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Thai Basil

540 E Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80209-1907
(303) 715-1188
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Ranked #788 of 2,531 Restaurants in Denver
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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  • English first
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed in downtown Denver 7/30/14 and 7/31/14. We got into town around 9pm so we were limited as to what could be delivered to our hotel. We had a craving for Asian food, and the front desk at the TownePlace Suites gave us a list with a series of restaurants that delivered after hours. Thai Basil was on the... More

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Denver, Colorado
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113 reviews 113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

There are lots of good Thai restaurants in Denver. This one is OK, but the service is severely lacking. Not only slow and inattentive, but with an attitude. We ordered pot stickers as an appetizer. After a long wait, the server brought a plate of oil-soaked pot stickers. After a long time to get the server's attention, we asked him... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The food was great. Pad Thai was amazing..well worth the stop.. order and then share ..large portions. Excellent dinner all the way around... thank you to the staff

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Manistique
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275 reviews 275 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We didn't eat in the restaurant- we had take out. I wasn't overly impressed- the crab wontons were the best part of the whole meal. I didn't care for the spring rolls at all and the scallops were just okay. We'll probably try someplace else next time.

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Top Contributor
242 reviews 242 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Having gone to other Thai Basil locations around the Denver area I was surprised when visiting this location to find a run down establishment with very dark lighting and below average food when compared with their other locations. The soup was luke warm and fairly tasteless. The entrees were only average in quality, appearance and taste as compared again to... More

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istanbul
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124 reviews 124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Located just a couple of blocks from the convention center, this place draws quite a crowd during business days. We had a 20 minute wait at 1 pm on a Tuesday. The food is okay, not very spicy at all. My usual order of green curry was served up quickly and came with a lot of rice. The dish was... More

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Denver, Colorado
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76 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This food wasn't so bad that I couldn't eat it but l don't plan to return. We had red curry, chicken soup, spring rolls, and cheese wontons at Thai Basil. Everything was just mediocre. Specifically, the chicken they put in the soup and curry was fatty and the pieces were too big for my taste. Generally, there didn't seem to... More

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Never ever even think of going there. Some people might fink it's good, ....NOT. Very very bad place, I wouldn't even think of a delivery from that place at 2 in the morning.

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Denver, Colorado
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116 reviews 116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I don't hate Thai Basil, it just doesn't hold up to the smaller places around town. Average at best for their version of Thai food. I've tried many different items and am always underwhelmed.

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Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I'm trying to watch what I eat lately, so I haven't been here in months. Very good food, particularly their sesame tofu and basil tofu. Yum yum. This place knows their tofu!

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