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Basta Pasta

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2745 Fallston Rd, Fallston, MD 21047-1307
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Food and Service

Basta Pasta is in a good location, has a nice little bar and very good food. Service on the bar side is really good and above average on the dining side. Chicken Masala is the best in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
David S
Fallston, Maryland
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Forest Hill, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took my son there on way home from a mom-son outing. Had wanted to try it but heard it was pricey but thought it was just him and me so bill shouldn't be too bad. $35 dollars for two drinks, a kids meal and an adult meal! I can deal with the drinks and my meal but my son's meal... More 

Thank Sue J
Fallston, Maryland
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basta Pasta is in a good location, has a nice little bar and very good food. Service on the bar side is really good and above average on the dining side. Chicken Masala is the best in the area.

Thank David S
Fallston, Maryland
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33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my wife and son to celebrate her birthday. The menu was completely redone since our last visit. After some time and struggling to find my choice I spotted the Colossal Crab Cake accompanied with macaroni and cheese. Like always, the crab cake was outstanding as was the service . The crab dip is also such a treat. This... More 

Thank Bullshark_2014
Bel Air
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This was the 1st time to go to Basta Pasta in Fallston for dinner. The food was fair and pricey for this type of casual dining. We had chicken parmigiano and it was too deep fried. I had the scallops and shrimp in white wine sauce and it was okay. They serve plenty of hot rolls and salad. Our server... More 

2 Thank Condo-ly
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

New policy; the tight wad owner won't let you take home your left over salad. Take a to-go soda, take the bread sticks but they insist on throwing your old salad away. My glass of wine seemed pretty shallow too. Nice meal, not cheap, walked away feeling a little screwed over.

3 Thank Steve n
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This is a local Italian restaurant. I haven't been there in probably 6 months. In that time, things have changed. The menu doesn't seem as extensive as it once was and the daily specials were limited. In the past the bread sticks have been big, tasted home made with perfect butter/garlic mix. The bread sticks we had last night were... More 

2 Thank lvs2trvl
Fallston, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Stopped in her at the spare of the moment and was pleasantly surprised. The waitress and the food were fantastic. The bloody mary's were one of the best I ever had. Will definitely have to come back soon.

Thank oldsilversaver
Fallston, Maryland
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This sits sort of in the middle of no where but worth the stop off 152. There pizza is great and if you are really hungry their full dish Italian pasta plates are tremendous. They have an adequate size bar if just want to stop for a slice and a pint.

Thank sams171717
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93 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Really extensive menu - we had 2 teenagers and 3 adults, there's something for everyone! From chicken fingers to truly gourmet Italian offerings, it has it all. Our table had pizza, chicken Marsala, chicken piccata and eggplant Parmesan. All delicious, and huge portions for later. I can't say enough about the endless salad, perfectly dressed and just the right combo... More 

Thank thezoo5
Bel Air, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Basta Pasta has become the main date night spot for my wife and I, a popular place for us to take the kids, and a must-go whenever my Mom comes to town. The sauces are all wonderful. My favorite is the fish or chicken francaise, while my wife prefers the chicken marsala.

Thank dbculli

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2745 Fallston Rd, Fallston, MD 21047-1307
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Fallston
  • Phone Number: 410-692-5200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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