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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
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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Chico, California
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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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Magalia, CA
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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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Woodland Hills, CA
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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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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 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
2 reviews
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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Thank ML_MEH
Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Basque Norte has the best steaks in town, i couldn't believe all sides that come with your entree. The service is a 10 out of 10, a very nice and fun atmosphere.

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Thank Raoul P
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Over many years we have enjoyed this gem of restaurant in Chico. A must for family celebrations. The lamb dishes are my sons favorite. They can always handle large parties. Try drinking wine from a PIRONI.

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Thank Dave G
Orland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Had a very pleasant dinner with friends celebrating a Birthday. Due some dietary restrictions, management worked with us and provided great service and food. Portions were very large and tasty. This was not the first visit for most of us and we commented that the food and service remains consistently great. Steaks were superb!

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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
Large groups, Families with children
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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