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—$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


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


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


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


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—$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


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

Rossi / Reds

Pipoli Rose
Basilicata, Italy 
g—$12 b—$45
Gran Sasso Montepulciano D
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
Peroni Nastro Azzurro or Red—$13
Cascade Premium Light—$10.5
Monteith’s Apple or Pear Cider—$11

Aperitifs and digestifs

Rosso Antico—$11
Cinzano Rosso—$11


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
Cinzano Extra Dry—$14
Bombay Sapphire gin—$14


Baileys Irish Cream—$13
Tia Maria—$13
Disaronno Amaretto—$13
Grand Marnier—$14
Sambuca (white, black or vanilla)—$13

Brandy and port

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


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
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


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.


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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