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Thai Basil

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Historic Main Street, Manchester, VT
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow never so disappointed "..... A late night dinner and a late night bummer..... Ordered tuna tatare... Very nice ...... Ordered crab wonton ..... Very nice.... Then a seafood salad .....what a disaster ..... Came submerged in an over powering soggy mess of ginger and lime..... When I brought my total dissatisfaction to my server it was like this is... More 

Thank tomtravelernewbury
Andover, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We was our waitress twice. Once when she took our order and once when she brought the check. Food was below average. Will not be back.

Thank caterron
Jersey City
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good restaurant for reasonably priced lunches. Usual Thai affair with fresh ingredients. Helpful and kind staff. A bit pricey for dinners but still manageable in the land of expensive restaurants. They even tailor the dishes to your liking. However they put too much sugar in some dishes such as the classic Pad Thai. It's like desert.

Thank GreenSkunk
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204 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, the food is terrific. It is authentic, not complicated and the sauces are sublime. We got carry-out because our two dogs wanted us to be in the hotel with them. Next time, we will eat in. The ambience is romantic, quaint and classic. The bar and bar tender are wonderful. White table cloths. Old New England house. Love it.

Thank NorthamptonSyd
Chardon, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend! Great menu, good food, friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Would recommend to anyone that enjoys Thai food with great service!

Thank ridelget
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without a doubt the best Thai food I've found on the East coast. The marinated pork appetizer was well-seasoned and moist, the larb salad was delicious, its flavors well-balanced. The chicken cashew stir fry was excellent; the vegetables were all cooked to their own point and retained their own flavors, the sauce didn't overwhelm, but complemented. The service was attentive... More 

Thank maestrokenneth
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinner at Thai Basil had more high points than low points. The good: Delicious gluten-free Teriyaki chicken, good Pad Thai (though overly sweet) and very responsive service. The bad: Uncomfortable chairs and overly loud ambiance (we shouldn't have chosen to sit in the same room as the bar). Still a very good choice for Thai in Manchester.

Thank ARF-GF
Big Pine Key, Florida
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great weekday dinner here. The food was fresh, tasty, and light, and the service was timely, even though it was busy. Waitresses and waiters extremely helpful and friendly. Highly recommend this restaurant! Even the kids loved it!

Thank Howard M
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here was delicious, we had the Pad thai, pad see ew, pad woon sen, fresh spring rolls, pot stickers and miso soup. Very attentive service and a nice atmosphere. Slightly on the expensive side but worth it for such a quality meal. Highly recommended!

Thank clarechasmom
Vero Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been there for both dinner and lunch. Excellent service and great food! After a day of shopping a wonderful way to reward yourself.

Thank tennisnutronnie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Historic Main Street, Manchester, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 802-768-8433
It opened about 2 weeks ago

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