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Thai Basil

118 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5428
+1 607-319-4722
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (7 reviews)
“red curry” (2 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5428
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful distinctive tastes support an adventurous menu filled with culinary delights. The lobster Pad Thai is a winner, as is the Thai Basil. Starters include Edamame ( should be kicked up a bit..somewhat bland), a very good Satay, and an interesting Summer Roll. Soup dishes...More

Thank jacob p
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit. Small restaurant but cozy. Female waitress was friendly and efficient. Our order of spring rolls were tasty but small. Our main meals were extremely tasty with the soup containing a abundance of veggies etc... and too both, too our liking. Our wait...More

Thank arnold t
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

When I lived in Ithaca, I came to this restaurant a few times a week. I tried other Thai restaurants in Ithaca, but this one is definitely the best. Very delicious authentic food and very kind staff.

1  Thank EE454
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and most importantly, excellent food! My friend and I shared the Nam Prik Pao and the Thai Basil dish with chicken. Will definitely be dining here on my next trip to Ithaca and will certainly recommend to others.

1  Thank Luke G
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

1  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
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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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