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Pasta Bene

Italian Restaurant$$$$
Claremont Elmwood, Berkeley
  • Leah W.
    "HUGE portion of delicious melanzana pasta"(3 Tips)
    Courtney O.
    "The gnocchi is tasty and the Di Casa salad is the perfect size!"(2 Tips)
    Jonathan R.
    "great lunch special"(2 Tips)
    Greg M.
    "The chicken marsala with Angel hair pasta is not bad at all."(4 Tips)
25 Tips and reviews
  • snapple
  • pasta
  • gnocchi
  • big portions
  • great value
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  • Namitta S.
    Namitta ShankarJune 30, 2012
    Amazing Italian food at never seen before affordable prices-1 pasta benne, 1 spinach ravioli, 1 snapple, 1 bruschetta & 1 tiramisu all for $20. Massive portions, fab service! (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Joe C.
    Joe ClederaOctober 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    You can customize your order! The food is reasonably priced, they're open late, the pasta is delicious and they have an extremely friendly staff. I will be back for sure.
  • Jonathan R.
    Jonathan RodriguezDecember 5, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    The owners and staff are super friendly. They have a great lunch special from 11 to 3. I love their chicken breast sandwich and their Penne Bolognese entré.
  • Courtney O.
    Courtney OchiAugust 9, 2013
    Good sized pasta! The gnocchi is tasty and the Di Casa salad is the perfect size!
  • Melinda W.
    Melinda WangJune 13, 2014
    Love the food here. Everything is so good. Even the water. Has a bathroom inside. Oh and its much better to sit inside...
  • i3mr R.
    i3mr RddJanuary 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Delicious food, reasonable prices, clean restroom, and close to UC Berkeley. Still you have to pay for parking.
  • Leah W.
    Leah WeinsteinNovember 12, 2011
    Just had the lunch special! HUGE portion of delicious melanzana pasta (one of several good choices) for just 5.95$! Really great customer service too.
  • Christopher W.
    Christopher WooMarch 18, 2011
    Marco pollo is good but I'm disappointed that it doesn't include chicken. They had a prime chance to make a pun and instead just misspell "polo."
  • Ally M.
    Ally MSeptember 12, 2015
    Delicious food for good prices. Good serving size too.
  • Joan S.
    Joan SimonJuly 20, 2012
    Cheap beer at happy hour daily 3-7pm. $10 pitchers.
  • Mark L.
    Mark LuSeptember 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    You can substitute sauces on any dish for just a few cents.
  • Greg M.
    Greg MichaelsAugust 21, 2013
    The chicken marsala with Angel hair pasta is not bad at all.
  • Joan S.
    Joan SimonJuly 20, 2012
    Great summer lunch pasta specials for only $5.95.
  • Heather G.
    Heather GreggJuly 28, 2013
    So freaking good! Crazy low prices for a delicious Italian meal.
  • Kenneth R.
    Kenneth RheeAugust 5, 2015
    Good pasta and large portions
  • Rachel B.
    Rachel BuchananOctober 23, 2011
    Yummo beef lasagne & I loved the sparkling water.
  • Peter M.
    Peter McCarthyFebruary 23, 2015
  • KellyAnn T.
    KellyAnn TsaiJune 12, 2011
    The bruscetta is awesome and only $2
  • Lisa G.
    Lisa Gorden-CushmanJuly 14, 2013
    The best service I've ever had
  • Min L.
    Min LeeOctober 26, 2013
    Best bang for the buck!
  • Jacqueline T.
    Jacqueline TopeteJanuary 11, 2015
    Great prices!
  • Cary B.
    Cary Bass-DeschenesJanuary 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The calamari is the BEST!
  • Ernesto M.
    Ernesto MontesOctober 9, 2011
    Bruchetta is nommmtastic
  • Amy Lola C.
    Amy Lola CDecember 10, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the gnocchi!!
  • Rui F.
    Rui FernandesAugust 9, 2010
    The rutica was delicious!!!
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