121 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240(319) 337-2010
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
BASTA
PIZZERIA | RISTORANTE
lunch served 11am - 5pm 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

with choice of Tomato Bisque or Bibb Salad
15.5
handmade butternut squash & mascarpone filled ravioli, local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, pine nuts, roasted broccoli, sage butter sauce
13.5
handmade spaghetti, beef & pork ragu, house cured pancetta, parmesan cheese
17.5
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
13.5
herb marinated chicken, grape tomatoes, broccoli rabe, handmade fettuccine, parmesan cream
12.5
handmade spaghetti, zucchini, squash, local mushrooms, tomato basil sauce, crumbled goat cheese
13
spicy italian sausage, orecchiette pasta, broccoli rabe, pecorino toscano, garlic breadcrumbs
13
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. 

Sandwiches

on handmade focaccia
choice of Tomato Bisque or Bibb Salad
15
handmade meatballs, calabrian chile tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella
15
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