We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.

Basil's

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
64 W Stafford Rd, Stafford Springs, CT 06076-1067
(860) 684-9000
Website
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 88: English reviews
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good if unremarkable. Certainly give you plenty for the price. The staff is friendly and I feel actually care about you. I would come back.

Helpful?
Thank Frank P
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food is always great and huge portions. The price is very fair. Recently, my family used Basil's as a gathering after a funeral. The waitstaff were pleasant and extremely attentive. The room was 100% ready when we arrived and they even served up the desserts that we brought. Nice Job!!!

Helpful?
Thank Paula L
Hartford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a Friday night.... place was very loud. Service was just OK, missing silverware, drink order never came, one appetizer never came. Server was nice but seemed overwhelmed. Food was decent but not great enough to offset the issues we had.

Helpful?
Thank cpmken
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The outside fakes you out. Its nice but inside is very nice and clean. Our waitress was sooo nice. I had the chicken parm and hunny had the ribeye panini. Everything was delicious. Very large portions. All ingredients were fresh and you could tell in the taste. Would recommend to everyone!

Helpful?
Thank Kelly H
Greenville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing family lunch at Basils. They did a great job taking care of our large group. The salad dressings were excellent. The entrees were all flavorful and cooked well. We will be back when we are in the area.

Helpful?
Thank CrystalM7373
Sarasota, Florida
Level Contributor
66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

There was 8 of us, teens and adults and caught them just before their summer shutdown/ renovation week. As with this area of Connecticut, you can easily miss an establishment along the country byways, luckily, our native family come here frequently. Basil's is deceivingly much larger than one would think from the front parking lot...all done in a clean, modern,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jim D
Enfield, Connecticut
Level Contributor
117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

There were eight of us for a family dinner. We had appetizers of bruschetta and fried mozzarella, both of which were very good. Dinners ranged from baked scroll to chicken picatta. Nobody had a bad meal and most left with enough food for a least one more meal, if not more. Portions are very large! We had a reservation and... More 

Helpful?
Thank 1lamberton
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We always receive a warm greeting and a smile from the owner when walking through the front door and a thank you when leaving. The service is excellent and the food is very good with large portions. It's the best place around in its category.

Helpful?
Thank Tyrone M
Vernon, Connecticut
Level Contributor
20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

When you walk in the owner is at the door to greet you. Place is always busy. Best place to eat in town. Large. creative menu.

Helpful?
Thank Willie W
Monson, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Delicious! Everything on the menu is great, excellent service and great for the whole family! This place puts Stafford Springs on the map 😉

Helpful?
Thank Kimberly T

Travelers who viewed Basil's also viewed

Willington, Mystic Country
 
Stafford Springs, CT
 

Been to Basil's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, American, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 W Stafford Rd, Stafford Springs, CT 06076-1067
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stafford Springs
  • Phone Number: (860) 684-9000
Description
"Owner of Greek origin; menu ranges from burgers to Italian to Greek specials on Thursday night".

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Basil's and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Brookfield, Massachusetts
2 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Basil's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?