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Sweet Basil Restaurant

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#492 of 2,266 Restaurants in Ottawa


Asian, Thai
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Spring rolls
Deep Fried Beancurd
Hot & sour soup w/ lemon grass
Chillies & mushrooms
Hot & sour soup w/ with coconut milk
Galangal, lemon grass, mushrooms & chilles
Pad Thai w/ shrimp
Stir-fried noodles‏ w/ shrimp, tofu, peanuts & bean sprout
Bamee Pad Kai
Stir-fried egg noodles w/ chicken, mushrooms & onion
Bamee Pad Goong
Stir-fried egg noodles w/ shrimp, mushrooms & onion
Noodles w/ curry of the day
Pad Ki Mow Goong
Stir-fried spicy noodles w/ shrimps & Thai herbs
Pad Ki Mow
Stir-fried spicy noodles w/ chicken or beef & Thai herbs
Pad Woon Sen Goong
Stir-fried vermicelli w/ shrimp & vegetables
Pad Bai Kra Prow Goong
Stir-fried shrimps‏ w/ chillies & basil
Tod Gra-tiam Phrik Thai Goong
Stir-fried shrimp swith garlic & pepper sauce
Pad Bai Kra Prow Kai
Stir-fried chicken‏ w/ chillies & basil
Pad Med Mamuang
Stir-fried chicken‏ w/ cashew nuts & dried chillies
Pad Phrik Khing
Stir-fried shrimps‏ w/ ginger curry sauce
Pad Nua Ta-krai
Stir-fried beef w/ lemo grass & mushroom served w/ peanut sauce
Pad Pak Fy Daeng Kai
Sir-fried chicken w/ vegetables, garlic & chilli sauce
Pad Makua Yao (vegetarian)
Stir-fried eggplants w/ tofu, chillies & basil
Pad Pak Fy Daeng (vegetarian)
Stir-fried vegetables w/ tofu, galic & chilli sauce
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

SOUP with shrimp and coconut milk was very watery = no taste DITTO for scallop dish....generous portion of scallops, but broth had no taste. Chef??!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ingemarkorjus
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We had amazing Thai take-out food at this place. In my opinion, it's better than Aiyara ( it changed owners). The food was fresh and tasty. The only slight issue was the parking which-very small parking lot.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

My wife, our six year old and I came here for dinner. The food was delicious and aromatic. The ambience is romantic and relaxing. The service was prompt and courteous. Do not take your young ones, not for families. No kids menu. Drink selection from...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NoWhereNorth
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal. Discussed the menu and spicing levels with the waitress before ordering the soups, appetizers and 5 main dishes. The two favourite dishes was the sizzling beef which was very good and the crispy duck which was even better. The seafood curry...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank old_mountie
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We ate at the restaurant early (5 pm) and were there with about 3 other tables. The waiter, Billy, seated us right away and kept coming back to check on us. When we had questions about certain foods and spices, he was very helpful, explaining...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank RSoxFamily2011
Reviewed February 24, 2018

This Restaurant was very authentic Thai Food and Atmosphere. The food was amazing with tons of choices. We will want to go back the next time we are in Ottawa, just to try another of their fabulous menu items. Yum

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank 123dawnw
Reviewed September 30, 2017

I always avoided Thai food for some unknown reason, but during a recent trip to Ottawa, I agreed to give it a try. My only question is, how did I not know that food was so delicious??? I have Sweet Basil to thank for my...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank MsRoadrunner55
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I just had a fantastic meal at Sweet Basil. Along with the great appetizers we had very tasty green curry dinner and pad kee mow of a most generous quantity. The service was friendly and fast. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Martin P
Reviewed January 15, 2017

The food at Sweet Basil used to be the best Thai in Ottawa, but on a recent visit, we noticed a definite change in the meno and the quality of food. I think it may be becoming a fusion Asian food restaurant, rather than specifically...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank WendyandLyn
Reviewed January 2, 2017

The night we were there was the first week of the new ownership. I had never been there before so I cannot compare then and now. The restaurant has a nice ambiance and as we were eating at 5 it was not busy yet. The...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Colleen685
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