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Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews pasta bread mousse pollo italian food king soopers excellent ravioli basic menu small place home made red sauce fresh ingredients homemade specials
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Food is good. Staffs are great. Why would we give two stars? Ambiance and overall experience was poor.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of six were all able to find something super yummy, and the service was great. The owner checked in on us a few times which shows how much care is taken to provide excellent service and a great experience. Small, intimate atmosphere but...it was quaint and we really enjoyed it.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a hidden gem in Boulder. We had dinner here on Friday evening The three of us all had a different dish and all were excellent. Deserts were also very good. Will definitely be back here when visiting Boulder

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed June 29, 2020

Come here for the good northern italian food (not the service). Unfortunately, the meatballs leave much to be desired as they're barely seasoned and actually tasted like just boiled beef. I would pay twice the price for a decent meatball but wouldn't take these again...if they were free. Apparently, the bread is different since Covid shutdown. The lasagna is excellent and the spaghetti bolognese is my favorite. Definitely make sure you get the mousse and regardless of the level of service, tip the guy twice as much as things have been hard on restaurants.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

Il Pastaio is a very small (seats about 25, mostly at high-tops for two) place but pretty cool, too. It is located in a shopping mall next to the King Sooper, just east of thirtieth street. Easy to overlook, but very convenient once you know...where it is. Easy parking, too. There is no waiter service; you order sorta cafeteria style. The food is good and the people are friendly and helpful. There is a nice lunch (entree, salad, side dish and bread) for $13. The pasta is the thing to order here. Pasta and sauces also available for take out. Nice place for a quick and pretty inexpensive mealor a quick and (byfor afor a quick, prettyMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2019

I was charged $26 for a tiny piece of meat. They drown their Pasta in red sauce. Drake who answers the phone is Rude and obnoxious. very unaccommodating. Very disappointing.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

Home made pasta, home made sauces, desers to die for. This restaurant has been in the same place for more than 20 years and the quality of the food (and) the service has always been top notch! It is small so make sure you make...reservations!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

Great pasta, great service! Best to get reservations because it's a small place that fills up. We were there on a Tuesday and without reservations were fortunate to get a table.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

Tried this on a whim and it was delicious! Coming back tomorrow! My daughter is thinking of applying for a job here!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

One of the things I always try when a visit a new Italian restaurant is preferably veal but if not available chicken Parmesan. So this little place had the best chicken parm I've had. Kind of surprising because I've been to some pretty famous and...great Italian restaurants all over the country. The chicken was pounded out very consistently thin, the coating was the same. The red sauce was excellent and the pasta was homemade and done just right. I can't remember the waiters name but he was a young blond kind with great hair and he did a great job.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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