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Pasta Bar

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Altstadt-Süd
Italian, Pasta
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Salierring 46, 50677 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 9386311
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 129
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazingly good

I was in Cologne for work and I was looking for a nice restaurant. This one was without any doubt one of the best Italian restaurant I tried abroad. I had the scialatielli with seafood and my husband had some gnocchi with aubergine and salsiccia. I am Italian and he knows Italian kitchen very well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Sint-Truiden, Belgium
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Sint-Truiden, Belgium
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I was in Cologne for work and I was looking for a nice restaurant. This one was without any doubt one of the best Italian restaurant I tried abroad. I had the scialatielli with seafood and my husband had some gnocchi with aubergine and salsiccia. I am Italian and he knows Italian kitchen very well - we were absolutely amazed... More 

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Virum, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Due to the high summer temperatures we experienced on our visit to Köln, we enjoyed our meal on the sidewalk. The traffic on Barbarossa Square can only be described as extremely busy and very noisy, but the quality of the food and the friendliness of the service made up for the environmental challenges. We ordered the surprise menu and were... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

What a lovely little place this is. It's small and cozy, and i sugget you reserve because it's easily fully booked, but after tasting the food i have to say: well worth it. The bruschetta is well prepped with olive oil. The pastas are hand made and absolutely fabulous, i literally finished mine in 10 minutes! Nice variety on the... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

When a restaurant is number one on tripadvisor, you set your expectations very high! This restaurant rose to the occasion! We were seated on the terrace and took a mixed plate for two and a glas of prosecco to start with. The cheeses and meat were delicious, a true delight for the palate! As a main course I took homemade... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a dinner for two at Pasta Bar, attracted by the amount of excellent reviews. The place seems quite popular, it might be a good idea to book a table in advance, we took the last one. Staff is very friendly, provides advice and creates a good atmosphere. We ordered some mixed starters - those were very good -... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A great variety of pasta, amazing wines. Romantic atmosphere, although I have only been here a couple of times with friends. The location (Barbarossaplatz) is one of the ugliest places in Cologne for me, but the Pasta Bar has brightened it up.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The seafood pasta was excellent and pasta prepared and cooked to perfection. The tiramisu was homemade and delicious. The service was friendly and efficient considering there were only 2 staff members in a full restaurant. Definitely worth a visit!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Do not be put off by the surroundings and modest premises. This is a genuine Italian restaurant on the way up and heading for more recognition. Run by a modest and charming Italian couple the tiny restaurant works hard to produce a very passable selection of freshly cooked pasta's.We shared the surprise special which offers three types of pasta.The pasta... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Excellent food combined with excellent service. The different dishes are all unique in its kind, every little detail is prepared with amazing ingredients and the tase is just like "mia mama". On top of this the service is the one you would expect in a restaurant where the owners are truly wanting to make sure that your visit is one... More 

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boca raton, fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Pasta Bar Caruso was certainly not a disappointment in a city where German food is the norm. My pasta alla marinara and my wife's ravioli were perfectly prepared. I am of Neapolitan descent , lived in Rome and Boston and my wife is from Brooklyn,NYC.. We know good food.. Don't miss it if you want great cuisine.

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Additional Information about Pasta Bar

Address: Salierring 46, 50677 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 221 9386311
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Süd
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 27
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Salierring 46, 50677 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Süd
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Süd
  • Phone Number: +49 221 9386311

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 27
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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