Basi Italia

Italian Restaurant$$$$
Victorian Village, Columbus
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  • Sabrina G.
    "Parmesan Creme Brulee is delicious!"(2 Tips)
    Molly K.
    "Perfect way to try wines and enjoy the patio!"(7 Tips)
    Nate R.
    "One of the hidden gems in Columbus."(2 Tips)
    Tatjana
    "great atmosphere, wine list and amazing menu"(5 Tips)
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  • The Wall Street Journal
    Columbusites fed up with spaghetti and red sauce head to Basi Italia, one of the city’s most urbane and creative kitchens. Read more
  • Eric N.
    Eric NovelloAugust 3, 2011
    This place is incredible ! John the bartender is a star, and the kitchen knows what It's doing. The tagliatelles is out of this world. Will go back every time I'm in Columbus. Bravo.
  • Niki B.
    Niki BSeptember 22, 2015
    Great place for a date, great drinks, and amazing food out on their beautiful patio.
  • Ken B.
    Ken BaldwinMarch 29
    Great italian restaurant - Nice to sit outside when the weather is warm. Tucked away in the Short North. Great cocktails too.
  • Molly K.
    Molly KurthJuly 19, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    trust John (bartender) to recommend cocktails, go early to grab a seat on the patio (they don't take reservations out there) and share the zucchini appetizer, delicious start to a great meal! Read more
  • Columbus Food Adventures
    If it's your first time make sure you get the zucchini pronto. It's the best zucchini ever tasted (with olive oil, pecorino and almonds)
  • Scioto Valley
    Scioto ValleyJune 15, 2011
    The cozy atmosphere, tasty cuisine and ever-changing wine list make this the perfect spot in Columbus for date night.
  • Melissa E.
    Melissa EDecember 31, 2014
    Great specials options to go with. The Parmesan creme brûlée and zucchini apps were good choices.
  • Molly K.
    Molly KurthMay 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Take advantage of vino on the veranda every Wednesday now through end of summer. Perfect way to try wines and enjoy the patio!
  • Kiley L.
    Kiley LoCascioJune 7, 2012
    Everything we had was wonderful. The pesto pasta was so good and garlicky. Quaint and romantic.
  • Wm B.
    Wm BehrendtDecember 10, 2016
    My favorite place in Columbus. A hidden gem
  • Molly K.
    Molly KurthMay 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Joe (bartender on the patio) is doing really fun new stuff so give the cocktails options a check!
  • Tara E.
    Tara ErnskeApril 4, 2013
    Love this place! Great patio and Phil makes amazing drinks
  • SBB
    SBBJune 7, 2011
    Save 10% off all food items Monday -Thursday with your SBB Card!! (Not in combination with other discounts) Read more
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MilnerFebruary 9, 2016
    Amazing food, quaint restaurant and location.
  • Tammy C.
    Tammy CraigOctober 3, 2013
    Terrific. Food was awesome. Great family dinner.
  • Columbus Food Adventures
    If you like Basi wines you can buy them at retail pricing to take home.
  • Nate R.
    Nate RiggsJune 5, 2010
    One of the hidden gems in Columbus. Everything on the menu is worth talking about!
  • Jamie W.
    Jamie WrightMarch 10, 2013
    Be sure to get the zucchini pronto!
  • Tatjana
    TatjanaDecember 10, 2010
    great atmosphere, wine list and amazing menu
  • Steven H.
    Steven HammAugust 4
    Been here 5+ times
    one of the best patios in the city
  • Eric T.
    Eric TimmMarch 15, 2013
    Food is very good, wine list is a bit lacking
  • Horacio N.
    Horacio NietoJuly 14, 2013
    Amazing atmosphere and patio!
  • Sabrina G.
    Sabrina GrondhuisNovember 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Parmesan Creme Brulee is delicious! So unique!
  • Kacy Y.
    Kacy YuhasSeptember 14, 2015
    Mustard Crusted Trout
  • Amanda K.
    Amanda KingJuly 14, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Crave that Caesar salad.
  • Debra V.
    Debra VedderOctober 28, 2016
    Love, love, love!
  • Kanjani D.
    Kanjani DholakiaFebruary 9, 2015
    Eggplant parmesan
  • Aaron F.
    Aaron FriedmanFebruary 7, 2010
    get the sauteed zucchini...you won't regret it
  • Bridget W.
    Bridget Weizer GrangerNovember 29, 2009
    Want to have dinner there.
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