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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS AND BREADS‎
All breads except bruschetta come with a side of marinara sauce
Garlic Bread
Fresh garlic spread on baked daily French bread toasted to perfection
1/2 loaf $1.99
Full loaf $3.99
1/2 loaf (serves 1 to 2)
Full loaf (serves 3 to 4)
Cheese Bread
Baked daily French bread topped with a mix of parmesan and mozzarella cheeses toasted till bubbly
1/2 loaf $3.99
Full loaf $6.50
1/2 loaf (serves 1 to 2)
Full loaf (serves 3 to 4)
Loaded Bread
Fresh‎ garlic spread on baked daily French bread and topped with a mix of parmesan and mozzarella cheeses toasted till bubbly
1/2 loaf $4.25
Full loaf $7.25
1/2 loaf (serves 1 to 2)
Full loaf (serves 3 to 4)
Bruschetta
Tons of roma tomatoes, fresh picked basil and chopped garlic marinated in olive oil served over toasted french bread and topped with a mix of mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. Finally, drizzled with our creamy balsamic vinaigrette
1/2 loaf $6.99
Full loaf $10.25
1/2 loaf (serves 1 to 2)
Full loaf (serves 3 to 4)
Cheesy Bruschetta
When you are feeling especially decadent, try our classic bruschetta served over our bubbly cheese bread
1/2 loaf $9.50
Full loaf $13.25
1/2 loaf (serves 1 to 2)
Full loaf (serves 3 to 4)
Italian Hummus
Cannellini beans, fresh picked basil, garlic lemon zest and roasted red peppers blended till smooth and served with crispy pita chips
$7.75
Hand Breaded Calamari
Tender calamari and peppadew peppers lightly breaded and fried with panko breadcrumbs served with our classic puttanesca sauce
$9.25
Fried Pasta Fresca Ravioli
A‎ new twist on our popular house ravioli. Spinach, walnut and cheese stuffed ravioli flash fried and served with a side of creamy marinara
$8.99
Shrimp Puttanesca
A generous portion of spicy panko breaded shrimp and peppadew peppers fried and served with our classic puttanesca sauce
$10.75
SOUP & SALADS‎
Crab Bisque
Cup of our house-made tomato basil crab bisque
$3.75
Spinach and Gorgonzola Salad
Fresh spinach, button mushrooms, red onions and roma tomatoes topped off with gorgonzola cheese and our house-made creamy balsamic vinaigrette
$8.99
Greek Fresca
Pepperoncini, kalamata olives, red onions and roma tomatoes sprinkled with a generous portion of feta cheese over a bed of green-leaf lettuce topped with our house italian vinaigrette
$8.99
With chicken $10.99
Mimi's Antipasto
Prosciutto ham, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, kalamata olives and roma tomatoes served on a bed of green-leaf lettuce topped with our house italian vinaigrette
$9.99
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine, house-made croutons and parmesan cheese tossed with our house-made caesar dressing and topped with more parmesan cheese
$7.50
With chicken $10.25
House Salad
Roma‎ tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions served on a bed of green leaf lettuce topped with our house italian vinaigrette and parmesan cheese
$5.25
With chicken $7.99
KIDS‎
12 and under your choice
All children’s entrees served with a choice of pita chips, side salad or green peas
Buttered Noodles and Parmesan Cheese
$6.00
Pita chips
Side salad
Green peas
Spaghetti Marinara
$6.00
Pita chips
Side salad
Green peas
Spaghetti and Meatballs
$6.00
Pita chips
Side salad
Green peas
Chicken Fingers and Spaghetti Marinara
$6.00
Pita chips
Side salad
Green peas
Fettuccine Alfredo
$6.00
Pita chips
Side salad
Green peas
Cheese Ravioli with Marinara Sauce
$6.00
Pita chips
Side salad
Green peas
DESSERTS & BEVERAGES‎
Ask your server for daily dessert offerings
Sweet Tea, Unsweet Tea, Lemonade, Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mr. Pibb, Fanta Orange, Hot Tea and Coffee
$1.99
French Press for Up to Two
$5.25
French Press for Up to Four
$10.50
23.5 Oz San Pellegrino
$3.50
12 Oz. Can Gosling's Stormy Ginger Beer
$2.25
ENTREES‎
All entrees come with a small house salad. For an additional charge, you can substitute one of the following: a cup of housemade tomato
Pasta Fresca Ravioli
A must try! Ravioli stuffed with a mix of spinach, walnuts and cheese and topped with your choice of marinara, creamy marinara or alfredo sauce
$10.89
Cheese Ravioli
Ravioli stuffed with a blend of mild Italian cheeses and topped with your choice of marinara, creamy marinara or alfredo sauce
$10.99
Classic Tortellini
Tortellini stuffed with a mix of aged Italian cheeses and topped with your choice of marinara, creamy marinara or alfredo sauce
$9.99
With chicken $12.50
With shrimp $15.75
Lobster Ravioli
Lobster and cheese stuffed striped ravioli topped with fresh spinach in our creamy pesto sauce
$14.25
Spaghetti Marinara
House-made spaghetti topped with our made daily marinara
$7.99
Spaghetti and Meatballs
House-made spaghetti with two handmade meatballs topped with marinara
$8.99
Spaghetti Meat Sauce
House-made spaghetti topped with a hearty ground beef marinara sauce
$9.99
Loaded Spaghetti
Two‎ handmade meatballs and Italian sausage topped with our hearty meat sauce served over our traditional spaghetti
$12.69
Chicken Parmesan
Chicken breaded and fried topped with marinara sauce and served on our house-made spaghetti, finished with a melted mix of mozzarella and parmesan cheeses
$12.69
About
Pasta Fresca is a local, family-owned restaurant that has been in Forest Acres for 17+ years. We have a lovely patio, full bar, a beautiful open dining room and a private dining room for up to 16 people. At Pasta Fresca, we make everything fresh and in-house. Every Tuesday come and enjoy live music from 6 to 9pm and check out our daily Happy Hour 4:30 to 7pm with $4 house wines and house liquors and $2.50 domestic beers. Get your comfort food fix at a charming Forest Acres original. To view our dinner menu, please click the link to our website: pasta-fresca.net
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed January 5, 2020

Very slow, told order would be ready in 25 to 30 minutes. It over 50 minutes. I was told bread would come with the meals and it did not.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 2, 2019

Would like to give a rating of zero if this is an option. This is not a family friendly restaurant and we were discriminated against for having two toddlers with us. The restaurant was less than 70% full when we arrived but we were told...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Frescapasta, Manager at Pasta Fresca, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2019

Hi Christine, Thank you for your honest feedback. We sincerely apologize that you felt this way, it was absolutely not our intention. We love kids at Pasta Fresca. We have a great kids menu and coloring sheets to keep them busy. We are a family...More

Reviewed October 14, 2019

The people are nice and the portions are generous. Don’t need a first dish. The design of the restaurant is modern.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2019

As I said in the title the all of the pasta dishes ranged from good to excellent. Ambiance was a bit lacking and service was adequate. Those minor negatives aside we’ll definitely be going back simply for the pasta and sauces which were all done...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019 via mobile

Pleasant and clean surroundings. Lost a of options a on the menu. They have angel hair pasta. Including spinach angel hair pasta They also have a sriracha marinara sauce. The saladwas large and fresh and had an excellent dressing. The garlic bread was going to...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

We love Pasta Fresca for a special occasion or just for a dinner out with family. We’ve celebrated birthdays here but also have decided to grab a meal here on a weekend. The pasta is fresh and delicious as well as the creamy marinara. Don’t...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Family outing to celebrate a birthday with young family members. Seated quickly with call ahead seating and orders taken promptly. However, the wait on food to table delivery was almost 45 minutes. Even the basic orders of spaghetti and meatballs were very disappointing - gummy...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

Pasta Fresca is our go-to restaurant for special occasions. We went for Mother's Day, and it did not disappoint! The food was so delicious, and the service was excellent. Our appetizer of Caprese Salad was fresh and yummy, and plenty for three adults. The salads...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Went out last night and dined at Pasta Fresca, place was busy. Hostesses were polite, server was polite. Food was good, server forgot to ring in our app, but she owned it and got it out to us but not till dinner was almost half...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

The food was fresh, with homemade pasta and delicious! The bar service is friendly and had some good specials. A real neighborhood kind of place with long time customers and newbies enjoying a great night...can't say enough good things. Come and try them out!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Frescapasta, Manager at Pasta Fresca, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2019

myhart, What a fabulous review of Pasta Fresca. This is the kind of review that our employees really appreciate. Thank you for taking the time to write such positive things about us. We are glad you had a great experience.

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