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The Basil

311 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-4203
+1 775-841-6100
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“thai food” (50 reviews)
“coconut soup” (14 reviews)
“yellow curry” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
311 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-4203
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1 - 10 of 254 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is very good, the best Thai I have found in Carson City! Having just recently moved here from LA, I am a bit of a Thai Food snob so that is the only reason it didn't get an excellent! But it is excellent...More

Thank yecart4
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived as one of the first few customers for lunch.The restaurant is very attractive and clean,We were promptly seated,had our order taken satisfactorily and from then on everything went down hill. Our dishes arrived in a reasonable ammount of time. Our first course was...More

Thank cgeidl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in this little gem fo a quick lunch and was not disappointed. Staff was very friendly and the food was delicious! With the help of our waiter, I ordered the green beans with chicken and red curry sauce, it was exactly what I wanted....More

Thank Bigboop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were happy to find such a well reviewed Thai restaurant in Carson City. We can only write about one lunch special because my husband and I ordered basically the same dish— chili basil— although mine was with tofu and his was with chicken. Lunch...More

Thank LynneCohen
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Enjoyed dinner there.We were seated quickly.Very generous portions.Friendly staff.Ate a selection of starters which I really enjoyed.Very well presented.

Thank AnSmith2014
Reviewed April 19, 2018

I liked: -clean restaurant/bathrooms -efficient service; gave us space to talk (vs. hovering) -meal prepared as ordered -perfect amount of 'heat' in the yellow curry (2-star heat) -very fast service -really unique iced-tea; kind of had a cinnamon hint with it; not overpowering -semi-private tables...More

Thank scoeyd
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We were in town visiting the children's museum on our way to Reno. Opened up Trip Advisor and pulled the trigger on The Basil. Hit a jackpot (Reno humor). Great service, clean, friendly service, and the food was enjoyed by all. We have some occasional...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed March 16, 2018

We had dinner here last Friday. Six different people from the restaurant came over to make sure we had all we wanted. Such wonderful service. The food was fabulous. We wanted to have seafood because it's during Lent and Crab Fried Rice was recommend. We...More

1  Thank tryfitness
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This was a pleasant surprise, excellent quality Thai food for a great value. the restaurant in centrally located in downtown Carson City, just a block from the capitol. The staff were attentive and very helpful. The restaurant is not too big, has a home town...More

2  Thank haroldw429
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Have had lunch and dinner there on many occasions. Always excellent food and service. One of the best restaurant in downtown Carson City.

Thank chgnarly
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Daniel W
June 28, 2016|
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Response from Wizardo Z | Reviewed this property |
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April 24, 2015|
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Response from Basli89701 | Property representative |
Yes we do. At the Basil, you will find it under Item #4 and we call it Coconut soup.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
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 - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701-4203
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Carson City
  • Phone Number: +1 775-841-6100
  • E-mail
Authentic Thai Cuisine in a dining room setting our service staff is here to aid assist your dining pleasure. We offer the freshest food prepared by our wonderful Chef Nan who puts love and attention into every dish.
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