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64 W Stafford Rd, Stafford Springs, CT 06076-1067
+1 860-684-9000
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
64 W Stafford Rd, Stafford Springs, CT 06076-1067
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

The atmosphere is comfortable and the service is fantastic. Most of all the food is absolutely delicious and delivered in a nice presentation. The quality of the food lets you savor the individual fresh ingredients.

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Good selection, specializing in Italian food. Friendly small town atmosphere. Sitting in the table section in the bar area can be loud.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank kmoose5
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Great place for a fantastic meal. The service and food were top notch. Local convenience, good value pricing and a comfortable environment with high end taste. Each meal in our group was different and they all received rave reviews. The drinks off the "special" drink...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Jennwendy
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

I don't know what that lady is talking about that slammed the cook for using beef gravy on lamb. Lamb has a lot of fat content, probably way more than lamb juice rendered. Beef broth is always added to the lamb pan drippings to make...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Paradise799558
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Always fresh great food. Always end up taking home 1/2 of the meal for next days lunch. Alex the owner or his partner come out and check on the diners. Great waiters. Best to go during the week, no waiting.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank cjfog92
Reviewed March 9, 2017

We stopped in for dinner one night and they had a lamb special which my husband ordered. It was served with beef gravy. When my husband complained an older man came to the table and said. "What are you , a critic?" We never went...More

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank Wendy P
Reviewed March 1, 2017

I want to love this place, really I do. The food is EXCELLENT, the staff is friendly and apologetic.What do they need to apologize for, you might ask? Super long waits! :( The first time we went here was on a Friday night. They were...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank Anna H
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We have been to Basil's many times and have yet to be disappointed. I believe the owner sets the tone and it carries over to the front desk (where he is usually there to personally welcome you) to the kitchen and the wait staff. Very...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank exmoorlad
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Very pleased with the 1/2 off appetizers after 10pm at the bar..food is good and very reasonable...got five appetizers to split among three people and had TOO MUCH food!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank starlight92232
Reviewed February 5, 2017

My daughter, myself and my best friend and her daughter have been making plans to meet halfway between where we each live to have lunch. This is now our 4th time making plans to meet at Basil's. We went at lunch time and were able...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Barb B
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December 10, 2018|
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Response from 466,446 | Reviewed this property |
I really doubt it, because it is a family owned and run restaurant and the workers are locals, for the most part, so I am sure that the owners would treat their waitstaff the way they would want to be treated.
November 5, 2018|
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Response from Dee P | Reviewed this property |
Several Mom and Pops do have gift certificates in our area. I would imagine Basil's does too. They are not big enough to have gift cards, but the gift certificates would be doable for them.
June 9, 2016|
Response from 1lamberton | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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: +1 860-684-9000
"Owner of Greek origin; menu ranges from burgers to Italian to Greek specials on Thursday night".
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