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Basil Leaf Vietnamese Restaurant

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1225 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
(505) 323-2594
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have had Pho in San Fran, Seattle, and Tacoma. Basil Leave is by far the best! If you're adventurous, try the "Special Combination" pho. Nice family owned restaurant.

Thank virgo_gal
Simi Valley, California
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to try a new restaurant. I came across Basil Leaf. We were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was nice, and very clean. We had great service and enjoyed every bite of our meal. We will return.

Thank joydoesski
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32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I had the pad Thai and the mango sticky rice! Both very good! I only with I ordered the mango sticky rice first!! Chopsticks were provided, drinks refilled often! Good people!

Thank Samantha M
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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75 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We dine here recently and again our experience was great. This very busy restaurant has a great menu and nice decor, portions are large, and the staff is attentive. Try their "sticky rice with mango"...when in season, it is very good.

Thank Route66travel
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in Albuquerque. The food is always delicious. The last time we ate there I had a rice stick with vegetables and shrimp. It was so big that I had to take it home. My husband had a shrimp crepe and chicken fried rice that he said was among the best he had ever had. Their... More 

Thank travelingrudy
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153 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Food is very authentic, fresh and always consistent. Pad Thai is the best in town. They also have a habenero chili paste you can get on the side if you like VERY hot. Pho is very good (large is enough for 3-4 people).

Thank HotPocket505
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great dishes and great prices. Family-run Vietnamese restaurant. It can get pretty busy and they can loose your ticket and your food be late, but they will comp it. Best sticky rice with mango and coconut sauce, try it...you will like it.

Thank Route66travel
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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39 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I'm not a Vietnamese food connoisseur, so other reviewers may have a more expert perspective. But, for me, the food is so-so. Rice or noodles dishes come with choices of protein--often pork and shrimp. The sauces are sweeter than I like. The service, however, was below average during my recent visit. One of four orders was not correct, empty plates... More 

1 Thank REPphys
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

I am new to Albuquerque, I decided to give this place a try during lunch today. Thinking that this is the Southwest and not a big Asian population I would give this place a try. The décor was good, you can tell they paid some good money to slap some paint on the walls and the green décor omg you... More 

1 Thank Sang N
Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Great dinner here. The Pao was great, Clay pot dishes too...It is in a strip center that doesnt look like much, but theis place is wonderful...Not sure about a bar...we did not have anything and I did not see others having wine...But, dont let that stop you...The food is great and the people are lovely!

2 Thank JKCDMom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: (505) 323-2594
This restaurant has been open for at least 2 years in this location.

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