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Basil Restaurant

460 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
+1 843-724-3490
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (106 reviews)
“basil rolls” (27 reviews)
“red curry duck” (25 reviews)
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Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
460 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very popular place, Basil is located near the College of Charleston, but near major hotels. The food is superb! Beware, the hot is really hot, but the chefs will tone the seasoning down for the faint of heart. Happy hour 7 days a week...More

Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner at Basil Thai last night. I had Pad Kee Mao and hubby had Pad Thai. We were lucky enough to sit at the counter where you watch the cooks do their magic. The entire staff is running around. Some are putting...More

Thank Pam T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our dinner last night, starting with basil rolls that were reduced in price for happy hour. I got an excellent fish entree, while my husband got Pad Thai. Both were well prepared in their open kitchen. Best meal I've had in Charleston.

Thank 103Katherine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I travel to Thailand every year and love the scent of spices cooking off street vender carts in Bangkok and so crave good Thai food stateside. Last night I had dinner as Basil. I would say this is in my top two favorites Thai restaurants...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OH MY GOD. This place is incredible. I’ve never had Thai food before and Basil made me fall in love. I tried a variety of apps, including the dumplings, fried wontons, and the coconut soup. Each was better than the last. For my entree I...More

Thank eiblek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try Thai food for the first time and Basil blew us away. The service was fantastic. Jennifer was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Her recommendations made our experience perfect. Highly recommend the Coconut soup!

Thank Tide E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

it seems to be a bit for business ....huge selection of food and a good selection of wine .....just Thai cuisine is not French cuisine so somehow the wine doesnt fit well ...for me ....the food has a heavy peanut touch

Thank otmarwbaertl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here with some friends for a birthday, Thursday night for dinner. Very busy, had a short wait, not bad at all, got seated at a nice cozy booth. Basil rolls, always good, shrimp salad, my favorite and Pad Thai. Friends got other selections as...More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I stopped in here one night for dinner with two coworkers who were in town and flying out the next good. We shared the fried wontons and fresh basil rolls (one of my favorites here). I love a good Pad Thai dish and this place...More

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wait time was more than 1 hr 15 mins and the table management just plainly sucks. We were 4 people and there was a 6 person table that was empty for 45 mins but they didn't let us sit even when we mentioned that there...More

Thank Roadstartraveler
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13 June 2016|
Response from sunandsizzle412 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the age of the child. While we had none with us and I didn't look for high chairs or booster seats, I would say they would enjoy the hustle and bustle. The difficulty would be bringing an infant because the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 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
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 460 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-724-3490
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