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1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 212-5788
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Jupiter, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We come here all the time, and order take out pretty often as well. The owners are very friendly, and the service is pretty good. The food however, is amazing. My favorite place to eat Thai. You get a lot of food for your $$ as well. My husband and I can split a $8 dish and still have enough... More 

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San Mateo, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I recently moved to the area and we rode our bikes to Sweet Basil. The service was very good and the presentation of the food was very nice. Flavorful but little heat so if you want spicy be sure to ask for it. If your in the area - don't miss this one if Thai is on your mind -... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Don't like giving this place a 3 as in many ways it was great - nice atmosphere, food ingredients obviously fresh and good quality and care in preparation but I just found all of the food far too sweet. There was 8 of us so we had a wide selection of,food but the soups, the curries, the pad Thai and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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120 reviews 120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Went to this restaurant for a business lunch on a Thursday. The food and service were exceptional. Very friendly staff, very attentive service and the food was wonderful!

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Belmont, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There are plenty of Thai restaurants around the San Francisco Peninsula. My wife and I have been to many of them and find that, while they're ok, they either are not terribly authentic (mainly Chinese food with a couple of different spices thrown in), or don't provide enough food to really make a meal. Sweet Basil was quite different. While... More 

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Foster City, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We like the food. The plate presentation is second to none in Foster City. My only negative about the restaurant is the seating for 2. The tables are to close to each other. You literally are a party to the two folks sitting on either side of you. That is why my wife and I are hesitant to goto this... More 

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Tampa, FL
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84 reviews 84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Located in an small strip mall. We drove by twice before we found it, even with a GPS. I am not going to list what we ate, since everything was excellent. I didn't care for the Thai Iced Tea, too sweet, and not good for a diabetic. Didn't gave them a excellent rating since they had no air conditioned and... More 

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Foster City, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We live virtually around the corner from this Thai restaurant. They opened a few years ago in one of the smallest storefronts in this neighborhood shopping center. Now they are 3 to 4 times the size and always crowded. Why? Because everyone recognizes how good this place is. With relatively low pricing to boot.

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Davis, California, United States
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129 reviews 129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

You wouldn't expect fine Thai cuisine in a strip mall, but here you go! This was some of the best Thai food I've had, served with an attentive smile, and at a very reasonable cost. If you happen to be in the area, for whatever reason, this is definitely a restaurant to consider!

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Foster City, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This place is very consistent with their dishes. I love their pad thai, pineapple rice and volcanic beef. I just wish they had brown rice.

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Address: 1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
Phone Number: (650) 212-5788
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
Cuisine: Thai

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