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Basil Mediterranean Bistro & Wine Bar is located in the heart of UVA campus. Basil presents an enticing culinary experience, reflecting the rich regional diversity of the Mediterranean. We are proud to share our culinary philosophy, which advises us to slow down from our hectic lives and enjoy thoughtful, masterfully produced food with like minded people. Food is about creating harmony with the ingredients. We hope every dish tells you a story about the region. France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Spain & Turkey. All under one roof!
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We all loved the food we picked up from Basil last month--terrific, distinctive, and well-made--but everything about the pickup made me, given current circumstances, uncomfortable. No curbside arrangement; my order came out late, and I had to find a less crowded corner of the restaurant...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit today was amazing. The chicken souvlaki was so delicious. Kid loved the nuggets. Husband had gyro and really enjoyed it. Thank you.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 11, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I really like Basil and have been going there for several years. The new location is beautiful. We were there on a very busy Saturday evening. We order our usual: the Phoenician Sampler and then we shared a Mediterranean salad. Everything delicious...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020

I usually don't leave negative reviews, but my better half and I went there this past Saturday.because we love Mediterranean food and without a doubt this is one of the worst restaurants we have been to in years. I ordered the shrimp kebabs and received...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

I recently visited this restaurant at lunch time with my family over the holidays and we all loved it. The location moved over to a new shopping center near the Wegmans so have no idea what it may have been like in it's old location....More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2019

There were six of us. Four ordered pasta dishes, each a different kind. Everyone was pleased. I liked especially the chicken with rosemary. It was very rich. Two of us ordered salads. The butternut squash salad was the best salad I've ever eaten. It had...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2019 via mobile

Food was, as always, terrific. Very reasonable prices and huge servings. Service was speedy and friendly. Only complaint is lack of liquor license (coming soon we were told)...but made for a healthier evening!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

The food was excellently priced and great quality! We had lunch, but would like to come back for dinner one day, very romantic spot!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

Our first time eating at Basil, but we’ll be back. I’m not familiar with their previous location, but they’re settling in nicely at the new one. It’s easy to get to, nice outdoor and indoor seating, plenty of parking, and the food and service were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 5, 2019

We stopped in for dinner for the first time tonight and was impressed with the friendliness of the staff. We had great service, we didn’t have to wait long for our food. The food was absolutely delicious! Loaded with flavor, everything was fused together creating...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Yes!!! Go to their website....they have a delivery menu online!!! Whoohooo!
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