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Thai Basil Restaurant

132 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2904
+1 617-578-0089
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (17 reviews)
“yellow curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
132 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2904
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delicious business meal enjoyed by two who have made multiple trips to Thailand, and we both found this top notch. The curry was flavorful and filling. The noodles were well made and a winner.

Thank GlobeGuides
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the curry selections are varied and well done; the noodles are great i would pass on the spring rolls - but the dumplings made up for the rolls moderately priced and fast service made for a very good experience easy to bring a family on...More

Thank Joe A
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to Thai Basil since 1999 or longer. They have changed Ownership in the last year or 2 and that did change the flavors some. Still, I’m a Thai Food lover and this is a solid Thai place. I loved their Rangdang Curry,...More

Thank farfallamamma
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This was a great location so it was easy to get to from my conference during a fairly short lunch break. I was seated immediately and service was prompt. I ordered soup and salad which both had exactly the right amount of spice. See food...More

Thank mfbarthe
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Food and service is great! Good place to sit in the middle of downtown. Very good prices ! Will recommend any curry and soup.

Thank leon_eliana
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Delicious meal with family. Seated immediately around 6:30 on a Sunday evening. The restaurant is below street level and on this chilly night drafts from the front door were a problem. We asked to be seated further back after feeling very cold at our first...More

Thank Alison L S
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Absolutely horrible service. The food is mediocre, nothing to rave about, and can certainly enjoy better food in a better atmosphere somewhere else. Similar to what other reviewers have written about - the customer service is abysmal. The waitstaff was rude, the wait time for...More

Thank 241Foodie
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful curry! Loved the basil shrimp fried rice. Went with three friends and had very, very good food. We all liked it. The service was a little snarly which was a surprise, sort of like we bothered them to ask for separate bills. Still, the...More

Thank MaumelleJim
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We were here last night for a quick dinner. Ordered drunken noodle and beef noodle soup. Both were ok, portion was generous and price reasonable, nothing fancy but worth popping in for a quick bite.

Thank Jessica Y
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We've been in Boston a week and had some amazing meals. This little hole in the wall (actually under the building) was a favorite. Our last night ended well.

Thank TagTexas
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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
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, 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 St, 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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