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Asica

Hegenheimerstrasse 35, Basel 4055, Switzerland
0041613228080
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Ranked #100 of 407 restaurants in Basel
Price range: $8 - $33
Cuisines: African, Asian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Basel, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The food is pretty good, mostly because there is a lack of interesting cuisine in Basel. We had the appetizer platter and I had the Tanjine. The Tanjine was really good but was not a tradiional tanjine. My wife thought her salad was just OK. The service however was really slow and I do not know why. We were one... More

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Google Translation

Es tut uns sehr leid, dass es Ihnen bei uns nicht gefallen hat. Wir nehmen Ihre Kritiken gerne entgegen und... More

Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Varied menu which included exotic items such as a crocodile burger, as well as a selection of intriguing cross-cultural offerings, for example an African strudel. The culinary ideas were interesting and the food did not disappoint. The service however fails to deliver on the global inclusivity this place is trying so hard to project. The owner paid a lot of... More

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Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is my first time at this place. Absolutely nice and friendly staff. The food was very good. I will go there for sure again.

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Basel, Switzerland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The food is very basic, definitely not worth the price. Maybe I am a bit harsh here with the food, being Chinese myself I would say the food is not authentic Asian food at all, although I know it is branded as a "fusion" restaurant....

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Basel
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Maybe 3 stars is harsh, but the general ambiance and slow service have let it down. The menu is quite brave for Basel, and whilst the menu is both varied & interesting, the meals were a little bland for my tastes. Maybe 3.5 stars is a better reflection.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

We were there about half a year ago and we enjoyed everything; the food and drinks were great, the service was really good, the owners were there attending the clients and we found the restaurant outstanding. Last week we finally managed to go again and unfortunately this time we were disappointed. The service was really slow, we ordered first a... More

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Basel, Switzerland
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We loved this place. Tasty food and fantastic service. We asked for the surprise menu where you get to taste a little bit of everything and loved it. They even ask you if there is anything on the menu that you really, really would like to have on the menu and they make it happen. The menu consists on very... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Maybe the restaurant changed hands? Service slow, drinks mostly sugar water and made incorrectly (very unusual/Bad taste), food was smothered in syrupy too sweet sauces, service slow, inattentive (but polite!). Overall very disappointed in what used to be reliably good food and drinks. For the price we definitely won't risk it again.

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

Just to make it brief: Very slow and inattentive service - food not of high quality (menu card mentions that the meat served might contain antibiotics or hormones - very troublesome for such prices) - no theme specific atmosphere; decoration is a mixture of different styles/cultural backgrounds - tried to charge us more than we ate - my wife had... More

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Mark S, Manager at Asica, responded to this review

First of all we'd like to apologize for your bad experience in our restaurant, we'd also like to apologize to your wife if she felt sick. Please give us a call, we'd like to know what she have eaten that night, for us to be able to correct our failure.It lies in our concern to give you back the money... More

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