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43 Frairy St, Medfield, MA 02052-1660
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Ranked #3 of 20 Restaurants in Medfield
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Franklin, Massachusetts
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you want a free dessert at Basil's, just order the chicken and spicy sausage. No sausage! So the compensation for a totally messed up entree....free dessert, right? Otherwise, if you like gemelli pasta in a blah cream sauce with some chicken chunks thrown in, go for this dish. You won't be disappointed. Also, order your wine yourself at the... More 

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Medfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a great "hometown" restaurant, but certainly worth the effort for out-of-towners to travel. Our friends joined us coming from Newton, maybe 45 mins. for them, and they really enjoyed their meals, including the duck which turned out crispy and nice. My wife and I mostly stay with the specials, usually Italian, and have never been disappointed. Good-sized servings... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Good food. Squashed-in seating (sitting on top of the next table). Often out of the specials. Temperature can be cold. Bar is always full of regulars. Appetizers are great.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had the pleasure of dining here last Saturday night. We went in about 630pm and was seated right away in one of their front tables by a window. They brought over 3 different types of warm delicious breads. I enjoyed a white sangria and my husband had a glass of chianti. We got an clam appetizer with garlic toast points... More 

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Medfield, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a favorite local restaurant for Italian food. The veal/chicken/shrimp Marsala is delicious. I love the ravioli trio.

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Bellingham, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

First, let me say that the food was very good. The waitress was unfriendly but did soften up a little after we (verbally) disarmed her. But here was the strange part. When the bill came, I usually do a quick view to make sure all the items were captured. Rarely do I add it up because the computer doesn't make... More 

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176 reviews 176 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Will be going back soon. This is a local favorite and everyone in our large party thought their food was very good. This is not a fancy place, but neither are the prices. Our service for such a large party was excellent. No complaints, only raves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Basil's is a very good family owned restaurant. It has been serving very good food for many years and hence has a very good local customer base. It's great size servings at a reasonable price.

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Millis, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We went to Basil for my birthday and could not have been more pleased. They have changed their menu to have more options at a reasonable price. To die for is the butternut squash ravioli. They are scrumptious and I always save a few to take home. We enjoy the quiet atmosphere where we can actually talk and hear each... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went here for the first time with friends and family to celebrate my birthday. We went here based on a recommendation. It was lousy just lousy. The staff are not very happy at all. Not rude but no personality at all. Now for the food, not great in my opinion. We orders a few apps. - calamari, stuffed mushroom with... More 

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Additional Information about Basil

Address: 43 Frairy St, Medfield, MA 02052-1660
Phone Number: 508-359-4400
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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