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Basil Cafe

1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
+1 920-830-6741
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have to admit, I was a little skeptical about going to a Thai restaurant in the Midwest -- Boy, was I wrong--this place is exceptional! The atmosphere, the friendly wait staff and the awesome food--what a pleasant surprise!! The portions are quite large, so...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed September 9, 2016

This restaurant has it all! Beautiful atmosphere, delicious cuisine, and a staff that is very knowledgeable, courteous, and efficient.

Thank mauilvr64
Reviewed August 27, 2016

I love Thai food, and the last time I was in Appleton went to another place and was not happy. This place my daughter found and took me to. Great place. Bright and clean. Service was excellent and as I found out, so was the...More

Reviewed August 16, 2016

Probably my favorite restaurant in the area. Have tried many items on the menu and have never been disappointed! Great quality and service.

Thank amanda h
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Great food for dining in or takeout. Very easy to eat here if you need gluten free. There are many gluten free a options and they are well marked on the menu.

Thank LoriBrad2016
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Basil cafe is my favorite place to go out for dinner. Their menu is easy to navigate gluten free, and their staff is very used to accommodating those requests. I can have soup here, which is huge! They even have GF beer. Everything on the...More

Thank Corrie K
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We only discovered Basil Cafe in the past year, and love the food. Great flavors, excellent service, yummy desserts. Our server has recommended various options and we've never been disappointed. My favorite is the Pad Thai.

Thank djwis
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Always top shelf, the owner really cares about putting out consistent great food we do carry out most often, they always get it right, and it's hot and tasty.

Thank Scott J
Reviewed June 11, 2016

I read the reviews for Basil Cafe and decided to give it a try while in town since I really enjoy Thai food. The restaurant was packed, which was a good sign. I was dining alone so I inquired with the host and my server...More

Thank Danepup
Reviewed June 2, 2016

My wife and I love going to Basil Cafe. She's Celiac so we have to be very careful about gluten-containing ingredients and cross-contamination. We've eaten here at least a dozen times and they are always very cautious with her dish. She can get almost anything...More

Thank Stephen K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-830-6741
  • E-mail
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