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Pasta Basta

8 Rechov Tut | Mahane Yehuda Market The Shuk, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh pasta” (11 reviews)
“fettuccine” (2 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Fast food, Kosher, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
8 Rechov Tut | Mahane Yehuda Market The Shuk, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place offers delicious and fresh pasta for very very really little money. They also sell wine beer deserts and more... love it.

Thank Ella C
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

First choose the pasta, then the sauce. There’s loads of options, all of them are fresh and delicious. Best part is that they really aren’t expensive.

Thank Eli W
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

It is always good to come back to Pasta Basta either in Tel aviv and in Jerusalem. Delicious and generous portion of Pasta for only 21 Shekel (6 USD). The Pasta is fresh with a variety of sauces. Very quick service. One of the best...More

Thank Gadi L
Reviewed 13 August 2017

In the middle of the Yehuda Market, this small place offers good pasta. Even though crowdy, the dish doesn't take much time to be served. The idea is nice and you can have the pasta as you prefer: type of pasta, sauce, toppings, ... the...More

Thank IannisBruxelles
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Most of the spageti is served al-dante and you have to aske them to cook it all the way. The prices are not that cheap, especially if you ask to add ingridiants to the dish (cheese, peppers...). As for taste, it's mediocre but the portions...More

Thank nearfatal12
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This small restaurant is located in the heart of the Mahane Yehuda market. The market has undergone (and is still in the process of) a cultural transformation, and at night, when the vegetable stands close, it becomes one of the hippest, coolest places in Jerusalem:...More

1  Thank tour12tour34
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Well-prepared pasta dishes with tasty and fresh toppings. Also quite affordable in Jerusalem-scale. The atmosphere was constantly busy and bit disorganized, but that's part of the charm.

1  Thank Martti J
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is one of the many little restaurants in the Machane Yehuda market in downtown Jerusalem. It's almost always very very busy. You order at the cashier (she is charming) and then take a seat. The menu is like a diagram: First you choose the...More

1  Thank M V
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Tasty, fast, reasonable price. Let me taste the beer before I committed. Brought us hot mint tea, complimentary. They could not control the raw weather but made the evening a little bit warmer with food and service.

1  Thank SleepyLaurie
Reviewed 9 November 2016

A tiny restaurant in the heart of the Machane Yehuda market- offering just pasta but that pasta is really something to write home about . Fresh , with large variety of sauce with fresh ingredients !!

1  Thank Elizur
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Rechov Tut | Mahane Yehuda Market The Shuk, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
Located in the Machane Yehuda open air market in Jerusalem
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