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Thai Basil Restaurant

) #363 of 2,406 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$ Asian, Thai
132 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116-2904
+1 617-578-0089
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (15 reviews)
“yellow curry” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
132 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116-2904
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tom Yum soup had only mushrooms, no other veggies, and a chicken salad had pieces of toast, which looked like chicken, and seriously, only about 3 small strips of chicken on the salad. Probably the worst Thai restaurant I've ever been to.

Thank Stacey T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered online through door dash. The food took a long time as the driver said that the restaurant had given our food to someone else and had to remake it. When the food arrive it was terrible. Flavorless and cold. The pad Thai noodles...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Good food with reasonable price but it's quite spicy. Service is Ok. Recommended for Thai food lovers :)

Thank Tuan0131
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Stopped by to have some good Thai food for lunch and was not disappointed. Great food at pretty reasonable price although the price for the luncheon feature plates had gone up since my previous visit last year.

Thank prestonlaw
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Have been here 4-5 times when we visit during the Boston marathon. VERY good panang curry. Just the right amount of spiciness for me- and j like it with a kick. (They do adjust when requested). Husband had the cashew shrimp. He said it needed...More

Thank tmrc55
Reviewed February 10, 2017

The red curry chicken was OK, it could have had more pizzazz to it. I was able to sample some wine before I chose to make sure I'd like it. Service was about average. When we went in, I asked for a table away from...More

Thank gnaff9093
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. Service was great. Prices low to reasonable. Highly recommended. I had the Pad See Ew. Huge portion. Try it if you've never had it before. You will never go back to your go-to order: Pad Thai.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed January 16, 2017

I had the Tom Yum soup and Tropical Fried Rice. Both were pretty tasty. Nice location for a break from shopping or sightseeing.

Thank ray h
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

If you're used to Thai food or spicy food in general,this place is decent but nothing too special. We felt that our food could have been a little more spicy and a little less sweet. For the price, it was so-so. Portions were quite generous,...More

1  Thank ianyap
Reviewed December 25, 2016

Open on Christmas Eve when many other places were closed, warm welcome and many vegetarian choices on menu. Typical Thai food, nothing unusual but good portions. Food was delivered quickly and very tasty. Chopsticks available if you ask.

Thank travelg38
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Does Thai Basil serve alcohol?
July 18, 2015|
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Response from flyingg0lfer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, wine and beer. Newertheless, wine choice limited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116-2904
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-578-0089
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