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Bistro Basque


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Spanish, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Pulpo a la Gallega
Steamed octopus served with paprika, sea salt and spanish olive oil over potatoes
Calamares a la Plancha
Grilled squid, sherry vinegar, shallots, tomatoes, red pepper and scallions
White Asparagus Gratin
Served with manchego cheese and serrano ham
Gratin de Chou-Fleur
Cauliflower gratin wrapped with serrano ham
Croquetas de Bacalao
Cod fish croquetes, alioli
Gambas al Ajillo
Sauteed shrimp in garlic sauce
Toast with marinated pork tenderloin, tetilla cheese, piquillo pepper and black olives
Flan de Champignons Sauvages
Wild mushrooms flan
Spanish Tortilla
Piquillos Rellenos con Ensalada Mixta de Txanguro
Piquillo peppers stuffed with iberian style crab meat salad
Assiette serano and manchego or cheese platter
Cheese platter
Tapas Cazera
A napoleon‏ of Shitaki mushrooms topping red cabage, spinach and duck confit
Cheese platter
Ceviche del Mar
Salad of jumbo sea scallops served with layers of shrimp, calamar and pickled condiments
Cheese platter
Escargots de Bourgogne
Snails served with garlic, shallots in a light pernod and butter sauce over ratatouille
Cheese platter
Basque style squid in a ink sauce
Cheese platter
Roasted Boneless Quail
Stuffed with a dry fruits nougat in red dubonnet vermouth sauce
Cheese platter
Foie Gras Poele
A slice of duck foie gras seared, over poached pears with a marsala, balsamic and sherry effusion
Paella, Estilo Vasco
Pollo Estilo de mi Abuela
Chicken breast stuffed with spinach and mushrooms, served with piperade and rice
Confit de Canard
Duck confit, potato gratin, grilled tomatoes
Steak au Poivre
Flank steak, pepper sauce served with gratin and ratatouille
Filet Mignon
Served with a wild mushroom sauce.
Rosemary Rack of Lamb
Au jus, potato gratin and ratatouille
Pasta des Sous Bois
Sauted mushrooms and chicken in a basil and cream sauce over pasta
St. Jacques Poelees et Au Jus
Grilled jumbo sea scallops, spinach and mash potatoes served with a very light sherry sauce
Bar Bordelaise
Chilean sea bass in a shallots and red wine sauce
Saumon a la Provencale
Grilled salmon served with a taragon sauce
Salade Verte
Mesclun, chefs vinagrette
Salade d Endives
Endives, beets, roquefort, pear, walnuts, chefs vinagrette
Salade style Guacamole
Salad of avocado, tomato and cold shrimps
Vegetable stew of provence
Vegetable stew of the basque region; Mostly red and green peppers
Potato Gratin, a Bistro Classic
Arroz Cazero
Rice, shallots, parsley, thyme and wild mushrooms
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful experience from paella to argentinian steak. cerviche and gambos ..had a wonderful dinner. Service was excellent, highly recommend

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Rbluvs2travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat in the back patio area with a nice cool breeze blowing through . Escaping the crowds of the Milford oyster festival . Grazed our way through 3 wonderful Tapas . Very generous an well prepared .all were served by gracious and attentive staff. Not...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank steverA8718SU
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

This place was awesome! I can’t believe i haven’t been before. The wait staff were wonderful, personable and efficient and the food was really good! I’ll definitely go back!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Donna L
Reviewed May 7, 2019

This restaurant has been here for ten years or more, still very good. Basque, yes, it really Spanish with a little French thrown in. The tapas list is short but tasty. In fact the menu hasn’t changed a lot in recent times. A really beautiful...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank paullL7416FK
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Been twice to the restaurant, food was fantastic, good alcohol selection, and great customer service, 100 % recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ppbenji
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and we were greeted by a friendly staff. Really enjoyed our dinner and dessert. Would definitely go back again

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 712debbiej
Reviewed February 3, 2019

The tapas are fine, but the full meals lack flavor and imagination. It was so bland that my husband said we would never go back. I liked the french onion soup but the full meals were less than satisfactory.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kristin H
Reviewed January 17, 2019

We have been to this restaurant twice and both times the food and the service were excellent. We were warmly welcomed both times. On our second visit we had a selection of tapas which were absolutely delicious and I had monk fish in a seafood...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stefano_di_Perugia
Reviewed December 22, 2018

I was last here the other year in the summer where we dined outside and had very bad service. Dining in December is a better experience. Nice small place, nice staff, not too loud... and now I appreciate their seasonal menu. We were a party...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roberta H
Reviewed December 20, 2018

Great food from our Crab Cakes and Mushrooms tapas as appetizers to the main courses of Swordfish, Paella, Monkfish, Seafood casserole. all delicious with Sangria and a great service. You will be be rushed for your meal or check..

Date of visit: December 2018
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Response from nessie012013 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking behind the Milford Public Library as well as in Milford Bank (after hours) - Also, a parking garage near Archie Moore,s
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