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“Excellent food in a great atmosphere”
Review of Basta Pasta Enoteca - CLOSED

Basta Pasta Enoteca
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
undisclosed
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent food in a great atmosphere”
Reviewed May 27, 2012

Small, intimate and fresh.. Highly recommend. Off the beaten path, just how I like it.

Visited May 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Cape Cod
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“A fortunate find in Quincy”
Reviewed March 3, 2012

Don't let the outside appearance of this building put you off, this a good restaurant.
Very good beet and arugula salad with goat cheese and balsamic dressing
Shrimp and calamari risotto...excellent
Penne pasta with meatballs and pomodora sauce....very good
Service a little on the slow side due to a lack of servers for the number of customers.
A glass of Sangiovese I had ordered had turned to vinegar but was replaced with another without question.
Atmosphere, simple but comfortable. Didn't check out the bathroom.

Visited February 2012
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Amherst, New Hampshire
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211 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Excellent cappuccino's, excellent meals, homemade taste!”
Reviewed February 14, 2012

We dined here early on a Sunday evening. We actually started with cappuccino's and espresso's. They were awesome, much better than any of us expected. The bread and oil is good. Two of the diners ordered a combination of the fresh pasta with another dish prepared with Salmon and it looked delicious and they said it was. I ordered the meat lasagna special, it too was delicious. Be prepared to have a leisurely dinner, things are made to order and worth the wait, it's not fast-food. I ordered a classic martini that was supposed to be served with a Blue Cheese stuffed martini, it wasn't and when I asked about it; they stuffed some olives with Blue Cheese for me and brought them right over!

It was a very pleasant experience, the wait staff was accommodating, the kitchen prepared our food with our slight substitutions happily without any issue.

It's an unassuming look from the outside, but very pleasant on the inside with a nice warm vibe that's welcoming and friendly.

Definitely worth a visit if you're in Quincy.

  • Visited February 2012
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Braintree, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Meal”
Reviewed September 19, 2011

. Food portion was generous and delicious. All food was cooked to order so my wife was able to have less butter with her pumpkin ravioli. The chicken picata was delicious with home made fusili. Tables are a bit close and more comfortable sitting away from the door.

  • Visited September 2011
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Quincy, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Italian food for a great price”
Reviewed October 13, 2010

Its a cute little place that everyone should at least try once. Their menu is not huge but has a decent selection. The salads are huge and very fresh and the chicken Parm was delicious as well as the risotto. Its closed on Mondays though.

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