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Basil Cafe

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5603 Bayview Rd, Bayview Cash Store, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-8802
11:00 - 20:00
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place looks a bit rinky-dink, but you know immediately that they mean FOOD when they authoritatively seat you at a table. The bevs/beers are in a cooler by the door, which made me think "low-rent", but, my goodness, the menu is ambitious and varied. I had to ask a nearby patron what he was eating , because it looked... More 

Thank Jeanne A
Tacoma, Washington
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is our second time there. And we'll go again! Even hubby, who's not fond of Asian loved it. The owner was entertaining too. Looks like it would be nice to dine outdoors in the summer.

Thank NancyWMorton
Bellevue, Washington
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great vegan lunch here with the family - tofu rolls, pho, general tso tofu, black tea..... good service, good food.

Thank Pete B
Greenbank, Washington
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Highly recommend Basil Café if you are in the Bayview/Langley area. My favorite is the Pho - you can't go wrong.

Thank kpost100
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Good pho and other Vietnamese choices. Fresh, healthy food at a fair cost. Below average atmosphere and limited beverage choices. Good for a quick, yummy lunch.

Thank Matthew R
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We went to Basil Cafe for the first time in several months. For me. The wait staff was so helpful. She even remembered I had ordered brown rice the last time. I was in and wanted to know if I wanted it again instead of white rice. There are good vegetarian options which is very important. To me.

Thank ponopuppy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A good stop for Asian food. Haven't had anything that was not deliciousl th selection is huge and worth experimenting with.

Thank Thomas C
Freeland, Washington
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I love this cafe for their Pho. Customer service has always been great. Prices are reasonable and you get a lot of food, I always feel like I need to roll out cause I'm stuffed :)

Thank Jessica E
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Everything tasted delicious! Excellent preparation and presentation. Wait staff was very helpful and friendly. We will definitely go there again. They also have take out!

Thank Brenda K
Leavenworth WA
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We patronize this cafe about twice a month. We have always been thrilled with our cuisine! From fresh rolls, soups, curries, prawns and Shaking Beef, all have been memorable. Our service however, is spotty at best. Drinks are often extremely slow in coming. Our soup served after our meal on one occasion. I am extremely understanding and patient when the... More 

Thank Immayan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5603 Bayview Rd, Bayview Cash Store, Langley, Whidbey Island, WA 98260-8802
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Langley
  • Phone Number: 360-321-7898
Address may be listed as either Bayview or Langley. This restaurant is located on Whidbey Island, Washington.

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