Casual Italian (family-run) dining concept dishing up one of the most affordable dish of freshly-made in-house pasta that you can find in central Singapore. Made from organic Italian flour and free-range eggs, Pastaria Abate offers more than 15 type of handmade pasta of your choice to match the wide variety of slow-cooked red sauce, cream sauce and white sauce available, including classic, hearty sauces such as Bolognese and Carbonara, as well as zesty and lighter options, like Prawn & Saffron, and Squid & Butter.
Consider the chewy, homemade Tagliatelle egg pasta in a robust Marinara red sauce topped with pan-grilled Italian Pork Sausage ($12.80), the simple classic Egg & Prosciutto ($10.80) in a creamy egg sauce, or the delicate Squid Ink specialty angel hair pasta (+$1) with crispy Calamari Frito ($14.80) in lemon butter sauce white sauce. If you’re uncertain of the best pairing, check for recommended pastas for each sauce when you’re ordering at the counter, and if you’re into baked pasta and ravioli, check the daily specials board.
Beyond the selection of wallet-friendly pasta, Pastaria Abate’s menu also features appetizers, antipasta boards, main courses and homemade desserts, comprising deep-fried Portobello Fried ($8.80), hand-formed Jumbo Meatball ($3.80 each) stewed overnight in marinara sauce, tender grilled Martini Grilled Pork ($15.80) glazed in their Italian martini sauce, and Steak Florentine ($15.80) of 200 grams Australian beef striploin with hand-cut fries, to name a few.
FYI, Pastaria Abate is the sister restaurant of book cafe & bar The Reading Room.