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“Fine Italian Food”
Review of Pastaria

Pastaria
Ranked #2 of 71 Restaurants in Clayton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed July 8, 2014

Went to Pastaria 2 times over Memorial weekend. Pasta was fresh and well prepared. Kale salad was excellent. Pizzas were authenic, very neopolitan. Had photo of Michele's in Naples, Italy on wall. Knew we would be in for a treat. Manny

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Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place is very busy on a weeknight. We’ve eaten there twice and just sit at the bar because we have yet to make a reservation. But the bar is great because the service is fast and friendly and the drinks never disappoint. The menu is limited, but even if there were more choices, we’d probably order the braised beef every time. It cuts like butter and is oooh so flavorful. The cheese risotto balls are a great appetizer and be sure to leave room for dessert because their gelato is delicious.

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Thank 1964bill
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is as close to Italy as you can get without crossing the ocean; the past is made fresh daily and the sauces are imaginative and delicious. (They also sell pasta/sauces that you can take and cook at home) The gelato is beyond description! Try the kale salad also. The menu is somewhat limited but if you're a pasta lover, you have come to the right place! The atmosphere is casual and relaxed, just right for friends and family outings. Have returned several times and always look forward to the next time! TIPS: use the NoWait app to reserve a table at busy times and parking is validated for the garage in the Centene bldg; valet sometimes available in the evenings.

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Reviewed June 23, 2014

Try the Pappardelle Absolutely fantastic. The Lasagna was nice as well. Great bread to go with. Gelato is house-made as well and was phenomenal.

Thank David C
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

I happened to park outside Pastaria for a business meeting on the same block and since it was past 5pm, my friend and I walked in for dinner. Pastaria was full and we were fortunate to be seated right away. Our server was friendly and offered great menu suggestions. We shared the Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Shaved Kale Salad (appetizer) and Spaghetti Aglio e Olio with whole wheat pasta. If you are like my friend, you may add more chili flakes to spice up your meal. I would order pizza too if I had room but we did end up ordering a gelato each. Goat Milk, Vanilla and Salted Caramel, what a treat! There is valet so parking is easy. I would highly recommend this place and also return with more friends. Great atmosphere where the music is not too loud but room filled with great energy.

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Thank koheve
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