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Basque Cultural Center

599 Railroad Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3450
(650) 583-8091
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Cuisines: French, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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- Jul 1, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Tracy, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This restaurant has improved over the years. We ate their the night before we left on a 2 week vacation, while staying by the airport. The menu was creative and we love sweetbreads and they were exceptional. Reasonable prices and great good....we will go there again!

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Austin, TX
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you haven't tried Basque food before, don't miss the opportunity to sample the dishes at this very pleasant restaurant. Meals are not served "family style" as I recalled being typical of Basque restaurants, but the flavors took me back to my youth, when my family made a point of enjoying this great cuisine at every opportunity.

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South San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have never had a bad meal here. Also have attended functions there and their food was also good. I would recommend this place for all occasions. Just be careful the back room is small so if you are having more thank 25-30 people it gets very hot and the windows don't open

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Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

we had my fathers memorial luncheon in the banquet room for 62 people. the food was excellent with three choices of chicken, salmon, and pasta. there was also a salad on butter lettuce with some kind of garlic/creamy dressing which was delicious. we were very happy with the service, the food and the banquet room. overall a nice experience for... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Haven't been in a while but just love the food, great service and we met very nice people dining next to us. Best Basque food!

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Daly City, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is the place everyone I know who's been there always says is consistently good. Delicious food, prepared in the Basque style, good service, at reasonable prices. I've been there for many occasions, including lunches and dinners in the restaurant as well as luncheon meetings in the meeting rooms. This visit was in one of the meeting rooms for a... More

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Granite Bay, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Went to dinner with a family gathering, 23 people. Food was very good. Extensive menu, soup, salad, main, desert, and coffee. Service was professional and cooperative. This is a big facility that has a restaurant and onsite banquet rooms. Visit their website to see their menu, it is impressive for this type of property. This is the second time I've... More

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St Maarten-St Martin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My father turn me on to this South City restaurant over 20 years ago, and its still as good, I turn it on to my all my friends, the food is real country Basque which is rank as one of the best cuisine Europe, and they do it right. Lunch to me is the best for value the same meal... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were visiting San Francisco to meet our donors for our NGO The Rose International Fund for Children ( www.trifc.org) and catching up with extended family. My uncle's heritage hails from the Basque region in Spain and so we find ourselves here having a wonderful dinner! The place was packed and you had to make reservations for Sunday dinner. Ours... More

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San Francisco, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Huge amount of soup- tasty and changes nightly. Well-priced appetizers and warm baguette. Salad was okay. Entrees were ample portions and also tasty. There are two specials each night, so go online and check their menu. Ample space in parking lot in industrial section of South San Francisco. Not far off 101.

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