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Da Roberto

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Kuchengasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 205 85 50
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Hours:
Mon 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children
Description: Italianita. La vita e bella!Wir leben die Herzlichkeit, die Warme und die...
Italianita. La vita e bella!Wir leben die Herzlichkeit, die Warme und die offene Art des Italieners!Located in a side street 2-3 minutes walk from the Basel train station. Da Roberto is an insider's tip - we look forward to sseing you soon.
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  • 75
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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 7
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Arrived at this restaurant after reading reviews on tripadvisor. We were quickly seated and given menus. We opted for the spaghetti carbonara for 2 people to share. It arrived piping hot in a casserole with a lid which ensured it stayed hot. It was very good. We weren't offered the dessert menu but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Emporia, Kansas
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food wasn't bad, wasn't great either. The service could have been much better. It was slow and not really caring. No suggestions or advices. Ordered soup of the day, seared tuna with risotto, ended with a panna cotta. The desert was by far the best I had. All in all to much money for the experience.

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Thank Edwin M
Geneva, Switzerland
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner out at Da Roberto but were not blown away. Service was ok and the restaurant was indeed packed for a Saturday night, but the food was only decent. A bit expensive for what we had (and small portions). We will stick with our favorite next time (Osteria Little Italy).

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Thank Colleen K
N.Ireland
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185 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at this restaurant after reading reviews on tripadvisor. We were quickly seated and given menus. We opted for the spaghetti carbonara for 2 people to share. It arrived piping hot in a casserole with a lid which ensured it stayed hot. It was very good. We weren't offered the dessert menu but in truth the portion of carbonara was... More 

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Thank N_IrelandFranco
Derby, United Kingdom
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508 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. We had a selection of pizza and pasta and they were all very nicely presented and well flavoured. The service was good and for Basel the prices were reasonable. We would certainly recommend.

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Thank Tony_and_Kay
Basel, Switzerland
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120 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

I had a lunch here in a group of 14 colleagues. And I was really surprised to find out a new great place for me in Basel. Great food, and excellent anti-pasti buffet. Service could be more cautious about our needs (filling glasses with water, bringing some bread to salads, etc.). But I should admit we were quite a big... More 

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Thank Andrey N
Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We had dinner here on 12 September 2015. We did not enjoy the experience. We found our waiter (Bekim according to the bill) to be overbearing and unfriendly and felt we were being pressured to spend more than we wanted to. One main course, spinach tortellini, seemed to have been waiting too long before being served with the sauce lukewarm... More 

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Thank Candeloman
LBGastrag, Assistentin Brand Support at Da Roberto, responded to this review

Dear Candeloma, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. On behalf of the team I regret that you left us unsatisfied. As you can see from the vast majority of our Tripadvisor reviewers your experience was a rarity and for that I apologise. We strive hard to ensure an authentic Italian experience; this includes great quality food,... More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Excellent restaurant and very good service ! We went today with friends and I took spaghetti with meatballs. It was well cooked "al dente" and we were quick served. I recommend it.

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1 Thank julian7891
LBGastrag, Assistentin Brand Support at Da Roberto, responded to this review

Dear Julian7891 Many thanks for your review. Our Italian kitchen team take pride in everything they prepare for our guests and they will appreciate your positive comment. When you return to Basel we look forward to welcoming you to Da Roberto! Best regards from your Da Roberto team More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Although this restaurant was 'off the beaten track', my wife and I were surprised at how busy it was. However, although we hadn't booked, they managed to find us a table and we enjoyed our meal served by friendly staff.

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Thank dossy1
LBGastrag, Assistentin Brand Support at Da Roberto, responded to this review

Dear Dossy1 Thank you very much for taking your time to write a positive review. Da Roberto is often called the “hidden gem” and now you may understand why! We are only a short hop over from Scotland so why not pop over for a great Italian experience in Switzerland! Best regards from the Da Roberto team More 

Herts, UK
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

My partner and I came here as we had a couple of hours to kill in Basel but didn't want to eat at somewhere like McDonalds. A bit unattractive from the outside but very nice on the inside - we actually felt a bit scruffy as we were in comfortable travelling clothes and had all our luggage. Service was good... More 

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Thank Daniel R
LBGastrag, Assistentin Brand Support at Da Roberto, responded to this review

Dear Daniel R, Da Roberto is often called the “hidden gem”! You are right, the street does not provide a great first impression but once you cross the threshold of Da Roberto 40 years of Italian hospitality meets and greets you! We are very much looking forward to your return visit. Best regards from the Da Roberto team! More 

Rocky Mts.
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We reserved a table before leaving for Switzerland based on Tripadvisor ratings. Were not disappointed! Excellent food. Our waiter did not seem pleased that we were American and was not especially chatty or friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kuchengasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 205 85 50

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 46
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children

Description

Italianita. La vita e bella!Wir leben die Herzlichkeit, die Warme und die offene Art des Italieners!Located in a side street 2-3 minutes walk from the Basel train station. Da Roberto is an insider's tip - we look forward to sseing you soon.
Open Hours
Monday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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