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Casa Basso Restaurant Review: Casa Basso’s façade, complete with two fencing musketeers, horse sculptures and a castle, is a rustic, familiar site while driving along the Montauk Highway. However, even those familiar with the building from the outside may not know that inside one can find classic Italian-American fare. Offerings are simple but done right: fried zucchini and clams casino as well as salads are stars of the appetizer menu, while mains run the gamut, from local seafood like shrimp scampi or linguine with clam sauce to a small but strong selection of classic pastas such as fettuccine Alfredo, spaghetti and meatballs or baked manicotti. Meat dishes include the usual suspects: veal piccata, chicken Parmigiana and osso buco. An extensive wine list favoring Italian reds and whites also includes a large variety of French, Australian, Californian and local bottles. Be sure to make time to explore the beautiful grounds of this Westhampton Beach restaurant, which opened in 1928.