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Basil Leaf

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6395 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-3717
+1 727-360-4000
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really in the mood for some Pad Thai. I had the chicken and my husband had the shrimp. Service was fast. Food was good and plentiful. There was enough leftover to give us each a large serving for lunch the next day.

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1 Thank Marilyn S
Lake Mary, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at The Postcard Inn (be sure to rent a beach cabana from John!), we visited Basil Leaf for dinner. Ah-may-zing! Tom Kah Gai, Chicken Satay, Edamame for appetizers. The Tom Kah Gai was the best I've ever had. Generous pours of wine. Delicious iced thai tea and coffee. Entrees were pad thai (HUGE portion, filled up and had... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch. My sweet and sour chicken was too salty and chicken was tough as shoe leather. The veggies were rubbery. My husband had vegetable soup with shrimp tempura. The soup was bland but the deep fried shrimp was good. My daughter had Pad Thia. Her chicken was also very tough. None of us would eat here again. The... More 

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1 Thank Marilyn R
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant, mom and pop type of place. Sushi was wonderful and large servings. Had the "boat" of a variety of sushi, not to mention appetizers.

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Largo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch with my honey. Great miso soup, seaweed salad terrific. But the sushi was amazing: fresh fresh fresh! Volcano roll is great!

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1 Thank Dave S
St. Pete Beach
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The atmosphere is nothing fabulous but the sushi is fantastic! The soups are rich and filled with fresh ingredients. Cooked food has succulent sauces and the Sushi is creative, delicious and presented beautifully. We go 3 times a week but it gets very busy on Fri & Sat nights. A great spot on St. Pete Beach!

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1 Thank Nancy S
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We landed here one stormy night based on a recommendation from a friend when we said we wanted thai. This place actually has amazing Japenese food as well as Thai, and I have to admit, i mostly go Japanese here exclusively. The spicy edamame are unbelievable. The miso is solid like a classic should be, and the sushi...wow..the sushi! It's... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

What this place lacks in ambiance, it more than makes up for it with delicious food, good prices and a great location. We tried seven dishes, and they were very good.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was a real treat. Delicious Thai and Japanese food at a very reasonable price. As vegetarians the emphasis on seafood at most restaurants gets a little challenging. It was a delight to find this spot so close to our hotel.

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Thank Laura H
Charleston, South Carolina
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you're like me, you love a great Thai restaurant. As most of you know all too well, the number of mediocre Thai spots FAR outweigh the real gems. Fortunately for St Pete Beach, Basil Leaf is one of those rare diamonds in the rough. Everything about our experience was spot on, and we tend to be fairly picky. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6395 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-3717
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Pete Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-360-4000

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