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Sweet Basil

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1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-1986
+1 650-212-5788
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:30
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Foster City, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good food,good staff and courteous...Curry dishes are well prepared and service is excellent. But only demerit I found is the space in the dinning area. The table next to you is almost seating with you :)

Thank sudhin s
Foster City, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live literally 5 minutes away and were entertaining friends when we decided to order in from them. They told us it would be quick. About 40 minutes later we called for an update and were told that it was on route. After another 30 minutes we called again and were told it would be there any minute. Finally when... More 

Thank manxela
Harwich Port, Massachusetts
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108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended Sweet Basil, a Thai restaurant, as being both close and good. Good recommendation. The decor is simple, but pleasant. The service is quick, perhaps a bit too quick. The food is excellent - fresh, wonderfully spiced. Our main dishes, chicken curry and scallops with pepper, featured a delicious blend of meat/ fish, vegetables and seasonings. For a... More 

Thank Eric G
Foster City, California
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Best Thai restaurant in Foster City. Their curry dishes are well prepared and service is excellent. Be sure to make reservations on weekends.

Thank James K
Raleigh, North Carolina
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food I had was good, but I was a bit disappointed because of the wonderful online reviews. I also thought the menu was a bit limited. What I had was good, but not as good as I anticipated.

Thank AtlKev
Foster City, California
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great food -- excellent service - always packed - excellent prices - they also deliver. . What more could you ask?

Thank shariwilliams
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed Sweet Basil. After a week in Sonoma, we chose to stay close to SFO for a morning flight. The restaurant was about a mile away, the menu looked promising and they charged an $8 corkage fee. We happened to have an opened bottle of red so we took it along. My wife had Pad Thai noodles with... More 

Thank Alex H
San Mateo, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

First time here and I loved the food. All food we ordered are very good. Tom yum gai, satay chicken, volcano lamb, etc are all delicious.. will go back here:)

Thank nel d
Foster City, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A very good Thai food experience for Thai food lovers, lots of choices in the menu and also with a very fast to go option. Food is exceptionally well prepared and provided with moderate quantity. If you are hungry can have all by yourself. My choice is mostly the dishes with duck meat, that's an absolute beauty in this cozy... More 

Thank Joyi1118
Reston, VA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

There were six of us for lunch just arriving in San Francisco and very hungry. Found this place online and headed right there from airport. All of us enjoyed our food and we each ordered different dishes. The presentation of dishes was unique. Definitely recommend. In fact we thought about going back for dinner when we couldn't come up with... More 

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-1986
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-212-5788

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