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Thai Basil

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227 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC
+1 828-664-4322
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Some of the best Tom Ka soup I've had. Pineapple curry is tasty. Fairly small and quiet with good service. Limited parking but more available within a block behind the restaurant.

Thank Larry A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had some really great meals here in the past, but this time, food was just OK. It was a weeknight in November and not many people there, so maybe just an off night. the service was good and the amount was substantial but not very interesting food this time. I will go back when I am there again... More 

Thank rose's sis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have not eaten as a dinner, but have had carry out many times and I have never been disappointed. I love Pad thai , but I thought how could you get great Thai food in this little town so didn't try it until I had lived here for a year. Boy was that a mistake. Since trying this little place... More 

Thank lenoiral
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

My husband and I both ordered a vegetable stir fry at Thai Basil and it was very good. The service was very slow the night we came (peak foliage season in October), but the prices were reasonable and the food tasty and healthy.

Thank YogaGal1
Marion, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Ive been waiting to try this place for years, so tonight I took my chances. We ordered Pad Thai and Massaman Curry with chicken. Completely tasteless. I see other reviewers saying "subtle taste". How about no taste at all. The strange thing was the curry was thick and hearty. The Pad Thai was cooked with what appeared to be fresh... More 

Thank Tchuck70
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155 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Great value for the money! Carefully prepared Thai food is gentle on your palate at this restaurant. You can ask that your food is prepared with less hot spice and add spice as you like. The blend of Thai spices comes through in the dishes wonderfully. Chicken satay apetizer is best we'd had yet. You choose what ingredients go into... More 

Thank Wunder3
Rio del Mar, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

VERY good Thai food. VERY good service. We ate outside in the bricked-in patio, right next to the Elephant King fountain with the ceramic frog watching our every move. What a delightful visit!

Thank Richard D
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Good and reasonably authentic Thai cuisine in a nice atmosphere and a good patio with a central location. Prices were also quite reasonable. If you're looking for a place this is a very good option. Location is very central but parking is limited nearby.

Thank SDB_Consultant
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We like Thai food, so we went here again (we've been here at least half a dozen times.) The menu is pretty standard Thai cuisine, the food is freshly prepared and the service was very prompt and friendly. There is inside and outside seating.

Thank Hank8Raleigh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We stopped for lunch while in Black Mountain at the Sourwood Festival last weekend. My husband and I had Po-tak soup, chicken satay, and green curry with chicken. Everything was very fresh and nicely presented. The server was extremely attentive and concerned that we enjoyed our meal. We were very pleasantly surprised because the restaurant was not busy when we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-664-4322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?