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Thai Basil

118 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5428
+1 607-319-4722
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“red curry” (2 reviews)
“frog legs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5428
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Thai Basil is right across the street from the State Theatre. The food is delicious, served with the usual Thai graciousness and refinement. The atmosphere in the restaurant is lovely. The quality can vary a bit depending on their staffing situation. There was just one...More

Thank Mahessori
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We love Thai food and were excited to go here prior to the Art Garfunkel concert. We allowed a lot of time and thought we would have to think about what to do between eating and the concert. It was a good thing we had...More

Thank geejam
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Was told 5 minutes for a table. Took 15. Let server know we had a show to catch. Waited 30 minutes only to have the server come out and ask us what we wanted because they hadn't even started our order. Left with no dinner....More

Thank Fifi300
Reviewed April 18, 2018

8 women, ages 40-60 had dinner with a reservation on our Tuesday night women's dinner. Each person loved their meal. The atmosphere was inviting, and was not too loud for friendly conversation. Our server was a cute as a button, sweet too!

Thank cayugasheila
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

They made us to wait for almost 1 hr to take an order and after giving order we waited for 1 hr for food. Also we have ordered veg soup and a fried rice and a Jungle curry , The soup which they bought is...More

Thank RamaTejaswini
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We were driving into town later than expected and wanted a good meal to take to our hotel room. That basil was a great choice! Some foods don't do well in take out, but our Pad Thai and Crab Rangoon were still warm, and delicious...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

I returned the next day to have them again for lunch. However someone with me asked for a dish without spice and it came spicy. But I will return again and again for the drunken noodlesz

Thank Truthrulesintheend
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This place is small and lovely. It feels very tucked away from the street. Service was fast, even with a packed restaurant. Our food was absolutely delicious. Two dinners and an appetizer came in at a very low cost and incredible value. Would highly recommend.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Best Thai restaurant in Ithaca. Located on Ithaca Common, convenient to Cornell and Ithaca College. Portions large and very reasonably priced (curries and stir fried 11-13; fish, duck, and specials 17-20). Taste is authentic and delicious. Red Curry superb; yellow curry milder and also excellent....More

Thank travelerSFBayarea
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Two sides to this review. First - the food is absolutely wonderful - very fresh and flavorful. Five stars. Yum yum. Will be back. Side two - service is spotty. Don't go if you're in a hurry. Three stars. That said, service is cheerful and...More

Thank ulysses204
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April 17, 2018|
Response from travelerSFBayarea | Reviewed this property |
1.9 mi from Holiday Inn Express to the restaurant at Ithaca Commons. About a 30 min walk or 5-10 min drive. Parking can be found within a few blocks of restaurant.
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Tampa_traveler63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It looked like they had a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5428
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-319-4722
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