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Basta Mangiare Italian Cuisine - CLOSED

4538 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616-6500
+1 309-682-9393
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
2 Aug 2015
“Authentic Italian with Class!”
27 Oct 2013
“It's CLOSED!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
4538 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616-6500
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

Basta's has that ever changing Italian menu with something for everyone! The chef's creations appeal to a wide range of tastes with dishes from both Northern and Southern Italy. This is a small, fining dining, restaurant with medium prices. It's a place you can take...More

Thank Artemis F
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Don't bother going there for a meal. Sign on the door refers you to the Basta in Morton, IL. Also says this location will re-open as another restaurant.

Thank islandexplorer
Reviewed 1 September 2013

This review is about the catering job that was done for our wedding at the Gateway this past July 2013. In general we USED to like the restaurant, but will never eat there again. We elected to go with family style plating and slightly modified...More

Thank aint_that_a_b
Reviewed 28 August 2013

My girl friend and I out for the night. Craving authentic Margarita pizza. It was not on the menu. The owner, Mike, said ,"said not a problem" he was back in a bit with the best ever pizza. It had the freshest tomatoes, mozzarella, basil...More

Thank Paula F
Reviewed 5 June 2013

We were lucky enough to snag a table early on a Saturday night. Two of us split the Basta Pasta, which was delightfully spicy and totally cleared my congestion due to the spring pollen in the air. The meal started off with a delightfully crisp...More

Thank Jcsepich
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We had a large group for a family birthday party - they gave us the back room on a Thursday evening. I can say that we were served professionally and efficiently. The restaurant is attractive and the bar is pretty cool, too. The menu is...More

Thank fballwidow
Reviewed 16 March 2013

This was our first time visiting Basta in Peoria Heights. I'll start with the positives. The appetizers we ordered were fairly good (toasted ravioli and bruschetta) aside from the calamari which those that ate it said it was just ok. Our soup and salad were...More

Thank Steph1118
Reviewed 21 February 2013

My husband and I went out to Basta after dropping my children off to have a belated Valentine/Anniversary dinner. I had received a gift certficate from a colleage for Basta at Christmas. The food was good, and the service was fine as well. We went...More

Thank Dana05873
Reviewed 14 September 2012

One of the best restaurants in the Peoria area. Many unique dishes. Great service. Huge helpings. A great place for anniversaries and special occasions.

Thank Kip P
Reviewed 27 August 2012

They have a lighter summer menu that is very tasty. Their standard offerings are very well done also. if it is nice out, sit on the patio; it is private and breezy.

Thank cami a
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4538 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616-6500
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 309-682-9393
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