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Bistro Basque

13 River St, Milford, CT 06460-3313
+1 203-878-2092
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (54 reviews)
“paella” (19 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
13 River St, Milford, CT 06460-3313
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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 21 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
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife and I stopped there Saturday after being on the road all day. The Bistro has been open for 10 years and this was our first time there. We decided to sit at the bar which we found to be welcoming. "Juan", our initial...More

1  Thank Trashcar
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

After littlf affaor visited this place intending to have a cocktail and an appetizer and stayed for dinner. Downs - proprietor brought a bottle ghat was $16 more than we ordered which we did not recogmize until after we ordered. Also ordered risotto appetizer whic...More

Thank BeeTourist
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We took over the bar and the owner and his staff left us to enjoy our wine and tapas for the better part of two hours. The bartender recommended some wines by the glass that were spot on and from what I could see the...More

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We wanted to try this place but when calling for a reservation, were told that the night we were interested in dining here, they were having a private function. They said we could dine next door at their 'sister restaurant' El Barrio. The unique situation...More

Thank NewYorkelena
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Admittedly, they don't have a Guggenheim Museum in Milford like they do in Bilbao, Spain, but they do have a place that will rival any bistro you will find in Bilbao. This place is intimate, but not small (they also have seating in the back),...More

Thank StepMorris1
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have been there several times. It's especially lovely in the warm weather when you are seated in their little outdoor hide-a-way. Service is very efficient. Since it is on the smaller side you wind up,chatting with the people sitting around you. Everyone is quite friendly

Thank Gale A
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Fresh, good food with a feel of Basque. I had the Cazuela De Mariscos , a great seafood stew served with hardy bread. Nice service with fun waiters!

Thank neurorad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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