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These 9 Restaurants Serve The Best Basque Food In Nevada


Many of today’s Basque restaurants were once used as rooming houses for newly immigrated Basques from the Pyrenees Mountains. Basque meals are typically served in a family-style setting and include a variety of food choices, including lamb stew, paella, Basque beans, steak, pork chops, seafood, etc. Basque Dining truly is a unique experience, and here are 9 restaurants in Nevada that serve the most delicious Basque food:

1. J.T. Basque Bar & Dining Room - Gardnerville

yelp/Thomas E M. J.T. Basque Bar & Dining Room has been voted "Best Basque Restaurant" in the Carson Valley for more than a decade. Their multi-course family-style meals come in generous portions, so be sure to bring a hearty appetite. (1426 U.S. 395)

2. The Martin Hotel - Winnemucca

yelp/Collin M. The Martin Hotel, which was established in 1898, serves traditional Basque cuisine in the family-style dining room of a historic rooming house. This historic eating establishment is still a favorite gathering place for ranchers, townsfolk and travelers. (94 W Railroad St)

3. Louis' Basque Corner - Reno

yelp/Steve T. Since opening in 1967, Louis' Basque Corner (Home of the World Famous Picon Punch) has been serving Reno delicious Basque cuisine. They offer a traditional menu and family-style seating. To make the dining experience more fun, their servers wear authentic Basque costumes. (301 E 4th St)

4. The Star Hotel - Elko

yelp/Robert S. The Star Hotel is a family-style Basque restaurant and lounge that serves excellent European-style cuisine in an old world atmosphere. Their specialties include steaks and lamb dishes. (246 Silver St)

5. Villa Basque Deli & Café - Carson City

yelp/Thomas E M. Villa Basque Deli & Cafe is the home of Pete's World Famous Chorizo and several other Basque specialties. Their meals are both plentiful and flavorful. (730 Basque Way)

6. Carson Valley Country Club Restaurant & Bar - Gardnerville

yelp/Athena T. Ever since 1965, the Carson Valley Country Club Restaurant & Bar has been serving the Carson Valley and surrounding areas delicious Basque cuisine in a family-oriented atmosphere. (1029 Riverview Dr)

7. Santa Fe Hotel - Reno

yelp/JP P. The Santa Fe Hotel specializes in traditional Basque cuisine that's served in a comfortable atmosphere, encouraging customers to come as they are. All meals are served family style, so a hearty appetite is recommended. (235 N Lake St)

8. La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway - Las Vegas

yelp/Liz T. La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway is an intimate food and wine hideaway that's located at Wynn Las Vegas. They feature a delicious tapas bar and an impressive selection of more than 250 wines. (3131 S Las Vegas Blvd)

9. Toki Ona - Elko

yelp/Kevin S. Since opening in 1990, Toki Ona has been a local favorite. This popular restaurant serves both American and Basque cuisine, including foods such as beef, lamb, pork, chicken and seafood. (1550 Idaho St)

Do you have a favorite place to get a delicious Basque meal? If so, please share it with us in the comments below!

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