United States > Michigan > Royal Oak
jsquire (120) St. Marys, Ohio | April 6, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Nice restaurant type brewpub. Fancier menu with dinners as well as sandwiches and pizza. Full bar and wine list. They had eight of their own beers on tap that ranged from blonde to stout, with a few belgians thrown in. The beers I had were well made. Maybe not a destination but worth the stop if in the area.
esjaygee (236) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | September 26, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
I almost missed this place as it wasnít listed as a brewpub and it most decidedly is. Eight beers on tap, mostly Belgian. The beers were above average and a lot better than Royal Oak. My hard to please wife really liked the beers so I let her have most of the sampler so we could stop at another place on the day. The service wasnít bad though checking out was a challenge.
mikem409 (161) bloomfield, Michigan | July 14, 2012
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
right smack in royal oak. kind of yuppie and service is snoty. food is killer and love the beer goblets
KPD (117) Michigan | July 1, 2012| Updated September 4, 2012
62 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 10/20
Had 8 beers on tap, the pils was good, the dubbel was as well.Nice place to drink the beers were mediocre. If you are in the area worth a stop .
rumproasts (63) Grand Rapids, Michigan | May 5, 2012| Updated September 4, 2012
62 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
i saw they had a lot of award winning beers, so i stopped in for a sampler. very underwhelmed by the beers. average, textbook beers with very little personality or creativity. food was unremarkable.
Dogbrick (561) Columbus, Ohio | January 1, 2012| Updated September 4, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
(Visited 08/2011): Bastone is located in the heart of Royal Oak at the corner of S. Main and 5th. Metered parking is available in the surrounding area.
The interior is pretty cozy with a small bar area on the right and high backed booths and tables in the restaurant area. They have a patio as well. Brick and tile motif. Above the bar hang signs featuring each of their standard beers.
Bastone serves 8 beers including a seasonal or two, and a sampler is available. They range from Blonde, Pils, and Wit to a Dubbel, Tripel and Saison Noir. All of the beers are above average. They also have a few bottles from Jolly Pumpkin and North Peak.
Service on a relatively slow weekday (I arrived right as they opened). The bartender was knowledgeable about their beers and of other recommendations for the area.
The food at Bastone has a Belgian tilt, and my pomme frites and sandwich were good.
Overall this is a pretty solid spot. Maybe not a fair comparison but I think Brugge is a lot better, however this is still a place worth visiting in the area.
jrallen34 (271) Chicago, Illinois | December 22, 2011| Updated September 4, 2012
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 3/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 11/20
huge open space, tons of room but a really small bar area... selection of 6 regulars and 2 seasonal drafts, all were decent enough to have again... service not beer centered but pleasant... food is very very average, the chicken seem fake grilled, the bread too toasted and the fries were soggy... recommend having a sampler but donít dine here
RudiNicole (77) Michigan | December 10, 2011| Updated September 4, 2012
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 11/20
Visited while hitting all the Royal Oak breweries. Nice inside, but not inviting, especially for a brewery. Very formal feeling. The beer was very unimpressive, even though they seem to win awards at GABF, but they are in styles that I do not care for, so I take that into account. I probably wonít go back, Royal Oak Brewery is a better option.
paintedmaple (38) Fenton, Michigan | October 22, 2011| Updated September 4, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
Very upscale urban Bistro with beers that struggled to be average. I would have liked to have tried the food, but... Best thing about the place was all of the good looking women which far out numbered males.
paulgermain (5) sterling heights, Michigan | June 29, 2010| Updated September 4, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Some pretty good beer, nothing exceptional. The food is good ( I had the perch) if a little over priced. the bar area is small but you can generally get a seat instead of waiting to sit in the resturant.
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