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411 E Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91006-3731
626-447-8845
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Small tidy restaurant in strip center

We stopped in after checking into a nearby hotel. A good lunch for $7. Chicken with basil, rice, salad and two wonton's for the price. We enjoyed the flavors. We were there about mid lunch and got a table right away. There's perhaps 8 tables.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Richard B
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Illinois US
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Illinois US
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136 reviews 136 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We stopped in after checking into a nearby hotel. A good lunch for $7. Chicken with basil, rice, salad and two wonton's for the price. We enjoyed the flavors. We were there about mid lunch and got a table right away. There's perhaps 8 tables.

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Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Pad See Ew was too greasy for me but the Curry was pretty good. They will make the dishes as spicy as you would like (a plus for me!). The service was good.

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Newark, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

When I am in the Pasadena/Arcadia Area I always make it a point to stop by Basil Thai Cooking Restaurant on Huntington Dr in Arcadia. The food is simply amazing and they will cook to how spicy you would like it I.E. spicy, medium spicy and ect. My favorite to order is the Pad Kee Mao which is a dish... More 

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LA
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123 reviews 123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

...not sure about the cooking part since the new owner claims to have previous restaurant in Thai town! Hollywood and the Thai foods are better at Hollywood Thai Boat style nearby, so stiff competition to be had! Read review on yelp before giving it a go for take out foods,fyi Fast cooking tho by this small family owned Thai Cheers!

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Waterloo, Canada
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407 reviews 407 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Had the Pad Thai... everything on the menu is very reasonably priced. The food was good, but nothing really stood out. I've had better Thai. Service was friendly and competent. Strange interior design.

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Arcadia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I've enjoyed this place so much I make it a point to visit every time I am in the area. Family-run, they really make you feel at home. The decor is "industrial" but very cozy, and they're within walking distance of many of the Arcadia hotels. The food is excellent - I try something new every time and I've never... More 

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new jersey
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334 reviews 334 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

A small place but very busy so everyone must like their food. I ordered a Tofu salad and a chicken dish with peanut sauce. It was really good but my salad was kind of different it had a poached egg in it and when I put the fork in it the egg exploded. The dressing was a delicious peanut sauce... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This place is very spicy and the tastes are outstanding. Some of the best around. Seafood is very fresh.

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Panama City, Panama
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

If you like Thai Food, this is a good place to spice up your taste buds. Parking is a little difficult at the front. Try the parking lot in the rear. Food is great and so is the nice atmosphere.

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california
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

The GPS directed us to this family run Thai restaurant just within waling distance (2 blocks) from the Embassy Suite Arcadia where we stayed. Despite our late 8:45-ish drop-in, the staff welcomed us with cheers. The shrimp Pad Thai, yellow curry chicken and the saute sea food, subjected to our low salt and low oil requirement, were all up to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 411 E Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91006-3731
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arcadia
  • Phone Number: 626-447-8845

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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