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Thai Basil

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227 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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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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Marion, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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140 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

Thank Celeste C
Pikeville, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Food good. Server rude and never smiled . No personality. Been many times. Probably leave if same waiter as had same experience with him in past

1 Thank Ronald H
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

My son and I ate here tonight. He had the pad Thai and suggested I order some too. I should have listened to him! He let me have a taste of his, and it was great. We started with some spring rolls which were quite tasty. I odered the spicy cathish, which I finished in tears! My son kept asking... More 

Thank Ricky D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We were looking for a place to eat and drive by Thai Basil. It is unassuming, and occupies what looks like a former gas station. There is a brick wall enclosure where cars used to drive through to get fueled. We chose to sit outside, as it was wonderful weather. I started with the ginger dumpling appetizer. Wow - tasty... More 

Thank TEntwistle
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We ate here for a quick lunch during a Saturday visit to Black Mountain. Our other dinner plans for the weekend were American cuisine so we chose to walk to Thai Basil as a nice alternative to those expectations. We were seated and served very quickly. Our meals came out in only 5 minutes or so and were terrific. Two... 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 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3408
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: 8286644322

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