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311 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-4203
775-841-6100
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic food and great service

I arrived just before closing on a Monday night (after calling a few times for directions) and they could not have been more gracious to have me! The seafood salad was wonderful with the lime dressing. Nice atmosphere, great food and wonderful service. Now I see why it was rated #1 in Carson... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
CamilleClevelandSmit
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I arrived just before closing on a Monday night (after calling a few times for directions) and they could not have been more gracious to have me! The seafood salad was wonderful with the lime dressing. Nice atmosphere, great food and wonderful service. Now I see why it was rated #1 in Carson City!

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Carson City, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food is innovative, tasty (can have it hot), and fresh. Good way to expand food horizons from different cultures.

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Reno, Nevada, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My son and I ate at the Basil and it was fabulous! There were so many delightful things about the meal...texture, layers of tasty flavors, visual appeal. Thai cooking at its best!

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Baltimore
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102 reviews 102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Basil is a cozy, Thai restaurant with very long pedigree, attentive and prompt service, and simply wonderful Thai food. We ordered way too much food, as the portions are large. We started with the Mango Rolls, which are sort of a sushi roll with fresh mango, carrots, in rice wrapper with peanut sauce. Very different, and delicious., and we should... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I really enjoyed this restaurant. I found the food to be tasty and authentic Thai cooking, the service was great, and the portions were most generous. The restaurant was furnished and decorated well, and I found the prices to be reasonable, considering the size of the portions. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes ethnic food in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Who would have thunk it ? World class Thai in Carson City NV. Clean, handsome restaurant with outstanding food. Me and the kids drove about 40 minutes from S. Lake Tahoe and had a feast - Pad Thai, Wonton Soup, Chicken Satay and Curry Puffs - all absolutely first rate. Coming from NYC - I thought we had the good... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

y husband and I LOVE The Basil. We have been there five or six times since I read the Yelp reviews and I am so happy we decided to try it. The service is always wonderful! It seems as if every server stops to check on you. They are very attentive and last time we visited the Chef/Owner stopped by... More 

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Rainier, Oregon
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264 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Basil has always been one of our favorites; we revisited it again with our German-Thai chef friend. He declared it now the best Thai place in the Reno-Tahoe-Carson area. Even the carry-out is outstanding.

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Henderson, NV
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84 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Wound up here because our usual restaurant was closed. The staff is courteous, attentive and helpful. Menu selection is vast with more choices than you could eat. Food was cooked fresh, fast and served hot. All requests were accepted by the server and the food was excellent. Wound up here 2 times in the same week and the 2nd experience... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you visit Carson City, then, be sure to try The Basil. This is Thai food at its best. We started with the chicken satay. Then, we had wonton soup which is full of vegetables, shrimp and several wonton which were stuffed full with ground shrimp and pork. Next up was roasted duck salad which was as beautiful as it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 311 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-4203
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: 775-841-6100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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