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Sweet Basil

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1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 212-5788
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Washington DC
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought this was an OK Thai restaurant. The fried rice was fairly bland but the Crispy Spring Rolls and the Pork Pad Ped were great. Service was attentive and the price was right.

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Thank mbabill
Eugene, Oregon
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great. Ahi tuna was great the food was prepared perfectly and very appealing to the eye. This place is a must visit and I will be back when I'm traveling here for work too.

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Thank Justin C
Spring Hill, Florida
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know the saying? Better get there early or there will be no seating? Well, this place fits that description. Very good Thai food and a lot to choose from. Service is good...music is good and the food is good. What more can you ask for? Prices are very reasonable. The word has been out for this place....I do not... More 

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Thank Marjie F
Foster City, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is a very nice place. the food is good for value and the taste is good. People here are very courteous and prompt. I would recommend to have the Pineapple Fried Rice which I like the most. Other food items are also good.

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Thank Sumit S
Niceville, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I found the food here was excellent and the price was moderate. I've brought others with me at times and they all enjoyed it as well. I recommend the outdoor dining even though it is in a strip mall. The inside seating tends to be uncomfortably warm at times. I'm thinking either their A/C is broken or they don't have... More 

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Thank Manny T
The Netherlands
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I've been coming here for 8 years now, even though I no longer live in the states. It's a great bustling place with fantastic food, great presentation, a bustling atmosphere and generous portions. This is proper modern Thai food, not americanized thai. My faves - Thai Iced Tea, Crab cakes, Fresh spring rolls, fried spring rolls, red curry, Massaman curry,... More 

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Thank Soywasabi
Foster City, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Small Thai restaurant in local strip mall near SF Bay Trail. Great food presentation. Wine and beer available.

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Thank Al H
Makati, Philippines
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

American serving, as we all know, is relatively big. We had dinner here with my officemates, and I only ordered Pad Thai. For one, I could not finish a rice meal with a big serving though I wanted to have it. To my surprise, my order looked "to-share" if it will be served in my country. It was so good... More 

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Thank SunnyRC
Los Angeles, California
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91 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

This place is oustanding - always busy because they are so good at what they do. You order and then the food comes out amazingly quickly. And it's really, really good. The Pad Ke Mao is particularly good. A great place to eat when in the Foster city area.

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Thank SoCa1l26
Denton
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221 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

I was visiting my daughter in San Francisco and we went shopping. Along about lunchtime, I said I wanted Thai and she knew a place nearby. I knew it was going to be good when I saw the line out the door waiting to get in. We were seated and were perusing the menu when we were brought a cup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: (650) 212-5788

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?