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287 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G9, Canada
+1 709-576-4600
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (60 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (15 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
287 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basho has been my favorite restaurant for quite some time now, I dine there fairly regularly to get their Tuna Tartare, Spicy Tuna Rolls, melt in your mouth Filet Mignon and fancy cocktails! Best restaurant in the city, hands down.

Thank kassondrabarry
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I love Basho. The food is to die for, arguably some of the best in St. John's. The hand made cocktails are made with great attention to detail and every single one is delicious. The biggest let down is the service. The last time I...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Company Holiday Social, full house. We enjoyed sushi of all types in addition to fried calamari, sliced steak, scallops and shrimp. Everything was excellent. Drink and wine selection was very good, served professionally. Great staff, with a wonderful ambiance and great service throughout the entire...More

Thank Global4755
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent drinks and sushi... Warm atmosphere. Excellent salads and love the lychee martinis!! Great place for friends

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

After 3 weeks of hotel and cruise ship food we were looking for something totally different and we found it tonight. Japanese fusion and we loved it! Meats were cooked to our liking and the Canadian Gamay was an eye opener.

Thank Truus B
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Sheldon, our waiter, made an amazing dinner a wonderful experience for all. The goat cheese cake dessert was out of this world!

Thank Thedogsandme3
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went there to celebrate our Anniversary and had to leave. When we went in we waited for 5 minutes for the receptionist to acknowledge that we were there. It was a rainy evening and we had reservations for 7:30 PM. Once the Lady did...More

1  Thank 21dennis
Reviewed 30 August 2017

the food was good but I had the omakase menu which is supposed to be a tasting of the chefs choice I had 2 rolls both had the same avocado eel cucumber second had avocado cucumber salmon the nigiri where salmon and eel the other...More

Thank gino b
Reviewed 18 August 2017

After we had a rich strawberry martini to start, my friend ordered tuna tartar (her favorite) and sushi while I enjoyed the best vegetable tempura I've ever had and a tasty crusted rack of lamb. The citrus salt is a nice touch with the tempura....More

Thank Nstdee
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I have visited Basho many times and as usual this trip didn't disappoint in food, value and service! And of course the drinks are the best! It is always a fun experience and the staff is attentive and knowledgeable of the offerings. The food is...More

1  Thank ArtSmartTart
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Jeff W
17 December 2014|
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Response from Jdesy | Reviewed this property |
I could not find a web site. We were recommended that restaurant. Walked by it the next day. Checked the menu on the door. Liked what we saw and made a reservation. Loved the food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$99
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 Duckworth St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1G9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 709-576-4600
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