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6525 Route 191, Cresco, PA 18326-7848
+1 570-595-0500
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“lasagna” (5 reviews)
“clams” (3 reviews)
“italian food” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
6525 Route 191, Cresco, PA 18326-7848
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

What wonderful service! I dropped my napkin and the bartender snatched it away as I tried to put it back in my lap and she said, "Don't you dare!" so I wouldn't use the 'dirty' napkin. Our waitress Heidi was as nice as she could...More

Thank Debby Taylor B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Italian food which is very good very friendly. Great bartender named Valerie who makes you feel very friendly. We stopped going to another restaurant when she was fired.

Thank Ihspector
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Grab a seat at the bar and have Val mix you up a ginnypoo, then grab a few small bites from a great menu, that's how it's done around here!

Thank Podunkom
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Found Basso's in the Clipper Magazine, we decided to try it. Went Saturday evening for dinner 8 people. The food was outstanding, the drinks are generous and the pricing is very fair. Great atmosphere very unique setting. Excellent wine selection as well. Staff was friendly...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Had veal parmesean that was tender and delicious. Parking lot is tight. Homemade sangria was refreshing.

Thank 743shastaw
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This restaurant was pretty good. Service a bit slow, but we actually did not mind, as we were not in a hurry and enjoy lingering over dinner. We started with espresso martinis, which were some of the best we've had anywhere. Eggplant appetizer was a...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for my parents anniversary. Took 20 minutes to get our drinks, and over an hour to get out appetizers. Now I will say the food was absolutely fantastic!! But I would make a reservation and leave yourself some time. Service wasn't great, but...More

Thank Mmcandrew
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Wife and I celebrated a birthday here and the food and service was very good. The atmosphere was Italian romantic.

Thank TODD L
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Highly overrated, but this is a pretty blighted area so not much to choose from. Be very careful. The sauce was awful. Some dishes may be ok. People are pleasant enough

Thank Virginialp
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Everything about this place is good! Food was delicious and it was a lot of food! We brought back home half of the dish. Wine was also very good and much more than the normal quantity for a glass. Service also excellent and the decoration...More

Thank fbraune
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6525 Route 191, Cresco, PA 18326-7848
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Cresco
  • Phone Number: +1 570-595-0500
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