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Basil's Greek Dining

Fox Valley, 4000 Fox Valley Center Dr. (E. New York St.), Aurora, IL 60504
630-585-1315
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Ranked #3 of 270 Restaurants in Aurora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 59 & New York
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84% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Remarkable features: A menu that offers multiples of choices to enjoy Greek/Mediterranean cuisine. A chef that knows how to cook and run a kitchen. An owner that understands what it takes to deliver "truly outstanding" service. Well trained servers, bus boys and kitchen runners that all work together to not miss a beat! Entertainment on Friday night offering two excellent... More

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Naperville,Il
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Went there on Saturday with reservations. Popular you need them. Husband and myself got Prixe fixed meals best way to order. Started with flaming cheese Opa ! First my appetizer shrimp in a delicious tomato sauce would be delish on spaghetti. Lemon rice good but have had better. Entrée Scallops and more shrimp on Orzo only ate half so much... More

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chicago
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219 reviews 219 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We go here often-enjoyable on all fronts. They have a nice collection of small beer producers on tap. Fun to try different producers. Taramasalata is the best as is the gyros.Generous portions always ensure a take home container. Live music on Friday night is Loud!!- we stay away because of it.

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Dunnellon, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I am working in Aurora, IL so I checked tripadvisor for a place to eat dinner. I saw that Basil's Greek Dining was rated #1. So I thought I would give it a try. I loved it. I ordered mousaka, a traditional Greek dish made with eggplant, meat sauce, bechel sauce and potatoes. It was wonderful, as good as my... More

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Braidwood
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I had arranged a small surprise party for 32 people in the Rigas Dining Room. We had the Greek Family Style meal served. It was awesome! All the food was authentic Greek Style, very delicious, hot and plenty of it. Our servers (Jackie & Lee) were very attentive and accommodating. Samantha was fantastic with the arrangements! An enjoyable evening was... More

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Plainfield, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Food is delicious and the service is always excellent. We will definitely be going back and the sooner the better. I have only had steaks and pasta as an entree and would recommend either. The desserts are delicious.

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Aurora, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My entree lacked texture. I ordered a chicken with vegetable entree; it was very greasy! The ambiance of the room is nice.

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Aurora, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I'll start off by saying my experience was for dinner with 2 friends and we sat outside on the patio area. I've never eaten inside the restaurant. I made reservations via Opentable which were recognized and accepted easily by the hostess when I walked in. The outside dining area was much nicer than what I would have expected. It has... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

the restaurant is very nice, but it needs better ventilation. It was very hot. The kabobs and desert were excellent but the scallops at the fisherman pasta need to be improve, their texture were chewy.

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Chicago
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

The pork chops and cheesecake are very good. It was very busy and I think the prices were just a bit higher than the website. Not sure how a Greek place can run out of baklava but the did. Service was good but I never was offered a refill. Pop is $3 a glass. Saganaki was good.

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