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Trattoria aroma

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Sattelgasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 32 61
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

went here for dinner on a regular friday evening. We were pretty glad to have a reservation, since the place was fully booked. The service was excellent the food was probably the best Italian style you can have in Basel.

Thank tetron20
Indianapolis, United States
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

I visited on a business trip to Basel. Colleagues of mine and I had dinner. The food was very good and the restaurant staff very attentive. It was a nice atmosphere where we could enjoy conversation.

Thank Robyn P
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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147 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

We ate here a couple of years ago and had fond memories of both the professional service (from Mrs Giovanni herself) and the excellent food. This particular experience was VERY different. After being mocked at the door for making grammatical errors in our introductory comments in German, we were shown to our table while the mocking continued in front of... More 

6 Thank Louise H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 10, 2015

Small restaurant that usually requires a reservation to get a table. We were willing to wait 20 minutes based on reviews and we were definitely not disappointed! The food was delicious, service was very friendly and efficient, and the atmosphere was nice but not too formal. Will definitely return here again.

Thank Laura T
Bogota, Colombia
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182 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Trattoria aroma is really good restaurant. We had a delicious dinner for good price and staff was nice and really cordial. We had some vegetarian options as appetiser and main plus dessert was really tasty. Excellent place for a nice dinner with friends and family.

1 Thank arisberna
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2015

Went here with 12 colleagues and most of us for the first name. A hidden gem near the main square. Worth a visit. A small place that you should probably reserve. The starter antipasti was exceptional. Could have been happy with just that. Had a wonderful fish as a second - cooked and spiced to perfection. Service was friendly and... More 

1 Thank Ron F
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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292 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2015

The trattatoria is a bit hard to find as it is up a flight of stairs and kind of off the side of a main street but it is worth it. We went for a Saturday lunch which was apparently a new thing for the restaurant. Inside is quite nice and they have placed the tables far enough apart that... More 

1 Thank Melanie R
Basel, Switzerland
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241 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2015

We had a delicious dinner for reasonable prices. Good price-quality ratio. The desert was great! The staff is very friendly, personal atmosphere. As the Restaurant is quite small which is really good, not as noisy as other restaurants. We enjoyed the evening.

Thank Regula H
Basel, Switzerland
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58 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
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...

2 Thank Pietro F
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

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

Thank Siglinde23

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sattelgasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 32 61

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?