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The Basil

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special entree served with the meat of your choice
Green Garden
Sauteed snow beas, carrots, cabbage, broccoli, zucchini, with oyster sauce
Fresh Ginger Roots
Sautéed fresh ginger, scallions and vegetables, with special house sauce
Garlic Carson
Sautéed fresh garlic, black pepper, with garlic sauce, served over lettuce
Spicy Cashew Nuts
Sautéed cashew nuts, yellow onions, scallions, with Thai chili sauce
Spicy Basil
Pan-fried Thai chilis, bell peppers, garlic, yellow onions, and basil
Spicy Fresh Chili
Pan-fried Thai chilis, bell peppers, garlic, yellow onions, and jalapeño peppers
Spicy Green Bean
Pan-fried green beans in red curry sauce
Yellow Curry
Cooked with Thai yellow chili paste, potatoes, carrots, onions and coconut milk
Red Curry
Thai red chili curry paste, bell peppers, fresh squash, sweet basil and coconut milk
Chicken and shrimp $10.95
Shrimp $11.95
Pad Thai Noodles
Pan-fried rice‏ noodles with egg, tofu, bean sprouts, scallions and ground peanuts
Chicken and shrimp $10.95
Shrimp $11.95
Pad See Eew Noodles
Pan-fried flat rice noodles with broccoli, egg, and stir-fried with special soy sauce base
Chicken and shrimp $10.95
Shrimp $11.95
Spicy Basil Noodles
Pan-fried flat rice noodles with egg, bell peppers, onions and fresh basil, served with Thai chili sauce
Wonton Soup (Does Not Include Soup of the Day)
Ground shrimp and pork wrapped in wonton skins, served with house special vegetable soup
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.
$8 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Thai
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews thai food coconut soup yellow curry green garden panang shrimp pork spring rolls wontons salad fries works of art a wonderful dining experience favorite restaurants service was excellent lake tahoe lunch specials
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best, consistent Thai food in the area! Friendly staff and warm atmosphere. We had their sole special and it was delicious!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Travelerwithacat
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Basil is one of our go to restaurants in Carson City. Always friendly staff and most important always great food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Loreen H
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Hubs and I dined at The Basil tonight and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We split a Fresh Mango Roll, the large Tom Yum Soup and the Silver Noodles. There was more than enough food for the two of us. A few small details brought the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 3CatMom
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our food here. The staff is very nice as well. I would certainly eat here again and again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Youneke
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

What can I say. Outstanding doesn't quite cover it. The appetizer soup...simply amazing. So fragrant, and tasted just as good as it smelled. I thought the prices were a little high for lunch, but the portions definitely satisfy. Be sure to stop in if in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TrudiC44
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Atmosphere is peaceful w/ energy. Food is great w/ lots of gluten free options. People are wonderful

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank visitingfromnevada
Reviewed August 30, 2018

My daughter and I chose this restaurant because of the vegan options for her and the good reviews. The food was delicious! The service, however, left much to be desired. Our waitress was pushy and rude. She chastised us for our choices, what we didn't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pdpeters2016
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Good Thai food, very good service, nice setting. Helpful and knowledgeable about gluten free dishes. We eat there frequently.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bob B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The staff is great and very accommodating. The food is wonderful. The green curry fish dish is my favorite but everything is good. The atmosphere is like a cozy neighborhood restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cynthiah957
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Food is always great, excellent service. We get take out frequently! Also, great place for a big group, and very special desserts that look like works of art!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mark and Jenny L
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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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