Fine Italian Cuisine

Since opening our doors in 1992, Basta has always taken advantage of our Northwest bounty.
We use local organic produce, meats, forest ingredients, and fish.


mon-thurs 5pm-11pm
fri-sat 5pm-11:30pm
sun 5p-10:30p
Happy Hour

daily 5pm-6:30pm
mon-sat 10pm-Close
sun 9pm-Close

410 NW 21st St, Portland OR, 97209
(503) 274-1572


All of our fresh pastas, sausages, pancetta, desserts and infusions are made in house.

We believe in supporting our local artisans, and the couches and tables were made only a few blocks away. The wood on the walls and tables was salvaged from local barn lumber, and even the point of sale system was designed and is maintained locally.

We reach outside of Oregon for only one thing…
our award winning wine list.
It’s Italian, like the owner.

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