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Historic Main Street, Manchester, VT
802-768-8433
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: It opened about 2 weeks ago

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Warm atmosphere with delcious food and excellent service

The restaurant is centrally located in Manchester and has a warm and tastefully decorated ambience. Despite being a Monday lunch time, the restaurant was busy with what appeared to be mainly locals. Upon being seated, we were promptly and politely attended by the waiter. I ordered the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Mendon, Vermont
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Mendon, Vermont
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172 reviews 172 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The restaurant is centrally located in Manchester and has a warm and tastefully decorated ambience. Despite being a Monday lunch time, the restaurant was busy with what appeared to be mainly locals. Upon being seated, we were promptly and politely attended by the waiter. I ordered the chicken satay followed by the Pad Thai with tofu. The satay was very... More 

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Hartford, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Admittedly, I am a picky eater and was vastly outnumbered when choosing a restaurant in Manchester. When I initially looked at the menu I was scared. Not because I didn't think everyone else was going to enjoy their food but because I was afraid I wasn't going to like my food. Everyone was excited. I ordered a beer from Thailand... More 

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Bondville, Vermont
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I live here, I live here and I love thai food. I was enthusiastic initially to find a thai food close to home as there aren't many oriental restaurants here. The food was mediocre the service was far below mediocre, I read some service concerns in this site before I went here and was surprised to see that they were... More 

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NEW JERSEY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have been coming back to Thai Basil for a few years now and the food is always great. The restaurant has been very crowded as of late which is a good thing and the food quality has remained very good. Love to sit by the window tables and watch the snow fall during dinner.

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Mastic, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I love Thai Basil. We've ordered across the menu, and the food is fresh and clean tasting (not oily or overcooked). We've never been disappointed. Great martinis too. FYI: If you as for "really spicy," your food will come out REALLY spicy. They are great about preparing the heat to your palate. My only complaint is during weekends when they... More 

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George Town, null, Cayman Islands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Decor needs a little updating but I was very impressed with the food and great service. Go for their specials - you won't be disappointed! The cold basil roll was awesome. Their "spicy rating was pretty accurate but *** was as hot as I could take - blowing your nose at the the table is not attractive! I had the... More 

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manchester vermont
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wonderful, authentic Thai food right here in Manchester, Vermont. This place is so good, it rates right up there with any great That restaurant in either New York or Boston. It's that good! The waitstaff is awesome too!!

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Miami, Florida
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118 reviews 118 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Not the very best Thai I've had but I was giddy just to find a decent Thai restaurant in southern Vermont. What might be "average" in NYC or NJ seems "very good" in this locale. That being said, Thai Basil served up yummy soup, appetizer and entree (I had the green curry noodles). Mostly I was grateful that the restaurant... More 

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Arlington, Vermont
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food is consistently good. Lots of choices. Will help with your spice needs. Tells what is gluten free. Will prepare according to allergies.

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Schenectady
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Great food and service. My wife and I had dinner and liked it so much we went back for lunch the next day.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Historic Main Street, Manchester, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 802-768-8433

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

It opened about 2 weeks ago
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?