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Red Basil

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61 Main St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 1V6, Canada
+1 519-622-0888
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (8 reviews)
“mango salad” (7 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Thai
$$ - $$$
61 Main St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 1V6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here many times and always leave satisfied. Tasty and fresh food for a reasonable price. I have always been treated well by the staff, whether it is packed or slow.

Thank Kirk O
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Small restaurant that is family run. Food is fresh, tasty and not usually takes long to get. Lots of takemout too

Thank Kim A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went for lunch with a coworker and the service was exceptional. The food was fast and hot. The spices were just perfect. I will be returning.

Thank normahCambridge
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Vietnam two years ago and have been searching for a good Vietnamese restaurant ever since. We live in Guelph but hadn't found somewhere we would have gone back to. We are so excited to have found this place! The food...More

Thank Jana M
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Quiet place but it was near closimg on a Tuesday night. Clean place and the food is fresh. Spices are not too hot but I'm sure if your a regular they'd spice it up for you. Good place for a date plenty of wine. Indonesian...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 11 January 2017

First time here and won't be the last. We started with the house Soup "Red Basil Sour & Spicy with Shrimp"(I think that's what it was called) and it was one of the best soups either of us has ever had, perfect on a cold...More

Thank ItsAMikey
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Every other week I travel to Cambridge from Niagara to pick up coffee down the street from Red Basil at Monigram Coffee Roasters. Anytime I can I try to stop here for Crispy Orange Duck. It is absolutely delicious and fairly priced. When they are...More

Thank Lucas S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The food is always good, and is always the same, so you will never be disappointed. I have never had anything here that i didn't like. The food is always fresh. They have a large selection to choose from, on the menu. The service is...More

Thank GehlKing
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Red Basil is a small, busy restaurant. It is busy because the food is good, and because it has reasonable prices. Plus, they offer quick, friendly service - without giving you the feeling of being "rushed". Another nice option, you can call in your order...More

Thank Lady-Harley1
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great little spot...holds 60 or so people. Big menu offering all sorts of Thai food. We enjoyed a bunch of typical thai apps plus a beautiful roast duck plate ea. Overall was 9/10 and was terrific value compared to Ben Than. Return for sure.You are...More

Thank ARG7777
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe 13 Main Street
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.09 km away
Monigram Coffee Roasters
122 reviews
.04 km away
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.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
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Cambridge to Paris Rail Trail
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Is it closed on Monday?
24 April 2017|
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Response from GehlKing | Reviewed this property |
It is open Mon 1130 till 8;30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Main St, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 1V6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-622-0888
  • E-mail
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