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🍷🍝5 Build Your Own Pasta Places Below $20

Splurging too often on handmade pasta? We've heard you! Here are some affordable places to indulge in fresh handmade pasta✨

1. Pastaria Abate

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With the cosy ambience of an Italian home, Pastaria Abate is an authentic Italian restaurant nestled in the heart of Tanjong Pagar. Furnished with street lamps emitting warm light, along with a display of family portraits on the walls, the restaurant prides itself on providing an authentic homestyle dining experience to its customers.

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Being a family restaurant, Pastaria Abate has had copious recipes being concocted and handed down over the generations. Hence, you may look forward to enjoying freshly handmade pastas and classic homestyle flavours here. The restaurant boosts a wide range of pastas between $18 - $27, with a variety of red sauce, white and wine sauce, and cream sauce to select from. Pair these sauces with your pasta of choice, including rigatoni, squid ink, gnocchi, and porcini being just some of the choices available. Indulge yourself with an authentic Italian experience here!

📍Location: 86 Neil Road, #01-00, Singapore 088846 ⏱️Opening Hours: 11am - 10.30pm daily

2. Pasta & Co.

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Tucked away in Fortune Centre, Pasta & Co. is an unassuming restaurant with an extensive menu of pasta dishes. Prior to ordering, a two-tiered golden stand laden with a variety of pasta types would be brought to each table, allowing customers a glimpse of the types of pasta available before selecting their pasta of choice. Additionally, with an open kitchen concept, customers would be able to have a glimpse of their orders being prepared while waiting for their food to arrive.

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The pastas here are served in tasting and full portions, with the former being a smaller portion such that you'd be able to sample a greater variety of pasta dishes. Enjoy a wide range of dishes ranging from Mentaiko ($16.90/$23.90) and Truffle Cacio E Pepe ($17.90/$22.90), to their Pasta Alla Vodka ($13.90/$18/90) and Carbonara ($13.90/$18.90). Enjoy some light bites as well, which are all priced affordably below $10, with the exception of their Sake & Mirin Clams ($14.90). Only walk-ins are accepted so do make your way down early to secure your seats!

📍Location: 190 Middle Road #02-17 Fortune Center Singapore, 188979 ⏱️Opening Hours:

Tuesdays - Saturdays (2pm - 2.30pm & 5.30pm - 10.00pm)

Sundays (12pm - 2.30pm)

3. PastaGo

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Brightly decorated in neon yellow, it'll be hard to miss this pasta kiosk, located in Tiong Bahru Plaza and Jcube. PastaGo is a takeaway kiosk offering freshly handmade pastas at extremely affordable pricing. Newly launched this year, they offer a small but select menu of various pastas, perfect for those rushing for a quick meal.

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Aside from having an entire menu priced below $8, you may enjoy your pasta at just $3.90, with the pasta dish being none other than their Aglio E Olio. Some of the other items on the menu include carbonara ($6.90), Marinara ($4.90), as well as Al Limone ($7.90). Add-ons are available as well for just $1 - $2, including smoked duck, prawns, and a sous vide egg, to name a few. So head down to any of their outlets and enjoy handmade pasta without breaking the bank here at PastaGo!


Jcube Shopping Mall, 2 Jurong East Central 1, #B1-K07, S609731

Tiong Bahru Plaza,302 Tiong Bahru Rd, #B1-123, S168732 ⏱️Opening Hours:

Sundays - Thursdays (11:00am to 8:30pm)

Fridays - Saturdays (11:00am to 9:00pm)

4. Tangled

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Yet another Pasta kiosk, Tangled is a store with 2 outlets located in Bugis Junction and Chinatown Point. You may spot their store by their eye catching pasta display, with an assortment of brightly coloured pasta arranged in wooden casing. You'd be spoilt for choice with the array of pasta types available, ranging from squid ink spaghetti, beetroot pappardelle, spinach fusilli, and more.

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Tangled offers a variety of pastas with prices starting from $7.90, with cream based dishes such as Creamy Chicky ($8.90) and Truffle Shuffle Shrooms ($8.90), as well as others including Pesto Besto ($10.90), and Pinky Promise ($11.90), a Mentaiko based pasta. Alternatively, if you're feeling adventurous, you may customise your own pasta dishes here, by selecting the base, pasta type, and additional toppings.


Chinatown Point: 133 New Bridge Rd, #B1-52B, Singapore 059413

Bugis Junction: 200 Victoria St, #B1-K10, Singapore 188021 ⏱️Opening Hours: 11am - 9pm (until sold out!)

5. Bonus: Pasta Fresca Da Salvatore

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Despite being at a slightly steeper price as compared to the formerly mentioned pasta places, Pasta Fresca Da Salvatore is definitely a restaurant worth mentioning with its great ambience and authentic South Italian Cuisine. With 3 outlets located across Singapore, namely Bukit Timah, Boat Quay, and East Coast, it's a restaurant accessible to everyone.

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Boosting a wide assortment of pasta types, it'll definitely be difficult to come to a decision regarding your pasta of choice. Pasta Fresca De Salvatore offers pasta ranging from ravioli, conchiglie, tortellini, gnocchi, panzerotti, and tagliatelle, to name a few. Additionally, a pasta guide is offered to customers with recommendations on pasta parings with various sauce bases. With their pasta dishes priced between $21 - $32, splurge a little and indulge yourself in authentic Italian cuisine at this restaurant. Aside from pastas, the restaurant offers a wide range of sides, pizzas, meats and desserts as well, so make your reservations here!


1 Fifth Avenue, Guthrie House #01-02 Singapore 268802

9 Upper East Coast Road #01-01 Singapore 455203

30 Boat Quay Singapore 049819 ⏱️Opening Hours: check the respective opening timings of each outlet here

You won't have to break the bank anymore with these affordable pasta recommendations. Check these out and enjoy handmade pasta with your friends and loved ones!

with Love, The Dateideas Team 🥰 Follow us on Instagram, Telegram & TikTok too!


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