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Trattoria aroma

Sattelgasse 3, Basel 4001, Switzerland
061 2613261
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Ranked #10 of 423 Restaurants in Basel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Basel, Switzerland
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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
10 helpful votes 10 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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13 reviews 13 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
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

It is a nice Italian restaurant located in a second floor in a building in old town of Basel. Everything was good but not unusual- what you get in a lot or restaurants in Italy. The prices were almost double of what you pay for the same food and wine in Rome!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

My final night in Basel I was solo and looking for a good meal after a few authentic Swiss dinners. It was a beautiful night so I did not mind the walk along the Rhine across the bridge to a neat little area of town. It is on the second floor which took me a minute to find. It was... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We had dinner here by tripadvisor app. The menu is very limitted. Very few to choose. But the main problem is the taste and the price. Very very average taste at over price. Don't waste your time and money here. The night before we had dinner at 5 signori and it is Superb. Worth every cent. The taste is wonderful.... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Aroma is a place where you can get great italian food and not the tourist type of food you normally find in an italian restaurant. All the dishes are hand made with great variety of tastes. I have been there many times and each time I am pleasantly surprised. Highly recommend you try it. The owner Stefano is always friendly... More

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Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I personally liked the octopus pasta and fry items. Friendly staff & good service. Strongly recommended.

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

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