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Basil Thai Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Menu

APPETIZERS
* spicy
5.95
Fresh Basil Rolls
shrimp, rice noodles, lettuce, bean sprouts and basil, wrapped in a rice paper wrapper. served with chef suntorna house sauce.
6.95
Larb (chicken Or Beef)*
minced meat mixed with ground rice, onions, mint, scallions, cilantro, chili powder, fish sauce and lemon juice. served with a wedge of cabbage.
8.95
Satay
choice of chicken or beef, skewered and grilled, served with peanut sauce.
9.95
Stuffed Shrimp
seasoned ground chicken, egg roll wrapper. served with sweet and sour sauce.
6.95
Thai Chicken Wings
chicken marinated with soy sauce, garlic powder, and white pepper. served with fish sauce and lime juice with fresh thai chilies sauce.
4.95
Egg Rolls
egg roll wrapper stuffed with egg roll fillings (no meat). served with sweet and sour sauce.
6.95
Nam Sod (chicken Or Pork)*
minced meat mixed with ginger, scallions, cilantro, onions, peanuts, chili powder, fish sauce and lemon juice. served with a wedge of iceberg lettuce.
8.95
Neua Nam Tok*
grilled ny strip steak mixed with ground rice, onions, scallions, mint, cilantro, chili powder, lemon juice and fish sauce. served with a wedge of cabbage.
6.95
Fried Wontons
chicken, shrimp, and cream cheese, wonton wrapper. served with sweet and sour sauce.
SOUPS
* spicy
9.95
Tom Kha Gai (chicken Coconut)
sliced chicken breast cooked in coconut milk with galanga roots, lime leaves, lemon grass, button mushrooms, cilantro and scallions.
10.95
Wonton
chicken broth, wontons stuffed with shrimp and chicken, napa cabbage, scallions, cilantro and garlic.
10.95
Tom Yum Kung*
(shrimp hot and sour) tom yum broth flavored with galanga roots, lime leaves, lemon grass, button mushrooms, cilantro and scallions.
10.95
Tom Aban Talay*
(mixed seafood hot and sour) tom yum broth flavored with galanga roots, lime leaves, lemon grass, button mushrooms, cilantro and scallions.
SALADS
* spicy
8.95
Yum Neua (beef Salad)*
grilled ny strip steak mixed with cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, mint, cilantro, scallions, chili powder, lemon juice and fish sauce. served on a bed of romaine lettuce.
8.95
Som Tum* (green Papaya Salad)
shredded green papaya, green beans, tomatoes, garlic, thai chilies, palm sugar, fish sauce and lime juice. tossed with boiled shrimp and crushed peanuts.
7.95
Yum Ped (duck Salad)
fried pulled duck mixed with celery, onions, pineapple, carrots, ginger, cashew nuts, scallions, cilantro, and mint. served with a wedge of iceberg lettuce.
8.95
Yum Kung (shrimp Salad)*
shrimp mixed with cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, mint, cilantro, scallions, chili powder, lemon juice and fish sauce. served on a bed of romaine lettuce.
6.95
Yum Yai
iceberg lettuce mixed with cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, tofu, hard-boiled eggs, mint and scallions. served with egg-peanut dressing.
HOUSE SPECIALTIES
* spicy
15.95
Pad Thai
the national dish of thailand. rice noodles stir-fried with chicken, shrimp, eggs, bean sprouts, scallions, peanuts and pad thai sauce. served with a wedge of lime.
Market Price
Three-flavored Fish
deep fried whole fish, topped with three-flavor sauce.
25.95
Volcano Shrimp
grilled jumbo shrimp, wilted napa cabbage, steamed broccoli and cauliflower, topped with three-flavor sauce.
21.95
Tilapia And Shrimp
lightly floured, fried, top with medley of vegetables, ginger sauce.
24.95
Basil Duck*
boneless half duck deep-fried, topped with vegetables and basil sauce.
2.95
Basil Mixed Seafood
onions, bell peppers and basil leaves.
24.95
Crispy Red Curry Duck*
chef suntornaes signature dish. boneless half duck deep-fried, topped with vegetables and red curry sauce.
19.95
Basil Tilapia*
lightly floured, deep fried, topped with vegetables, stir-fry sauce with fresh jalapenos.
ENTREES
* spicy. your choice of beef, chicken, pork or tofu; shrimp, add $2.
15.95
Basil*
basil, bell peppers, onions, and garlic, thai chili sauce.
15.95
Ginger
juliennes of ginger, mushrooms, onions, carrots and scallions.
15.95
Prik King
string beans, prik king curry sauce.
16.95
Cashew Nuts
cashew nuts, bell peppers, onions and scallions.
14
Vegetables Delight Veggies Only
medley of fresh vegetables stir-fried in a soy-based sauce.
15.95
Pad Prik*
basil, bell peppers and onions, prik king curry sauce.
16.95
Garlic
black pepper garlic sauce. served on a bed of romaine lettuce.
11.95
Sweet And Sour
onions, bell peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, pineapples and scallions.
15.95
Vegetables Delight
medley of fresh vegetables stir-fried in a soy-based sauce.
CURRIES
* spicy. your choice of beef, chicken, pork or tofu; shrimp, add $2.
14.95
Green Curry*
bell peppers, bamboo shoots, eggplants, green peas and basil.
14.95
Masaman
potatoes, onions and cashew nuts.
10.95
Red Curry*
bell peppers, bamboo shoots and basil.
NOODLES AND RICE
* spicy.
15.95
Add Shrimp 2.5
Pad See-eu
your choice of beef, chicken, pork or tofu. flat rice noodles stir-fried with eggs, broccoli, garlic and sweet soy sauce.
15.95
Add Shrimp 2.5
Pad Woon Sen
your choice of beef, chicken, pork or tofu. cellophane noodles, eggs, napa cabbage, onions, carrots, snow peas, tomatoes, mushrooms, scallions, and bean sprouts.
12.95
Beef Fried Rice
all fried rice has onions, scallions, carrots and green peas.
15.95
Add Shrimp 2.5
Pad Kee Mow*
your choice of beef, chicken, pork or tofu. flat rice noodles stir-fried with tomato, onions, bell peppers and basil.
13.95
Shrimp Fried Rice
all fried rice has onions, scallions, carrots and green peas.
11.95
Chicken Fried Rice
all fried rice has onions, scallions, carrots and green peas.
About
Refined Thai Cuisine and an invigorating dining experience in the heart of downtown Charlotte, NC. Basil's infectious atmosphere centers around a prominent glass kitchen as the sound of heat to metal, blade to board and liquid to flame resonate throughout the restaurant. Dine with us and celebrate quality cuisine made with the finest, freshest ingredients.Private rooms and catering available!!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Five of our 6 arrived together. The rude hostess refused to seat us until the 6th arrived. I get this when 1 or two arrive before a large party, but come on. Keep in mind the table for 5 or 6 is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank patrickmU3650WD
Reviewed May 19, 2019

My husband tried tis place for lunch many times and me to try it out. Dinner menu was expensive as compared to lunch menu. Portions looked the same though. They were small and not meant to be shared. Good vegetarian choices I agree. Dishes do...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sweta A
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Great spices and steaming hot authentic Thai food. Busy so best book. Deep fried chicken for started followed by a chicken massaman curry. All washes down with a cheeky glass of red win. A fantastic experience all around.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank H8440BOchrism
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

In Charlotte uptown, surrounded by many god restaurants and hotels, there is this Basil Thai fusion restaurant. Location Easily accessible and parking is available around Service Good service and overall good atmosphere Food Well, first thing quantity of dinner dish may differ. For example red...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank goutamg787
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a great meal before the concert. Good food, friendly and good service. We had a reservation, which I do suggest. It got crowded after we were there a few minutes. Everyone enjoyed their meals and drinks.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Really good food but the space is cramped and they usually have a line out the door of people waiting. So they kind of try to rush things to get you out.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PamaSheetz
Reviewed February 24, 2019

I enjoyed my meal at Basil Thai. The wait staff did a good job and the drinks were great. I had the pork pad kee mao which was good but not as spicey as I like it. My wife had the masaman curry which she...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Alec C
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

The food was perfect and overall was a greatly enjoyable experience for my friend and I while I was visiting. Wait staff (new) was great and very accommodating. Tea was some of the best and the main meal was just stellar. Thank you for a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Slainte1969
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

I had an absolutely HORRIBLE experience at Basil a few weeks back where I was served (and consumed) a plate of food with human BLOOD on it. The staff was dismissive and tried to cover up the fact that a member of the wait staff...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MRSClt4
Reviewed January 29, 2019

Although the decor is unromantic, the food is good and there are a variety of interesting flavours on the menu. The Pad Thai is very good and the ginger shrimp was delicate, sticky rice was plentiful and the beer on tap good. The appetiser rolls...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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I’m sorry but not watching my gluten intake, I am unsure if they serve any gluten free meals
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