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“Wonderful Food and Service”
Review of Aroma

Aroma
Ranked #17 of 773 Restaurants in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Finding locations in Basel is not always easy and we struggled to locate this restaurant. Turns out we were actually on the street but hadn't located a street sign and there was a light out on the sign. Fortunately we looked up from the map at the right time. The room was clean with white tableclothes and black and white pen and ink decorations. The host and hostess were Italian, friendly and efficient. We shared a very nice grilled vegetable platter. My wife had one of favorites, cacio y pepe, and declared it one of the best. Her noodles were cooked to perfection. I chose the special that night, a ravioli stuffed with ricotta and truffles served in a truffle sauce. It was delicious, if a bit more expensive than other pasta dishes. Wine by the glass was available and seemed to be in the 8 euro range.

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Heartwarming, simple, tasty and authentic! Quaint little restaurant with a rustic charm. no frills decor, but the food and wine was superb!

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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I showed up 20 minutes before the restaurant opened for lunch and the manager happily sat me in the best seat in the house. I ordered the menu option for 28CHF which included salad, rigatoni carbonara and pear cream cake for dessert. FABULOUS. I honestly have only had carbonara that comes close to comparing in Rome, Italy. Food and service were top notch and we will definitely both be visiting again on our next trip to Basel.

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a Saturday night.
Disappointing really for the cost. Anti pasta was ok but for 70 francs for 4 people just too much. Pasta was home made but no sauce on it really. Ravioli was best on daily specials.

Thank Rebecca G
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

Small trattoria on the first floor - entrance next to the bazaar type shop look carefully - cozy trattoria. Pasta was relatively home fare, Roman style, with excellent attention to detail of cooking. Sauces were simple and showed high level skill in balancing the tastes - delicious. Menu is not infinite, but that fits with the open kitchen cozy feel of the place. Staff/owners are very friendly. The open wine had been selected with care.

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