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Basil Cafe

1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
+1 920-830-6741
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pho” (26 reviews)
“tom yum” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Ordered take out, got Pho, it was pretty tasty. Also the stir fried veggies with chicken and peanut sauce. They let me substitute noodles for rice, it was real good.

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Business dinner with Associates in Appleton. I enjoyed this restaurant very much. The food was quite authentic. Her service was very good throughout the entire evening. You can order the food to your desire in heat...On a scale of 1 to 4. 2 has a...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This place is always busy because it's so good. It didn't disappoint. I had the sausage with sticky rice and my husband had spicy lemongrass with chicken. I was so disappointed that they didn't have mok on the menu anymore. But the spicy lemongrass was...More

Thank Keeper496
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Went with family for lunch and was incredibly impressed. I've eaten a lot of fried rice in my life, but this was by far the best I've ever had, although I would have preferred that the tails were no longer on the shrimp. Everyone absolutely...More

Thank SandyCooley
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Always amazing food. Tonight we had Asian Mules made with pear sake and feverfew ginger beer, so refreshing.

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

While Basil Cafe is a perennial favorite of ours, we agreed when we went there earlier this June with friends that it was not quite as good as we remembered it. DH was underwhelmed with the Masaman Curry. I liked the basil fried rice with...More

Thank AquatenniiaT
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is the favourite of an 18 year old grandson. The service was very good. We had a small and medium Kow Boon which is a noodle soup with a choice and we had chicken. I have a reasonably large appetite and found the amount...More

Thank wonkypin
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Went in for dinner on weekend with my friends after reading the review. Unfortunately we were disappointed for the service that was slow, food is meh, bland. I've tried other Vietnamese restaurant but this is just lacking the flavor. Not worth the price though. Won't...More

1  Thank baxtybax
GM_BasilCafe, General Manager at Basil Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

We're sorry you felt that your experience was subpar, disappointing, and your food was lacking flavor. We would love to hear back from you with some specifics regarding your dining experience with us so that we can continue to grow, learn, and get better from...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A good place for Asian-inspired food. Nothing to really rave about. Nothing to really complain about. I find the room barn-like and impersonal. People generally love the place though. The service is friendly.

Thank FoxCosmopolite
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you like pho, this is a very nice place to go. I've eaten here a few times and it has always been for lunch and I've always ordered pho. The pho is very good. Not necessarily exceptional, but as good as anywhere else that...More

Thank Stone711
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-830-6741
  • E-mail
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