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Hot Basil Thai Cafe

565 New Park Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110-1348
+1 860-523-9554
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
21 Nov 2017
“Comfortable Setting for Good Food”
3 Mar 2018
“Birthday on Monday”
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
565 New Park Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110-1348
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My birthday was on a Monday. We had a dinner on Saturday and another Tuesday. We chose this warm and initimate restaurant. Everything was superb. I like the lettuce wraps and several entrees. The lemongrass tea is s real treat as was the surprise birthday...More

Thank rtinneract
Reviewed November 21, 2017

The evening I was there with a few friends was nice - not many other people to have to talk over or hold up our order. There was only one waitress - I don't know how she could've handled it by herself if it had...More

Thank rebergie1
Reviewed May 18, 2017

2 birthday girls wanted to go here, not the grandparents choice, but we agreed. The appetizer, (rangoon, wings, and even calamari were terrific. I should have stopped there! I had the beef basil thai fried rice and grandpa had the chicken. The kids and grandkids...More

Thank Becky V
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Always amazing. Lucky to have this as my local Thai restaurant. The 'Hot Basil Stir Fry' is one of my favorite menu items. And a great staff just tops it off.

Thank longhjr
Reviewed May 7, 2016

I love this place. The food is excellent, the portions are very good - as is the service. Have never had a bad meal here. Would highly recommend.

Thank deidrek63
Reviewed February 13, 2016

The food was marginal - seasoned enough but the portions were so small, it was not worth the $$$. For instance, the Shrimp and Salmon Stir Fry was $20 and the amount of salmon was about 2-3 ounces and approximately 5 medium sized shrimp. The...More

1  Thank Travel33871
Reviewed January 13, 2016

This isn't your typical Thai food but it's worth the extra money as the food is so fresh and so tasty. The hours are weird but it's worth your time and money if you're in the mood for Thai. I've found that over the years...More

Thank clarkproof
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on New Year's Day for a bite. Thinking we & 2 others would be the only patrons, but this was short lived. Everyone seemed to have the same idea! I was in a middle mood so Drunken Noodles & Chicken & an iced...More

Thank John L
Reviewed October 18, 2015

My pad thai with tofu was-um-not good. The noodles were okay, but tofu takes on the flavors it was cooked with. My tofu was white, mushy, and cold. Almost like it was added as an afterthought to the dish. A vegetable rice dish was much...More

Thank Murf57
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Celebrated a friend's birthday recently at Hot Basil and had a really nice meal. The staff was super accommodating and they let us bring in a cake and everything. I had a salmon dish, and the spice was perfect, with lots of flavor and perfectly...More

Thank chrisooo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 565 New Park Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110-1348
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-523-9554
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