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Sweet Basil

1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-1986
+1 650-212-5788
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (18 reviews)
“pad see ew” (3 reviews)
“panang curry” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-1986
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Reviewed yesterday

Off the beat little Thai restaurant with limited taste and Thai condiments. The food was mediocre at best and mostly tasteless. There was no condiment plate with fresh mint and vegetables as usually presented in Thai food...even at lunch. The serving staff was ok but...More

Thank BadReallyBad
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good flavors, nice decor. Terrible, slow service, must ask repetitive times to request water refills, understaffed. Have tried this place 3 times and consistently poor. This is my first unfavorable trip advisor review and I have written many. Ordered last night to go and our...More

Thank debcook35
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent early meal here. Super food and attentive service. A great place to stop if you are on the Bay Trail

Thank mike c
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Decided to check out this place for dinner after reading reviews. Located in a small strip mall with predominantly Asian businesses. Arrived here around 6:30 on a Friday evening and good seated immediately. However, within 15 minutes of our seating the place got packed so...More

Thank kst1
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Food was good here. Nicely decorated. Plate is small and very tight. Packed by the time we arrived at noon. Would suggest u getting here by 1145am if u want to make sure u get a table. Was super loud. Had a hard time hearing...More

Thank KCaliforniatraveler
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Good food, nice presentation, strip mall location. Four of us shared plates for a communal lunch. The spring rolls were the biggest hit. There's a limited beverage menu, but that's not all that unusual in smaller restaurants. Overall, if you're looking for Thai, it's worth...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews we were really looking forward to exceptional Thai food and I️ can’t say this is what we found. My pad Thai was a little mushy and under flavored and my sisters pad see ew was mediocre at best. The food was...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Got there on Saturday around 6pm. Didn't make a reservation and the line was out the door. Put down a party of two on the wait list (don't know if they take reservations, now) behind about 14-20 people ahead of us. The place was packed...More

Thank LinQue
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Thai Samosas were delicious and came beautifully presented with an orchid garnish. The duck was superb and the sweet basil chicken was quite good, though heavy on the bamboo. Our fried rice was a good balance of sweet and spicey. Highly recommend!

Thank ShanAnd
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the eatery with family and found the food to be appealing and appetising. We ordered the Crispy Pompano which is a whole deep fried Pompano fish with Thai spicy chilli sauce. You can ask for the spice level to be adjusted. The Sweet Basil...More

Thank Teji87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1473 Beach Park Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-1986
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Foster City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-212-5788
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