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Basso Cafe Restaurant & Bar

124 New Canaan Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850-2617
+1 203-354-6566
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sea scallops” (8 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish, French, Gluten Free Options
124 New Canaan Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850-2617
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

The unassuming outside appearance and location of this restaurant deceive...there is a really fabulous chef working in the kitchen. From the herb-flavored oil put on the table to dip good bread into, to the delicious combinations of flavors in the soups, starters, and main courses,...More

2  Thank junojen
Reviewed April 21, 2014

Went on a recent weekend night…..the servers were attentive, the menu is quite extensive, and the food is very good. The appetizers are fantastic. I would highly recommend that you get many appetizers and just a few entrees. The BYOB is a great feature also……enjoy...More

2  Thank Bosox02
Reviewed April 19, 2014

My husband and I live in Norwalk and enjoy many restaurants within the area. Our first visit to Basso was when it had first opened. From what I can remember, we had a good meal but never returned. After an invitation from friends, we recently...More

1  Thank jbtraveler63
Reviewed April 12, 2014

We came for dinner here at the recommendation of friends, looking for a good BYOB spot and have found a new favorite! A $10 corkage fee when we brought 3 bottles of wine was reasonable, especially with the amazing menu choices, none of which disappointed....More

Thank nwalkley
Reviewed April 3, 2014

We were 75 miles from home and read about this place on line. Being a BYOB it really appealed to us. Great flavors and food choices. Tables and chairs are a bit tight however you quickly forget this when the food starts arriving. The steak...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Sometimes in life we forget those who are closest to us, restaurants can suffer the same fate. Basso Cafe is a great neighborhood eatery. It is a BYOB establishment, not because it is lacking in sophistication, but because it is small and intimate. Renato is...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed January 19, 2014

The Service, Atmosphere, and Food is spectacular; our server was well versed in the menu, The cheese plate was fantastic! I haven't had such wonderful cheese since my France trip I recommend you indulge in multiple courses or tapas to have the full experience. Plus...More

Thank Alyssa J
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Went with four people recently (first time there).......i was hoping that we would be adding a new place to our "list" of favorites. Bottom line---- friendly servers , good food (not great ), tables are stacked too close to one another and getting to your...More

1  Thank Bosox02
Reviewed October 14, 2013

We have dined at this restaurant by ourselves, with friends and with our kids from NYC and it is consistently excellent and enjoyed by everyone of all ages. From the street it doesn't look like much but once inside the atmosphere is contemporary, sophisticated and...More

Thank Crawford99975
Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

We had a very nice pre show Friday night dinner experience! Both of us had fish and both agreed that the food was very well prepared. I'd recommend it as a very nice spot for a Friday night out. The ambiance is good ... Not...More

1  Thank Paul G
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March 10, 2016|
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Response from Frank D | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest in our menu and restaurant. Our prices range from $6-15 for appetizers/tapas and entrees range from $18-38. We only use the freshest, organic ingredients, locally sourced dairy and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 New Canaan Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850-2617
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-354-6566
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An exciting blend of Mediterranean fusion and world flavours has won Basso Cafe Restaurant & Bar in Norwalk praise from The New York Times. Irresistible homemade pasta creations and tender meat recipes sit alongside flavours of Latin America and the Orient, with a dessert list that is bursting with rich, decadent treats. The full Bar offers a great handpicked selections of wine as well as crafted cocktails and beer.
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