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Best Ravioli in Queens? How does Pastosa on Cross Bay rate?

janie Feb 19, 2012 06:12 PM

Using Raffetto's in the city as the bar--how is Pastosa on Cross Bay blvd..I've never been there strangely enough.....any other suggestions for great fresh ravioli, that I can cook up, or keep in the freezer? Anywhere in Queens is fine....

Thanks for some current suggestions....

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Pastosa Ravioli
132-10 Cross Bay Blvd, Queens, NY 11417

  1. GlendaleGal Feb 20, 2012 06:02 AM

    Durso's Pasta & Ravioli Company
    189-01 Crocheron Avenue, Flushing, NY 11358
    (718) 358-1311

    http://dursos.com/

    The cheese ravioli melt in your mouth.

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    Durso's
    18901 Crocheron Ave, Queens, NY 11358

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    1. re: GlendaleGal
      janie Feb 20, 2012 07:24 AM

      I've never tried their ravioli there, however, their fresh mozz is priced was higher than other places, and I didn't think it was very impressive at all...also, the prepared foods are priced very high also......do you know how much the boxes of ravioli are?

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        deefinest Feb 20, 2012 05:07 PM

        Varsi Deli
        149th Street
        Whitestone, NY
        Cheese ravioli and spinach ravioli- unbelievably fresh and wonderful

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        Varsi Deli
        15-72 149th St, Queens, NY 11357

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          rsticks Feb 21, 2012 05:55 PM

          Varsi's has excellent ravioli ! We always get the spinach/cheese variety.

          1. re: rsticks
            janie Feb 21, 2012 08:06 PM

            I'll have to check it out next time I'm on 150th st....

            1. re: janie
              johnk Feb 22, 2012 04:12 AM

              Excellent Hot Sausage @ Varsi also.
              We had the osso buco ravioli from Durso a couple of weeks ago. While they are priced on the high side, they were juicy and delicious.
              Regards,
              JK

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      Westminstress Feb 22, 2012 08:51 AM

      I've never tried the Pastosa in Queens, but I go to one in Brooklyn regularly - I assume they are the same? Anyway, Pastosa's fresh cheese ravioli are the best I've ever had. Absolutely delicious. Haven't tried any of the other places mentioned upthread.

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      1. re: Westminstress
        Cheese Boy Feb 22, 2012 11:38 PM

        Pastosa (in my borough) ranks pretty high with me too when it comes to ravioli. They are thick skinned, plump, and almost burst-proof (the raviolis, not the owners).

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          janie Mar 8, 2012 07:59 AM

          tried Pastosa, nice people at the one on cross bay--ravioli was excellent, so many choices---fresh ones are cheese round and sq, and many more choices that are frozen, which they get delivered to them from main branch--they also have fried ravioli, fresh mozzarella, will make sandwiches and some other preprared foods--even rice balls, which my kid gobbled up. ---but what's really terrific is they even have gluten free ravioli--frozen, and it was very good.

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            Westminstress Mar 8, 2012 08:34 AM

            Their mozzarella is excellent. I think it's as good as DiPalo's. I've had good mozzarella di bufala from there too.

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              Cate Mar 9, 2012 01:03 PM

              +1 on the gluten free ravioli. My mother (who has celiac disease) really enjoyed them.

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