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Thai Basil

#1,041 of 2,395 Restaurants in Denver
#1,161 of 2,661 Places to Eat in Denver
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540 E Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80209-1907
(303) 715-1188
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11:00 am - 10:30 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, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    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
Best Thai around

I rarely go to a Thai restaurant unless I am in Thailand...but every so often my wife gets a craving for Thai food. This is our restaurant of choice when she wants Thai. Service has always been very good and the food is very good as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
cubfaninco
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

After reading what they put in their noodle bowls, we opted for sesame chicken and kung pao chicken. Nothing to write home about. Friendly attentive waitress. Good eggroll, sesame chicken was a bit bland.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I rarely go to a Thai restaurant unless I am in Thailand...but every so often my wife gets a craving for Thai food. This is our restaurant of choice when she wants Thai. Service has always been very good and the food is very good as well.

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Denver, Colorado
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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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
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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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?