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Siamese Basil

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527 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
+1 760-753-3940
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“thai food” (5 reviews)
“panang curry” (2 reviews)
“brown rice” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
527 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Took a picky 15 year old boy here and wow, we really loved it! EXCELLENT fried rice, and veggie eggrolls, we were at the beach and getting hungry so we looked for good take out. The son doesn't like southwest food (crazy I know) or...More

Thank BeachGrrrrrl
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

10 of us (5 adults & 5 teens) ate here our first night in Encinitas and shared a wonderful meal. Glad we stopped in.

Thank EdAmyZD
Reviewed December 19, 2017

I slipped in for a quick lunch and loved the quiet peaceful atmosphere. Hardly anyone there but my Panang Curry with Tofu was great! And the waiter attentive!

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Most of the other restaurants on the street were VERY noisy. We had a delicious quiet dinner, chicken pad thai and pork pad see eiw. Neither came with a "heat level" so we were able to season to our own tastes. Service was fast and...More

Thank bjt48331
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Three pals stopped here for dinner and each of us ordered different items from their new and extensive menu and we each enjoyed our choice greatly. I had a yellow curry with octopus, carrots, and onion, served with rice (white or brown), another pal had...More

Thank Patty8888
Reviewed September 2, 2017

This was once a really good restaurant. Something has happened and we will not return. Had an impromptu dinner last nite and thought since we hadn't been there in a while that we would return. Bummer! Larb was excellent, but from then on it went...More

Thank malcolmh874
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

The food was brilliant, friendly staff and the price for the set lunchtime meal was amazing! Highly recommend!

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I started going here in the mid '80's. Although I moved away, every time I come back to the area I make a point to eat a meal here. They have a spicy-heat scale of 1-10. It's logarithmic. Think Richter Scale. For the non chili-head:...More

Thank RaW431
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Nice atmosphere in downtown Encinitas, great Thai food! Recommend anything on menu! Clean, courteous.

Thank Goolklugo
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

I ordered pad thai. The noodles were overcooked and mushy. The noodles been broken into small pieces. I asked for more peanuts, as there was just a dusting of ground peanuts on the noodles, and was given a caddy of various condiments, which included ground...More

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024-3532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-3940
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