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Green Basil

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701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
+1 847-918-8858
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Highland Park, Illinois
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125 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Four of us for dinner after the theater. Started with egg rolls. Delicious. For entrees, we tried Pad Thai, Eggplant with Basil, and two orders of Seafood Curry. The eggplant dish and the two seafood items were served with rice and the plates were clean. Obviously, three of us enjoyed our selections immensely. The Pad Thai was well received but... More 

Thank Slumdog2015
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I always come back! Food is good and consistent, service is good too and they seem to have fresh ingredients. Ambience it's nice and music relaxing. I use to have the shrimp or seafood curry and they're delicious always. They should improve the dessert list, this would be my recommendation.

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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The food is good, but not spectacular. The cocktail drinks are a bit overpriced. If you eant Thai and you are close by, it's OK. Not memorable

Thank GUstariz
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84 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Was in the area and decided to try this restaurant because of reviews. The restaurant is very clean and nice atmosphere. The food was flavorful and just a bit expensive for the price vs portion size. We would come here again next time we are in the area.

Thank howard c
Gurnee, IL
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My friends and followers know I eat plenty of Thai food - here in the Chicagoland area, and also on the Big Island. So today, we find two little stripmall joints which had thus far eluded my quest. Let's begin with Green Basil... ....exuding a dignified vibe, with a soft, darker interior, cloth napkins, and demure staff, this place oozes... More 

Thank HarryBGurnee_IL
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is where we go for anniversaries and special date night dinners. Consistently good meals. Moderate portions, but high quality ingredients. You get whgat you pay for.

Thank TheAlexanders
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Escaping out of Chicago on the way to Lake Geneva, we decided to spend a night at the Doubletree by Hilton (a friend was having her birthday there and it made no sense to drive back to the City). We love their restaurant Karma but wanted to enjoy a meal out side, celebrating with our puppy Truffle so we opted... More 

Thank Cindy K
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My husband loves the combination Thai fried rice. I have not liked any dish I have ordered, nor have our guests. Extremely dry Salmon and fatty tough meat.

Thank Catherine C
Orlando, Florida, United States
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Great food with a very nice price! Try their PAD THAI (Thai thin rice noodles with egg, bean sprouts, onions, tofu, crushed peanuts, stir-fried with Pad Thai sauce) and the PANANG CURRY (A delicious sweet curry coconut milk, and sweet pepper topped with fresh kaffir lime leaves). Love this place!

Thank Gaby G
Mooresville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I am out of town and was here on business and fell in love with the place. The place is so clean and the food is all i can say is WOW. I love everything i order. I went back twice during my week and will make it a perm stop when i back in town.

Thank Rodney D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
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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