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Crystal Basin Bistro - CLOSED

3590 Carson Rd, Camino, CA 95709-9348
+1 530-303-3749
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“salad” (2 reviews)
“wine tasting” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Wine Bar, American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3590 Carson Rd, Camino, CA 95709-9348
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed March 14, 2017

Crystal Basin Bistro closed in March 2017 because of increase in rent. A new restaurant, MORTY'S GRILL, will be coming in April. Morty's is also Morty's Food Truck.

Thank stayingcurious
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Behind the chevron? Wuh? But wait amazing wine. Prime rib crab cakes. Beet steak salad. Omg. So much good stuff. And Brussel sprouts to write home about. I don't even like Brussel sprouts!! Amazing all around!

Thank daveanddana
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Love this place and the variety! Always super helpful and knowledgeable. Great place to learn about local wines.

Thank inTahoe68
Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is Camino's best kept secret! Located next to the Chevron station/mini market, you will find a custom cafe with a wine bar and draft beer to compliment their fun menu. Small plates, daily specials, sandwiches, salads, soups and desserts....something for everybody! This is one...More

Thank JanskiKP
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Mike Owen has a great personality, is sharp when it comes to wines, and has a passion for his quaint Cellar. They also do a lot of events at this getaway wine spot. Mike is also involved in the community and keeps up on what's...More

Thank SpiritLilly
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Wow, food was absolutely amazing, very large portions, all three of us shared the cheese platter, never have i ever had such delicious cheeses, and the wines, i had the wedge salad, oh that blue cheese, with that smoky bacon, was to die for, oh...More

1  Thank Liz R
Reviewed September 16, 2016

We love this place. On our recent visit we had the Artichoke Jalapeno Empanadas with Cilantro Dipping Sauce (Excellent!), the Caprese with peaches & heirloom tomatoes (Excellent!) & stuffed mushroom caps (Good). We are going back for their Summer Concert Series on a Sat. or...More

Thank Todd W
Reviewed September 4, 2016

After a busy day at Apple Hill we wanted to grab dinner locally before heading home to Reno. We went on Open Table and snagged a reservation for Crystal Basin Cellars. Wouldn't have mattered. First of all, our GPS couldn't find the place. This was...More

1  Thank caralea09
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Fun for Friday nights. Various musical talent that is pleasant! We love the jalapeno/artichoke dip. Salads are great. Start at Crystal Basin Cellar across the parking lot and pick up a bottle of wine first...no corkage fee for their wines😄. We love the bubbly white....More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Great food, fun atmosphere, outside dining with music. Go casual. Crystal Basin winery is next door so you can wine taste, pickup a bottle or two and stroll to the Bistro next door.

Thank aproskier
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$6 - $15
Wine Bar, American, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3590 Carson Rd, Camino, CA 95709-9348
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Camino
  • Phone Number: +1 530-303-3749
  • E-mail
Crystal Basin Bistro specializes in tasty and inexpensive Plates handmade in our kitchen by our talented staff. We offer a great a line of fun food gifts and a comfortable outdoor patio. Free Wi-Fi available! Each Friday evening, the Bistro features a three-course meal for $24.99 accompanied by live music from talented local artists. For our Winter hours we are closed Tuesdays and WEdnesdays. Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday,no charge to customers! Come in a see what the buzz is all about!
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