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) #4 of 7 Restaurants in Cresco ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian
6525 Route 191, Cresco, PA 18326-7848
+1 570-595-0500
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
17 Oct 2016
21 Aug 2016
“Nice Atmosphere, Good Food”
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6525 Route 191, Cresco, PA 18326-7848
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11 - 20 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 24 July 2016

The restaurant is beautifully decorated. The food was great. I ordered off the menu and it was perfect.

Thank Tonyinzo
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were always at Basso when Gracie was the chef, which was a few years ago. On and off thru the years we have gone as a special event and the food was decent. We hadn't been in about a year and a half and...More

2  Thank scarletcli
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Warm and inviting atmosphere and very accommodating staff, everyone greeted us and said goodbye. The meal was delicious- veal saltimbocca and pork and shrimp gumbo for appetizer, and chicken francese with Italian wedge salad (pesto on top). We had a choice of three sangrias and...More

Thank ClaudiaTheBusyFinch
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place. We arrived 20 minutes before they opened but they went ahead and seated us. A wee bit slow but we expected it after seeing other reviews and had plenty of time. Plus we had arrived a bit early. The ham and bean...More

Thank JustAnotherElvis
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We thought our meals were excellent at Basso's. I ordered the duck l'orange and it was fantastic...the meat was like butter and the sauce was a perfect complement. My husband had tortelloni and really enjoyed his meal as well. For an appetizer we ordered the...More

Thank Marlene K
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We stayed at SkyTop lodge but came up a day early so had to find a place to eat out on a Thursday. We were very happy to find this place. The food and service was great. We would go back again if we were...More

Thank MLH19320
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

We had really high hopes for this restaurant. The menu appeared very extensive, it's got great curb appeal and it had some really great reviews. Unfortunately this restaurant didn't pan out. At an hour and ten minutes the only food to appear at the table...More

3  Thank Erik H
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Despite something going on with the kitchen, we really enjoyed our family dinner to Basso. Kim was our server and she was a delight to talk to. My daughter knocked her water glass all over me, and she was super quick to help me clean...More

Thank runnindoc
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Finding great fare in the Poconos is not that easy. The restaurants are scattered along the many roads and in many towns, with forest sprinkled between them. Not quite sure why the Poconos never took off. It is such a gorgeous retreat from the craziness...More

Thank Jaewriter
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Good food, moderate to high price, Nice for a special occasion, fine dining atmosphere. had a nice meal

Thank ObruceD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
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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