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540 E Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80209-1907
(303) 715-1188
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Atmosphere. Great Food.

We have gone to this location at Park Meadows a few times, both for dinner and lunch. I believe they have the best Hot & Sour soup in the city. It is reach and full of tofu, mushroom, and other vegetables. One can easily make a full meal out of it. For both lunch and dinner the food is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Bruce S
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Denver, Colorado
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have gone to this location at Park Meadows a few times, both for dinner and lunch. I believe they have the best Hot & Sour soup in the city. It is reach and full of tofu, mushroom, and other vegetables. One can easily make a full meal out of it. For both lunch and dinner the food is served... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Do not give these people your business!!! When the manager and owner messed up an order and I called to inform them of this, he yelled at me and told me "I don't care!" And I asked, so you don't care about customer service? To which he replied again, "No, I don't care." He refused to correct the order, he... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just went to Thai Basil again last week and it continues to be a great restaurant. Had the spicy mango shrimp and it was fantastic. This is their original location and I think has always been the best. We highly recommend it to anyone wanting great Thai food in Denver...

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I had not been here in probably 7 years, but wanted to see if it was as good as I remembered it being, when I lived in the neighborhood. This place used to be packed on a Saturday night, which is why I made reservations. Turns out they weren't necessary. For a long while, our party was the only one... More 

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St. Thomas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our server at was one of the worst I've ever had. He was rude and abrasive, we were the only table he had yet he was slow with every aspect of waiting. Meanwhile one other server had the other 5 or 6 tables occupied. He seemed to be fast and polite. I'm not sure why it was this way, but... More 

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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
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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317 reviews 317 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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
267 reviews 267 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 540 E Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80209-1907
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: (303) 715-1188

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?