121 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240(319) 337-2010
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
Basta prepares all bread, pasta, and pizza dough from scratch. We have flour everywhere!
If you have a severe gluten allergy, we can NOT guarantee the absence of gluten! 

Starters

TOMATO BISQUE*
A creamy purée of tomatoes, white wine and cream garnished with Parmesan cheese
4/6
OLIVES
Assorted house marinated olives
7.5

MEAT & CHEESE*
Soppresatta, Prosciutto Di Parma, duck prosciutto, pecorino Toscano, Taleggio, date marmellata, pickles
20

STUFFED DATES
Pancetta wrapped, house-made Italian sausage stuffed dates, Gorgonzola, Calabrian chile tomato sauce
14 

SAlads

BIBB SALAD*
Bibb lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, English cucumbers, creamy Parmesan vinaigrette
8.5 

BEET SALAD
Roasted beets, Gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
11 

CITRUS GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD
Five jumbo shrimp, romaine, ricotta, orange, radishes, red onion, shaved fennel, mint, citrus vinaigrette
19 

GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD*
Herb marinated chicken breast, romaine, mozzarella, red onion, pepperoncini, basil, cucumber, tomatoes, red wine garlic vinaigrette
17 

STEAK & BEET SALAD
Grilled medium rare hanger steak, roasted beets, Gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
22 

SALMON SALAD
Grilled Atlantic salmon, crispy potatoes, arugula, asparagus, red onion, cherry tomatoes, roasted red peppers, chianti vinaigrette, saffron aioli
22 

Plates

PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED CHICKEN*
Prosciutto & Fontina wrapped chicken breast, fire roasted asparagus, rosemary potatoes, parmesan cream, basil pesto, shaved parmesan, pine nuts
28

HANGER STEAKRosemary potatoes, broccoli rabe, salsa verde
38

SCOTTISH SALMON* Porcini mushroom crusted Atlantic Salmon, rosemary potatoes, pancetta, oyster mushrooms, sweet peas, Prosecco lemon butter sauce
35

RIB EYE* Certified Black Angus 12 oz. grilled rib eye with Parmesan whipped potatoes, fire roasted asparagus, Primitivo wine reduction
40

FILET MIGNON* Certified Black Angus 7 oz. grilled beef tenderloin with Parmesan whipped potatoes, fire roasted asparagus, Primitivo wine reduction
42 

Desserts

CHOCOLATE BUDINOFlourless chocolate cake with sea salt, extra virgin olive oil, chocolate gelato


GELATO SCOOPAsk your server about our changing selection
4.5