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Louis' Basque Corner

301 E Fourth St, Reno, NV 89512-3313
(775) 323-7203
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Ranked #97 of 781 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun - Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Central European, Eclectic, International
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Home Style
Cross street: Evans Street
Transit: Located kitty-corner from the main downtown bus station.
Description: 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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English first
Salisbury, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Went for lunch, you can choose the bar or the dining room. menus differ from bar to dining room. Sit on long tables. My wife got the lamb. I got steak. You have a choice of wine or beverage. Multiple courses, soup, salad, beans,of course plenty of bread; main course came with french fries. I am not a big fan... More 

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Wilton, Ca
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I always try to visit Louis' at least once whenever I'm in Reno. I'm a sucker for any dish involving lamb.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

When we were visiting Reno, Nevada for the first time, my brother-in-law took us to a local restaurant called ‘Louis Basque Corner.’ Parking is free; however, we walked to the location. We had no idea what to expect. The atmosphere is wholesome; it reminds me of an old western setting. Customers sit around a long table (approximately 10 chairs around... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Food was plentiful, family style dining, which is a must for Basque food. Each course was perfectly timed so each dish could be thoroughly enjoyed as well allow some time for the family to converse and get caught up on much needed family time. I had that night's special prime rib. It was superb. One of the tastiest prime rib... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Meal was served family style and there was plenty to go around for the four of us. It was $19.95 each without the entree. Only one of us got a steak entree for extra. Beans and salad were so-so; bread good; ox tail very good; and french fries okay. Large tables so that they seat you with other people and... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Similarly to other reviewers, we visited as the result of seeing this restaurant on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Dumpsters and Dives". I guess this restaurant qualified as a "dive"? We should have known better than to rely upon Guy for recommendations, since his own brand (Johnny Garlic's) needs a lot of work, in our limited experience with it . We ordered... More 

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Elko, Nevada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having enjoyed Basque food for more than 40 years at numerous traditional Basque restaurants, I finally tried Louis'. Atmosphere was rustic and enjoyable. Drinks before dinner were generous and very good. The meal courses were what you would expect, plentiful and tasty. I found the salad lacking and uninspired. The true test of basque food for me is the meat.... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our favorite spot whenever we go to Reno. Great bar. The family style meals are fantastic and filling. We love the lamb dishes and the sweetbreads. Almost too much food to eat at one seating.. Authentic atmosphere. Great value.

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United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I moved to Reno about two months ago. We obviously wanted to try the food in town and saw Louis was featured on Triple D and wanted to give it a try. Totally different type of dining, and completely awesome! This is family style seating. Basically, you are seated with others at a table of 8-10. If... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We have visited Louis' many times over the years, and always make a point of having at least one meal there whenever we are in Reno, or just passing through it. Family style, unpretentious, and always a pleasant experience with good food and good conversation with fellow diners. The staff is young, enthusiastic, and professional. This time, we chose the... More 

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Additional Information about Louis' Basque Corner

Address: 301 E Fourth St, Reno, NV 89512-3313
Phone Number: (775) 323-7203
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: French, Central European, Eclectic, International

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