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Basil Mediterranean Bistro

109 14th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2735
434-977-5700
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Ranked #107 of 464 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Basil Mediterranean Bistro is located in the heart of UVA campus. Basil is an exciting culinary experience encompassing some of the Mediterranean's best; Mezzas (Tapas), Laffas (Rollups), Paninis, Pasta, Gourmet Pizzas, Fresh Salads, Kabobs, Italian Dolces (Desserts) and Specialty Italian Drinks.
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English first
Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I hesitate to give a bad review because the food at Basil is wonderful (we've eaten here at least three times) but this small restaurant has some management issues that need attention. After losing our reservation this past Saturday we were offered a small table by the door and told we'd have to be done in 45 minutes because another... More 

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Greenbush, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Walking through The Corners area with my niece, we chose this restaurant. I did not want something I can get at home and Mediterranean fit the bill. When I ordered the waitress asked if I might like to try her favorite - which sounded pretty good - but I stuck with my original decision and was more than happy with... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I took two students here after a UVA game for dinner. Sitting outside was lovely and our waiter was super helpful - Matt. The beer menu was impressive; however $8 or more for a bottle of beer seems high, even if it is imported and craft. That being said, our bill before tip for one sandwich, one salad, one gyro... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

While visiting Monticello, we went to dinner at Basil, a Mediterranean restaurant in Charlottesville, VA. We enjoyed our dinner. My wife had a chicken skewer with tahini hummus & tsatziki, wonderfully marinated tabbouleh over veggie risotto. I had a delicious butternut squash ravioli with fire- roasted yellow peppers and amaretto cookies. We liked the atmosphere too. We got to sit... More 

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Smith Mountain Lake, VA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Unfortunately, after reading all the great reviews, we decided to stop at Basil's for lunch. Finding a fairly close, free parking spot was encouraging. However, once we got in, the restaurant was only about 1/2 full so we were further encouraged. There was no one to greet us, so we eventually sat at our choice of table and continued waiting...and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Matthew was an amazing server. The place was slammed and he still took time to treat is like royalty. I have had good Gyro's before but this one was amazing. Also the house salad is wonderful! It is a lovely mix of fresh veggies, feta cheese and small amounts of fried pita which added a marvelous crunch. The Gyro was... More 

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Port Louis
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The fallafel tasted great and the service was quick even if there were only two waiters. Our waiter made sure that our food was dairy and egg free. He did not hesitate to make many trips to the kitchen and ask the cook for that. I will come back again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I actually ate 3 meals here while visiting Charlottesville. I had something different each time and it was always very, very good. Others with me were also pleased with their choices. We chose to eat outside and the service was sometimes a bit slow, but the staff was always very friendly and helpful. If I am ever in Charlottesville again,... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Late one night in Charlottesville we decided to stop and get a small meal. Stopped at Basil's for homemade soup and salad. OMG! Both were so delicious it was hard to leave the restaurant! Our young man server was also very attentive and informative. We have ordered "to go" salads from this restaurant before and they have always been excellent.... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

A menu with scores of beer choices broken down by nationality with each beer carefully described in in poetic paragraphs akin to a fine wine sommelier's invites a careful study and selection of one's choice. Particularly so if the cold beer is to complement some delightful Mediterranean flavors. Too bad that the waitress was in such a hurry she brought... More 

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Additional Information about Basil Mediterranean Bistro

Address: 109 14th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2735
Phone Number: 434-977-5700
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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