Basso Restaurant & Wine Bar

4.8
90 reviews
$31 to $50
Mediterranean
Welcome to Basso Restaurant and Wine Bar!

A warm and welcoming place inspired by the culture of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean European regions with South American flair. An inventive menu of vibrant Mediterranean fare with South American accents revolves around an intimate and authentic setting, an expression of Chef Renato Donzelli’s cultural heritage featuring a wide range of flavors selected from around the world. From tapas, to main courses and desserts, artful presentations, a knowledgeable and friendly staff, and an unpretentious atmosphere. Once inside you're virtually transported to the old continent.

Basso supports local farms and vendors. Our ingredients are top notch and are locally sourced as much as possible. Basso's food is made from scratch at Basso and every item is made to order by our passionate team. Our menu features gluten free and vegan dishes.

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What 90 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
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4.7
Service
4.5
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4.5
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vipJdoc
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Absolutely terrific

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internationalfan
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Top notch food, service, and ambiance!
Good selection of dishes for all dietary restrictions. Love their tapas- great for sharing and exploring new food!

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Justine
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic anniversary dinner!
Atmosphere was wonderful, staff were so kind and the food and drinks were out of this world delicious! We can't wait to return.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Heard from one of the employees that Basso will be moving to a nicer venue in Westport...which will help the ambiance ...which is fine BTW...had empanadas and Brussel sprouts tapas, the basso salad, Chilean sea bass, and the parella mixta. Wow. Service fast ....and amazing detail to food presentation and taste . Every flavor detail interesting and in balance. Will be on my regular rotation. Outstanding!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My favorite place. 25th anniversary. Amazing.

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Tina
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Time and time again, Basso is everything we want and more. My husband and I love the food. The staff are wonderful. Dining here makes me feel right at home. If you haven’t checked this restaurant out yet, you need to ASAP.

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TinaS
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Omg thank you so much I love Basso! I can’t wait to return ASAP. You have r best service and coolest staff ever. I love the gnocchi dishes and the martini was fabulous. I’m really impressed.

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MelissaS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

I always have a great meal and love the quaintness. Although this time there were too many people continuing to come to the table and check on us too often. It was a bit annoying

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vipbaysalo
Miami
38 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved the food, loved the service, loved Ela. Need we say more? Will surely be back.

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vipLauraB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Every time we have eaten there, the food has been consistently delicious. We did sit outdoors by choice and while the weather cooperated, the ambience is not the greatest. Cars buzzing by on the busy road take away from the dining experience. Too bad there is no option behind the restaurant. Regardless, we will definitely return!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food is always excellent, outdoor seating with heat. Good varied wine list

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PhyllisDonald
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My husband and I love going to restaurants. We have a few favorites — occasionally disappointed from time to time. Never with Basso’s. There food is always delicious and the service is warm and friendly. A Class Act. A favorite that is always consistent.

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vipLauraF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was absolutely delicious and the servers were very attentive. Our food came out in less than 15 mins and both of us couldn't have been more pleased with the quality!

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Eric
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Will definitely go again. Great menu, service and food preparation.

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vipNormando
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

We like to go and share a selection of Tapas with Basso’s terrific specialty cocktails.

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SuzanneS
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent tapas restaurant with large plates as well

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
104 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place is always on point . The wait staff is professional . The food is beyond amazing . We love to go as much as possible .

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MargaretO
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Exceptional food and the staff is outstanding. I highly recommend Basso wether it’s for an intimate dinner for 2 or a friendly get together.

LG
LongshoreGolfer
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Thursdays are very LOUD with the bongo music. But the place is a gem any other night of the week.

BD
BigDaddyTuna
Richmond
12 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

One of our favorite restaurants - always delicious food, knowledgeable wait staff, and great service.

CS
CarrieS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolute perfection from the atmosphere, service to food. Hands down the best restaurant in Connecticut.

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karenc
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is outstanding and very different combos! The appetizer menu is huge and you could just eat a bunch of apps for dinner! Of course, I loved the dinner menu which had a halibut encrusted in plantain over avocado over red cabbage! Was an amazing combo!!!! Have been twice in two weeks and can’t wait to go back!

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TanishaN
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I loved this place it was so cozy, its a great place for a romantic dinner or a family dinner. The staff was great and the food was OMG I love it.

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ChristinaD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food and great service. We had the rack of lamb and the catch of the day (halibut).

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Stubie
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our experience at Basso has always been wonderful. During the time of Covid, they are taking every precaution. The food is delicious, and the service attentive. I would highly recommend experiencing a visit for yourself.

LG
LongshoreGolfer
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place is a hidden gem. Excellent food and service.

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EllenK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

As always, the food was amazing. One of our favorite restaurants! We had a chickpea & spinach appetizer whch was really great & my husband had the seafood special, which was also outstanding. Thanks for a great meal, Basso!

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vipValeriaW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The halibut was superb! Basso is a gem for dinner with friends, nice patio and ambiance-

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vipCellaChick
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything about Basso was outstanding. The food, ambiance, and service were perfect!

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EllenK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous, as always. The food is amazing, service is prompt, friendly & efficient. One of our favorites ever since we moved to the area.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful night. Great place

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AndrewM
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is by far the best tasting food in Connecticut. The food is very flavorful and fresh! I will be coming back often!

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AmericanF1
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our first night out for dinner with friends since Covid 19. Outside seating was too close to the road. We asked for snide dinning and the request was granted. Food selection, taste and quality was excellent. The previous reviews were spot on. Would definitely return. Staff was gracious and helpful with menu. Social distancing of tables was perfect. We felt comfortable and the team was concerned with our comfort. Highly recommend!! We will be back.

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vipThomasM
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic tapas fare. The service was prompt and friendly. 50% off bottled wine makes it great value too!

TM
ThomasM
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

A lovely little restaurant with a great ambiance. Dinner was among the best we’ve ever had. Paella was perfect and lobster risotto was simply delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food is awesome and staff is exceptional. A quiet and romantic spot in Norwalk

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We actually made a mistake and were thinking of another place nearby . However sometimes mistakes are pleasant surprises which this was! Excellent food. Loved the diversity on the menu . We will be back soon and will make this one of our usual spots to dine .

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great meal! Cucumber martini was great and gelato a must have. Perfect local spot with a home like feel. Try it!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A true gem! We’ve been to Basso Cafe more than five times and the food is consistently superb and the service is outstanding. It’s a team effort, so you’re never left wondering where your server is. Everyone is equally attentive to all guests!

The food is spectacular. Even a simple dish like the pan con tomate is bursting with fresh flavor. I’ve had several of the pasta entrees and they’re all delicious. The menu is updated daily so there is always something new to try.

Don’t let the unassuming exterior fool you. The interior has a very cool vibe and can accommodate nearly any size party. We’ve been for dates as well as with groups and are always treated to the same high level of service.

Highly recommend!

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vipNormando
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

It was the first day of reopening after Covid shutdown for interior dining. We had a selection of Tapas dishes for dinner. It was very good and quite festive.

FAQs

Basso Restaurant & Wine Bar offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (203) 354-6566.

Basso Restaurant & Wine Bar is rated 4.8 stars by 90 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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