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Tenth Street Basque Cafe
Basque restaurant food and photos
249 Tenth Street in San Miguel, California 93451   (805) 467-3141
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Central Coast Basque Food, Family Style Restaurant

  "Dinner at the 10th Street Basque Cafe made us feel as though we had been invited to  a terrific party"....read more
- LA Times
  "Should be on every California foodie's bucket list"....read more
- Trip Advisor
Guests enjoy dining outdoors on the patio as well as inside the charming cafe
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Located In the heart of the Central Coast's wine country, just 7 minutes North of Paso Robles, nestled alongside Highway 101 in the small mission town of San Miguel is one of the most extraordinary restaurants in California. No menus, always chef's choice and only open Fri. Sat. and Sunday nights, The Tenth Street Basque Cafe offers a unique dining experience coupled with wonderful Central Coast Wines. One seating, 7:00 on Friday and Saturday evening, 6:00 on Sunday. Come hungry. Also, come for lunch, served Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm.

A typical dinner will consist of Spanish Tapas such as albacore fish cakes with tarragon butter sauce, stuffed mushrooms, Basque potatoes, cabbage and fennel, homemade bread with olive tapenade, migas, one of our famous home made soups, salad with homemade dressing and homemade croutons, a main course and dessert. Examples of our main courses are: 

  • Smoked roast beef (smoked over old wine barrel staves) with a reduced merlot sauce. 
  • The Pyrenees, a layer of cream spinach, layer of smoked beef, layer of garlic mashed potatoes, wrapped in phyllo dough and served with a hunter sauce. 
  • Pork loin stuffed with dried fruits served with an orange glaze. 
  • Whole salmon cooked on a cedar plank in our stone oven. 
  • Chicken with rosemary in a white wine sauce, or if you are very lucky...
  • Chef Dallas will make you his famous, award winning chicken and sausage paella. Yummy!

Always Chef's Choice Prix Fix Dinner $35.00

One Seating for Dinner
Friday and Saturday 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 6:00 p.m.
Credit cards are NOT accepted for dining. Payment by cash or check keeps our prices low.
Open for Lunch
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Reservation recommended. 
Call 805-467-3141 Today!

Private Parties available for Lunch and Dinner, Monday - Thursday.
Reservation recommended. We usually can accommodate last minute guests.
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