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Thai Basil

2703 N Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62702-1407
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Service was beyond slow and waitress was very rude. I do not recommend dining at this establishment.

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I've eaten a variety of Thai dishes in many restaurants across the country. I wouldn't snobbishly refer to myself as a Thai "expert," but I have a pretty good idea of what constitutes good Thai food. This is not a place to which I would return again, because they don't make much effort to create authentic Thai dishes. However, considering... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We recently went to Thai Basil when we were in Springfield for lunch. They have a large menu, with lots of delicious-sounding dishes, Thai, Japanese, etc. We had the shrimp tempura for an appetizer, and it was good. The vegetable soup which came with the meal was a little bland, but the vegetables were fresh. My husband, mother, and I... More

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Sherman, Illinois
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25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Prior to Thai Basil we always went to the other neighborhood Thai restaurant. Now this is our go to place. We live 5 minutes away and usually get takeout here. The chili dish, pad Thai pad se you, and fried rice are among our favorites. They also add items to an entree if you ask. We call and food is... More

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Ventura, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

That is about all I can say about the dining experience here. I think people give away far too many 5 star reviews which have driven this place up in the ranking. I rely on tripadvisor every week when I travel and this is the first real miss for me. I knew I should have gone back to the same... More

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Central Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

After eating here about 15 times since they opened, with something different almost every time, my wife and I have never had a bad meal. The appetizers are all great and the entrees are very good and served in portions that are large and filling. We are blessed in Springfield to have three or four good Thai restaurants, but this... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

The food and service was great when place first opened up. but now is not as good at all. Last time my family and I ate dinner there out server could care less about us and was to busy on his cell phone plus the food was not good at all

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Chicago, Illinois
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263 reviews 263 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I found this restaurant through TA, and since I avoid any fast food restaurants like the plague, this was perfect for my trip from Chicago to St Louis. I got off I-55 and it was less than 5 minutes to this restaurant (in a strip mall) and service was pleasant and fast for lunch. They offer "lunch specials" for $5.95... More

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Atchison, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Greeted immediately upon entering restaurant. Extensive menu. Waitress was attentive without becoming annoying (if you know what I mean). Family members ordered pineapple pork, crab fried rice, and General Tso's chicken. All were delicious. Glad we drove here from downtown Springfield. This is a must-try when in town.

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183 reviews 183 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

Fresh and delicious Thai cuisine. Very inexpensive, great value. We had beef Pho and appetizer platter, shared with my husband. Zero atmosphere, but very good food, served simply and with great ingredients. Win!

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