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About Basta Pasta - Timonium
You can enjoy a memorable dining experience in any of our 6 intimate dining rooms . We feature hearty, traditional regional Italian cousine. Abundance of options and generous portions of Pasta, Seafood, Veal, Steaks and hand tossed Pizza. Private dining is available for parties up to 70 guests.
Timonium, MD 21093
Hours of Operation:
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
We bring all of your favorite dishes to
you for a memorable, hassle-free event!
Contact us today for more information
about our catering services at 410.308.0838
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Mondays & Wednesdays
1/2 PRICE WINE NIGHT
DOUBLE CRAB CAKE DINNER - $25
4 Courses for $24
Have your next special event in one of our private dining rooms, or select a semi-private option, and enjoy delectable Italian classics, a rustic setting and our Remarkable Service!
Basta Pasta - Timonium Ratings and Reviews
I booked a reservation using open table however when we arrived at the restaurant the hostess stated we could not be seated for the 645pm reservation and didn't know why open table allowed us to select that time. They were booked up until 8pm. Luckily we found an available high top table to sit and eat. There should be a better system in place if there are any mix signals sent between open table and the restaurant but the costumer shouldnt have to suffer the consequences. So we didn't get an actual table to sit comfortably to eat and didn't get the points for booking through open table when in fact we did.
Service was very good and fast, especially with as busy as they were. The food was very good. I enjoyed the rockfish. The crab cakes were huge. Maryland crab soup was spicy. The tirimisu was delicious, very moist - loved it! We were there over restaurant week and the restaurant was packed. We had reservations and were almost seated immediately.
Food was very good, but the manager and service was not! I called up to verify that they were on restaurant week list. I was told they were and restaurant week started Friday. When I arrived at the restaurant I was told sorry the restaurant week starts in a week. Our waiter was aware that the girl that I spoke to on the phone gave us the wrong information about restaurant week. When I spoke to the manager about the misunderstanding he was not apologetic and was not willing to give us any sort of discount towards a pricey dinner. We decided to go sit at the bar for happy hour. It took our waitress 45 min to get our wine. Our filet mignon dinner came out as a New York Strip. We informed the waitress the wrong steak was brought out. Waited another 45 minutes for another glass of wine and a filet mignon . Once again I asked to see the manager and complained about the steak mix up, he was not very concerned. An hour dinner turned into a 2 1/2 hour dinner. We ended up getting a free dessert and a little off our check after being persistent about our bad experience.
Always a solid choice. 14 friends met for lunch on 1/9/2018. We had Hannah as our server, and she was excellent. She easily handled the group, was very attentive, and met all our needs. The majority of the group ordered the soup/salad/breadsticks for $13, which is quite a deal as these are constantly refilled until you eat your fill! You have your choice of Maryland crab soup, Cream of Crab soup, and the soup of the day. The soup of the day was crab and corn chowder which was delicious. I also had the Cream of Crab soup. That is a little thick for me, but still very good. The salad is fresh and flavorful. Since we dined on Tuesday, the 2 for $25 crab cake special was valid. One of the group ordered this. The crab cakes are large and tasty, full of lump crab meat. Of course, since the special is so generous, they were able to take half their meal home to enjoy later! Basta Pasta is a great neighborhood gem.
An enjoyable restaurant with a nice atmosphere and great food. Service and staff are friendly and accommodating. Every meal starts with garlic rolls and salad and is topped off with a great entrée. From seafood to Italian to steaks and chops, everything they serve is delicious. Prices are moderate. It's definitely a restaurant worth trying.
Only one of our meals was not good. My husband ordered the New York Strip Steak dinner. The steak was very fatty, and he had to return it for another selection. The manager came over very quickly and then brought him the new meal in a very timely manner. All of the other meals were excellent.
Date night and we were very excited and certainly enjoyed BP. Stefan the manager runs a great show, and Kristy our server was super . we enjoyed the Eggplant Caprese which was tender and tasty for an app, and then smiled through Lazagna and Fettucine Bolognese. Our server described the dishes perfectly! Cheesecake for dessert was the best we've had. We will return. thanks!
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