We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


6525 Route 191, Cresco, PA 18326-7848
+1 570-595-0500
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (4 reviews)
“clams” (3 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
6525 Route 191, Cresco, PA 18326-7848
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (63)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Found Basso's in the Clipper Magazine, we decided to try it. Went Saturday evening for dinner 8 people. The food was outstanding, the drinks are generous and the pricing is very fair. Great atmosphere very unique setting. Excellent wine selection as well. Staff was friendly...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Had veal parmesean that was tender and delicious. Parking lot is tight. Homemade sangria was refreshing.

Thank 743shastaw
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This restaurant was pretty good. Service a bit slow, but we actually did not mind, as we were not in a hurry and enjoy lingering over dinner. We started with espresso martinis, which were some of the best we've had anywhere. Eggplant appetizer was a...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for my parents anniversary. Took 20 minutes to get our drinks, and over an hour to get out appetizers. Now I will say the food was absolutely fantastic!! But I would make a reservation and leave yourself some time. Service wasn't great, but...More

Thank Mmcandrew
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Wife and I celebrated a birthday here and the food and service was very good. The atmosphere was Italian romantic.

Thank TODD L
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Highly overrated, but this is a pretty blighted area so not much to choose from. Be very careful. The sauce was awful. Some dishes may be ok. People are pleasant enough

Thank Virginialp
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Everything about this place is good! Food was delicious and it was a lot of food! We brought back home half of the dish. Wine was also very good and much more than the normal quantity for a glass. Service also excellent and the decoration...More

Thank fbraune
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We ate here at least a year ago, and it is not cheap, but the food was excellent. The ambiance was romantic.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife, daughter and mother in law for Christmas dinner. Ordered clams oreganata and fried calamari....clams oreganata were tabled with very little breading . Never had it like that. The fried calamari was chewy and very salty. Entrees were shrimp scampi , pasta...More

1  Thank worktrainrat
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Everything we had was fantastic !!! The had a lobster Mac and cheese app to die for !!!!! My husband had clams and he said the sauce was amazing , the calamari yummy. Veal parm was excellent . I'm taking the whole family back this...More

Thank sherryviolante
Nearby Restaurants
Mountainhome Diner
77 reviews
1.01 km away
Crescent Lodge Restaurant
96 reviews
4.04 km away
The Frogtown Chophouse
142 reviews
6.16 km away
The PourHouse Neighborhood Bar & Grille
53 reviews
1.81 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mountain Creek Riding Stables
66 reviews
3.90 km away
Mount Airy Casino
713 reviews
6.05 km away
Holley Ross Pottery
36 reviews
4.32 km away
Callie's Candy Kitchen
80 reviews
6.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Basso's staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6525 Route 191, Cresco, PA 18326-7848
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Cresco
  • Phone Number: +1 570-595-0500
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing