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Green Basil

701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
+1 847-918-8858
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (11 reviews)
“rangoon” (4 reviews)
“pot stickers” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Never in my life have I tasted such bland food even in the UK (and I lived there for 8 years!). I still can't believe that all the dishes appetizers, main course and all portions were bland and tasteless!!! The food looked fine, but it...More

Thank Trini-trekkers
Reviewed 2 May 2016

3 visits in a month-that possibly says it all. The first visit was more of a try, especially since Green Basisl offers my very fav Fried Ice Cream. Of course amongst the appetizers, we loved Chicken Satay and the Thai Fish Cake (just 5 pieces...More

1  Thank mlprasad
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Very good quality food for the price paid. I love their Pad Thai with Beef, frequently order it and everyday its more tastier. The non-veg is cooked well. The consistency of sauces is good.

1  Thank J J
Reviewed 17 January 2016

White table cloth service at middle class prices. Pot stickers are delightful. Tom Kha Kai soup is a wonderful warm up on these cold winter nights. If the seafood curry is available don't miss it. Oh my what a delight. So many good dishes. Pad...More

1  Thank Joyce N
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent Thai restaurant. Service and food are very good. Very fresh and tasty. Very nice atmosphere and decor. Very clean and kept up.

2  Thank Ross S
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to eat. Always busy, servers are pleasant and fast. Stir Fry Ginger with chicken is very tasty. Great prices and delicious smoothies. Try the Green Tea or Mango Smoothie! Gets busy around lunch time so go early. There is inside...More

1  Thank Becky S
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Not bad except that they were out of a couple of dishes. We ate outside overlooking the glorious parking lot. Had to have a mediocre Japanese Sapporo since their stash of Thai beer was depleted. Go figure! For food, Pot Stickers were good as was...More

2  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We ate there last night for the first time and Wow-the Food and Service were Excellent! They have outdoor dining. This is now going to be a regular restaurant for us and I am looking to go back in the next couple of weeks.

Thank Bruce428
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

One of our favorite Asian restaurants nearby. It's our go-to Thai... Good basic food. Clean restaurant located in a strip mall. People are friendly, service is good.

Thank rgTrekking
Reviewed 15 May 2015

My wife and I have eaten at Green Basil several times. Great service, good value, and plenty of choice on the menu. Excellent curries and pad thai. Some very tasty duck dishes.

2  Thank Roger H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-918-8858
Green Basil Thai Restaurant and Bar is an elegant but affordable dining experience of authentic family recipes that have been handed down for generations. The Green Basil experience begins upon entering the Zen like, dining room. The tension eases out of your body as you are warmly greeted by the professional well-seasoned staff. It is the perfect balance of tasteful upscale white tablecloth dining and a very comfortable friendly feeling.There is a large selection of authentic Thai dishes combining old world recipes with the freshest ingredients. Start your dining experience with one of the specialty drinks while you explore the vast menu. Your senses will delight in the complex flavor profiles offered by Chef Tom’s unique presentation of daily entrée favorites and authentic specials that will please the casual dinner and seasoned foodie alike.
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