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Basil Canteen

1489 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3734
+1 415-552-3963
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Nov 23, 2018
“Nice casual Thai cafe”
1 week ago
“Great and tasty”
Closes in 9 min
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1489 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3734
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there for supper after a long day. There were variety of dishes, all very good and fulfilling in reasonable prices. Recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank snYuval
Reviewed November 23, 2018

Came here for lunch recently, and enjoyed the visit. A friend and I split two lunch dishes, the gai tod pad pik khing (crisped lemongrass chicken stir-fried with green beans, red curry & kaffir lime zest) and the mu palo (braised caramelized pork shank served...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Reviewed September 24, 2018

A fun sort of funky place in Folsom. Food was exceptional. Great service. Wine was very good. Definitely worth the wait to get in.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CraigR45
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We had drinks and appetizers here. There were a good selection of cocktails but they were priced on the high side. Food was ok. Nothing memorable. Not somewhere to rush back to

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed August 3, 2017

It was the long black hair in my Gai Gra Prao (basil chicken) that turned my stomach. กระเพราไก่กันผมยาวไม่อร่อย

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Flyintl
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Grabbed dinner on the fly here prior to a performance (actually not at Slim's, despite the title of the review). Decent Thai food, served up promptly. Pleasant exposed-brick surroundings. Dinner for two came to $42 before tip.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Yog-Sothoth
Reviewed May 27, 2017

We went here for dinner before going to the theater. Luck was with us. There was a parking spot at the front door, so already we were pretty mellow. We arrived in time for Basil Canteen's happy hour during which they serve a variety of...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank motile
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Lots of choices here. Casual and quick. Had a vegetarian today and glad to have come here for pick me up thai food!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 648juliannad
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group because it was possible to get a 8-person reservation at 7:30pm saturday...our expectations weren't high as a result. Food was delicious, nice cocktails and fair pricing. Didn't feel rushed by the servers even though it was packed and I had...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank ShawnaCanuck
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Food was good, service was good. I had the beef with peanut sauce. A little sweet but still very good

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Justin R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1489 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3734
    (11th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Muni Bus line 12 stop in front of the restaurant, Muni trains, get off at Market station walk down 11 street 4 blocks to Folsom St.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-552-3963
  • E-mail
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