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Sattelgasse 3, Basel 4001, Switzerland
061 2613261
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 98
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, friendly atmosphere

We had a very delicious dinner, great food, very friendly staff. The restaurant is on the 1st floor of a house, nicely small place. Will definitely return!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
Zita S
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Budapest
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154 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Basel, Switzerland
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Interesting place for those who want to try some "Roman" food, which I know very well. Most dishes do have a certain Roman touch to it. But it`s quite expensive...

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Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

As the title says, the starter was good, but the rest just average. you can easily find better Italian restaurants in Basel.

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Budapest
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had a very delicious dinner, great food, very friendly staff. The restaurant is on the 1st floor of a house, nicely small place. Will definitely return!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

lucky to get a cancelled reservation we had a most wonderful meal. attention to detail was prominent and the food was authentic and perfectly cooked. Friendly service made us want to return the next night, sadly for us they were fully booked for several nights hence. No surprize, top marks!

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Basel, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Authentic Italian restaurant with excellent pasta. My Carbonara dish was prepared with homemade rigatoni, Roman Guanciale bacon, egg and pecorino. That's unusual in Switzerland, but really tasty! Prices are a little bit high, even though the pasta is really fantastic.

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Basel, Switzerland
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I was considering either 3 or 4 points for this restaurant but choose to rate it with 3 points because of their little choice (and only expensive ones) of starters. We wanted to order a ordinary green salad but this was not possible, instead we ordered the Caprese for 21 Chf. The primi piatti was a good portion and really... More 

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California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A very unassuming place on the 1st floor. Close tables and the window tables are best for couples. Food menu is limited but whatever is served is wonderful. The Zabaglione is mouth watering and to die for. Probably the best Italian food in Basel

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Istanbul
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very cozy atmosphere ,great wine and pasta and pizza And the prices are so afordable, you don't need a reservation

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UK
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My visit to Aroma was 'functionally' OK and there were a lot of groups of people in there who seemed to be having a good meal experience. I suppose some restaurants feel better than others for solo diners.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Choice: disapointed to see very limited menu with mainly pasta dishes. I would have expected more diversity including risotto or some special dishes from a particular Italian region. Value: overpriced compared to other Italian restaurant in Basel Food: my dish was pretty good especially if the pasta was home made (but couldnt determine) but the portion was way too small.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sattelgasse 3, Basel 4001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: 061 2613261

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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