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main, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
519 622 0888
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Vietnamese Food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
crashandburnOntario
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Ontario
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
SW Ontario
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 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 

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Ontario
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Everything is wonderful on the menu! You will find that you really never order the same dish over & over 🍴

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Never had a bad experience and have been there several times. Favourite selections are crispy chicken, pad thai, cashew chicken and spring rolls. You won't be disappointed in the selections and the taste is amazing.

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cambridge
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great Crispy Chicken with Spicy Peanut sauce- its the best!!! So delicious!! It truly a must try!! The service has always been great and prompt and they deliver too!!

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

food always good, fast and well presented. My favourite is the pad thai or singapore noodles . Crispy chicken and duck are great as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I've never had a bad meal Here. The value is outstanding the veggies and meat are always really fresh. I eat out alot and I'll often make the drive to cambridge because it's worth the investment. If you haven't tried it, then u best get going. If you have tried it, then you know what I'm talking about.

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a little dated, the menus were on the dirty side. The lunch special was good. Nothing to write home about.

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I would say this is one of the better Vietnamese restaurants in the area. Great food and decent selection of wines. We always visit this restaurant with friends of us that live in Cambridge, and we take few different dishes. With ever popular sharing option in exotic cuisine restaurants we had opportunity to try many items from their menu. I... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A small restaurant with Vietnam cuisine whose food is awesome. I started with crab soup and then had roasted duck with peanut sauce. Both were delicious however, watch out as the soup is very hot and needs to cool before it is eatable. The wine selection is limited but good and reasonably priced. The ambience is basic but the staff... More 

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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: Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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