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460 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6229
843-724-3490
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 38
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food, always good.

Always busy and always great. Fun atmosphere, delicious food. Great soup and curry dishes. Upper King Street

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
MDean33
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Always busy and always great. Fun atmosphere, delicious food. Great soup and curry dishes. Upper King Street

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Charleston isn't known for it's ethnic food, however, Basil Restaurant delivers when you have that craving. Bring a kleenix if you order the duck, because everyone around you will start drooling - it's delicious. The soups are worth ordering as well - I'd recommend them if you're going with a large group of people. The last time I was in,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

3 out of 4 of us had the Pad Thai. My was good. I ordered a medium heat and probably could have gone a bit warmer. My sister had Thai for the first time and does not like any heat so they were accommodating. Server was knowledgeable and friendly.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The frozen pad thai at Trader Joes is closer to the real thing than what they serve at this place. This place is like a knock-off PF Changs-- Food is very mediocre pan-Asian and not authentic colorful and fresh Thai food like we were hoping for. Way too much salt on everything. Tasted like I was eating noodles that had... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The Best Red Curry Duck that I have ever Had maybe the best over all Duck that I ever Had. I love Thai food but this place will make you love it even more. Friend had Pad See-Eu Beef he likes it so much he has it every time he comes here. Service was very good and I like the... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

SO good! The staff was very accommodating as we came in very close to their closing time. Food and drinks were wonderful.

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Seminole, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Ordered the Pad Thai and the Basil, both with tofu. Both were really delicious and reasonably priced. I wasn't happy with the first drink I ordered, but the server took it back and brought me a new drink, no charge. Would definitely eat here again!

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Savannah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My wife and I love Thai food and always try to find a new place in each city that we visit. We were not disappointed! This is now one of our favorite Thai places - one which we will be sure to visit on our next trip to Charleston. The place can get quite noisy, so be prepared. Also, they... More 

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Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We ordered the wonton soup as a late night snack and the thing was so salty we had to return it. Instead we had a pad thai which was ok. Perhaps Charleston is not the place for thai.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have eaten in the HD location numerous time and have always been delighted. Have tried the Mt. Pleasant location several time and are alway underwhelmed. Several times service was horribly slow (including our most recent visit) Took about 20 minutes just get a drink order in and about 15 minutes more to actually get a drink. I tried a... More 

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Additional Information about Basil Restaurant

Address: 460 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6229
Phone Number: 843-724-3490
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 460 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6229
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 843-724-3490

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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