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8 Rechov Tut, Jerusalem, Israel
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Located in the Machane Yehuda open air market in Jerusalem

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great price for great pasta

It's a simple place but I'm never disappointed with my meal at Pasta Basta either in the Shuk in Jerusalem or in Shuk HaCarmel in Tel Aviv. It's a nice atmosphere in the Jerusalem location and it's not expensive to add beer or wine (or dessert!) to your meal. The chocolate mousse is excellent. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
Layla S
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Jerusalem, Israel
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night

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Jerusalem, Israel
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It's a simple place but I'm never disappointed with my meal at Pasta Basta either in the Shuk in Jerusalem or in Shuk HaCarmel in Tel Aviv. It's a nice atmosphere in the Jerusalem location and it's not expensive to add beer or wine (or dessert!) to your meal. The chocolate mousse is excellent. My favorite pasta sauce is the... More 

Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Its located inside the market which ia always fun to be at :) They have a cool way to chhose your dish You pick which kind of pasta than souce and than toppings! All fresh and homemade. So tasty and sooo cheap!!! Must

Jerusalem, Israel
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

There is no place to sit. Once you ordered your food, good luck with finding a place sit. Accept this, awsome place.

Jerusalem, Israel
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A very young and trendy Italian fast food joint. Very affordable and great value for money patstas . Great atmosphere and vibe. Also serve great beer and recommended deserts. Very recommended for lunch though quite busy and noisy.

Jerusalem, Israel
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you visit Jerusalem, "Mahane Yehuda" market is a must place to see and perhaps to make some shopping. "Pasta Basta" located in the heart of the market. Here you can take a rest, combine by yourself a dish with the fresh pasta and take some wine or coffee. You still at the market, you have the same typical view,... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I came across this restaurant while wandering around Machane Yehuda recently. There was quite a crowd, and it wasn't meal time for me, so I made a mental note to return. I'm glad I did. Yes, it's a little chaotic, but don't be intimidated. They have menus in English and everyone speaks English. So step right up and order a... More 

London, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A build-your-own-pasta 'nice fast food' restaurant is such a brilliant idea I can't imagine why there aren't places like this the world over. Pasta Basta offers super-fast service for lovely fresh pasta dishes with infinite customisations possible! A little on the pricey side but delicious and great for a quick tasty meal.

Jerusalem, Israel
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

been meaning to try this little fun place out for a while, went and an so happy I did trendy, fun, great food even for picky eaters, fresh pasta and amazingly tasty sauce. Great time and worth a special tripe into town,

Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The local hot spot for pasta. Always crowded. Always have to wait for a table. The pasta comes in many different variations. Many sauces and cheeses to chose from. Excellent Prices. Nice portions. A great family place. In the heart of the Jerusalem Shuk. No reservations needed. Just show up wait on line and order. Everything is fresh and delicious.... More 

Jerusalem, Israel
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When you are in the middle of shopping at the Mahane Yehuda market and the rugelach just aren't cutting it for dinner, go get some delicious homemade pasta at Pasta Basta. Beware: this very popular sit-down restaurant in the heart of the shuk is always crowded but the food is so good, it's worth the wait! I have eaten here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Rechov Tut, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Located in the Machane Yehuda open air market in Jerusalem

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