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Feb 19, 2012 06:12 PM

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

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....

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

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

    The cheese ravioli melt in your mouth.

    18901 Crocheron Ave, Queens, NY 11358

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    1. re: GlendaleGal

      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 you know how much the boxes of ravioli are?

      1. re: janie

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

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

        1. re: deefinest

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

          1. re: rsticks

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

            1. re: janie

              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.

    2. 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

        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).

        1. re: Cheese Boy

          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.

          1. re: janie

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

            1. re: janie

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