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Basil's Greek Dining

4000 Fox Valley Center Dr, E. New York St., Aurora, IL 60504-4109
+1 630-692-1300
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“saganaki” (20 reviews)
“lamb” (25 reviews)
“gyros” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4000 Fox Valley Center Dr, E. New York St., Aurora, IL 60504-4109
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there with some friends on a Saturday evening to celebrate my birthday. When I arrived the staff was so pleasant and we went to the bar to wait for friends. Several staff members wished me a Happy Birthday. The bartender was excellent. Then...More

Thank Angela Z
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I usually don’t give out 5 easily but the food and the service were great; thank you Maira! My only suggestion is to dim the lights a bit low and add some candles- real or fake, to create more of an intimate ambiance. Had the...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Greek Food - at least in greater Chicagoland - occupies a space below Family Dining but above (often far above) Fast Food. “Gyro Joints” often serve souvlaki, dolmades, baklava for dessert, and sometimes a few other Greek specialties. Delicious, high value eats. That’s NOT Basil’s....More

Thank David V
Reviewed 1 October 2017

WE love Basils patio dining and could not understand why we were the only couple dining out. Nice tables, comfortable chairs, umbrellas,lattice canopy in sections and fireplace and fire pit when needed, We did peek into the main dining area and lounge and know we...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is an old-school Greek restaurant that made me miss Chicago's historic Como Inn. The service was perfect; there was a decent beer and wine selection; it was fun to watch flaming Saganaki go to other tables; and our own food was delicious. I don't...More

Thank Abelard1079
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were greeted very warmly & seated right away. We originally sat outside, but then it started to rain & although the pergolas have a material covering the tops, they are not waterproof. The staff did not respond very quickly & one employee was more...More

Thank llomonte
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Basil's delivers some amazing Greek food, they restaurant has very good food with comparable service. I have tried most of the menu and their is nothing I have not liked. The lamb burger for lunch is quite good, but don't limit yourself their. The restaurant...More

Thank Bill_Foodie1
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We lucked upon this place on a suggestion from a friend. A great choice - the food was amazing! I ordered the braised lamb shank with orzo and the Avgolemono soup - OMG! So delish! We had excellent service and the bar is great as...More

Thank bbyckes
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We came here for our anniversary dinner. The staff went above and beyond to make it a special night starting with a personalized Happy Anniversary message at the top of our menus. (We told them it was our anniversary when making our reservation and they...More

Thank wuzyursign
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The warmest reception of any restaurant! Very good service. Greek salad is perfect. The skirt steak is one of the best we've ever had. The lamb shank and orzo is exactly like you would expect. Meat falls off the bone and the tomato sauce is...More

Thank Jennifer N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4000 Fox Valley Center Dr, E. New York St., Aurora, IL 60504-4109
    (59 & New York)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-692-1300
  • E-mail
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