Book your Basta Pizzeria Ristorante reservation on Resy
T - Th 4 - 9pm | Fri 4 - 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 Daily

Starters

7.5
assorted house marinated olives
4/6
parmesan cheese, croutons
13
shaved garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, calabrian chile tomato sauce
12
dill aioli, pickled carrots
20
soppressata, prosciutto di parma, pecorino toscano, taleggio, focaccia, date marmellata
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
12
handmade beef & pork meatballs, tomato basil sauce, parmesan, focaccia
8.5
bibb lettuce, croutons, tomatoes, english cucumbers, red onion, parmesan vinaigrette
11
roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette

Sandwiches

served with fries.
substitute bib salad or soup $2
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
15
prosciutto di parma, soppressata, arugula, tomatoes, shaved pecorino toscano, red onion, roasted garlic aioli
16
two black angus beef patties, provolone, pancetta, tomato, bibb lettuce, onion, served with ketchup and mustard on side
15
breaded chicken breast, pepperoncini, tomato, red onion, arugula, garlic aioli (choice of grilled or breaded)

Salads

19
five wild caught gulf shrimp, romaine, ricotta, orange, radishes, red onion, fennel, mint, citrus vinaigrette
17
grilled marinated chicken, romaine, croutons, mozzarella, red onion, pepperoncini, basil, cucumber, tomato, red wine garlic vinaigrette
17
grilled marinated chicken, romaine, croutons, mozzarella, red onion, pepperoncini, basil, cucumber, tomato, red wine garlic vinaigrette
22
grilled medium-rare flat iron steak, roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
22
grilled medium-rare flat iron steak, roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette
22
grilled loch duart salmon, crispy potatoes, arugula, asparagus, red onion, cherry tomatoes, roasted red peppers, chianti vinaigrette, saffron aioli
18
flash fried calamari, romaine, roasted red peppers, onions, tomatoes, red pepper aioli, parmesan, citrus vinaigrette
8.5
bibb lettuce, croutons, tomatoes, english cucumbers, red onion, parmesan vinaigrette
22
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 - Vignobles Dubard, Merlot, France
House wine also available for 7/glass
- Soup, Salad, Garlic Bread-
choice of tomato bisque or soup of the day choice of bibb salad and garlic cheese crostini 
$12
Substitute a beet salad ($2 extra)

Pasta

with homemade bread.
add Bibb Salad $4
17
handmade butternut squash & mascarpone filled ravioli, local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, pine nuts, roasted broccoli, sage butter sauce
15
handmade spaghetti, beef & pork ragu, house cured pancetta, parmesan cheese
18
handmade spaghetti, blue crab, sweet corn créma, pepper relish, pickled fresno chili, asparagus, house cured pancetta
13
crispy breaded eggplant, mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, handmade spaghetti, parmesan
16
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
14
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
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
handmade spicy italian sausage, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
18.5
calabrese salami, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
18.5
calabrese salami, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil
20
scrambled eggs, house cured pancetta, parmesan cream sauce, pickled fresno chiles, red onion, mozzarella
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 +$5 ea.