In case you didn't know, yesterday (October 17th) was National Pasta Day! We couldn't let the holiday pass us by without recognizing some of the awesome Italian restaurants that we have here in the Corridor.

If you're looking for great pasta in Cedar Rapids, Yelp recommends these four restaurants as some of the best Italian restaurants in the area:

  • Bari Italian
    • 450 1st St SW, Cedar Rapids
    • Open Tuesday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. (last seating is at 9:30 p.m.)
    • 4.8-star rating on Facebook
  • Biaggi's
    • 320 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
    • Open Sunday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday & Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • 4.4-star rating on Facebook

If you're closer to Iowa City, here are three of Yelp's recommended Italian restaurants in that area:

  • Basta Pizzeria Ristorante
    • 121 Iowa Ave, Iowa City
    • Open Sunday & Tuesday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday & Saturday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Baroncini Restaurant
    • 104 S Linn St, Iowa City
    • Open Monday & Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday & Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • 4.5-star review on Facebook
  • Monica's
    • 303 2nd St, Coralville
    • Open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • 4.5-star rating on Facebook

Who serves your favorite pasta here in the Corridor? Let us know in the comments!

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