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Basil Leaf

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501 Hartz Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3807 (Church)
(925) 831-2828
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Casual with ambiance

The chef likes to mix things up for variety. He came to our table for an opinion of one of his desserts, you feel like they are tailoring a meal just for you. Salads are outstanding, the pasta dishes are plentiful and delicious. I had fish, and my wife had steak, both excellent. A no brainer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Mbpaskow
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Danville, California
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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50 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Danville, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The chef likes to mix things up for variety. He came to our table for an opinion of one of his desserts, you feel like they are tailoring a meal just for you. Salads are outstanding, the pasta dishes are plentiful and delicious. I had fish, and my wife had steak, both excellent. A no brainer.

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Their Tomato Basil Bisque is heavenly, and I love their salads! The salads i make at home are inspired by Basil Leaf. Its a lovely place to bike to in the afternoons and sit outside and dine.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

It's a casual and comfortable atmosphere, attentive service and our pasta dishes and salads were very good. We had four different pasta dishes served with gluten free pasta which was indistinguishable from the "real thing", and that's rare! Good red wine was reasonably priced too!

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Livermore, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were driving through Danville and found The Basil Leaf Cafe. The food was outstanding as was the service. My wife and I were extremely glad we stopped and found a new place to eat.

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Danville, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Have been a long time favorite. They are always very accommodating if I don't see my favorite (Linguini with mushrooms) on the menu. Can be a little noisy when the inside restaurant is full. The outdoor dining is greast when the weather is mild.

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Sacramento, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I went here this morning for Sunday brunch with my aunt and sister. My sister's an adult in a wheelchair. The brunch was pretty decent, but as we were leaving, my sister wanted to use the restroom before a long drive home. The restrooms were marked with the blue disabled accessible sign, but they were down a long, narrow corridor.... More 

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Danville, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Good food, lovely ambiance and all on the Main Street of Danville! Love enjoying a midweek meal there.

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Burlingame
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Chose The Basif Leaf for convenience and it turned out to be a wonderful surprise. First and foremost the Sunday Brunch was fabulous.. Starting with Mimosas for the adults and juice for the children. A really wide range of goodies.... hot fresh pasta choices, 4 different salads, everything you could ever want for breakfast: potatoes, sausages, bacon, french toast, eggs... More 

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Dannville, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We visited on Valentines Day and expected a busy night and it was. This was not an issue with me as one should expect to wait a little longer on extremely busy nights. The food is pretty good and the menu has many tempting selections. My only issue was with the rib eye steak entree i chose for the evening.... More 

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Danville, California
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It has a great location but food and inside atmosphere needs to new improved a lot -They have the potential that they are not using-

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 Hartz Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3807
    (Church)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: (925) 831-2828

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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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?