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Thai Basil

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403 W University Dr, Ste 101, Tempe, AZ 85281-5472
+1 480-968-9250
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (16 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
“tom yum soup” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
403 W University Dr, Ste 101, Tempe, AZ 85281-5472
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled into this little place in a strip mall because it was near our hotel. A nice surprise. The pad thai was especially good. Clean, comfortable and a good value.

Thank follylover
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

In town for a business trip and met friends for dinner on a Tuesday evening. One of the busiest places downtown. The food was fresh and plentiful. Unique hot and sour soup and curry duck was very tasty. Had Thai hot #5 and needed more...More

Thank Darrylict
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant close to ASU and Mill street stays busy and for good reason. The service is great and the food is some of the best Thai I've had in Phoenix. I usually stick to Currys and at the hot end of the scale....More

Thank donavon70
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We ordered the chef special Thai Basil stir fry with veggies in a garlic sauce, and the fresh Ginger stir fry with veggies...plus added chicken. Although flavorful, the sauce had a very thin consistency, like water, and there was very little...so it made the dish...More

Thank 872Cathy
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Food was fine. Had my staple tom yum soup which was nowhere near as tasty as other places anf Thai BBQ chicken. Reasonabl ized portion but nothing all that good flavor wise. Service was reasonable. Nothing to istinguish itself from order Thai places.

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

I had chicken pad Thai. I ordered it 4 out of 5. It was not spicy. Mostly noodles and chicken. Needs way more veggies including bean sprouts. I wouldn't go back again.

Thank ILoveToTravelSome
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

A great place for Thai food in Tempe. Traditional dishes with fresh ingredients and a touch of spice. Actually what ever spice level you desire. Word of caution with the spice, be careful what you ask for. Thai spicy is truly Thai spicy here.

Thank Keochin
Reviewed August 30, 2017

The Pacific Northwest has a selection of quality Thai restaurants, each with its own unique angle, that set a high bar for the cuisine. We had drunken noodles (rice noodles with cooking wine) and red curry as entrees. They were okay, but certainly not as...More

Thank jimcarson_com
Reviewed August 16, 2017

I've tried several area Thai restaurants and always come back to Thai Basil on University! Their food is fresh, well-seasoned in the Thai style, and generous. My favorite is the Panang Curry--can't seem to order anything else, it's that memorable! Coconut curry broth is rich,...More

Thank Miranda L
Reviewed July 5, 2017

i was told a while ago that the way you can tell if a Thai restaurant is legit is if there is a picture of the prince of Thailand on display. Well there is one here and the indicator still holds true to this day!...More

Thank defazeo f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 W University Dr, Ste 101, Tempe, AZ 85281-5472
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-968-9250
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