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Basque Norte Restaurant

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3355 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-0205
530-891-5204
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Chico, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basque Norte offers some of the best cuts of meat in Chico and the family style dining will satisfy everyone's tastes. Tapas and the best drinks in town are offered in the bar area! Bring the whole family and enjoy!

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Thank LoriA964
Chico ca
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21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basque Norte has been serving the same great food for many years. The quality is always good and it's always exactly what you expect. The food is served family style in generous amounts. One of my all-time favorite restaurants in Chico.

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Thank Llynny
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Tapas are all the rage, lots of small plates and variety. This kind of food is the absolute best. I haven't had Basque food since I was a teenager. When I spotted this place, I knew that was it for me for dinner. As it turned out the rest of the group agreed. We took 16 people to eat here.... More 

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Thank shewholovestoeat
Chico, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Exquisit, food prepared with attention to detail, variety in selection of foods to satisfy, colorful and savory tapas. Best cream brûlée ever! Delightful music and bartender was delightful. I have already made plans to return with my friends!

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Thank nancitabryant999
Chico, California
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Basque norte has amazing food. Old school family style restaurant. You will never leave basque Norte hungry. Soup, salad, beans, pasta, bread and more are included in your meal! My favorite is the rib eye steak..yumm

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Thank Deb629
Magalia, CA
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The food is not prepared with attention to detail or with quality in mind. They do give you a lot to eat, but eating a lot of mediocre food is not my idea of why I go out to eat. The atmosphere is OK, the service is OK. I wanted this place to be good. I've been to a number... More 

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Thank Larry G
Woodland Hills, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a mini family reunion in Chico. There were 6 in our party. The service was excellent. The food was good and the portions were more than ample!! If you want a family style old-school restaurant, enjoy Basque Norte.

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Thank subrogoddess
Chico, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I have been coming to this restaurant for 30 years. It has never disappointed me once. The service is excellent and the food is superb. The owners are always there to be sure things are going perfect. The family style service with gourmet food is quite the treat here in Chico.

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Thank Deverie J
Chico, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

One of the best places for meats, steak and lamb being my favorites The atmosphere is family oriented, but there are intimate booths as well. Your dinner comes with souo, salad, beans and your meat. Quite the meal. More than I could eat, but lucky me I live just down the street, so the left overs go home. I highly... More 

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Thank Aurie63
Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Basque Norte has the BEST new york steaks. They cut their own and they are marinated in their special sauce and are wonderful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3355 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95973-0205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: 530-891-5204
Description
Basque Restaurant with plenty of parking and handicap access. Full bar and tapas. Specials and reservations accepted. Closed Monday and Tuesday. (530) 891-5204

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