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Bistro Basque

13 River St, Milford, CT 06460-3313
+1 203-878-2092
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (58 reviews)
“paella” (19 reviews)
“apple compote” (3 reviews)
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Spanish, Mediterranean
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13 River St, Milford, CT 06460-3313
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Deliciously prepared entrees and tapas of Catalonia and Basque Country. Typical European bistro atmosphere. Good sangria and inviting desserts.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I came in 2015 and went back recently in fall 2017. The food is still amazing for the price, compared to New York City. The staff is still wonderful, authentically Spanish. It's like a short holiday in Europe. Can't recommend enough. The only thumbs down...More

Thank Graham11206
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I am from the area but for some reason never got the chance to dine here. I am so glad we finally tried it! The restaurant was very busy on a Saturday night but our waiter made us feel like we were the only ones...More

Thank Refinnej1616
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I had never been to Bistro Basque, and was so impressed with the personal attention and wonderful plates. I can't say enough about the staff or the food!!

Thank nessie012013
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent tapas. Celebrated our anniversary. Food and ambience perfect. Thanks Lance for a wonderful time.

Thank Antoinette S
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to wait for fair food, wait for drinks this is your place. Been there twice now always try to give a second chance, same story though. Valet parking and your car goes in the street. Really.....

Thank Mark77000
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This restaurant is a delightful upscale cafe - very European in style and of course menu offerings. Intimate and not hurried with good service. Lovely outdoor patio tucked in back. So nice to order a variety of delicious tapas and just dine the evening away....More

Thank Cora S
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

One of the 3 best restaurants in Milford, CT. Great appetizers (try the pork bites), great menu, excellent wine's.... great specials from seaonal available foods... David (owner) will always go the extra mile to make your experience memorable!! David (owner) will always go the

1  Thank dgarz0ne
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Enjoyed lovely dinner with 5 colleagues. Staff were excellent and service smart. We had mixed tapas starters to share followed by shared mains so everybody tried everything. Paella was first class, as was the monk fish. Wine list was linked to the cuisine and good...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Upon entering Bistro Basque you get the feeling that you are leaving CT and entering a taverna in Spain ... you walk right into the bar, dark and inviting, and then the dining room ... small but very chic and European. The food was outstanding....More

Thank jmorth
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Dan T
3 September 2017|
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Response from nessie012013 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking behind the Milford Public Library as well as in Milford Bank (after hours) - Also, a parking garage near Archie Moore,s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 River St, Milford, CT 06460-3313
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-878-2092
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