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Thai Basil Restaurant

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2431 E Chapman Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831-3603
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Fast and efficient service in an accessible location!

We needed to get in and out fast, have a place where we could conduct our business lunch, and at an affordable price. This restaurant served us well on all counts. I highly recommend going there for lunch or dinner - excellent fresh Thai food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
McKinleyville, California
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McKinleyville, California
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123 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed to get in and out fast, have a place where we could conduct our business lunch, and at an affordable price. This restaurant served us well on all counts. I highly recommend going there for lunch or dinner - excellent fresh Thai food.

Thank MaryGVan
Cerritos, CA
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I ate at this place twice. They are busy so there might be a little wait. Before you enter the restaurant, you can smell the great aroma near the entry. The food is so good. There are many choices of dish to choose from. It leaves you a very good after taste in your mouth for a long period of... More 

Thank francesychen
Brea, California
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is the best Thai food in Orange County, they are very busy. We have eaten at the restaurant but mostly get take out. Chicken Pad Thai, simply the best. ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆

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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I been going to Thai Basil for many years now and let me tell you I never get over eating their food! I am a Vegetarian and Thai Basil is able to modify most of all their dishes to how you like! One of my favorite dishes is the Pineapple Red Curry with Tofu, and you must try the Pineapple... More 

Thank Sarah I
Fullerton, California
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159 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Thai Basil is located near Cal State Fullerton in the Smart & Final Shopping Center. It has been there for many years but I had never been there. A friend took me for lunch. We got a table right away but the restaurant was filling up fast at 11:30 a.m. on a week day. A good sign. There is a... More 

Thank MaryLouise H
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204 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We chose this unassuming Thai restaurant because the location was convenient, but after the wonderful meal we know we will be back. The Red Curry catfish was spot on, the Win Ton soup was complex and lovely, the chicken satay and eggplant were very good, and the brown rice and pad Thai were expertly prepared.

1 Thank Michael F
Fullerton, California
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Honestly, think its the best Thai food in Fullerton and surrounding areas!! Satay to the Tum Yong Gung soup, then the Panang and noodle dishes are very good! The service is decent, but usually pretty busy so may take some time... I really like the sauces and spices here, get an eight on the scale and its so good!

2 Thank Shaun I
Cebu City, Philippines
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Liked their mixed fried rice, one has got to try this dish...hofan satay bbq and the list goes on and on...

1 Thank mojojoie
Fullerton, California
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Just when I needed comfort food, I remembered Thai Basil and their great-value, delicious-tasting fare. Quick, fresh, healthy, well-prepared and generous portions. Highly recommended!

1 Thank JenniKey
Anaheim, California
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106 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This is near my office but never had the occasion to go in. My brother had tried it and asked me if I wanted to go to lunch there, which I did. I have now been back 4 times. Great authentic Thai food. They have lunch special menu with lower prices and small portions, but perfect for lunch. They are... More 

Thank Jeff S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2431 E Chapman Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831-3603
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
  • Phone Number: 714-738-0888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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