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Review of Pastini Pastaria

Pastini Pastaria
Ranked #27 of 397 Restaurants in Beaverton
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Pastini Pastaria is a Beaverton, Oregon Italian restaurant with a passion for pasta. Experience our Italian lunch or dinner menu featuring over 30 Italian pasta dishes, fresh salads, sandwiches, as well as gluten free pasta at our Beaverton Italian restaurant at Cedar Hills crossing.
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Italian food at Olive Garden? Pfft! You need to try Pastini Pastaria! Have always had good service and the food is great also. Fusili ala Roma is my recommendation along with a Mona Lisa drink. You can't go wrong eating here...!

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Thank RyCortes
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

This restaurant was a pleasant surprise. I chose it based on it having favourable TripAdvisor reviews. It was just right for us... affordable wine, good food and friendly service.We wanted to sit in the outdoor patio, which turned out to be not so great, as we were on the sidewalk right alongside one of the main roads through the shopping mall, thus a lot of noisy traffic. Try to get a table further from the road, or eat inside. When we ordered 2 glasses of wine, our friendly helper suggested that we order a bottle. We said that we didn't think we could finish it, but she told us that we could take the unused wine home... that came as a surprise for us Canadians. I had the Pasta Spaghetti & Spicy Sausage... it was just right. All in all, a nice evening out for not a lot of money

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Thank Steve_Ricketts
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

I have been here twice in the past few weeks. I had the Lasagna both times and it was good but not great. I also tried the shrimp appetizer which was good. I would like to try their desserts some time, they look tasty. I also had their berry refresher drink which was good but the end of it had too much ginger flavor. It is a nice place but not supper great and a little pricey.

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Thank Marhawk77
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

Our family ate an early dinner here on a recent Wednesday evening and were very happy with our choice. We were seated right away and it wasn't too crowded or noisy.
My 11-yr. old son ordered the rigatoni with meat sauce bolognese and enjoyed it very much. There was a lot of meat and only a few vegetables, which is his preference. My 16-yr. old daughter ordered the baked ziti with sausage and enjoyed her meal very much. Both pasta dishes were of a good size.
My husband and I both ordered the salad samplers, which meant that we got to try three salads each. He had the caeser, artichoke-chicken, and orzo salads, and I ordered the caprese, tuna and white bean, and orzo salads. He enjoyed all of his salads, but I can't really speak for him on each one. My caprese was a little unusual in that it also included sun-dried tomatoes, but the mozzeralla was fresh and the fresh tomatoes were good, so I would say it was good, but I would have liked a little more fresh basil. The tuna and white bean salad was exactly what I thought it would be - somewhat light, with lots of albacore tuna. The orzo salad was my least favorite. It was good, but not outstanding. One note on the salad samplers: they were both rather large and you had better be hungry!
I also had a glass of the house Italian white wine and it was light and refreshing. I would definitely order it again.
My only complaint is that while the servers were friendly, the service was slow, and it took a long time for us to get the bill. That's not desirable when you're waiting with slightly impatient youth.

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Thank PJMS_11
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

I had dinner here with my husband, and our friend on 6 June at 6:00 pm. The good news is that there was no wait at all. The bad news is that it was full of families with screaming children. The parents seemed immune to the noise, and did little to stop the considerable, and constant noise. Even though the server gave us a table as far removed from the noise as possible, it didn't make any difference. The din was so loud that we literally could not hear each other speak. That takes all the pleasure of an adult dinner, regardless of what the food is like.
Perhaps my view of the food was colored by the ambiance, but I found the food to be unexceptional. My tortellini gorgonzola was served lukewarm, and after tasting it, I decided it wasn't worth sending it back to be heated. I took most of it home and was able to enjoy it the next day when I could make it appropriately hot and eat it absent screaming kids.
My husband enjoyed his lasagna more than I enjoyed my dish, and our companion described his pasta as nothing special.
The food is plentiful, and the price is right, but a lot of mediocre food is still mediocre food.
I wouldn't choose to go back but I can see where it would be a good choice for families. Just please supervise your children.

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Thank mikeb0b
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