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“Terrible” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Basho

Basho
Ranked #34 of 371 Restaurants in St. John's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $99
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Downtown
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Terrible”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013

So-so food. very expensive. slow service. Spent over 300.00 for 4 people and after dinner the staff wouldn't allow us to have a drink in the bar.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
3 Thank pmc2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A treat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

The sushi was soooo fresh and of the best quality. If you aren't a sushi fan, there is fabulous duck breast, streak and other good things to eat. You can't go wrong. Most of the time the service is excellent and knowledeable. It is rather expensive, but with the quality of the food you won't feel ripped-off.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
1 Thank Dianne S
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St. John's, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“fabulous food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

Basho's is always a great culinary experience. The ambience is relaxed and overall this is not an overpriced dining experience. The service is invariably good. Basho's is one of my favorite dining choices.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
4 Thank margaret p
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St. John's, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“What a poor service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

Went there tonight at 8:00pm food was no ready until 10:30pm, unfriendly service will not go there again.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank B W
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Putney, Vermont
Level Contributor
22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“OMG”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

So delicious. Goat cheese cheesecake with walnut crumb crust. But back to beginning.... Caramelized drizzled sweet potatoes as the complementary starter.

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
Thank MeditativeGardener
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