121 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240(319) 337-2010
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
Dinner served 5pm - 9pm Thursday - Sunday

Starters

6.5
assorted house marinated olives
4/6
parmesan cheese, croutons
11
shaved garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, calabrian chile tomato sauce
10
dill aioli, pickled carrots
16
soppressata, prosciutto di parma, pecorino toscano, taleggio, focaccia, date marmellata
12
handmade italian sausage filled dates, pancetta, gorgonzola, calabrian chile tomato sauce
12
creamy fresh mozzarella, tomato jam, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, toasted focaccia
13
polenta breaded, flash fried calamari, roasted garlic aioli, calabrian chile tomato sauce
11
handmade beef & pork meatballs, tomato basil sauce, parmesan, focaccia
7.5
bibb lettuce, croutons, tomatoes, english cucumbers, red onion, parmesan vinaigrette
9.5
roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette

Salads

17
five wild caught gulf shrimp, romaine, ricotta, orange, radishes, red onion, fennel, mint, citrus vinaigrette
16
grilled marinated chicken, romaine, croutons, mozzarella, red onion, pepperoncini, basil, cucumber, tomato, red wine garlic vinaigrette
18
grilled medium-rare flat iron steak, roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
16
flash fried calamari, romaine, roasted red peppers, onions, tomatoes, red pepper aioli, parmesan, citrus vinaigrette
19
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

23
handmade butternut squash & mascarpone filled ravioli, local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, pine nuts, roasted broccoli, sage butter sauce
19
handmade spaghetti, beef & pork ragu, house cured pancetta, parmesan cheese
27
handmade spaghetti, blue crab, sweet corn créma, pepper relish, pickled fresno chili, asparagus, house cured pancetta
18
crispy breaded eggplant, mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, handmade spaghetti, parmesan
19
herb marinated chicken, grape tomatoes, broccoli rabe, handmade fettuccine, parmesan cream
17
handmade spaghetti, zucchini, squash, local mushrooms, tomato basil sauce, crumbled goat cheese
sm 14 / lg 22
handmade spaghetti, tomato basil, handmade beef & pork meatballs.
18
spicy italian sausage, orecchiette pasta, broccoli rabe, pecorino toscano, garlic breadcrumbs
18
baked pasta with taleggio, mozzarella, fontina, parmesan cream, house cured pancetta, basil & tomatoes

Pizza

15
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)
17
handmade spicy italian sausage, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
17
calabrese salami, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
17
taleggio, ricotta, pecorino toscano, mozzarella, arugula, oregano
17
local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, basil pesto, mozzarella
21
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

36
grilled medium-rare, rosemary red potatoes, fire roasted broccolini, salsa verde
32
potato gnocchi, house cured pancetta, mushrooms, sweet peas, prosecco lemon butter*
27
prosciutto & fontina wrapped chicken breast, potato gnocchi, fire roasted asparagus, pine nuts, shaved parmesan, pesto
24
parmesan breaded chicken breast, crispy potatoes, arugula, grape tomatoes, onions, pepperoncini, salsa rossa, garlic aioli
38
certified black angus 12 oz. grilled rib eye, parmesan whipped potatoes, fire roasted asparagus, barolo wine reduction*
40
certified black angus 7 oz. grilled beef tenderloin, parmesan whipped potatoes, fire roasted asparagus, barolo wine reduction*