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Basil Thai

702 Cross Hill Rd, Columbia, SC 29205-2084
+1 803-743-4205
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (15 reviews)
“shrimp” (9 reviews)
“basil rolls” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
702 Cross Hill Rd, Columbia, SC 29205-2084
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After stopping in at least five restaurants and were told we had 90-120 minute wait we ended up at Basil Thai. We were seated immediately. Cocktails were very tasty and well made. We enjoyed appetizers of satay and shrimp rolls. Our dinners were pad Thai,...More

Thank palomino62
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with friends for Friday night dinner. One of our friends is allergic to many foods. The staff was really great in working with us to prepare a meal for her that met her strict dietary requirements. We sat outside on the patio. This...More

Thank kedkap
Reviewed 4 September 2017

After an hour, we asked our server about our meal and he checked and told us the kitchen would start it right away. We decided to cut our losses and get a meal elsewhere. The kitchen appeared to be busy with take-out orders because the...More

Thank SCK59
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This is not the typical Thai restaurant I have eaten at in the past. Basil Thai is a bit more upscale, and the food is quite good. This was our family's first visit. The Basil barramundi I had was excellent, my wife really enjoyed the...More

Thank RRphotos
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

All 3 of us enjoyed our meals, very flavorful and tasty. Our server was prompt, very friendly, and helpful with our questions. We will definitely come here again.

Thank Dog_Lover_167
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Food is always good and take out is always ready quick. Have had a variety of menu items, but I love the cashew chicken. The spring rolls are pretty good. Basil is always a safe bet for good food.

Thank Hokie15
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

While this is a chain, it doesn't matter when the food and drink are AMAZING. Tonight , I had the Basil Martini( hard to find a good martini, and this is as great. Aaron is an outstanding waiter and creator of mentioned martini:) Oh, and...More

Thank Kris J
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We have been going to Basil for lunch on a regular basis although they are very pricey for lunch. Unfortunately, the quality of the service has declined steadily. At our last visit, it took the server forever to take our order since he was busy...More

Thank drjoe66
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I have been coming back there a few times now. My wife and I just love the Basil Duck. It is a portion more than enough for the two of us. Unfortunately not kids friendly.

Thank itaquera
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

You have to be careful about Thai restaurants. Some are all about the authenticity and flavors, others are about burning your mouth. Basil is the former, and produces dishes that are authentic and good tasting. Quality ingredients are always a good sign and Basil gets...More

Thank CreativeGuy4U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Cross Hill Rd, Columbia, SC 29205-2084
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-743-4205
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