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Bistrot Basque

24 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 38 21 26
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cod” (6 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
24 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Were there several times, and last was this week with 5 friends. The team is nice and friendly, they have good Basque dishes therefore you can enjoy this typical food. This is vastly served and we could also enjoy good wines. So all in all...More

Thank yannteste
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This was recommended by the local chap I work with. I think I must have chosen poorly because the restaurant was very popular and people seemed to be enjoying their food. I had a plate of anchovies to start followed by the mixed seafood grill....More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I’m over sixty and have been eating fish since I stopped being breastfed and I have to say this is where I have eaten one of the best fish dishes ever: the fresh cod doused with olive oil on a bed of mediterranean vegetables &...More

Thank lexybar
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Plate of grilled fish was tasty. And the most simple white wine was amazing! Stuff was very helpful, even though only 1 person knew English.

Thank Lisaveta B
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delightful mixed "trio" appetizer with clams, mussels and calamari. The sauce was delicious, with just the right amount of garlic. For our main course, we split one of their large platters, which had salmon, sea bass, shrimp, sardines, and a few other...More

Thank Erikka T
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We found this place on Trip Advisor. Really good service, staff friendly and happy. Great prawns on a skewer.

Thank LochLomondMan
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The food was a little disappointing with too much grease accompanying fresh produce . The service was very prompt and the atmosphere warm . Perhaps the pressure on a Saturday night would impact. That said the couple on the next table enjoyed an excellent piece...More

Thank Derek O
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had no plans and drove into Caen for a last lunch before boarding our ferry home, with no plans of where to eat, we stopped at Bisro Basque on Saurday lunchtime. Staff extremely friendly even though the place was packed, so we knew it...More

Thank Fred130565
Reviewed 30 July 2017

While looking for a restaurant without any plan on Sunday, we were surprised to disconver the Bistrot Basque full of customers while the surrounding restaurant had few tables occupied. We had a feeeling that it should be good. Ordered a Fish (Morue) for two, prepared...More

Thank TigreDeBois
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place with excellent beef (and the best potatoes I've had in a long time!!) and sangria!! Service was average - don't get me wrong, it was fine but just a bit "lose". But the food is worth it.

Thank ckatsuya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 38 21 26
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