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Basil

43 Frairy St, Medfield, MA 02052-1660
508-359-4400
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Ranked #3 of 18 Restaurants in Medfield
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Boston
1 review
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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

what an extensive creative menu - all the classics like lasagna and veal parmigiano, plus creative ravioli like butternut squash, chicken-spinach-walnut, and lobster ravioli. Combo plates so you don't have to choose between chicken or veal marsala. And a collection of specials that were just delicious (but ask the price - the rack of lamb melted in your mouth but... More

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Medfield, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

They do not have dedicated pots and pans for cooking gluten free. I got chicken brocolli and ziti last week and got sick. I called and the chef said they cook gluten free pasta in pots and pans that had previously been used for gluten containing pasta. They thought running it through the dishwasher was sufficient. When I said I... More

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Needham, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

You know that restaurant that has your favorite meal you could eat three times a week without breaking the bank (Ziti with chicken and broccoli)? How 'bout that place you can bring your folks when their in town and still feel like you're relaxing at home? Or a nice quiet night out with the Mrs? Basil is ALL of those... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This hidden gem off Rte 109 has great food and reasonable prices, It only takes reservations of 6 or more people but you can also eat in the bar area.Its noisy but friendly.

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Boston
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I always enjoy eating at Basils. The good is consistent and there are always interesting specials. I would recommend the stuffed portabella mushroom or the ravioli sampler appetizers.

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Massachusetts
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We have eaten at Basil's dozens of times. The service and food and wait staff are all excellent. I usually try something different on each visit and have always been pleased. A gem!

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Sherborn, Ma.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This place is a local gem. The wait staff makes the meal even better, and I've never been disappointed with my meal. Quality of preparation is unite good as is the food.

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