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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

Location and contact

US$ 25 - US$ 99
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been going to Basho for 10+ years and I’ve continually been disappointed with the service over the past few years but I’ve continued to go and give it another chance because the food is so good. My last two times at Basho (August...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank scc6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great except we all found the mains were too salty overpowering the other flavors. Cocktails excellent. Service good. Goat cheese ice cream a must try.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travellogget
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first review of Basho but I have dined here 8 times now. The restaurant is simple but nice. The food and service has always been simply incredible. I have always left with the “WOW” factor. In the end, that’s what it’s all about and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank b0bbyg123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best suishi ever but also offers other delicious food for the non suishi lovers. Dessert Flourless chocolate cake a must!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I have enjoyed the food at this restaurant I have a beef with there reservation system and etiquette on the phone The recording says that someone will get back the same day but when I called to try a to make a reservation, I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Karl M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Server was rude and arrogant. Didn't want to hear any feedback about the food. Ruined the entire night out for us as a family for an expensive meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 786SoloTraveller
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Wow! This was recommended to us by a local and did not disappoint. It was fantastic. Great, fun service and an absolutely outstanding meal. The combination of sushi and steak in a Japanese fusion is just terrific. Easily one of the best in St. John's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank travbud1
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Paid a visit to Basho on Sept 13 for what we though would be a nice quiet supper. That changed quickly as soon as we got in the door. The first place we were seated was so loud we could not even her anything except...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Barry H
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Made reservations two weeks prior and they even called to confirm at five on the day of our reservation yet when we got there - no table. So they asked us to wait upstairs. No seats at the bar upstairs so they give four of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank dallasp728
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It is a good sushi restaurant and they serve some good dishes that are ok. Two or three years ago it was great food and fantastic service. Five years ago it was even better food and service. The steak meal five years ago was mind...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Jeff W
17 December 2014|
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Response from Jdesy | Reviewed this property |
I could not find a web site. We were recommended that restaurant. Walked by it the next day. Checked the menu on the door. Liked what we saw and made a reservation. Loved the food.
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