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Basta Pasta

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    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Italian
  • 37 W 17th St, New York NY10011 40.73891 -73.994017
  • (Btwn 5th & 6th Ave)
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  • (212) 366-0888
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Antipasti

Pesce Crudo Del Giorno ($12 to $15). fresh fish carpaccio of the day   
Insalata Mista young boston lettuce & mesclun salad, tarragon balsamic dressing   8.00
Insalata Di Cesare artisan whole baby romaine hearts caesar salad   9.00
Insalata d'Anatra cherrywood-smoked sliced duck breast, watercress, arugula   12.00
Bagna Cauda fresh vegetables, warm anchovy cream dip   12.00
Tortino Di Granchio crab meat, avocado, green apples, yukon gold potatoes basil aioli, grapefruit jelly, sliced market radishes   15.00
Tonno Fresco Scottato prime tuna tataki, original wasabi tartar sauce, cucumber, fingerling potatoes, hearts of palm, saffron orange sauce   14.00
Caprese Di Bocconcino campania buffalo mozzarella, mixed beets, white balsamic vinegar, lucky’s prime tomatoes   12.00
Asparagi Gratinati al dente asparagus, golden parmesan crust   12.00
Gnocchi Di Patata sweet potato gnocchi, lemon confit, sage cream sauce   10.00
Calamari Alla Griglia grilled squid, homemade sausage stuffed with curry risotto, golden raisins, pistachios & prosciutto   13.00
Polpi braised octopus, baby fingerling potatoes, radishes, olive flakes, pangrattato, paprika tomato sauce   13.00
Galletto Ruspante Saltato Con Insalatina crispy sautéed tender young chicken, petite salad   12.00
Zuppa Di Cozze E Vongole black mussels & clams steamed in garlic & white wine   15.00

Primi Piatti

Appetizer Portion Available

Spaghetti Con Uova Di Pesce spaghetti, tobiko (flying fish roe), shiso   17.00
Spaghetti Con Mozzarella, Pomodori E Funghi spaghetti, shiitake mushrooms, mozzarella cheese, basil, fresh tomato sauce   17.00
Spaghetti Con Prosciutto E Parmigiano spaghetti with parmigiano reggiano & parma prosciutto, served in a half wheel of parmesan cheese at the table   17.00
Spaghetti Ai Ricci Di Mare spaghetti, fresh sea urchin, fresh tomatoes, jalapeños, garlic oil, fresh basil   20.00
Linguine Alla Pescatore linguine, clams, mussels, shrimp, squid, sea scallops. choice of red or white sauce   23.00
Fusilli Al Pollo Organico fusilli, organic chicken ragù, fresh tomatoes, sliced prosciutto   17.00
Crespelle Con Funghi E Ricotta homemade silk handkerchief pasta, mixed mushrooms, lemon zest, ricotta cheese   17.00
Pappardelle Alla Siciliana homemade pappardelle, eggplant, basil, fresh tomatoes, tapenade   17.00
Tagliolini Con Ragù Di Pesce homemade tagliolini, chilean sea bass ragù, capers, shredded zucchini, spicy tomato sauce   18.00
Farfalle Con Salmone E Crema bow tie pasta, lightly smoked salmon, asparagus, fresh tomatoes, tarragon grain mustard cream sauce   17.00
Ravioli Di Vitello, Prosciutto E Mozzarella homemade ravioli with veal, prosciutto, mozzarella, with fresh tomatoes, parmesan sauce   17.00
Fettuccine Alla Bolognese homemade fettuccine, basta pasta original meat sauce   17.00
Risotto Con Gamberi E Funghi risotto, shrimp, three kinds of mushrooms   19.00

Secondi Piatti

Cacciucco chilean sea bass, octopus, sea scallops, shrimp, asparagus, fingerling potatoes, ocean tomato sauce   29.00
Arrosto Di Spigola Cilena roasted chilean sea bass, yellow squash, endive, yukon gold potatoes, fennel lemon sauce   29.00
Petto Di Pollo Impanato herb panko-crusted organic chicken breast, endive, porcini mushroom chips, truffle oil, lemon parmesan sauce   24.00
Arrosto Di Anatra seared duck breast, roasted mixed mushrooms, cauliflower, truffle porcini sauce. preparation time approximately 40 minutes   27.00
Cotoletta Di Vitello Alla Milanese breaded veal cutlet, crushed herb potatoes, pickled red cabbage   24.00

Griglia

Pesce Del Giorno charcoal-grilled fish of the day, grilled vegetables   
Trancio Di Salmone charcoal-grilled scottish salmon fillet, grilled vegetables   22.00
Lombata Di Maiale charcoal-grilled compart duroc pork chop, zucchini, shishitou peppers, broccoli, asparagus, garlic infused sour cream   26.00
Costolette d’Agnello charcoal-grilled colorado free range lamb chops (2pcs), potato gratin   26.00
Bistecca charcoal-grilled prime strip steak portobello mushrooms, cranberry sauce, horseradish cucumber potato salad   30.00

Dolce Della Casa

Crespo Deluxe single layer crape, vanilla gelato, almond candy, crushed white chocolate, fresh strawberry sauce   11.00
Fifi fluffy yogurt mousse, honey gelato, papaya, mango, grapefruit, orange, campari sauce   9.00
Torta Di Parmigiano Reggiano soft & creamy parmigiano reggiano cheesecake, with fresh fruit, whipped cream   9.00
Blancmange almond flan   7.00
Tiramisu basta pasta's original tiramisu   9.00
Vulcano melting chocolate inside warm cocoa sponge cake, with vanilla gelato, fresh fruit   11.00
Flan baked crème caramel, fresh fruit, whipped cream   8.00
Gelato    8.00
Sorbet    8.00
Formaggio Today's Cheese    12.00

Lunch Prix Fixe A $19

 

Choice Of

Mixed Green Salad    
Minestrone Soup    

Pasta

Choice Of

1. Spaghetti shrimp, red onions, jalapeños, cilantro, fresh tomatoes, garlic oil   
2. Spaghetti eggplant, basil, fresh tomatoes, tapenade   
3. Rigatoni italian sausage, onions, green peas, spicy tomato sauce   
4. Fusilli free range chicken ragù, fresh tomatoes, prosciutto   
5. Penne basta pasta meat sauce   
6. Penne chopped prosciutto, green peas, porcini mushroom cream sauce   
7. Bow Tie Pasta home-�smoked salmon, asparagus, fresh tomatoes, grain mustard cream sauce   

Homemade Dessert

Choice Of

Coffee    
Espresso    
Tea    

 

Lunch Prix Fixe B $24

 

Choice Of

Mixed Green Salad    
Minestrone Soup    

Pasta

Choice Of

1. Spaghetti shrimp, red onions, jalapeños, cilantro, fresh tomatoes, garlic oil   
2. Spaghetti eggplant, basil, fresh tomatoes, tapenade   
3. Rigatoni italian sausage, onions, green peas, spicy tomato sauce   
4. Fusilli free range chicken ragù, fresh tomatoes, prosciutto   
5. Penne basta pasta meat sauce   
6. Penne chopped prosciutto, green peas, porcini mushroom cream sauce   
7. Bow Tie Pasta home--�]smoked salmon, asparagus, fresh tomatoes, grain mustard cream sauce   

Homemade Dessert

Choice Of

Coffee    
Espresso    
Tea    

 

Lunch A La Carte

Antipasti

Basta Pasta Original Whole Romaine Caesar Salad    9.00
with grilled young chicken   13.00
with grilled salmon   20.00
Cherrywood-Smoked Sliced Duck Breast watercress, arugula   11.00
Grilled Calamari & Leeks endive, fresh tomatoes, arugula   12.00
Steamed Canadian Mussels garlic & white wine   11.00
Al Dente Asparagus golden parmesan crust   11.00
Pumpkin Gnocchi sage cream sauce   10.00

Insalata

Large Salad

Grilled & Seared Tuna wasabi tartar sauce, cauliflower, baby fingerling potatoes, fresh tomatoes, croutons, house dressing   15.00
Crispy Sautéed Young Chicken fresh herbs, asparagus, fresh tomatoes, cauliflower, house dressing   13.00

Primi Piatti

Appetizer Portion Available

Spaghetti tobiko (flying fish roe), shiso (japanese basil)   16.00
Penne bacon, onions, egg yolk, cream sauce   16.00
Spaghetti shiitake mushrooms, mozzarella, basil, fresh tomatoes   16.00
parmigiano reggiano & parma prosciutto, basil (served at table)   16.00
Linguine fresh sea urchin, basil, pink sauce   20.00
Homemade Ravioli with veal, prosciutto & mozzarella, fresh tomato parmesan sauce   17.00
Silk Handkerchief Pasta mushrooms, citrus zest, ricotta cheese   16.00
Risotto shrimp, three kinds of mushrooms   18.00

Secondi

Includes Choice Of Two Contorni

Grilled Fish Of The Day    
Grilled 10 Oz. Prime Strip Steak    30.00
Seared Tuna with wasabi tartar sauce   27.00
Grilled Free Range Colorado Lamb Chops   (2pcs) 26.00
Oven-Baked Chilean Sea Bass    27.00
Breaded Veal Cutlet    22.00

Contorni

Sides

Crushed Herb Potatoes    
Arugula Salad    
Broccoli    
Potato Gratin    
Stewed Beans    
Asparagus    
Grilled Vegetables    

 

Basta Pasta
37 W 17th St
Btwn 5th & 6th Ave
(212) 366-0888
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