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121 Broadway St, Chico, CA 95928
530-343-6843
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Competent, consistent, and flavorful Thai fare

With 10 Thai and Vietnamese options available in this little town, Thai Basil stands out for its downtown convenience, large seating area, fast service, and flavorful and fresh preparations. It's difficult to go wrong with the Thai Basil, curries, pad thai, and dishes incorporating chicken or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2014
JoelZ195
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Chico, California
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Chico, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

With 10 Thai and Vietnamese options available in this little town, Thai Basil stands out for its downtown convenience, large seating area, fast service, and flavorful and fresh preparations. It's difficult to go wrong with the Thai Basil, curries, pad thai, and dishes incorporating chicken or seafood. Usual vegetarian options available. This is a great place for conversation; the staff... More 

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Chico, California
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104 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This place is pretty small and on a Friday night you can tell if a place good downtown is good because its crowded but not true here, the food was mediocre at best. We eat out almost every night and have pretty idea what is good and what isn't . We wanted to try and we did and that is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Great food had the curry loved it first time having Thai food and now I am hooked if you are in downtown Chico you should stop by

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Visited this place in early October. It's fairly small and unpretentious, located in Downtown Chico very close to the Chico State campus. Parking can be a challenge depending on the day and time. We tried to go there for lunch, but they are only open for Dinner on Saturdays. We had 2 versions of Pad Thai, one with Shrimp, one... More 

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Chico, CA
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Our group eats here monthly before meetings. Service is cheerful, prompt and always delicious. Thai teas and coffees.

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Chico, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Thia Basil lies in the heart of downtown Chico. A modest exterior and interior, but don't let the decor fool you! Thai Basil serves the usual complete Thai menu along with a handful of beers to complement it. We recently discovered one of the best dishes we have had in a long time - their Hot and Sour Soup with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Great place, recommended by locals so we looked forward to the experience, excellent wait staff, even on a busy night they were attentive to a group of lingerers who didn't mean to show up late for the reservation but did. Group had a variety of entrees that we shared and it was all good. Wish I lived local so I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 Broadway St, Chico, CA 95928
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: 530-343-6843

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

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