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Louis' Basque Corner

301 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512-3313
+1 775-323-7203
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sweetbreads” (23 reviews)
“tongue” (13 reviews)
“beans” (46 reviews)
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301 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512-3313
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great place to eat. Food is served family style and the cooking can't be beat. They have traditional Basque food that is to die for! Great value too!

Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We had a very large group and they were amazing. Food came out timely and it was delicious. Lots of options and everyone was able to share. Folks were having the "house" cocktail - the pecan? I tried it but am not a bourbon fan....More

Thank Leslie O
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The "family style" aspect of Louis' Basque Corner was not well-advertised on Yelp, so when we got there we were quite surprised by the long tables and boisterous conversations going on around the wood-paneled room. We decided to go ahead and eat there despite the...More

Thank Anna_E_Hiller
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I really wanted to like this place. After all, I had never been to a Basque restaurant before. I am very forgiving of dives, and thought the seating of groups together on long tables by our surly, old waitress was... interesting, but the over-worn plates...More

Thank Simiopolis
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After many decades this restaurant was recently sold by the founding family. The new owners are keeping most of the menu items and have added some new ones. The upstairs was originally the hotel part of the facility, but has been closed for a number...More

1  Thank DINOZT
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My good friend needed a great steak so I took him to one of the best places in Reno to eat. Locals try to keep it quiet but the word is out! Basque is family style with always plenty of food for all. A full...More

1  Thank waterguy555
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A fun place to dine. Order one of their excellent entres and the whole table shares an aray of sides: beans, bread, salad, soup, wine, potatoes, mussels & rice and dessert. WE all had fun

Thank Timmy232
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was my first time at here, I truly enjoyed the family style dinner with son, daughter and 6 others, it felt strange at first sitting with strangers but that feeling soon disappeared and then felt like a fun family sit down. We started with...More

Thank PFRose
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a group of seven, so we were seated at our own table. It was a great experience with wonderful service. The waiters were personable and made sure we had everything we needed. Food was prepared and served quickly. We ordered a variety of...More

Thank Bill2100
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I'm giving 3 stars only because I remember this place being better. This place is very busy - just like my previous visits. Ambiance is fun with communal tables and family style meal sharing. This last visit must have been a really off night for...More

Thank 808choosytraveler
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2016|
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Response from Lorena B | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately not at the bar but there are high tops set up close to the bar and they are welcome to eat there. I personally would rather take the child to the dining area in case it gets loud from the drinking customers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512-3313
    (Evans Street)
  • Public Transportation: Located kitty-corner from the main downtown bus station.
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-323-7203
Welcome To Louis" Basque Corner, home of the famous Picon Punch!

Dinners served family-style with authentic specialties such as chicken and tongue Basquaise, oxtails, tripas callos, lamb chops, New York steak and many daily specials. Fish served daily. Banquet facilities hold up to 125 people. Located east of the Bowling Stadium and the downtown Events Center. Free Parking!
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