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Sweet Basil Thai Restaurant

) #76 of 193 Restaurants in Fairbanks Asian, Thai
1448 S Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6202
+1 907-456-3170
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
21 Sep 2016
“Sweet Basil is now Nim's House of Thai Food”
2 May 2016
“Best Thai in Fairbanks!”
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Asian, Thai
1448 S Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6202
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Fairbanks is famous for its Thai restaurants, and with good reason. The Thai scene here is amazing, and a particular joy of Interior Alaskan life (and touring) is to sample as many Thai restaurants as possible. I stumbled upon Nim's when a friend recommended Sweet...More

Thank Cassieopia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Amazing Thai food, always changing, I had the Avacado Green Curry, and it was awesome! The prices are very reasonable. It is difficult to find, but worth the trip.

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Stopped for dinner . The food was served hot and it was good. The only thing is the serving sizes were on the smaller side . We each got an item and it wasn't quite enough for three of us .staff very attentive

Thank Nativearizonain
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Sweet Basil is under new ownership and chef. The pork fried rice was the best I have had since the 70's when I stayed at the Siam Intercontinental in Bangkok. Though the place isn't fancy, I wouldn't hesitate to eat there again.

Thank NorthPolePatriotFan
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I've eaten here many times. Surprised it's not more popular, maybe because of the location on S. Cushman. The curries are good, their yellow is probably one of the better in town. Give it a shot, you'll be surprised.

2  Thank Mike J
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Decent pork red curry and crispy spring rolls. Thai iced tea was just how I liked it, more tea than sweet and thick enough that it never got watered down even, when all the ice melted. Clean restaurant even though the outside is definitely nothing...More

1  Thank pinkdolphi
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We went so often the owner knew what we wanted as soon as we walk in the door. I don't know what they sauce is they serve with the fried spring rolls but it is awesome.

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I hate to say but the food here was awful - we had traditional Thai dishes from apps to dinner and the results were the same - noodles were horrible, rice was the worst ever and the chicken was made a long time ago and...More

Thank AK-reviewer
Reviewed 9 September 2013

This trip to Fairbanks we ate at three Thai restaurants for lunch and Sweet Basil was our least favorite. It is next to Prospector, so we gave it a try. We had a pretty good Coconut soup, and a fair Chicken with Basil dish. The...More

Thank BostonSkier
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Some friends who now live in Thailand for two-thirds of the year recommended Sweet Basil as the best Thai restaurant in Fairbanks. We were not disappointed! The cashew chicken is delicious as was the peanut chicken. I wish I could remember the Thai names for...More

Thank JHeusi
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1448 S Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6202
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-456-3170
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