We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Basil's Italian Restaurant

205 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701-1455
+1 606-523-1114
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bowtie pasta” (7 reviews)
“cannoli” (4 reviews)
“lobster” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
205 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701-1455
Write a Review
Reviews (94)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Basil's has the most amazing authentic Italian food that I have ever tasted. I have been to little Italy in NY, restaurants in Miami , Savanna and I have never had anything as good as this. The Mama's pasta is outstanding, bacon wrapped scallops and...More

Thank StephanieC1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seated right away. Server was courteous but the service was very slow, even when the place was not busy. My ravioli was good but others in the group were not impressed with the pasta.

Thank Toby H
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

In a town with only a few good restaurants, this one stands out -- but in fairness, it would stand out in just about any town! A little storefront in the downtown the inside is very plain and minimalist decorated. Good Italian music playing you...More

Thank Steve61462
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We love to find non-fast food and get away from the oh-so chain restaurants during our travels. Today was another great experience at Basil's Italian restaurant in downtown Corbin Ky. We needed a lift after a long travel day and a great pizza, good cold...More

Thank lolo341
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

If you like truly Italian food this is the place to come. Chef Richard create the best Momma's pasta you can find. His steak and shrimp entree is wonderful. He cooks his steak to perfection. The atmosphere is warm and romantic. Chef Richard greets his...More

Thank cna49859
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The best Italian food you will find outside of Italy. The chef and owner, Richard DiMaggio, is friendly and fun to chat with. Never had a bad experience, food or otherwise.

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great meal and very nice atmosphere. They were a bit understaffed, but service was still okay. You can tell they care about your customer experience. Will go back.

Thank John S
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant atmosphere was very relaxing and quiet. The staff was amazing and Chef Richard well there aren't enough stars to rate him or his food. We spoke with him to get recommendations on wine to order that would pair with our food and he...More

Thank StephenKimberly D
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Sicilian pizza, lasagna, and scallops were great. I love the atmosphere and our waitress. This was our 5th dinner trip and we have enjoyed them all. Well drinks were a little pricey for this area.

Thank Stacybenge
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My sister and I plan an annual girls trip and meet in Corbin since it is located about 1/2 way between her home in Tennessee and mine in Indiana. We wouldn't miss a chance to dine at this magnificent and truly authentic Italian eatery located...More

Nearby Restaurants
The Wrigley Taproom and Brewery
91 reviews
.02 km away
Harland Sanders Cafe And Museum
161 reviews
1.55 km away
The Dixie Cafe
116 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park
99 reviews
15.73 km away
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
871 reviews
25.12 km away
Kentucky Splash Water Park and Campground
99 reviews
25.35 km away
Can You Escape
18 reviews
17.68 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Basil's Italian Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701-1455
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +1 606-523-1114
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing