Bastone

BEER AVG
3.65/5
BastoneBastone
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

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:
226
Reviews:
73
PLACE STATS
Score:
87
Ratings:
64
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
5.91%
 
 
Taps:
8
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Ratings: 64 |  Reviews: 30
Reviews by nortmand:
Photo of nortmand
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 1 | food: 5

Stopped here with the wifey on the way home from one of those huge damn Detroit malls. This was in late summer 2005, but was a memorable enough experience to warrant a beerfly review.

I was really excited about this place, as I'd read the Michigan Beer Guide article about it in the spring, and the new brewer seemed enthusiastic, plus all Belgian style beers? Hell yeah! I started with a sampler and the waitress brought out for beers and described them as Stella pilsner, Liberty pale ale, a dubbel and Celis wit. I thought, that's strange, but maybe she's just naming common examples of their current styles, and it made sense, because there really aren't any common dubbels out there. Anyway, I started in on the sampler, and thought OK, boring pils, wit is pretty good and drinkable, dubbel, nice and malty. I ended with the pale ale and thought "damn, this place is making a very nice pale." But then I grew suspicious and went up to the bar, and sure enough, Stella, Anchor Liberty and Celis all on tap. Which meant that they only had one of their actual beers.

That said, their dubbel was fantastic! The food was very nice as well. This is a great place for dinner, and I am excited to try their other beers, but I'll have to call ahead to make sure they are actually on tap.

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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 226 ratings.
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