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 beerguru15:
Photo of beerguru15
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4

Was passing through on my way home from Detroit and decided to make a stop at Bastone to check out the place, as there beer is quite wonderful.

Bastone had a nice atmosphere to it, in which it would be a great place to stop in for lunch or dinner, or just sit at the bar and have a round with a few friends. The place seemed a little more upscale but a wide arrange of people were present.

The quality of the beers were excellent as they were the previous few times that I tried their beers at beer tasting festivals. I ended up having the sampler which had the following beers:

American Blonde, Pilsner, Wit, Dubbel, Triple, Dunkel,Brown ale

All, except the Dunkel, were excellent and represented their styles well. The Dunkel had a off taste to it but may have just been at the end of the barrel or an off day or something. Highly recommend this beer.

The service on the other hand was a different story. The bartender started out well by presenting the different styles of the beer, but after the initial approach he seemed to disappear. The bartender that was there with him, also at times disappeared and left the bar unattended for periods of times. I'm not sure if he left or? but we never saw him again, and the other bartender only acknowledged us once, in which we were pretty much at the end of our order. We sat there another 20 min waiting for her to come back over to deliver the bill, in which she handed it to us and practically wasn't interested in helping us. I'm sure it may have been a off day but we weren't pleased.

Ended up not trying the food being we already had lunch for the day. Quite a few people were eating though and there was a nice selection of food available.

Overall not a bad place and was enjoyable, for the most part. The next time we return I hope to try some of the food out and look forward to what additional styles will be available. Bastone is pretty easy to get to and is right on Main st.

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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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