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—$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

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—$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

Pasta

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

Risotto

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

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—50¢
Decaf add—50¢
Soy milk add—$1
Almond milk add—$1
Extra shot of coffee add—50¢
Skinny & lactose free milk also available

Tea

Pot of tea—$4.5
English Breakfast
Earl Grey
Peppermint
Chai Tea
Chamomile
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 
Mornington
Peninsula, Vic 
g—$11  b—$41

Bianchi frizzante / Sparkling whites

9th Island Sparkling 
Tasmania 
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
Corona—$12
Peroni Nastro Azzurro—$12
Becks—$12
Menabrea—$12
Asahi—$12
Heineken—$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
Averna—$11
Rosso Antico—$11
Campari—$11
Cinzano Rosso—$11
Jagermeister—$11
Grappa—$11

Spirits

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
Malibu—$13
Cinzano Extra Dry—$13
Bombay Sapphire gin—$13
Ouzo—$13
Tequila—$13

Liqueurs

Baileys Irish Cream—$12
Tia Maria—$12
Kahlua—$12
Frangelico—$13
Midori—$12
Chartreuse—$12
Disaronno Amaretto—$12
Chambord—$12
Benedictine—$13
Cointreau—$13
Grand Marnier—$13
Drambuie—$13
Sambuca (white, black or vanilla)—$12

Brandy and port

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

Cocktails

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
Mother—$6
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

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

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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