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Pizzeria Basta

3601 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303-1310
+1 303-997-8775
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrata” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (46 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
3601 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303-1310
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice authentic crust cooked in a wood-fired oven, crispy exterior with a nice chewy interior. I also loved the wood-fired salad with radicchio and roasted veggies.

Thank nugal
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have previously eaten at Basta and this visit did not measure up to the past. The best dish on the menu by far is the half-chicken. The Daisy pizza was not as good this time. A Romaine salad came with browned leaves, which the...More

Thank fischro
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had not gone to Basta for a few years, and based on the 5280 restaurant ratings we stopped in last Saturday. Wow, we had a great dinner. The Piada with burrata cheese was amazing, a beautifully warm round shaped bread stuffed with roasted garlic...More

Thank honestmiguel
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My friend and I showed up around 5:30 PM on a Saturday to find Basta's about half full. After being seated at an outdoor window seat that looked in on the bar, we settled in and ordered bread and pizza (who cares about carb overload...More

Thank tanksmiley
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Perhaps it was because of all the hype as a "best of" for Denver/Boulder, but I was a bit underwhelmed by Basta. It's a very informal place that specializes in pizza. It's very good pizza and there are other good items on the menu too,...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Basta is located in the Peleton. It has very good food quality and judging from the crowd it’s also very popular, but I thought the service was a bit too precious and the prices were high to make it a good value. We went with...More

Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended and was simply casual chic, wonderful staff and amazing food! Try anything on the menu! Its all fantastic! We split the clam pizza and lasagna. Next time we will try the whole fish and short ribs for sure. This place...More

Thank TrojanGal
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It's amazing what comes out of this wood-fired pizza oven. Beyond making a fine pizza, the chef delivers delicious roasted vegetables, an excellent farro dish, heavenly lasagna, great baked chicken and fantastic short ribs & mashed potatoes. Every bite was divine! How does he do...More

1  Thank BeebzAbroad
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Hmm. If you like burned extremely expensive pizza with pretentious waiters, this is the place for you. Honestly I have no idea why this place has such good ratings. The waiter actually said to me, " there are hard words on the menu and I...More

2  Thank Barbsiegogo
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Chef Kelly is clearly passionate about the quality of the food and its sourcing. The bar is stocked with in-house concoctions and an expert staff. I've had many dishes besides the pizza which, to me, are the best in Boulder. The wait staff are clearly...More

Thank LaRoche108
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3601 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303-1310
    (33rd)
  • Public Transportation: Arapahoe and 33rd Street Bus stop for the Jump.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-997-8775
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