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Trattoria aroma

) #24 of 535 Restaurants in Basel €€ - €€€ Italian, Mediterranean, European
Sattelgasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 32 61
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“guanciale” (4 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Sattelgasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh ingredients, impeccably prepared. Recommend the buffalo mozzarella-the tomatoes tasted like summer. Cacio e pepe was delicious-pasta perfectly cooked with wonderful flavors. Not too expensive for Switzerland. Highly recommend. Good for business-small restaurant, not noisy.

Thank Constance C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Trattoria Aroma is a fantastic gem in Basel. Its located in the heart of base, in a small alley. Don't let you fool by the entrance, as its a small door that does not reflect what you will find inside. Inside, you will find...More

Thank Intihuasi
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The pasta didn't look home made, it just taste like at any normal restaurant. The carbonara was very thick and sticky, nothing special. We asked for the cheese which never arrived. All was really not with amore. Finally, the price was to high for that...More

1  Thank Massimo L
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...More

1  Thank JESVancouver_B_C_
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!

Thank bikerchick76
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...More

Thank Brittany H
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
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...More

Thank CauponaConsul
Reviewed 6 April 2016

My husband and I went here on a weeknight for an anniversary dinner. We called ahead for reservations, but it wasn't a very busy night. Located upstairs in a building right off Marktplatz, it is a pleasing, modern and welcoming dining room. The menu is...More

1  Thank stsung
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This restaurant has got to serve the best amatriciana I've tasted - and I've eaten at quite a few restaurants in Rome. Their guanciale is really really tasty - I wish they'd reveal their suppliers to me. I do know the hosts personally. Definitely worth...More

1  Thank randu69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sattelgasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 32 61
  • E-mail