Book your Basta Pizzeria Ristorante reservation on Resy
T - Th 11 - 9pm | Fri 11 - 10pm | Sat 9 - 10pm | Sun 9 - 9pm
121 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240(319) 337-2010
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
lunch served 11am - 3pm Tues-Fri

Starters

7
assorted house marinated olives
4/6
parmesan cheese, garlic crouton
13
shaved garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, calabrian chile tomato sauce
12
dill aioli, pickled carrots
14
creamy fresh mozzarella, tomato jam, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, toasted focaccia

Salads

9/15
spring mix, croutons, mozzarella, red onion, pepperoncini, basil, cucumber, tomato, red wine garlic vinaigrette
9/15
bibblettuce,crouton,tomato,English cucumber, red onion, parmesan vinaigrette
9/16
roasted beet, gorgonzola, pistachio, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
9/15
arugula, kale, farro, parmesan, pistachios, fresh herbs, cherry tomato and pickled shallots and citrus pesto vinaigrette

Add Chicken $5 / Add Shrimp$5 / Add Steak $7 / Add salmon $ 7

Sandwiches

served with fries
16
handmade meatballs, calabrian chile tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella
16
slowly braised pork, roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, giardiniera, provolone
14
crispy breaded eggplant, calabrian chile tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella
16
crispy breaded chicken, mozzarella, parmesan, tomato basil sauce, spaghetti
16
two black angus beef patties, provolone, pancetta, tomato, bibb lettuce, onion, served with ketchup and mustard on side
16
breaded chicken breast, pepperoncini, tomato, red onion, arugula, garlic aioli (choice of grilled or breaded)
- Soup, Salad, Garlic Bread-
choice of tomato bisque or soup of the day choice of bibb salad and garlic cheese crostini 
$14

Pasta

with homemade bread
17
handmade butternut squash & mascarpone filled ravioli, local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, pine nuts, roasted broccoli, sage butter sauce
16
handmade spaghetti, beef & pork ragu, house cured pancetta, parmesan cheese
19
handmade spaghetti, blue crab, sweet corn créma, pepper relish, pickled fresno chili, asparagus, house cured pancetta
14
crispy breaded eggplant, mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, handmade spaghetti, parmesan
17
crispy breaded chicken,mozzarella, parmesan, tomato basil sauce, spaghetti
17
herb marinated chicken, grape tomatoes, broccoli rabe, handmade fettuccine, parmesan cream
13
handmade spaghetti, zucchini, squash, local mushrooms, tomato basil sauce, crumbled goat cheese
15
handmade spaghetti, tomato basil, handmade beef & pork meatballs.
14
spicy italian sausage, orecchiette pasta, broccoli rabe, pecorino toscano, garlic breadcrumbs
15
baked pasta with taleggio, mozzarella, fontina, parmesan cream, house cured pancetta, basil & tomatoes

Pizza

16
san marzano tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella, basil, extra-virgin olive oil
13
san marzano tomato sauce, oregano, shaved garlic, sea salt, extra-virgin olive oil (no cheese)
18.5
handmade spicy italian sausage, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
18.5
calabrese salami, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
20
taleggio, ricotta, pecorino toscano, mozzarella, arugula, oregano
18.5
local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, basil pesto, mozzarella
28
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 +$6 ea.