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Basil Thai Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Fourth Ward
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210 N. Church St., Charlotte, NC 28202
+1 704-332-7212
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner in Uptown Charlotte at the Basil Thai Restaurant. The food is priced a little higher than most Thai restaurants but everything tastes very fresh. We've been both times we visited and everything was very tasty and the service was good. It also has a modern decor that was appealing.

Thank YogaGal1
New York City, New York
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Visited with 2 business colleagues and came here twice. Good satay, and brilliant coconut soup. Mains were great, ginger chicken and pad thai, chicken noodles. Plenty of spice too and tasted really fresh. Japanese beer good too. The fried green tea ice cream is fantastic. Very nice ambience and friendly staff. I love thai food so will definitely come back... More 

Thank mwoodgate
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My wife and I went here this afternoon for a late lunch. There is no lunch menu, so you pay full boat even if it's one o'clock in the afternoon. Okay, we figured, it's a nice atmosphere, kinda chic, good uptown location. We'll give it a shot. I order the namesake plate, i.e. thai basil. For meat I had chicken.... More 

Thank Kurt N
Melbourne, Australia
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302 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nice place only a few blocks from the office and alongside the Dandelion Gardens place, so easy to find. Once you get inside it is actually a lot more roomy than it looks from the outside. The food is excellent in taste and presentation and if you like a bit of variety and spice suggest this go on your list... More 

Thank 655Denis
St. Thomas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious food in a great atmosphere. Waiter was attentive and very friendly. We enjoyed everything starting from the hostess, the waiters, the food, and the ambiance. Perfect place to take your date!

Thank Eike S
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I went to other Thai restaurant in the Uptown area and it was not as good as this one. Had the Tom Yum and Veggie Fried Rice, along with the Spring Rolls . . . very good food and service. Note that they do not validate parking if you park in the garage because they have Valet parking.

Thank Travel11Bug
Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had great service and good drinks, the food is good...but far from being the best thai food I've had

Thank Adrian D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Chai the owner has really done it with this place! Ambiance, staff and amazing food! I love the Red Curry Duck-a must have! Pad Thai has chicken and shrimp. Request medium spice!

Thank Ashlee E
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We live in the neighborhood and frequent Basil a few times a year. Food was good, as usual, but there were fruit flies everywhere. It was disgusting, unappetizing and unacceptable. I told the waitress, after I clearly had not eaten much off my plate, and she just said "yeah, it's been a huge problem recently". We were happy to pay,... More 

Thank tracyfisher09
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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242 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 665 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

- Great place of tasty and spicy Asian food - They give you the level of spice that you want - The Thai Red Curry is great - Also, the chicken noodles were fabolous - Great service, nice ambience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 N. Church St., Charlotte, NC 28202
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Fourth Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Fourth Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-332-7212
Refined Thai Cuisine and an invigorating dining experience in the heart of downtown Charlotte, NC. Basil's infectious atmosphere centers around a prominent glass kitchen as the sound of heat to metal, blade to board and liquid to flame resonate throughout the restaurant. Dine with us and celebrate quality cuisine made with the finest, freshest ingredients.Private rooms and catering available!!

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