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Thai Basil

) #140 of 1,744 Restaurants in Sacramento $$ - $$$ Asian, Thai
2431 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816-4805
+1 916-442-7690
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
2431 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816-4805
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place! So charming, small and easily to walk to. Always get red curry with chicken. Yum!! Can't wait to go again.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Two of us had dinner Saturday and enjoyed the new Winter menu. I had lamb and my guest had yellow curry. We started with the BEST brussel sprouts with cauliflower. A rainy evening, their specialty teas were perfect. We will be back!

Thank lisan664
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Never had it before and wasn't sure I would like it, but a friend recommended it to me and wow! Slightly spicy and and very tasty on a chilly Sunday afternoon. Drunken Noodles hit the spot!

Thank Bernie278
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I loved the fried rice and tofu. Took some home for dinner. Great place, and pet - friendly. I'll be back.....

Thank Bluesman13
Reviewed 21 December 2016

While visiting family in Sacramento we opted for Thai for dinner. We were not disappointed with Thai Basil. Although not a fancy restaurant, the wait staff and service was good and the food delicious. Is there better out there, probably, but we had no complaints...More

Thank RonH43026
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Eating outside in their special weekend-only, fairy-like garden area, complete with a water feature, was special. The service was very good and they accommodated my wishes for am substituting eggplant instead of potatoes in their yellow curry dish. So good! My friends had the summer...More

Thank cyclist16
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Lunch here was sooooo good. The fresh rolls lived up to their name and my spicy papaya salad was delectable (and had lots of heat to it, just as I like). Good service and nice patio. Would absolutely go back again.

1  Thank TheKatyMcD
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We ordered 3 items for a late lunch/early dinner: Tom Kha Gai-Soup (Thai coconut soup); Pad-Kee-Mow (Drunken noodles); and Pad-Prik-King (stir fry green beans, carrots in a spicy red curry). We found the soup to be a 'thiner' coconut broth and flavor compared to other...More

Thank Riel_Travelers
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My sister and I tried this out in May and I have been back with friends three times since. The selection is great. Service prompt once you get seated. The outside dining is nice but the "under the tent" side a bit dark. The tea...More

Thank lisan664
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Thai Basil has been in Sacramento for a while, still serves very good authentic Thai food. I love their "Larb" salad, with chicken. The menu offers seasonal dishes as well. Service is always very good.

Thank rassociate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: 2431 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816-4805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-442-7690
  • E-mail
Thai Basil has been Voted Best Thai Food in Sacramento area every yearesince 2001 by Sac. Mag. and SN&R's reader's choice award.Features house made curries, fresh noodles and signature cocktails.Large selections for Vegan and Gluten free optionsAt Thai Basil, we’re committed to bringing you fresh, authentic and great tasting Thai food you can trust. Our menu is made from high quality ingredients from local vendors and home made sauces. Our mission: is to consistently deliver the BEST Thai food with friendly service every day
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