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Basque Norte Restaurant

3355 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-0205
+1 530-891-5204
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (9 reviews)
“beans” (12 reviews)
“soup” (14 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Spanish
$$ - $$$
3355 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-0205
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate there again recently with my family, and it was great as always. Tis place has been a Chico tradition for many years. The steaks and food are always of high quality as well as excellent service. For a quick bite or a slight...More

Thank trl169
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Basque Norte has been in Chico for a very long time. That alone should tell you that it's good. We go for Tapas from time to time and enjoy it a lot. The steaks are great and the sides are served "family style" in large...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Love, love all the choices of this authentic Basque food. Mix and match, your choice of delicious entrees. I'm vegetarian, and my family eats meat, yet we are all happy with the flavorful choices.

Thank dsioux
Reviewed 24 November 2017

this is a unique restaurant in Chico. FAMILY STYLE DINNERS. All the meals are complete meals they bring out bread, soup, salad,spaghetti, beans red potatoes and ice cream for desert. They have a great menu. prices range from $20 to $30 (aprox) they have a...More

Thank George N
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times, and loved it each time, whether we ordered individual dishes, or the full family meal, I've never been disappointed! A great experience and unique food, the desserts and bar are a plus too!

Thank chicolocal
Reviewed 31 October 2017

At some point, they HAD to stop the food. Relish plate then bread and butter and then soup followed by spaghetti and then them main meal. I had 1/2 rack of ribs. Meat just fell off the ribs and then ice cream desert. I think...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you want to take someone special out to a fancy dinner, this is the place. Food is really really good. A bit pricey, so bring you bigger pocket book.

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Basque Norte is a family style restaurant that reminds me of an old California Bag Area family restaurant that was the gem of family outings and special events. Family style dinning with the greatest of atmospheres. A must for any family weekend gathering.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Great Old School, family run vibe at this place. Excellent food and service. No CA nouveau cuisine hear. Just well executed Basque fare in a family fashion.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Basque Norte Restaurant has to be the best restaurant anywhere between San Francisco and Portland or Seattle! The best NY Steak anywhere, period. My daughter said the chicken was "the best I've ever had in my life." Even the simple things here are over the...More

Thank yosemiterisk
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20 March 2016|
Response from Jeffery S | Reviewed this property |
All types of beverages are offered.I have used their website to get menu and prices. I hope this helps. J.Soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3355 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-0205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-891-5204
Basque Restaurant with plenty of parking and handicap access. Full bar and tapas. Specials and reservations accepted. Closed Monday and Tuesday. (530) 891-5204
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