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“Very Tasty” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Green Basil

Green Basil
4623 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia V5H 2B3, Canada (Marlborough)
604.439.1919
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Ranked #124 of 479 Restaurants in Burnaby
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Neighborhood: Marlborough
British Columbia
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Very Tasty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Decor is plain and a bit cold but the food is very tasty. Service is quick and the place is usually crowded. The servers will give you advice if you have difficulty choosing. The prices are very reasonable and the clientele is mostly Asian. That probably indicates a good place to eat!

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English first
Vernon, Canada
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

The food here was really excellent! The service was a little slow at the end getting our bills etc. but other than that it was really good.

Visited December 2011
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British Columbia, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great place for Thai!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

If you would rather skip the big chain restaruants that seem to be everywhere in this area, then check this place out. It is right across the street from Metrotown mall. They have a really nice 'down town' atmosphere and excellent Thai food. I had my curry served in a real pinapple!!!. Good service too:-) I have been for dinner at Green Basil sevral time and will come again.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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vancouver, british columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

lunch special is great, try the green curry. Across from Metrotown, limited parking.

  • Visited November 2010
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“worst food i've ever had. stay far away from here”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2010

absolutely horrendous. i love thai food, and was excited to try a new place. we recently moved, and this one is close to us and had some good reviews here, so we tried it. what a mistake. we actually sent our food back it was so awful. i don't know what the hell they think they're serving, but it most certainly isn't thai food. vague asain slop, perhaps, but not thai. the pad thai was goopy and sugary sweet - and after sending it back they told us that they use a mix for the sauce. ugh. i cannot tell you how completely awful this was. there was not one redeeming feature. this was an hour and a half of my life - and $40 - that I'll never get back. and i will never forget the look on my husband's face as he was served a gloppy white mess that was supposed to be some sort of stirfry. you couldn't pay me to try another dish from this terrible, terrible restaurant. i left wishing we had gone to the food fair at metrotown instead, it was that bad. we both felt fortunate that neither of us was sick after. perhaps that's because we hardly ate any of what we ordered. i still regret not just walking out, and i've never done anything like that before.

tripadvisor asks me to select if i would recommend this to a friend y/n. i wouldn't recommend it to an enemy.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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