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Sweet Basil - CLOSED

4910 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6002
+1 301-657-7997
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
30 Jul 2012
“good food - closing Aug 1st”
5 May 2012
“Great Thai”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
4910 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6002
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Reviewed 30 July 2012

For what it is worth - (They had a sign on the window saying they will be permanently closed on August 1st). They had good flavorful Thai food with a curry that my daughter actually liked (She wants things very mild and most places are...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 5 May 2012

Very tasty Thai food, Tom Kha Gai, Chicken Fried Rice and Chicken Penang were excellent, but the Pad Thai was average. Overall, excellent food, great value and ambience. Will definitely go there again.

Thank vinodgeorge
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Sweet Basil is a welcoming place, features friendly servers and an attractive menu, but seems hesitant to offer the spark and excitement of Thai cuisine to ordinary diners. My entree - a routine Pad Thai dish -was nicely presented but somehow quite unremarkable for taste...More

Thank Matt14617
Reviewed 16 January 2012

I picked up some carry-out on a Friday night, and the place was quite busy. I attribute much of its popularity due to diners actually being able to carry on a conversation without screaming. They've paid attention to the sound factor, putting carpet on the...More

Thank WashingtonWanderer
Reviewed 5 December 2011

My wife and I were about to take advantage of the buffet at the Indian restaurant Haandi, located next door, when we notice the lunch special at Sweet Basil - for $10.95. It turned out to be an excellent experience and we will be back....More

Thank BartandLinda
Reviewed 4 January 2011

We live in Bethesda and this is one of our favorites too. But my headline refers to an article a few months back in the local "Bethesda Magazine" (if I'm correctly recalling which local publication it was). It told of a Widower who works in...More

Thank TiltedFlipCurves
Reviewed 9 March 2009

It was one of the worst thai meals I had ever had, but the service was worse than the food. I would never return to that restaurant again.

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Reviewed 24 November 2007

Great food- WAY overpriced. Not so authentic Thai- in a fusion kind of way. The sweet potato appetizer is great.

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Reviewed 12 November 2007

We have been dining at Sweet Basil since it first opened several years ago. Under the original owners, the restaurant was excellent. It offered first-rate food at very reasonable prices and very good service. The original owners decided to move back to the West Coast...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4910 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6002
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-657-7997
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