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Basil's Restaurant

1675 E Fire Tower Rd, Greenville, NC 27858-4138
+1 252-353-5800
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (55 reviews)
“baked ziti” (5 reviews)
“meat sauce” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, American, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1675 E Fire Tower Rd, Greenville, NC 27858-4138
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been eating at Basil's for years and never had a bad meal there. We have had many of the menu items and you cannot go wrong. From the spaghetti to the pizza this is Greenville's go to pizza place. The smell and atmosphere...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basils has been here for years. It is an independent family owned Italian sit down restaurant that has excellent core menu items that have been in the menu about 20 years, but there are monthly and even daily special menus. The bow tie with Italian...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I received a recommendation to check out Basil's Restaurant from the staff at my hotel and decided to try it out this Friday. When I arrived, I saw it was quite busy, so I had fairly high hopes. The first thing I noticed as I...More

Thank Curt M
Jeremy S, Owner at Basil's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your extensive comments. While we obviously always want a 5 Star rating, I appreciate you providing feedback that gives me the ability to look in to our processes so that we can address any issues for yourself and others who may have...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Service has always been great, but then we have always been there for the lunch specials. Nice, quiet atmosphere. Food has always been good, but nothing outstanding, just a quick inexpensive lunch

Thank shjames38
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

My sons took my husband and I here for Mothers Day and I can say it was great. Try their dip trio. Baked ziti is the best I've had. Service was quick and friendly.More

Thank TheresaC65
Jeremy S, Owner at Basil's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are happy to hear we could be a part of your Morher's Day celebration! We look forward to serving you again in the near future. Until then please remember to Eat Local with any of Greenville's fine,...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

The family had dinner at Basil's over ECU's Graduation weekend. We had had a busy day and planned for a late dinner. Upon arrival at 8:45 pm, we were not shown to a table because 2 of our party were not present. I understand that...More

Thank OhJackieO
Jeremy S, Owner at Basil's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

I have looked into both your food order and discussed your visit with the host staff and your server. I completely agree that the host staff should have been more lenient on our policy of not seating anyone until the whole party has arrived when...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon but the service was rather slow. Ordered spaghetti and meatballs which was above average but nothing special. Will probably order something different next time.More

Thank rambo4567
Jeremy S, Owner at Basil's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your review. I apologize for the slow service. I would definitely suggest trying something else from the menu. While our Spaghetti and Meatballs are good and probably the 2nd best selling pasta item after our lasagna, I find that many people prefer...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Great service and excellent food! The Beer selection is super. It's a great place to go for lunch and dinner. They even have an outdoor patio.More

Thank Jeffrey B
Jeremy S, Owner at Basil's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

We like to think Basil's is still in a way a hidden gem, but the patio most definitely is a hidden gem. After close to 20 years in business we have customers who have been dining with us for 10+ years that just now are...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I went with family last Tuesday to Basil's. We got two appetizers. Fried green tomatoes and sun dried tomato crab dip. They were amazing as usual. We ordered the taco pizza and it was delicious. We had great service, food, and beer. Can't wait to...More

Thank NanCee_Here
Jeremy S, Owner at Basil's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Glad to here you like the Taco Pizza. As we already have Corona, Dos Equis and Margaritas on special on Tuesday, it only seem fitting to add a Taco and Fajita pizza. Thank you for your wonderful comments and we look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Basil's is a gem in Greenville. The food is prepared fresh every day. The owner (works in the kitchen) and his staff are fantastic. They have a side bar that specializes to North Carolina Beers and wines. When you walk in you are greeted by...More

Thank Die-Hard-ECU-Fan
Jeremy S, Owner at Basil's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! I definitely work every aspect in the restaurant, but my favorite place to be is in the kitchen to maintain quality and consistency in the food. We are very fortunate to have quite a few long term members of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1675 E Fire Tower Rd, Greenville, NC 27858-4138
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 252-353-5800
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