V GF
Mixed green salad mixed leaves, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, olives, feta cheese, red onion and house dressing—$18 V GF

Pizze rossa

All pizzas are available to eat in or take away
Margherita tomato, bocconcini, basil—$27  V
Bufala tomato, bufala bocconcini, basil—$28 V
Napolitana tomato, bocconcini, olives, anchovy, capers—$28
Prosciutto tomato, bocconcini, proscuitto  and rocket—$29
Salsiccia tomato, bocconcini, pork sausage, mushroom, parsley, parmesan—$30
Salami tomato, bocconcini, salami, red capsicum, black olives—$29
Gamberi tiger prawns, tomato, grilled zucchini, cherry tomato, chilli—$30
Ortolano tomato, bocconcini, eggplant, zucchini, roasted peppers, mushroom, parsley, garlic—$29  V
Seafood tomato, bocconcini, prawns, calamari, mussels, parsley, garlic, chilli—$32
Capricciosa tomato, bocconcini, smoked ham, mushroom, olives, artichoke—$30
Calzone chicken bocconcini, spinach, roasted red peppers, tomato, basil—$31
Calzone smoked ham tomato, bocconcini, mushroom—$31

Pizze bianche

Patate bocconcini, potato, rosemary, caramelized onion, crispy pancetta—$29
Genovese bocconcini, pesto, mushroom, garlic, cherry tomato, olives, parmesan and basil—$29  V
Salsiccia bianca bocconcini, capers, pork and fennel sausage, garlic and rocket—$29
Crudaiola bocconcini, prosciutto, rocket, cherry tomato, parmesan cheese—$29
Chicken grilled chicken breast, bocconcini, pesto, cherry tomato, red capsicum—$29
Pumpkin pumpkin, goats cheese, peas, pinenuts, rocket—$29 V

Pasta

Gluten-free pasta available on request for some dishes
Linguine de mare prawns, calamari, scallops, mussels, tomato, basil, white wine, garlic—$40
Penne Bolognese or Napoli in a traditional rich beef and tomato sugo—$30
Gnocchi home made with confit cherry tomato, napoli sauce, buffalo mozzarella, garlic, basil, extra virgin olive oil—$35 V
Penne chicken sautéed seasonal mushrooms, chicken, cream, basil pesto—$35
Rigatoni ragu slow cooked beef ragout with tomato sugo, red wine, chives—$35
Spaghetti meatballs slow cooked veal and pork meatballs in a rich tomato sugo—$35
Lasagne beef, red wine, béchamel sauce, basil served with a garden salad—$32

Risotto

Seafood prawns, calamari, scallops, mussels, fresh tomato, herbs, white wine, garlic—$40 GF
Chicken chicken, baby spinach, semi sun dried tomatoes, white wine—$36 GF
Pumpkin pumpkin, goats cheese, peas, pinenuts—$35 V GF

Dolce / Desserts

Chocolate Nutella pizza with strawberries and vanilla ice–cream—$25
Slice of cake from our display with sauce—$13.9 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
Gelato choice of cone or cup. Baby cone—$5.0 One Flavour—$6.9 Two Flavours—$7.9

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

Bambini menu / Kid’s menu

For children 12 years old and younger
Spaghetti or Penne Bolognese or Napoli with a traditional rich beef and tomato sauce—$16
Chicken and chips chicken strips with chips, tomato sauce and salad—$17
Kids fish and chips battered fish served with chips, salad and tartare sauce—$17
Margherita pizza tomato, bocconcini, basil—$18 V
Ham and pineapple pizza—$19

Bambini bevade / Kid’s drinks

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

Coffee

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

Tea

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

Rossi / Reds

Pipoli Rose
Basilicata, Italy 
g—$12 b—$45
Gran Sasso Montepulciano D
Abruzzo
Abruzzo, Italy
g—$12 b—$44
Wickhams Road Pinot Noir
Yarra Valley, Victoria 
g—$11 b—$46
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—$16  b—$54
Johnny Q Cabernet Sauvignon 
Barossa Valley, SA 
g—$11  b—$47
Chrismont Merlot 
King Valley, Victoria 
g—$12  b—$44
Parri Poggiano Chianti 
Tuscany, Italy 
g—$13  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—$13  b—$48
Christmont Riesling 
King Valley, Vic 
g—$12  b—$48
Wickhams Road Chardonnay 
Yarra Valley, Vic 
g—$11  b—$46
Roch Chardonnay 
Mornington Peninsula, Vic 
g—$11  b—$41

Bianchi frizzante / Sparkling whites

Taylor Ferguson Sparkling 
South East Australia 
g—$11  b—$42
Umberto Luigi Domenica Prosecco Extra Dry’ 
Veneto, Italy 
g—$14  b—$47
Balbi Soprani Moscato d’Asti 
Piedmont, Italy 
g—$13  b—$49
Taylor Ferguson Moscato 
South East Australia 
g—$10  b—$42

Birra e Sidro / Beer & Cider

Victoria Bitter—$10.5
Carlton Draught—$10.5
Pure Blonde Premium Lager—$11
James Boag’s Premium Lager—$11
Crown Lager—$13
Corona—$13
Peroni Nastro Azzurro or Red—$13
Menabrea—$13
Asahi—$13
Cascade Premium Light—$10.5
Monteith’s Apple or Pear Cider—$11

Aperitifs and digestifs

Averna—$11
Rosso Antico—$11
Campari—$11
Cinzano Rosso—$11
Jagermeister—$11
Grappa—$11

Spirits

Russian standard vodka—$12
Jim Beam bourbon—$12
Johnnie Walker Red Label—$12
Bundaberg Rum—$12
Wild Turkey—$14
American Honey—$14
Jameson’s Irish Whisky—$14
Jack Daniels—$14
Southern Comfort—$14
Canadian Club—$14
Johnnie Walker Black Label—$15
Chivas Regal—$15
Bacardi rum—$14
Malibu—$14
Cinzano Extra Dry—$14
Bombay Sapphire gin—$14
Ouzo—$14
Tequila—$14

Liqueurs

Baileys Irish Cream—$13
Tia Maria—$13
Kahlua—$13
Frangelico—$14
Midori—$13
Chartreuse—$13
Disaronno Amaretto—$13
Chambord—$13
Benedictine—$14
Cointreau—$14
Grand Marnier—$14
Drambuie—$14
Sambuca (white, black or vanilla)—$13

Brandy and port

St Remy VSOP French brandy—$15
Courvoisier VSOP cognac—$15
Hanwood Tawny Port—$13

Cocktails

Aperol Spritz Prosecco, Aperol, soda—$20
Campari Spritz Prosecco, Campari, soda—$20
Punch with a kick
 Strawberry liqueur, Triple Sec, apple liqueur, strawberries, mint, dry ginger—$24
Mambo mango Mango liqueur, banana liqueur, Malibu, Bacardi, orange juice—$24
Peppermint crisp Peppermint schnapps, Baileys, Kahlua, crème de cacao, cream—$24
Mojito Bacardi, fresh lime, mint, palm sugar—$24
Cosmopolitan Vodka, Triple Sec, lime, cranberry—$24
Apple martini Vodka, sour apple schnapps, apple juice—$24
Long Island Iced Tea Vodka, gin, Bacardi, tequila, Cointreau, lemon juice & coke—$25
Jaffa Scotch, Kahlua, Grand Marnier, orange juice, cream—$24
Flamingo Strawberry liqueur, peach schnapps, Malilbu, cranberry juice, pineapple juice—$24
Espresso martini Vodka, Kahlua, espresso—$24
Toblerone Kahlua, Frangelico, Baileys, crème de cacao, honey, cream—$24
French martini Chambord, vodka, pineapple juice—$24
Margarita Tequila, Cointreau, lime juice,—$24
Negroni Gin, vermouth, Campari—$24
Champagne cocktail Champagne, bitters, sugar, Cognac—$25

Bevande / Soft Drinks

Granita lemon/lime, raspberry, cola, tropical reg—$4.9 lg—$5.9
Iced Coffee—$7.9
Iced Chocolate—$7.9
Iced Mocha—$7.9
Spider choice of orange, raspberry, cola or lemonade with ice–cream—$7.9
Milkshake choice of chocolate, strawberry, vanilla, caramel or banana —8.5
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
Mother—$6.5
Red Bull—$6.5
Peach or green lemon tea—$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

Location

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.

Contact

Baci is located Riverside at Crown,

8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Victoria Australia 3006.

Make a Booking

We have a separate area to cater for groups of up to 35 people.
Please call +61 3 9682 0588 for reservations and all other enquiries.

 

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