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Basque Cultural Center

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599 Railroad Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3450
(650) 583-8091
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our large group who showed for our dear friend in memory to her Mom: We each had a 30 minute drive yet all of us sat to a prime rib meal not to be missed. Scalloped potatoes also outstanding. The creamy white vinaigrette was remarkable on a bed of butter lettuce. Truly good coffee. No I didn't eat dessert but... More 

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San Mateo, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a large reunion party. Food just average. Service a little slow due to size of party. Cocktails a little expensive. Previous visit for dinner was very good,

Thank dcs1755
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loving Basque food and not having tasted it in awhile, we said YES when my Uncle suggested we try the Basque Cultural Center. What a surprising find. The food is served in a modified family style, soup of the day is served in a family sized bowl, sour dough bread is in large baskets, main courses are served individually. Waitress... More 

Thank Carol S
South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I can't tell you how many because it's been so many I lost count baby showers wedding receptions funeral receptions you name it I've been here for it the food is great plenty spacious great for the whole family you will not be disappointed if you book your party is here I give it 5 stars because it truly deserves... More 

Thank sissy6735
Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

The minute we were seated at a table, I was impressed by the lovely setting, with white tablecloths and napkins. And the menus offered such wonderful basque food. I should have tried their basque food, since I've heard only good things about it, but I knew that my dear Italian friends were cooking a huge dinner (as they always do)... More 

Thank Nancy B
San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Have been to the Basque Center several times and the food is always top-notch ! Weddings, reunions and just two of us going for dinner-always excellent and very friendly staff !!!

Thank Sharon R
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

Hard to get in due to no reservations, cash only but the tood was terrific.No menu but daily specials.

Thank don1434
South San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

My husband and I go to the Basque Cultural Center at least 4 times a year - always a wonderful experience. They have delicious food from Soup, Salad to Main entrée. A nice homey atmosphere that I really like. Can't go wrong going to Basque.

Thank Leigh S
Lincoln, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here with a big group.... It all worked out. I do have to say, the rolls they served were great. Seemed really fresh. The staff was helpful. The place was clean. The food wasn't too bad. We tried the salmon dish. Plenty of parking..

Thank Will G
Campbell, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

Enjoy the Basque dining experience with friends! Family Style Dinner on Tuesday was Chicken Roulade & Boneless Beef Short Rib for $21.95 (Dinner includes soup, salad, two entree's and ice cream). Standouts: Soup (served piping hot), Salad (generous portion of greens overflowing the plate) Short Rib (tender and juicy) and Spumoni ice cream (real fruit). In addition, we order the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Steakhouse, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 599 Railroad Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3450
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (650) 583-8091

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?