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Pasta Basta

HaCarmel corner of Hillel HaZaken | At the beginning of Carmel Shuk off Allenby, Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 1-700-708-790
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (78 reviews)
“fusili” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$
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LOCATION
HaCarmel corner of Hillel HaZaken | At the beginning of Carmel Shuk off Allenby, Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

The service is honestly the only reason I even gave this place a 3. The prices are higher than "$" usually implies. The tomato sauce and the curry were some of the worst I've had in a restaurant.

Thank Abigail H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love not having to cook food, so living on Nahalat Binyamin, this was the true highlight of my stay. I could get a great pasta dish for under 30 sheckel (or more if I wanted protein) and not feel guilty about it. Not exactly...More

Thank Jessi Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated close to Carmel market and with plenty of space to sit - the service is super quick and all the seats were in the shade when we visited around midday. Pasta is just ok - nothing pretentious but cheap and edible.

Thank Nicol D
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Having read some good reviews of this place, I popped in at lunchtime for a takeaway for two. I chose the sweet potato ravioli with red pesto sauce and extra mushroom topping, and fettuccine in some white sauce. I had a 20cl beer (NIS 14)...More

Thank Hangryman2017
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I only wish that we had this pasta in America! It is the most incredible pasta and is so fresh and delicious and you cannot beat the amazing price! I also loved their vegetarian and vegan options!

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled into this gem while wandering the Carmel market in the city of Tel Aviv. Fresh fresh fresh. Quality ingredients from the market steps away, friendly staff, quirky and fun environment. The food was so tasty, arguably one of the best fresh pasta dishes I’ve...More

Thank Alexandra_namaste
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Awful service, the head waiter openly said he couldn’t care less if we left due to the service. I definitely do not recommend. The only plus in this place is the cheap and quick food.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Tasty build-your-own pasta for great value. You select the pasta and sauce/fillings at the counter and are served a few minutes later with the dish at the table. Great location.

Thank Mero B
Reviewed May 20, 2018

After the obligatory visit to the Carmel Market ( to see a load of international junk clothes etc. as well as the food market) it is time to relax with good food and the Basta is a whisper away from the market and provides open...More

Thank vikingdave100
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Perfect food with innovatve variations, good beverages and very good service: friendly staff, quick service and kitchen. Reasonable prices.

Thank Tomas S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: HaCarmel corner of Hillel HaZaken | At the beginning of Carmel Shuk off Allenby, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Tel Aviv District  >  Tel Aviv
  • Phone Number: +972 1-700-708-790
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