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Basil Restaurant

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460 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6229
+1 843-724-3490
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an excellent dinner at Basil just after Thanksgiving. The food, proportions and service deserve a solid 4 Stars. This is a casual modern Thai restaurant. We would return on our next visit to Charleston.

Thank aaword
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've lived in Thailand for a while and this place is good. Trust me. We weren't sure about it after reading several negative reviews, but I can say that from the taste to serving size to atmosphere. Its good. Maybe a bit expensive (15.- for an entree) but they're definitely big enough to share, so all good!

Thank heygauthey
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there in Sept 2016. It was a pleasant Friday night and I chose to sit outside. That was an excellent choice, as you are sitting on a side street, with a great view of the vibrant active city life that is King St... people watching at its best. I was greatly assisted by my waiter Chandler, a student... More 

Thank HikerWNC54
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here prior to going to a local theatre. Service was efficient, food was tasty. By comparison with other Thai restaurants in the Charleston area the food was pricey. But you pay this for being on King Street. Overall expensive for what you get. But the downside for me was the Mojito. The pineapple mojito was watery, lacking any... More 

Thank Aughlin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant for our first meal in Charleston and we were very pleased. We arrived about a half hour before the restaurant was about to close for a break between lunch and dinner. The service was excellent and our food came out quickly. Everything was fresh and seasoned just right. Check out the peanut sauce, one of the... More 

Thank RayFromPhilly
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had great food and a great time. Super cool atmosphere. Clean and on point staff - very helpful . Great menu selection!

Thank Rachel L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to basil tonight for dinner try the curries we had the green curry with chicken, delicious, will definately go again for this , this is Thai food cooked by Thai cooks can't get better

Thank Jean937
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Went there for lunch between our conference classes. Would highly recommend.

Thank aquaboo2
Salida, Colorado, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I sat at the bar and enjoyed watching the delicious dishes being prepared. The wonton soup was excellent as was the curry. Service was very good and the restaurant was clean. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank Joanne P
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my girlfriend here for dinner. Amazing pad Thai and soups. We also had some basil rolls that were great. We come here once a month at least

Thank Mathew L

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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 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6229
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-3490

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