Bastone

BEER AVG
3.65/5
BastoneBastone
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

419 S Main St
Royal Oak, Michigan, 48067
United States

(248) 544-6250 | map
bastone.net

Notes:
There is a city operated parking lot behind the building aboiut 1/2 block away and street parking is also available

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BEER STATS
Beers:
24
Ratings:
229
Reviews:
73
PLACE STATS
Score:
87
Ratings:
64
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
5.91%
 
 
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Ratings: 64 |  Reviews: 30
Reviews by ALECOHOLIC:
Photo of ALECOHOLIC
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4

I had been told of this place by a friend in the area. I got out for a visit recently and got in there for dinner. I expected more Belgian beer choices. The dubbel I had was very nice. It was a little flat but I enjoyed it thoroughly. Lots of flavor present and a great offering from stateside brewer.
The bar is shared between Bastone and a Cuban restaurant that is attached in the rear. The food was great. There is a wine bar next door and the dividing wall does not meet with the ceiling. You get almost a night-club music sound effect from the wine bar coming over the wall.
It's not too loud but it makes for a busy atmosphere when mixed with the restaurant and bar standard noise level.

We tried the wine bar after dinner and had a good experience there too.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Tripel_Threat
3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Stopped by on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Big fan of Belgian ales,so this place was on my must-visit list for a while. Chicken and waffles were excellent, the kids plates were huge, pomme frittes were perfect with garlic mayo. Wife and I split the tripel and the dubbel, both were quite good. The only hiccup was that thw service was almost painfully slow, especially considering there were only a few other customers there at the time. Next time will just be the pomme frittes and beer at the bar.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.64/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Gemini6
4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Cotton_27
3.18/5  rDev -18.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Photo of kyle_goochstink
4.2/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Wolverine48092
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of _morandi_
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Fahrn13
3.65/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Great Belgian inspired beers in a hip atmosphere. Pretty good food, great belgian frites with a variety of dipping sauces. In Royal Oak, so expect a wait during peak dining times. Nectar De Dieux is a great tripel. Award winning brewer.

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Photo of NJB145
3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Ekoseck
3.76/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 1 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of midlifec
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of StoutHunter
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of aboyd87
2.23/5  rDev -42.7%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 4.5 | selection: 1 | food: 4.5

Beers littered with off flavors. I am perplexed as to how they have won so many awards.

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Photo of Doublicious
4.34/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Brandonparrent
3/5  rDev -22.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2 | food: 4

great food, poor beer and beer selection

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Photo of moshea
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of beornagain
5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of FaradayUncaged
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of goast8127
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of Indianpaleale
4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of rjcoy06
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Pog-Mo-Thoin
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Bastone in Royal Oak, MI
3.65 out of 5 based on 229 ratings.
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