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Pasta and Basta

#63 of 11,302 Restaurants in Moscow
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Sretenskiy bulvar, 4 | Metro Chistye Prudi, Moscow, Russia
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+7 495 624-52-52
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I discovered this place casually while I looked for Italian cuisine) Normally I don't expect so good when I travel abroad, but here I found a pleasant surprise. It's very comfortable restaurant, 20 minutes walking from Red Square, with nice style. One day I ordered pizza with Prosciutto and Mushrooms, not bad, and another day Fettuccine with Mushrooms (porcini).. !... More 

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Thank Francesco P
Moscow, Russia
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Very tasty and with it's own style. Very good pizza and pasta! Not too laud and very friendly waiters!

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Thank ArinaVass
Moscow, Russia
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Ended up here by accident after an evening stroll on Sretenskiy Boulevard. This place is very small and cozy and it was crowded on a Friday evening, so I would definitely advise to book in advance. An Italian couple was having dinner at the next table, they seemed satisfied, and I was convinced to take the mushroom rizotto... It was... More 

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Thank nyaredzi
Moscow, Russia
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119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We thought the name would say it all but it was completely misleading. We went wanting a lovely pasta to discover there was only one yes one! Pasta on the menu. Sorry but what is up with that? The rest of the food was bland.

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Thank discostar23
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2015

One of several venues of the I Love Cafe network, this one was intended to be very Italian, and it succeeds! The decoration is kitsch like in most restaurants of the network, but original enough to create a pleasant ambience. Dishes are Italian with a twist, no less satisfying both to the stomach and the purse. Service is outstanding, but... More 

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1 Thank Aurel P
Moscow, Russia
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2014

One of my favourite places in Moscow. From year to year they manage to keep the highest quality of all their dishes and quick and attentive service. Perfect pasta, really better than in Italy, very tasty pizzas and nice antipasties - all that at moderate prices. At working days they also serve good lunches. Desserts are not their strong point,... More 

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1 Thank Tati-18
St. Petersburg, Russia
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127 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We ate here because it was close to our hotel and wanted Italian food. I ordered four cheese gnocchi. It was ok but small portion. For dessert I had tiramisu because the waitress said it was the best in Moscow. If that is the best in Moscow, I feel sorry for people who live there. It was very dry. Out... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place is quite simply awesome. Before visiting this place I resigned myself to the fact that good Italian food simply doesn't exist in Moscow - not so! All of the food here is very fresh, with an open plan kitchen you can see the pasta being cooked right in front of you. I also like it here because it... More 

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Thank acul
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

One of best italian food place in Moscow. Quite stable quality for more than two years. Usually busy all over the day, unfortunately serving finished at 11pm. Good thuna steak, fresh, not overcooked. Good wine selection and recommendation. Friendly, caring staff.

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Thank Bambule C
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Very good Italian food, friendly service, charming old Italian style interior, good choice for quality Italian food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $27
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sretenskiy bulvar, 4 | Metro Chistye Prudi, Moscow, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow
  • Phone Number: +7 495 624-52-52

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