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Basil's Italian Restaurant

205 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701-1455
+1 606-523-1114
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“bow tie pasta” (9 reviews)
“lobster sauce” (3 reviews)
“fettuccine” (3 reviews)
$$ - $$$
205 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701-1455
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little cozy Italian restaurant in Corbin. The food is alway wonderful and prepared to order. Chef Richard will come to your table to make sure everything is to your liking. Corbin is very fortunate to have such a gem of a restaurant. Hope more...More

Thank travelswithmyguy
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Are you looking for really outstanding food? It'll probably come as something of a geographic shock to find in Corbin Kentucky... but Chef Rick at Basil's is kicking out some creative culinary concoctions that will win over almost any appetite! This young restaurant is truly...More

Thank JT W
Reviewed 29 October 2017

First time visitors to Corbin. We weren't expecting to find an authentic Italian restaurant. Chef seats you, goes over the menu, happy to answer any questions. The food is fresh, prepared with passion and devoured with delight. If you're in Corbin, treat yourself to this...More

Thank southernguy12fl
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This young Chef knows his way around a kitchen!!! My sister had chicken Marsala.... awesome!!! I had one of his specialties...Bowtie pasta with grilled shrimp in a devine lobster sauce...OMG...to die for!! Based on what we had I'm sure every thing is wonderful!! It's not...More

1  Thank Linda1997
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Seems like most of the offerings here are pre fabbed. Not a fan. Not crazy about the the overly social manager either. Some may like the interaction I don't.

Thank mrmage
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Basil's has the most amazing authentic Italian food that I have ever tasted. I have been to little Italy in NY, restaurants in Miami , Savanna and I have never had anything as good as this. The Mama's pasta is outstanding, bacon wrapped scallops and...More

Thank StephanieC1962
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Seated right away. Server was courteous but the service was very slow, even when the place was not busy. My ravioli was good but others in the group were not impressed with the pasta.

1  Thank Toby H
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

In a town with only a few good restaurants, this one stands out -- but in fairness, it would stand out in just about any town! A little storefront in the downtown the inside is very plain and minimalist decorated. Good Italian music playing you...More

Thank Steve61462
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We love to find non-fast food and get away from the oh-so chain restaurants during our travels. Today was another great experience at Basil's Italian restaurant in downtown Corbin Ky. We needed a lift after a long travel day and a great pizza, good cold...More

Thank lolo341
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

If you like truly Italian food this is the place to come. Chef Richard create the best Momma's pasta you can find. His steak and shrimp entree is wonderful. He cooks his steak to perfection. The atmosphere is warm and romantic. Chef Richard greets his...More

Thank cna49859
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701-1455
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +1 606-523-1114
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