Daily 11am - 10pm
121 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240(319) 337-2010
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
Dinner served 5pm - 10pm daily

Starters

6
assorted house marinated olives
4/6
parmesan cheese, croutons
10
shaved garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, calabrian chile tomato sauce
9
dill aioli, pickled carrots
16
soppressata, prosciutto di parma, pecorino toscano, taleggio, focaccia, date marmellata
11
handmade italian sausage filled dates, pancetta, gorgonzola, calabrian chile tomato sauce
11
creamy fresh mozzarella, tomato jam, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, toasted focaccia
12
polenta breaded, flash fried calamari, roasted garlic aioli, calabrian chile tomato sauce
10
handmade beef & pork meatballs, tomato basil sauce, parmesan, focaccia
6.5
bibb lettuce, croutons, tomatoes, english cucumbers, red onion, parmesan vinaigrette
9
roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette

Salads

15.5
five wild caught gulf shrimp, romaine, ricotta, orange, radishes, red onion, fennel, mint, citrus vinaigrette
14
grilled marinated chicken, romaine, croutons, mozzarella, red onion, pepperoncini, basil, cucumber, tomato, red wine garlic vinaigrette
16
grilled medium-rare flat iron steak, roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
14
flash fried calamari, romaine, roasted red peppers, onions, tomatoes, red pepper aioli, parmesan, citrus vinaigrette
17
grilled loch duart salmon, crispy potatoes, arugula, asparagus, red onion, cherry tomatoes, roasted red peppers, chianti vinaigrette, saffron aioli
- Happy Hour -
4 - 6 Daily
1/2 Liters of Wine - 18
White - Vigneti, Pinot Grigio, Veneto
Red - Vinchio Vaglio Serra "Koara", Barbera
House wine also available for 7/glass

Pasta

22
handmade butternut squash & mascarpone filled ravioli, local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, pine nuts, roasted broccoli, sage butter sauce
18
handmade spaghetti, beef & pork ragu, house cured pancetta, parmesan cheese
26
handmade spaghetti, blue crab, sweet corn créma, pepper relish, pickled fresno chili, asparagus, house cured pancetta
16.5
crispy breaded eggplant, mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, handmade spaghetti, parmesan
18
herb marinated chicken, grape tomatoes, broccoli rabe, handmade fettuccine, parmesan cream
16
handmade spaghetti, zucchini, squash, local mushrooms, tomato basil sauce, crumbled goat cheese
17.5
spicy italian sausage, orecchiette pasta, broccoli rabe, pecorino toscano, garlic breadcrumbs
16.5
baked pasta with taleggio, mozzarella, fontina, parmesan cream, house cured pancetta, basil & tomatoes

Pizza

14
san marzano tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella, basil, extra-virgin olive oil
11
san marzano tomato sauce, oregano, shaved garlic, sea salt, extra-virgin olive oil (no cheese)
16
handmade spicy italian sausage, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
16
calabrese salami, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
16
taleggio, ricotta, pecorino toscano, mozzarella, arugula, oregano
16
local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, basil pesto, mozzarella
19.5
maine lobster, ia sweet corn, fire roasted leeks, hand cured pancetta, mozzarella, ricotta
mushroom, onion, tomato +$2.5 ea. 
sausage, pepperoni, extra cheese, fried eggs +$3.5 ea.
soppressata, prosciutto, pancetta, anchovies +$5 ea. 

Plates

33
grilled medium-rare, rosemary red potatoes, fire roasted broccolini, salsa verde
29.5
porcini mushroom crusted loch duart salmon, potato gnocchi, house cured pancetta, mushrooms, sweet peas, prosecco lemon butter*
25
prosciutto & fontina wrapped chicken breast, potato gnocchi, fire roasted asparagus, pine nuts, shaved parmesan, pesto
22
parmesan breaded chicken breast, crispy potatoes, arugula, grape tomatoes, onions, pepperoncini, salsa rossa, garlic aioli
34
certified black angus 12 oz. grilled rib eye, parmesan whipped potatoes, fire roasted asparagus, barolo wine reduction*
36
certified black angus 7 oz. grilled beef tenderloin, parmesan whipped potatoes, fire roasted asparagus, barolo wine reduction*