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Basta Pizzeria Ristorante

Basta Pizzeria Ristorante

121 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-2010

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Menu
pizza
Pizza

Margherita Pizza

San marzano tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella, basil, extra-virgin olive oil.

$14.00


Marinara Pizza

San marzano tomato sauce, oregano, shaved garlic, sea salt, extra-virgin olive oil.

$11.00


Salsiccia Pizza

Handmade spicy italian sausage, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil.

$16.00


Pepperoni Pizza

Calabrese salami, san marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil.

$16.00


Quattro Formaggi Pizza

Taleggio, ricotta, pecorino toscano, mozzarella, arugula, oregano.

$16.00


Lobster Pizza

Maine lobster, in sweet corn, fire roasted leeks, hand cured pancetta, mozzarella, ricotta.

$19.50

starters
Starters

Olives

Assorted house marinated olives.

$6.00


Tomato Bisque

Parmesan cheese, croutons.

$4.00


Wood Oven Focaccia

Shaved garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, Calabrian chile tomato sauce.

$10.00


Fried Brussels Sprouts

Dill aioli, pickled carrots.

$9.00


Meat & Cheese

Soppressata, prosciutto di parma, pecorino toscano, taleggio, focaccia, date marmellata.

$16.00


Stuffed Dates

Handmade Italian sausage filled dates, pancetta, gorgonzola, Calabrian chile tomato sauce.

$11.00


Burrata

Creamy fresh mozzarella, tomato jam, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, toasted focaccia.

$11.00


Calamari

Polenta breaded, flash fried calamari, roasted garlic aioli, calabrian chile tomato sauce.

$12.00


Meatballs

Handmade beef & pork meatballs, tomato basil sauce, parmesan, focaccia.

$10.00


Bibb Salad

Bibb lettuce, croutons, tomatoes, English cucumbers, red onion, parmesan vinaigrette.

$6.50


Beet Salad

Roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette.

$9.00

salads
Salads

Citrus Grilled Shrimp Salad

Five wild caught gulf shrimp, romaine, ricotta, orange, radishes, red onion, fennel, mint, citrus vinaigrette.

$15.50


Chicken Panzanella Salad

Grilled marinated chicken, romaine, croutons, mozzarella, red onion, pepperoncini, basil, cucumber, tomato, red wine garlic vinaigrette.

$14.00


Steak & Beet Salad

Grilled medium-rare flat iron steak, roasted beets, gorgonzola, pistachios, arugula, balsamic vinaigrette.

$16.00


Calamari Salad

Flash fried calamari, romaine, roasted red peppers, onions, tomatoes, red pepper aioli, parmesan, citrus vinaigrette.

$14.00


Salmon Salad

Grilled Loch Duart salmon, crispy potatoes, arugula, asparagus, red onion, cherry tomatoes, roasted red peppers, chianti vinaigrette, saffron aioli.

$17.00

pasta
Pasta

Roasted Butternut Squash Ravioli

Handmade butternut squash & mascarpone filled ravioli, local shiitake & oyster mushrooms, pine nuts, roasted broccoli, sage butter sauce.

$22.00


Spaghetti Bolognese

Handmade spaghetti, beef & pork ragu, house-cured pancetta, parmesan cheese.

$18.00


Crab Spaghetti

Handmade spaghetti, blue crab, sweet corn créma, pepper relish, pickled fresno chili, asparagus, house cured pancetta.

$26.00


Eggplant Parmesan Pasta

Crispy breaded eggplant, mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, handmade spaghetti, parmesan.

$16.50


Grilled Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Herb marinated chicken, grape tomatoes, broccoli rabe, handmade fettuccine, parmesan cream.

$18.00


Garden Pasta

Handmade spaghetti, zucchini, squash, local mushrooms, tomato basil sauce, crumbled goat cheese.

$16.00


Sausage & Orecchiette Pasta

Spicy italian sausage, orecchiette pasta, broccoli rabe, pecorino toscano, garlic breadcrumbs.

$17.50


Four Cheese Penne

Baked pasta with taleggio, mozzarella, fontina, parmesan cream, house-cured pancetta, basil & tomatoes.

$17.50

plates
Plates

Hanger Steak

Grilled medium-rare, rosemary red potatoes, fire roasted broccolini, salsa verde.

$33.00


Scottish Salmon

Porcini mushroom crusted Loch Duart salmon, potato gnocchi, house-cured pancetta, mushrooms, sweet peas, prosecco lemon butter.

$29.50


Prosciutto Chicken

Prosciutto & fontina wrapped chicken breast, potato gnocchi, fire roasted asparagus, pine nuts, shaved parmesan, pesto.

$25.00


Chicken Milanese

Parmesan breaded chicken breast, crispy potatoes, arugula, grape tomatoes, onions, pepperoncini, salsa rossa, garlic aioli.

$22.00


Rib Eye

Certified black Angus grilled rib eye, parmesan whipped potatoes, fire roasted asparagus, Barolo wine reduction.

$34.00


Filet Mignon

Certified black Angus grilled beef tenderloin, parmesan whipped potatoes, fire roasted asparagus, Barolo wine reduction.

$36.00

lunch-sandwiches
Lunch Sandwiches

Meatball Sandwich

Handmade meatballs, Calabrian chile tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella.

$14.00


Porchetta Sandwich

Slowly braised pork, roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, giardiniera, provolone.

$14.00


P.L.T. Sandwich

Crispy strips of house-cured pancetta, vine ripe tomatoes, butter lettuce, roasted pepper aioli.

$13.00


Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

Crispy breaded eggplant, Calabrian chile tomato sauce, handmade mozzarella.

$13.00


The Parma Sandwich

Prosciutto di parma, soppressata, arugula, tomatoes, shaved pecorino toscano, red onion, roasted garlic aioli.

$14.00


Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Roasted red peppers, arugula, vine ripe tomatoes, red onion, herb ricotta spread.

$13.00


Shrimp Arrabbiata Sandwich

Six spicy gulf shrimp, arugula, red onion, vine ripe tomato, hot giardiniera, garlic aioli

$14.00

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