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Red Basil

main, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
519 622 0888
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Ranked #44 of 266 restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Delivery
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Delivery
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English first
Cambridge, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Beauitful , love it plan to try more of the menu. chicken cashew was awsome , food was hot service nice and quick, empresas as they were very busy . It's small space resturant but , comfortable.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We have had dinner here on a number of occasions, and each time it has been very good. Tonight we had fresh shrimp rolls with peanut sauce nice and tasty although I needed to ask for some hot sauce to spice it to my liking ;-) My wife and I split a lobster tail mango salad, this was fantastic a... More

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Food was nice. Soup with coconut milk was amazing and mango salad was one of the best mango salads we ever had. Service was fast but the menu was not flexible. Drink selection was average. Atmosphere casual but not a dive. I will go her again

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Cambridge, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Have had the crispy duck here at least 25 times over the past few years and it is always just delicious and superbly cooked Spring rolls and shrimp rolls also very good

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London, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

I ordered the coconut soup. The menu promised lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and chicken. Sounded yummy. Sadly, it was uncontaminated by coconut. No discernible coconut milk. Certainly no young coconut juice (as might be expected in a Thai dish) and no coconut meat, either. Why was this billed as coconut soup? As for the other ingredients touted in the menu...not... More

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Cambridge, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

It was average the first time I ate there, the second time was disappointed. I ordered their duck meal, the rice was so hard and the duck even harder.

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Waterloo, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This is one of our favorites in Galt, hidden in the core. The menu items are easy to understand, service is fast and friendly, the food is impeccable. We visit several times a week- it is consistently gorgeous! Definetly try the Vietnamese Crepe- loaded with chicken and shrimp, its fresh and made to order- try it with the house Hot... More

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Cambridge, Ontario
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7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This restaurant is a regular haunt for us. No matter what you order the food is consistently good and fresh. My favorites are the green curry (spicy) and crispy duck. Personally I would like to receive a slightly larger portion of rice, my husband always has to order extra. Another recommendation would be warm plates, this would allow you enjoy... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Cute place tucked into the downtown core of Galt. Most menu items are of the "standard North-Americanized" version of Viet-Thai food.....however..... The mango salad with shrimp is excellent and the smoked crispy duck is absolutely amazing. The Satay sauce or orange sauce served with the duck are both excellent. Tri, the owner is a funny, talkative, friendly guy who is... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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96 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

We have eaten at this restaurant 3 times since February and things haven't changed much. The food is definitely worth going for... hot, fresh and very tasty, but they really need to work on the bones of the restaurant. They haven't done much with the patio space, which would have been a nice place to sit on a warm summer... More

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