Basta Pizzeria Ristorante

Basta serves modern Italian cuisine, inspired by tradition and local Iowa ingredients including classic Napoli style pizza.

What does Basta mean?
Literally translated, basta is Italian for “enough”. It’s used to express when a chef has prepared food exactly right. Not too little. Not too much. Basta!

Who is the chef?
Brady McDonald is the Executive Chef of Basta. Bobby Castle is Chef de Cuisine.

What kind of food do you serve?
Basta serves modern Italian cuisine, inspired by tradition and local Iowa ingredients. Our pizza is classic Napoli style.

Who operates and owns the restaurant?
Basta is owned by Jack Piper and James Adrian, who also own Atlas and Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack, and Chef Brady McDonald.

Is there a dress code?
A shirt and maybe something on your bottom.

Are reservations accepted?
Yes. We also have cafe tables in the bar area available for walk-ins. Please stop by or give us a call at 319-337-2010 to see if we can accommodate you.

Iowa Avenue 121
Iowa City 52240 IA US
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