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Thai Basil


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Thai
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Thai Basil in Black Mountain is a really good and authentic Thai restaurant. Best of all, you don't have to contend with the crowds and parking in Asheville. It is easy to get to with lots of convenient free on-street parking.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank johnmnzAsheville_NC
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I love their food. It is not greasy and each dish has a unique taste. The sauces are distinctive. I particularly like the mussels.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank contradancer
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Sweet waitress, great staff, Wonderful food, etc! I had a spicy basil, jalapeño, veggie, rice, etc. dish with a coconut base soup, & wonderful rice/lettuce wrap appetizer... Everything was fresh & delicious!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank fisher05
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Thai is one of my favs. So I was excited to find this restaurant. But the vibe wasn’t good from the start. We were greeted at the front door, but then we stood watching the staff scurry around doing mundane things for about ten minutes,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank JAP1952
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Our food was delicious and we really enjoyed the outdoor dining area. The water feature was just right to cover the conversations of the other diners without drowning our own. The meal was served with jasmine rice and of course you can turn up the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank carolhopkins1121
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We were in town for a concert and stopped in with friends. The atmosphere is nice. Service was a bit on the slow side though. We were ready to order drinks and meal at the same time. No complaints on the food. Everyone enjoyed their...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank agoofygrle1
Reviewed September 30, 2018

There were 4 of us. Had appetizers and 4 different entrees. All were very good. Mine (green curry) had too much basil for my taste but still very good. Dishes were spicy and served very hot. Will definitely eat here again

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JahCruiser
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is probably our 8th visit here and we love it. The food always tastes fresh and is beautifully presented. The service is relaxed and friendly and the prices are amazing. Treat yourself to lunch or dinner sitting outside in the patio listening to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed September 15, 2018

I like Thai and trying new places. It is good Thai food in a surprising location. There are lots of vegetarian options.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CrystalClearTravels
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here on several occasions in the past, and have enjoyed the food. Last night, we ordered takeout consisting of vegetarian pad see yew and fresh veggie spring rolls. The pad see yew was the most bland Thai dish we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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November 27, 2017|
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Response from drgeoatisla | Reviewed this property |
When we ate at Thai Basil we didn’t look for bubble tea on the menu because we spent the previous two hours nearby at Dobra Tea, where I had bubble tea. Dobra’s version of bubble tea was less sweet than I had tasted... More
October 16, 2016|
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Response from Celeste C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Thai Basil's outside patio seating is most definitely pet friendly!
August 11, 2015|
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Response from Noah W | Reviewed this property |
They've got tons of gluten-free options; staple grain is rice, and many of the noodles are rice noodles instead of wheat. I'd always make sure to ask first... but this spot is perfect for GF dining.
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