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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 good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
124 New Canaan Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850-2617
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Used to love this place, but I had a horrific restaurant experience here 2 years ago and didn't come back until last weekend. Thank goodness I tried again. Excellent! Although it always seems a bit cramped (they should lose the one 2 seat hi-top for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Larry W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kind of a Spanish fusion but everything was excellent. Pella was very good. Rice was excellent. Only issue... They don't have Manzanilla Sherry. Will come back Gerrardo is an excellent waiter

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kort W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten there several times and continue to be impressed with the menu. You cannot go wrong choosing from the daily specials, or even from their limited menu. Everything is prepared fresh, and the service is excellent. I have tried the Dorado (whole), black...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank itsallabout
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

A very special restaurant with a staff that truly cares and is passionate about the delicious, healthy and varied menu opportunities. Now that I have discovered it, a new favorite.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ric l
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Have been coming to Basso Cafe since the beginning 11 yrs ago. Food and service remain excellent. The change in lighting, decor and tables a major plus. Last night we started with grilled octopus and gazpacho. Excellent and the grilled octopus spectacular. Scallops and seafood...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Doubleeagle
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Very good food and service. Bottles of wine are reasonable and good. Menu limited but you can’t go wrong. Chef was excellent, so was the service

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RickBlane
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The service is friendly and a little casual, but the food is carefully planned and executed. Delicious results. Save room for dessert!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sharondI6951RM
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Had a lovely dinner there last week. We had the lobster risotto, again. It's one of our favorites. We made a reservation though not necessary for early dinner Wednesday night.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ELLlady
Reviewed June 4, 2018

My son suggested we try this place. We were not disappointed. When he asked me what I thought-the only word I said was "amazing". Not only is the service top notch-but the presentation of the plates are perfect. The food is definitely one of the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Shekse
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is smail but quaint. We called in for reservations to ensure we would get a table. It is nicely decorated and the lighting is good. We walked in and Cecilia seated us and gave us our menus. For drinks we ordered red Sangria...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Andres72423
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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
US$6 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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