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Basta Pasta Enoteca

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150 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02171-1706
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful local place. Great Vibe

Lot's of interesting choices. Loved the vegie special for the evening. Pasta plates are enormous. The two pasta dishes we tried were fine, but not exceptional

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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English first
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking from the Red Line back to our hotel and decided to stop for a late night snack/dinner. We ended up ordering two of the flat bread pizzas because we couldn't decide. Both were very good and the service was excellent. Highly recommend this place!

Thank TimbersHouse
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We stopped here for a bite and had excellent paninis. One had grilled chicken and the other had goat cheese. Both were delicious amd came with a side salad. Also had a nice selection of beers.

1 Thank sttly
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Lot's of interesting choices. Loved the vegie special for the evening. Pasta plates are enormous. The two pasta dishes we tried were fine, but not exceptional

1 Thank Mims236
Ship Channel Key-Bahamas
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very good Italian food. The Veal Marsala was outstanding. The chicken parm and picata were also very good. Very good service to top it off.

1 Thank DaveJ8563
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Small place, Food and service are great. I just discovered it, I plan on going back more often once the snow melts some more as there is not enough parking in the lot right now.

1 Thank Brian R
Quincy, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My husband has been driving by this restaurant for a week and everyday coming home and remarking on the wonderful garlic aroma wafting in the air. So we went to dinner last weekend and yes, the aroma was wonderful, the food not so much. The place was crowded so we ended up sitting downstairs in the "basement". We felt like... More 

1 Thank Bernadette D
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Huge salads and large servings. My husband and I shared a salad and "squashed olives " pasta. Very good. Walking distance to hotel.

1 Thank kramtap123
All Over The Silver State
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

At first I shied away from this place because of it's prices (not TOO bad) but it was my favorite stop on our Boston visit. Excellent food and good service.

1 Thank NVRoaddog
Boston, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I have very much liked this restaurant since it opened, replacing an Italian restaurant that was once excellent, then changed hand and become pretty bad. Today I ordered takeout. I sat at the bar and ordered one drink while I waited. My order arrived, and the bill came with both my bar tab and take out order combined. I told... More 

1 Thank whaleboy1
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

While my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the scrumptious food, we were quite irked by the poor service of our waiter. Removing plated food from the table without asking, and when asked 'What are you doing?' He seemed surprised we would even ask. Removed our glasses from the table without asking if we'd like another at any during our meal.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02171-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: 617-479-7979

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian


Open Hours
4:00 pm - 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 - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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