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Basil Mediterranean Bistro

109 14th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2735
434-977-5700
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Ranked #110 of 465 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Variety of options was terrific. Lentil soup was outstanding as were the paninis our party had. However the service was poor. Our waiter didn't check on us after bringing the food. Nor could we find him to alert him to the fact that he hadnt brought a side salad for one of the members in our party.

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Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

We were visiting the Univeristy of Virginia a couple of weeks ago and stumbled on to this quaint restaurant in Charlottesville. Our lunch was really good and service was excellent. They have outside seating as well but it was a warm day and we chose to eat inside. Highly recommend this restaurant as it offered everything from greek salads to... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

I visited Basil in June when I was on a business trip to Charlottesville. I went with a group of colleagues with whom I was attending a conference. Unfortunately, it was not a good experience. The service was very slow. There was, I think, only one server for the entire restaurant, and the large group (of which I was a... More 

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Scottsville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I used to love this place. then they changed their menu, and it must've started a downhill trend... last time I went, in early June: the server was consistently rude - like it was intruding on her day to do her job, monotone, bored/flat affect, etc., there was trash and cigarette butts all over the ground outside around the tables... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

we found this restaurant while visiting Charlottesville with my nephew to find an apt for him for U Of V Law School. We found the atmosphere very attractive. The service was helpful and the food was super !! thanks to all......we shall return....

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

tried this place for lunch- co-workers order from here sometimes- never had anything I liked.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

You can find sandwiches with a hint of Mediterranean cuisine, pasta and Greek favorites. If you are close to the Corner (UVA) this is a good stop for lunch.

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Dallas, Texas
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127 reviews 127 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

nice loaction and very good food and atmosphere- would try again.

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Western New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

The salads were great! Both my husband and I loved them. Service was good too.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

I have eaten at Basil several times. Each time I have been very happy with the food. Fresh, delicious and beautifully plated. Today was no different. Our server was efficient, although not particularly friendly. The restaurant is small and gets pretty crowded at lunchtime with hospital and UVA employees. Can get loud because the tables are close. The menu is... 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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