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“Excellent pasta and service”
Review of Latini

Latini
Ranked #35 of 773 Restaurants in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$98
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Altstadt
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I had a special pasta, ricotta in little "purses" with spinach. It could have used more spinach but was really really good. Charming young woman waited on us. Nice atmosphere.

Thank mule54
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Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Latini, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Dear mule54,

Thank you for your lovely review.

We are glad you enjoyed your meal so much. Our homemade pasta is prepared fresh every day. For all our dishes we use only the market-fresh high-quality ingredients, which is reflected by the distinguished flavors throughout the menu.

We hope to be able to welcome you back to Latini when you are in Basel and treat you to Italian delicacies in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

la vita è bella - Adrian & Latini-Team

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I had dinner with a large group of friends. The location is very central, with the "Mise en place" quite stereotypical for an Italian restaurant.
The service was overall attentive and polite, but very slow (from the order we waited 20 minutes before being served the wrong wine, which was changed).
I had carpaccio as a starter (tasty, but 24 CHF for 10 thin slices is definitely too much) and a daily special: penne rigate with eggplant, cherry tomatoes, which were very good, "Al dente".

Overall a pleasant experience, but the service needs to be improved to let the restaurant fly .

Thank Peter B
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Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Latini, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Dear Peter B,

Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to write a review.

We love having large groups to cater for, and we remember your party being a great group to dine with us. Unfortunately, small mistakes may happen, but it is good to get rid of those quickly and ensure a flawless service. We can certainly do better next time.

It's great to read you enjoyed our Italian cuisine. Our restaurant is a perfect place for pasta and risotto lovers, as you can try different variations and discover something new.

Please visit us again for lunch or dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back when you are in the city.

la vita è bella - Adrian & Latini-Team

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Early dinner yesterday.Ordered mixed crostini to share as starter.Tasted delicious but when bill came 9francs for three pieces ,of bread.Pricing on menu misleading as suggests 3francs.Does not say that 3,,is for one piece of bread!One bottle of San Pelligrino water also 9 francs which seems a little pricey.Main courses were delicious.

1  Thank Fiona R
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Michele_Tisch, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Latini, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Fiona R,

Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor.

First of all, we are glad you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Our chefs work tirelessly to plate the freshest and highest quality products available, which is reflected by the distinguished flavors throughout the menu.

We are sorry if there was some misunderstanding on the price. We will check, if we need to change the menu. Thank you for your input.

It'll be a pleasure to welcome you back in the future. We'll make sure to provide you with a 5-star experience.

la vita è bella - Michèle & Latini-Team

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Really nice Italian restaurant located right in the heart of old town. We enjoyed our pasta dishes and they tasted really fresh.

Thank ness132017
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Michele_Tisch, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Latini, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear ness132017,

Thank you so much for your positive review on TripAdvisor.

We are happy to read you enjoyed your meal at Latini. Here you can try a variety of homemade pasta dishes, prepared fresh every day. We also take pride in offering a wide range of wines from the leading wine producers by glass and bottle. Please visit us again for another delicious meal in a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere.

la vita è bella - Michèle & Latini-Team

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My friend Mark and I came here for lunch for the first time in ages.

He had a pasta dish with salmon and I had a nice vegetarian pasta dish with artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes. Both of which were great.
The waiter was nice and friendly and prompt too, which isn't always been the case for this place.

1  Thank Birmingham79
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Michele_Tisch, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Latini, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear Birmingham79

Thank you so much for choosing our Italian bistro in the heart of Basel. We are glad to hear that we could fully satisfy you with our pasta-dishes and our service.

We all hope to welcome you back soon(er) for your next visit. You can, by the way, easily book a table online on our homepage.

la vita è bella - Michèle & Latini-Team

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