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main, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
519 622 0888
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4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Thai and Vietnamese food!

This place is the best and most reasonably priced place for Asian food. Love their pad tie! Alsways quick and friendly service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Gwen S
Cambridge, ON
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Cambridge, ON
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is the best and most reasonably priced place for Asian food. Love their pad tie! Alsways quick and friendly service.

Thank Gwen S
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66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Thai & Vietnamese is by far my favourite cuisine. We don't have that many establishments in Cambridge but I have never been disappointed. Other than the fact it is too busy and you can't get a table. I would think that is a great sign of how great the food is. I always order something different and it is always... More 

Thank SnowGirl68
Kitchener, Canada
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

My mom and I went for lunch. All of the food we ordered was fantastic. Terrific flavours! Also a very reasonable price for the amazing food. Definitely a gem in downtown Cambridge.

Thank srakoczy
Cambridge, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My husband and I had dinner there before attending a play at the Dunfield Theatre and we're pleasantly surprised. I wouldn't describe it as a fancy restaurant by any means but the service and food were excellent. The servers were pleasant and most knowledgeable about the menu and it's dishes. This is a traditional Ma and Pa shop, a real... More 

Thank Pieville
Ottawa, Ontario
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Once again Trip Advisor helped to find us a good restaurant, near our location in a strange town. We visited the Southworks Outlet mall (disappointing) and were looking for a place for lunch. We scrolled down the list of top restaurants and found the Red Basil. We like Vietnamese food and were not disappointed. Two of us had the satay... More 

Thank kkddm
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The food is fresh and flavourful, the prices are hard to beat and the service us quick. Found this place in June and have been back 2 more times.

Thank Roachette A
Cambridge, Canada
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

One of our favorite restaurants in Cambridge. Always good value with prompt friendly service - Vietnamese food with fresh ingredients.

Thank crobinson2014
Cambridge, Canada
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My wife and I cant stop ordering the Duck with orange sauce. The texture is so crispy on the edges and the gamey duck meat melts in your mouth. Just an amazing experience with the spring rolls or the fresh rolls. I am also very fond of the rare beef soup. Excellent value for such well prepared dishes! Linda is... More 

Thank Ray G
SW Ontario
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

A couple months ago a friend treated me to a meal out. I had never been to Red Basil prior to this visit. I was very impressed with, both, the menu selection and price. Nice wine list. The service was great, too. The several visits since have been equally enjoyable. Keep in mind the restaurant is often closed stat holidays... More 

Thank MeWorksToTravel
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I keep returning to the Red Basil because the food is always hot, fresh and flavourful. The service is fast and efficient. The decor is basic and tired looking but the food more than makes up for this. The menu is extensive and they are very willing to customize your dish. My favourite dish is the Crispy duck.

Thank crashandburnOntario

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: main, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 519 622 0888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?