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Quality food made by passionate chefs: That’s what Basan brings to the Bull City. Basan’s modern Japanese cuisine, complete with intriguing appetizers, entrees, unique sushi rolls, an extensive selection of sake and more, highlights the best of Japanese cuisine in upscale yet comfortable ambiance. Whether you’re stopping in before a show at DPAC or are planning a private event, you’re sure to be impressed with our fresh seafood, beautifully-crafted offerings and enjoyable atmosphere.
The Basan team is proud to have Chef Toshio Sakamaki join our team. Previously working in Tokyo, New York and San Francisco, Chef Sakamaki brings West Coast style sushi and Japanese cuisine to Durham, NC. Known for his unparalleled talent, Chef Sakamaki has mastered the art of sushi making — come taste his delectable creations for yourself!
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Eschelon is proud to open its first Durham experience with our fresh, exciting Japanese cuisine. Basan is located on Durham’s popular American Tobacco Campus, overlooking Durham Bulls Athletic Park and adjacent to DPAC, making our tatami dining room the perfect spot to host your next large party. Call our host to learn more about this unique seating area in our restaurant!