If you love pasta, flaky pastry, or fried battered things, this is the place for you! The name of the restaurant literally means “dough” and they take it very seriously at Testo. Whether you are here for long pieces of dough, meat wrapped inside dough, mozzarella fried in dough, a vegetarian option, or dessert, Testo will have you covered for flour-and-egg goodness. To test out this hyped spot, I ordered the spinach and ricotta ravioli. My lunch arrived pretty quickly. It was steaming hot, creamy, and visually pleasing. There are not many places in Tashkent where you can get this specific recipe, and I enjoyed every bite. To top it off, I picked the apple strudel from a few sweet dough options.
The menu at Testo is limited to a few kinds of pasta or other dough dishes, but everything is made with care. It includes Georgian khinkali, Italian pasta, bar-style deep-fried snacks, as well as kids’ options and salads. There is also an array of teas, some coffee, milkshakes, and other non-alcoholic beverages. With the open and warm, relatively minimalist interior design, it’s a lovely place to go with friends or family for a quick and satisfying lunch. During the warmer months, the tables placed just outside are extremely pleasant and welcoming. You can even pick up frozen dumplings or ravioli made in-house. All around, Testo is an excellent family-oriented spot.