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Sweet Basil

) #19 of 535 Restaurants in Albany €€ - €€€ Asian, Thai
370 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
+1 518-729-4111
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (21 reviews)
“duck” (11 reviews)
“mango curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
€€ - €€€
370 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
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Reviews (109)
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

One of our "go to" restaurants. Dinner here is always excellent. Third time last night. Tom yum soup and chicken and ginger/mushroom. Restaurant is small, but delightful. Parking on the street is very doable. Highly recommend.

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Small, but charming and welcoming Thai restaurant located in house. Waitress, hostess & part owner ? was incredibly accommodating and helpful. We let her know that we had a concert to attend and she ensured that the meal was out in a timely fashion. Our...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Small restaurant but the food is consistently good quality and fresh! The menu has lots of great options.

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had the drunken noodles, the pakow, the green cury. They were all very tasty. The staff were nice and friendly.

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I was always looking for an authentic Thai place ever since i moved to albany. Though there were many Thai food places none were really great. But Sweet basil is just the best one. I really wonder how i missed this one all this while....More

Reviewed 19 November 2016

A small (seating for about 25) well established Thai Restaurant. Delicious food and well served by pleasant staff. The Sweet Basil Duck is awesome. Dinner reservations are necessary. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This charming little restaurant was such a treat. Best Panang curry I have ever had. Mild, but with a great depth of flavor. (Not a real fan of hot). Reasonably priced. Definitely will be back.

Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was a lovely albeit small Thai restaurant in Albany. Not many tables but was fine at lunch on a Saturday. The food was delicious. The Sweet Basil Eggplant was just outstanding. Service was polite and attentive. Street parking was a little tricky but worth...More

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Having eaten at Sweet Basil a year ago, and continuing to see the restaurant highly rated in TripAdvisor, we returned for another evening's meal. We found the service to be attentive, even on a very busy Friday night, the food to come out of the...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times. The food is excellent. The restaurant is small we go early to get a table. The wait staff are very good. I would recommend this restaurant.

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Questions & Answers
19 November 2015
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Response from Kari K | Reviewed this property
Pad Thai is not spicy really. Spice can be adjusted and there are different types of curries.

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1622
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-729-4111
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