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227 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Consistently fresh Thai food

Enjoy drinking the tea while you wait for your food. Owner always seems nice. Food is prepared fresh and you receive abundant portions.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
bogotano2015
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Lumberton, North Carolina
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Although this is very authentic Thai food, it's also very average, and pricey for this area. The fresh spring rolls are barely okay as was the peanut sauce. We also had the red curry, pad thai, thai beef salad and pad see-iw , all of which were average. We got carry out so I can't comment on the service but... More 

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Enjoy drinking the tea while you wait for your food. Owner always seems nice. Food is prepared fresh and you receive abundant portions.

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I've enjoyed the most authentic Thai food on the planet--having visited my daughter in Thailand, taking a cooking class there, and having a Thai friend who cooks for us on occasion. Thai Basil can't compare, but we're so thankful to have a local "quick fix" for our cravings. On a frigid Valentine's Eve, Tom Yum Soup was an excellent start,... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Right on the main road in Black Mountain. Staff is friendly and food is really great. We love lingering there and ordering lots of appetizers, mains, and teas.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Who knew that you could find such good Thai food in the mountains of NC. Definitely worth getting out for a meal here. I had Pad Thai and it was awesome. They will adjust the spice level for those like me that do not do hot.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Everything at Thai Basil is well made and fresh. The coconut soup will warm you up, the pad thai is peanutty and invigorating. The seasonal sticky rice and mango will leave you wanting more!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Restaurant was on a wait with tables openly visible. Hostess sat us at a nice table but we were not greeted for 10 plus minutes. Server did apologize. Before our appetizers were delivered, another tables appetizers were brought to our table. The server helped get them to the correct table. Meals took forever. We had great conversation at the table... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We went for dinner while on vacation. The food was great and staff was attentive and friendly. We both got pad kee mao.. The veggies were fresh and the meal was super yummy.

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Florence, South Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Fresh Ingredients very good food! Actually know what Thai hot is! Will definitely visit again when Im close by!

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Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I could eat here every day and enjoy! Great fresh food. Wen, the owner/Chef goes above and beyond to need needs of customers. If you dont see it on the menu, just ask. All is good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 227 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Black Mountain

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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