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Basa Restaurant

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Clifton
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2244 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2468 (Clifton Ave / Jane St)
+1 502-896-1016
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Lousiville, KY
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We really had a great experience at Basa last night. The food and service were excellent! My wife and I split the salad of the day. She had a shrimp entree and I had scallops. All the dishes were delicious. The wine was a very nice Pinot Noir. Desert was chocolate cake! Our friends were as satisfied.

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Thank Card2inal
Merion Station, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Last night our family had a great dinner at Basa. The Ahi tuna with the bok choy was exquisite. The service was superb. It's definitely worth a detour if you are any where near Louisville.

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Thank Joseph O
Louisville, Kentucky
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had an early evening meal there this week and it was a wonderful experience. The waiter was helpful with menu choices, the timing of the meal was spot on and the food was really good! This is a great place to get in out of the muggy Louisville heat during the summer. There is no patio but no worries!... More 

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Thank PROSPECTMAMAFROMKY
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Been there multiple times. One of my favorite restaurants. Great food. Great drinks and good service. Very modern ambience.

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Thank Deep A
Lexington, Kentucky
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

The shaking beef is literally one of the best things I have ever eaten, ever. This place cannot get 5 stars because it is way too noisy, very pricy, and smells awful. But the food was so insanely good that I will still go back.

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Thank Tyler M
Louisville, Kentucky
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

We had not been to Basa in some time but have always liked it. Last night was not exception. My husband and I raved about every course. The squash soup was perfectly balanced, not overly sweet, like it can be. The shaking beef was so tender and delicious and my husband's tuna was the best tuna he had ever eaten,... More 

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Thank MariaKT
Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Moved to L'ville 2yrs ago...have been searching for a good Vietnamese restaurant. Basa was recommended by a Vietnamese friend and we were not disappointed! We felt welcomed the moment we walked in. Our server made some fabulous suggestions for dinner. The Imperial Rolls were delicious and the aloe Vera cocktail was surprisingly refreshing. We tried the tuna and scallops: really... More 

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Thank Grace M
Bellbrook, Ohio
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399 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

We took a long weekend in Louisville over a holiday. Based on our innkeeper's recommendation I made reservations for Basa. It was an outstanding restaurant all around. From the moment we stepped in, the host stand was friendly and wanted to ensure that we had the quiet table we requested. Also, I had made a mistake with the online reservation,... More 

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Thank TJouer
Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Basa is one of those places that if you don't know about it you're really missing out. The food here is nothing but amazing. The French Vietnamese food is incredibly delicious and beautifully presented. Every time we go we're reminded why this is one of our favorite restaurants. The comfortable, sophisticated dining room and bar are very welcoming as are... More 

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Thank Lois E
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231 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Decided to try a new restaurant and ww are so glad that we did! Have not had good Vietnamese since our visit to Chicago months ago. We were very pleased with everything we tried. Salad, Spring rolls, salt & pepper shrimp & eggplant were all beautifully presented. Service was exceptional, interior is relaxing & nicely decorated. I will definitely recommend... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2244 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2468
    (Clifton Ave / Jane St)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighbourhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 502-896-1016

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