Pasta is an Italian staple which has been a part of their diet for centuries with the earliest reference of the modern version dating back to the 13th or 14th century. There are 310 specific forms of pasta know by around 1300 document names of pasta depending on the shape and locale from where it originated. The two main forms of pasta are dried pasta and fresh pasta. Dried pasta is commercially made and it has gained in popularity all over the world since pasta is easy to make and it is tasty and also comfort food. The three most common types of kinds of pasta are the Spaghetti, Penne and Macaroni but apart from these, there are hundreds of other kinds of pasta available in the market.
In India, where people are brought up on a diet of high carbohydrates, pasta has found easy acceptance. Gujaratis, known for their foreign travel for business and leisure, have taken a liking to this starchy food so literally hundreds of restaurants in Ahmedabad has pasta on their menu.
We give you the top restaurants serving really good pasta dishes in Ahmedabad
List of top 5 restaurants serving great pasta dishes in Ahmedabad
This is a vegetarian restaurant located on S.G Highway at Safal Mondeal Retail Park. As the name suggests, it serves Italian cuisine. It is open for lunch and dinner. On Sundays, there is a brunch here for those who like Italian cuisine. It has good vegetarian options for many pasta dishes they have on the menu.
Price for 2: Rs 1000
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This restaurant is part of Hyatt Regency Hotel on Ashram Road. It is the best Italian restaurant in town serving authentic vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes which are really a must-try if you are a lover of Italian food, especially pasta.
Price for 2: Rs 1600
Caffix - The Tech Café in Vastrapur is known as a tech café. Here you can get your iPhones repaired while you have a bite. However, it is also an excellent place for a great meal, especially Italian dishes. This restaurant serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
Price for 2: Rs 600
This restaurant is located in Bodakdev on Sindhu Bhavan Road which is already getting famous as the food street of Ahmedabad. Here you can get innovative and beautifully prepared pasta. Try their Four Cheese Pasta.
Price for 2: Rs 700
Located in Bodakdev, just off S.G Highway, Mocha is hugely popular with the young crowd. This place serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes and it serves excellent pasta dishes also. In fact, being predominantly an Italian restaurant you will find many pasta dishes on the menu. You can also create your own pasta dish.
Price for 2: Rs 1000
A published author working on her second book, Sonal worked for many years as a journalist in The Indian Express, The Asian Age and DNA Newspaper where she regularly reviewed restaurants and wrote about food. She worked in Nairobi as a general manager of a group of restaurants in another era. She loves experimenting with food but is also known for her Biryanis and Kababs and even her baking skills. She likes travelling to little known places and if she finds quaint eateries it just makes the trip more fun. Currently based in Ahmedabad, she is happy with the growing awareness of gourmet food in the city.