Book your Basta Pizzeria Ristorante reservation on Resy
T - Th 11 - 9pm | Fri 11 - 10pm | Sat 10 - 10pm | Sun 10 - 9pm
121 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240(319) 337-2010
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
Dinner served 4pm - 9pm Sunday - Thursday | 4pm - 10pm Friday - Saturday

Starters

5/7
parmesan cheese, garlic crouton
8
assorted house marinated olives
13
shaved garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, calabrian chile tomato sauce
12
dill aioli, pickled carrots
14
handmade italian sausage filled dates, pancetta, gorgonzola, calabrian chile tomato sauce
14
creamy fresh mozzarella, tomato jam, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, toasted focaccia
16
polenta breaded, flash fried calamari, roasted garlic aioli, calabrian chile tomato sauce
14
beef & pork meatballs, parmesan, toasted ciabatta, tomato sauce

Salads

9/15
crouton, tomato, English cucumber, red onion, parmesan vinaigrette
9/15
roasted beet, gorgonzola, pistachio, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
9/15
little gem, crouton, mozzarella, red onion, pepperoncini, basil, cucumber, tomato, red wine vinaigrette
9/15
arugula, kale, farro, parmesan, pistachio, herbs, grape tomato, pickled shallot, citrus vinaigrette

Grilled Herbed Chicken $6 / Steak $9 / salmon $ 8 / Half-pound Jumbo Shrimp $7

1/2 Liters of Wine - 22
White - Vigneti, Pinot Grigio, Veneto
Red - Vignobles Dubard, Merlot, France
House wine also available for 7/glass

Pasta

26
butternut squash& mascarpone filled ravioli, local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, pine nuts, roasted broccoli, sage butter sauce
22
beef, pork & pancetta ragú, parmesan, basil, spaghetti
20
crispy breaded eggplant, mozzarella, parmesan, tomato basil sauce, spaghetti
24
herb marinated chicken, grape tomato, kale, fettuccine, parmesan cream
21
local mushroom, zucchini squash, grape tomato, goat cheese, tomato basil sauce, spaghetti
22
beef & pork meatballs, tomato basil sauce, parmesan, spaghetti
22
spicy Italian sausage, kale, pecorino Toscano, garlic bread crumb, orecchiette
22
Taleggio, mozzarella, fontina, parmesan cream baked pasta, cured pancetta, basil & tomato
18
grana padano cheese, pecorino, fresh cracked black pepper
25
jumbo shrimp, calabrian chile, garlic scapes, kale, cherry tomatoes, gremolata, prosecco lemon butter

Pizza

19
san marzano tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella, basil, extra-virgin olive oil
14
san marzano tomato sauce, oregano, shaved garlic, sea salt, extra-virgin olive oil (no cheese)
21
handmade spicy italian sausage, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
21
calabrese salami, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
22
taleggio, ricotta, pecorino toscano, mozzarella, arugula, oregano
29
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.
prosciutto, pancetta, anchovies +$6 ea. 

Plates

35
roasted atlantic salmon, creamy tuscan orzo, sun dried tomatoes, kale, prosecco lemon butter
39
14 oz., grilled medium-rare, crispy herb potatoes, fire roasted broccolini, salsaverde
27
Parmesan breaded chicken breast, crispy potatoes, arugula salad, grape tomato, onion, pepperoncini, salsa Rosa, roasted garlic aioli