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“Great homemade pasta”
Review of Pastai

Pastai
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Thu, 6/27
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Ranked #155 of 4,876 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $17
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Neighborhood: Oud West
Description: Love Live Eat! The new way to eat pasta.
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Delicious homemade pasta. We had both the tagliatelle with mushrooms and sausage and the pappardelle with duck ragout. The noodles and accompaniments in dish were excellent. We also had a tasty pâté appetizer.

Reasonably priced food and some great wines by the glass. Service was friendly. Not a bad word to say about it, and look forward to coming back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TJ J
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pastaiamsterdam, Proprietario at Pastai, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

Thanks a lot for your review, we hope to see you soon again

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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

I'll be writing this review with a heavy heart. This new Italian has so much to go for. Italian owned and operated, modern and cosy interior, GREAT staff, homemade pasta, lovely wines, welcoming atmosphere. The menu offers 3 cold starters, about 10 pasta mains, and 2 cold desserts. The wine list is extensive, also per glass, and the staff is knowledgeable. But there are also a few topics which need attention and improvement. It's cold. With November temperatures dropping the restaurant is cold, the steel chairs are cold, the restroom is freezing and the burrata was also too cold coming directly out of the fridge. The menu lists cold starters and desserts only. Efficient for the chef, but leaves the guests looking for the main or coffee to get warm. You've nailed the pasta perfectly - homemade with a variety of tastefull original recipes. It'll be easy to make some changes and bring Puglia warmth to your winter Amsterdam guests!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 69maartenr
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pastaiamsterdam, Proprietario at Pastai, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Hi Maarten, thank you for your review, and for your advice. We are proud to have a solution to each point, about the restaurant temperature, the chairs and the menu. We introduce very soon new warm starter and dessert. We hope to see you soon and we hope that the next time will better.
Best,

Pastai Staff

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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We live in the area and wanted to try this new little spot and we were not disappointed! Fresh pasta in a cozy restaurant. We both had the special - pappardelle with mushrooms and sausage, paired with a nice red wine. YUM! Perfect for a weeknight easy meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank SunCally
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pastaiamsterdam, Proprietario at Pastai, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thanks a lot, we hope to see you soon!!

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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice trendy but homely restaurant in Oud West. Cheerful young staff/owners from famous Puglia. Good for aperitifs and a bite or a light dinner.
Excellent wines, of course.
Stracciatella al tartufo and a fresh pasta. Not the usual dishes, luckily. This is nice, fresh, different but 100% Italian. Great place. Should be open, may in the weekend, for lunch. For me the portions are just right. Big eaters may be a bit disappointed. Order another primo!
Well done. Loved it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michel V
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pastaiamsterdam, Proprietario at Pastai, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

thanks for your review Michel.

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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I ate here tonight and I recommend it to anyone in Amsterdam looking for a real Italian restaurant. The artisanal pappardelle were absolutely delicious with a deer ragù and a friend of mine tried truffle spaghetti with stracciatella cheese on the side. The staff is delightful and truly Italian. I got the chance to talk to the chef and this really added to my night!! The location is also trendy and the interior design adds a cozy and welcoming but chic atmosphere. At the end I tried their artisanal limoncello ❤️ I'm definitely coming back soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
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pastaiamsterdam, Proprietario at Pastai, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thanks a lot Giulia, see you soon!!

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