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Green Basil

701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
+1 847-918-8858
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (12 reviews)
“rangoon” (5 reviews)
“pot stickers” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here for lunch. We ate the mushroom soup which was excellent. My husband had the seafood Rangoon it was very attractive on the plate and was tasty too. We had the green curry with cut chicken breast for our entree. It was excellent....More

Thank AJPM72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been eating at Green Basil for years both via take out and in the restaurant and we are never disappointed. The food is always fresh and exactly as ordered. I would highly recommend this restaurant as an affordable place for...More

Thank Kiersten T
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This was a Friday at 7:30PM - reserved in advance and table ready when we arrived. Nice cocktails and wine list. Great pot stickers. Enjoyed the unusual Tom Kha Kai soup - a creamy chicken coconut delight. Generous portions of everything - particularly enjoyed the...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A few of us from the office were in Lake Forest for training and we were looking for a good Thai restaurant and came across Green Basil and thought we'd give it a go. The food was absolutely excellent, all ingredients were fresh and tasty...More

Thank Hondo H
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

After living in this area for about 5 years this restaurant is one of couple of restaurants that I look forward to returning to. Many restaurants you find one entree that you will always get. Not this one. I have never been disappointed in any...More

Thank eidelellen
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Very nice staff. Not many people there - it was on Monday. Nice entrees. Staff helped us to find the items we liked. Everything was fine!

Thank Defconsult
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A distinctive environment and menu with very friendly and courteous staff. Prompt service and the atmosphere is suitable for fine dining if one chooses. They offer the usual range of Thai specialties all skillfully prepared by a great kitchen staff.

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Although in a strip mall, inside the restaurant is attractively decorated the staff friendly and the menu is extensive. We have been a few times and all the dishes have been delicious! Prices are very reasonable and the portions very generous

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Try the Thai Iced Tea, crispy spring rolls, Tom Yum soup and red curry. These are Thai food staples and it was authentic. I have probably eaten in >100 Thai restaurants including in Bangkok so I mean it. The fried banana desert is truly a...More

Thank betteradvisor
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I'm a newbie to Thai food, but we had a group of 6 decided this was the right place for a lunch. The food was great, everyone really liked the seafood rangoon appetizers and their entrees.

1  Thank Tot14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-918-8858
Green Basil Thai Restaurant and Bar is an elegant but affordable dining experience of authentic family recipes that have been handed down for generations. The Green Basil experience begins upon entering the Zen like, dining room. The tension eases out of your body as you are warmly greeted by the professional well-seasoned staff. It is the perfect balance of tasteful upscale white tablecloth dining and a very comfortable friendly feeling.There is a large selection of authentic Thai dishes combining old world recipes with the freshest ingredients. Start your dining experience with one of the specialty drinks while you explore the vast menu. Your senses will delight in the complex flavor profiles offered by Chef Tom’s unique presentation of daily entrée favorites and authentic specials that will please the casual dinner and seasoned foodie alike.
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