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Basil Cafe

5603 Bayview Road, Bayview Cash Store, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA
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Ranked #11 of 21 Restaurants in Langley
Cuisines: Thai
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Description: Address may be listed as either Bayview or Langley. This restaurant is located on Whidbey Island, Washington.

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Northeast
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Basil Cafe bills itself as Asian Fusion. I bill it as inedible. We ordered the appetizer platter and Shaking Beef and ended up having the rice and not much else. If you value your gastrointestinal system, DO NOT GO.

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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87 reviews 87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Big menu with Pho of all sorts. The owner who I think was named Chang, was very friendly and would make you literally anything you want. I got a noodle dish with shrimp that was very different and good. Spring rolls the same. It's beer and wine only here and low key. The place is decorated nicely and is much... More

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Freeland, Washington
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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Outdoor seating. Wonderful food and great prices. Love this place. They may run out or be crowded so call ahead?? We like to eat there in good weather and sit outside on the lawn

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Freeland, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Greetings Friends, We have driven by for years and never went in until last night(Friday). The place was busy with clientele having dinner(5:30) We mentioned we were on our way to a function at church and needed our food as soon as possible. We ordered two large bowls of the (item P8) Fancy soup. WOW what a treat, it came... More

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Langley, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Located right in Bayview, it is a gem to discover, especially their chicken soup. Great selection, and during the summer have a very cozy outside area overlooking the farmers market.

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We were looking for an alternative restaurant near Langley and enjoyed the Basil Cafe -- the building has a funky charm and the owner is extremely friendly. Good food, reasonably priced, not fancy but very tasty.

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Kent, WA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I went fly fishing on Lone Lake and nearby the lake is this small restaurant, just a block or so off the main highway on Whidbey Island. Although the owner said that they'd been there almost 6 years, I'd never noticed it before as you can't see it from the main highway; maybe there are some new signs up or... More

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Helena, MT
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485 reviews 485 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We found a owner rented little place on the water for the weekend, after a business trip to Seattle. We explored and enjoyed Langley, ate and shopped a few places there. But we ate about three meals at the Basil. Handy, relaxed, convenient, friendly, good eating.

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Clinton, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This restaurant has become a mainstay for our family. Consistency is their order of the day. You will be pleased with the healthful food offered on the Basil Cafe menu. Food is always served fresh and hot. Basil's soup is wonderful!

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Freeland, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We always have a great meal and the price is right as is the setting. They offer special meals on certain days like sushi or "Benihana" style cooking on the grill outside in the summer. A good place for families, couples or singles.

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Address: 5603 Bayview Road, Bayview Cash Store, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Langley
Cuisine: Thai

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