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Thai Basil

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Historic Main Street, Manchester, VT
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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Manchester, Vermont
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place for Thai food. I would rate it one of best ever. Recommend the Pad See Yew (spelling?), Thom Kar soup. Cocktails are fabulous. Had the mango martini. Made with real mango.

Thank Donna W
Rockford, Illinois
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can only describe this as an overpriced restaurant, where you pay more for the ambiance than the actual food. My husband and I had dinner here for on New Years Eve. We called ahead for a reservation, but when we arrived they had no record of it. They did however accommodate us and seat us on a slanted table... More 

Thank GlasaG
Naples, Florida
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dinner made with fresh ingredients, excellent service, nice wine list, full bar. Well decorated. Loved it.

Thank suziq45
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good menu well executed--duck was excellent---do disappointments---crowded holiday season so service was frayed but pleasant. would definitely go back again!

Thank Lb K
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I try to eat here at least twice a month. They have the best pad Thai and are always efficient and friendly.

Thank Heather B
New City, NY
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Once again raved to a friend and took her their for lunch. The appetizers are amazing as well as the pad Thai. Delicious drinks. Those martinis are the best. If I lived closer I'd be there all time. Forgot to mention how pretty it is on the inside.

Thank MacKanes
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We've eaten hear a few times, and it's generally a pleasant experience (though the last time, our young waitress was either having a bad day or needed an attitude adjustment. Answering the simplest of politely-asked questions was clearly annoying to her). Other than the one day of bad service, the food is consistently pleasant, if not over-the-top wow, and the... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Conveniently located, food was delicious, fresh and service was quick. Can be busy during peak hours, so plan ahead.

Thank Will B
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a good place for lunch or dinner when you want some authentic Thai cuisine. We stopped here recently for lunch and were seated immediately. My wife always chooses a variation of Pad Thai. I usually choose something else so we can try each other's dish. Never a disappointment here on Main Street in Manchester Center.

Thank M_Freedley
Salt Lake City, Utah
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79 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I love Thai food. This is some of the best we've eaten. The service was excellent, and the atmosphere was nicer than the usual quick Thai food restaurant.

Thank loveagoodfind

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Historic Main Street, Manchester, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 802-768-8433
It opened about 2 weeks ago

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?