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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Our philosophy echoes that of the Italian Bacari - that the simple pleasures are the most important for our health and wellbeing. Good wine, delicious food and the company of friends are the recipe for a life well lived. Relax with us and enjoy a few Chicetti (small plates) a glass of wine and take pleasure in the moment, free from worry. Pleasure is the greatest good.
US$13 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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All reviews tapas garlic potatoes arancini sunday roast cheese board prawns tiramisu hummus beef pudding pizza ocean village small plates espresso martini delicious food great atmosphere sharing platter
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this little gem by chance on a Wednesday evening early doors 7:00 pm. The place was rammed with excellent smells emanating from the kitchen. They recommend 2-3 Tapas each .... we ordered too much 6 but, each one was truly superb. Friendly and great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank peaky8455
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get in before the dinner rush and was impressed with the decor and ambiance, it was in full Christmas swing within a short time and became incredibly loud, which is to be expected for that time of year. The food was generally pretty...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Superfastluke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy a lovely meal at this place! Brilliant food and service. Thank you to Angel for making our evening extra special. We will back :)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank olivia s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had my wedding here a few weeks ago, and they were incredibly accommodating, with incredible service, amazing drinks, and food that will knock your socks off. Our server, Celso, made sure we were looked after, and gave the kind of service I’d expect in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Keenan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Bacaro on a Thursday and enjoyed it so much I took my family back for a special occasion two days later! Love the idea of little plates of food which was really tasty and enough options for vegetarians. Aubergine parmiagna, flatbread pizzas can...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 916katet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Southampton - great vibe, great decor and great food!! Shame the menu changes constantly as some of our favourites are no longer on the menu..

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ashleighlouisex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged a birthday meal at Bacaro for 12 and we weren't disappointed. Great Italian dishes served in a tapas style from the very helpful and attentive Celso. They made sure the dishes kept coming and the wine glasses topped up. The cocktails at the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Matt O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant in Southampton, service was good, drinks were a little slow though we did have a table of 8!, The food was absolutely amazing, great size for Italian tapas recommend ordering at least 3/4 dish per person to share, everything is freshly made using...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank waikit83
Reviewed 13 January 2019

I must admit Bacaro wasn't our first choice this night as we a Groupon for Chiquitos but found it had closed. Bacaro has always looked appealing so we thought we would give it a try. It looks very welcoming from the outside and we received...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sharpypaul
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

I’d wanted to come to this restaurant for a while and finally visited on Thursday. It was quite quiet but we were dining early but everything was lovely! The ambience, decor, candles were perfect. Great customer service. Angel was friendly and efficient and explained well...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Laura M
11 February 2019|
Response from Lucy W | Property representative |
Hi Laura, Send me your email address and i will send you the Sunday menu, Many Thanks
Carole W
15 March 2018|
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Response from ruppar | Reviewed this property |
It could be problem, but to my mind the food is so good it is worth going anyway!
Peter H
7 November 2017|
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Response from LizzyRoo | Reviewed this property |
may be a bit late now, but they do a fabulous sharing platter on sundays
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