Basil Restaurant

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Traditional Thai salads, noodle dishes, entrees & soups entice palates in sleek, industrial setting with low lighting & exposed pipes

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Promotional value expires Jun 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 8 or more. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol. Dine-in only. Valid only for full-price items. Not valid for Sunday brunch buffet, happy hour, lunch, or daily specials. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The ability to differentiate between red and green curry is the mark of a good Thai chef and a common tell among children faking colorblindness to skip school. Test your rods and cones with this Groupon.

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  • $20 for $45 worth of Thai cuisine and drinks
  • $10 for $20 worth of Thai cuisine and drinks<p>

On Basil’s vibrant Thai menu, a whole deep-fried tilapia fish wears sweet-and-sour garlic sauce in the pla radprick entree ($17); thin rice noodles intertwine with egg and crushed peanuts in their classic pad thai ($9.75); and tom ka ($5.25 for a cup; $7.95 for a bowl) drowns hunger pangs in a rich broth of coconut milk and galingale with a choice of vegetables or chicken.<p>

Our customers loved this deal last year, earning Basil a spot on Groupon’s Best of 2011 list.<p>

Basil Restaurant

When Basil Restaurant opened in 2009, the Columbus Dispatch reported on owner Rhome Ruanphae's inspiration: his mother’s string of successful Thai restaurants that she ran with her husband while he was growing up. Rhome borrowed his mother’s culinary mastery for Basil Restaurant and has now found enough success of his own that he's opened a second location in the Brewery District.

Like the chefs at the first location, the chefs at the new location create stir-fried crispy noodle dishes and a rainbow of curries, soups, salads, and appetizers that keep ravenous diners from eating their napkins. Eventually, bar food will be added to complement the sleek new space, which blends industrial and antique-style decor.

Glittering chandeliers suspended next to exposed ductwork illuminate slate-gray walls. Above the black-and-hardwood bar rests glowing letters that spell out "LOVE," and in a separate lounge space with tufted dove-gray couches, the word "SMILE" shines above a vintage mirror.

Customer Reviews

Service was excellent and food was great!
Roberta A. · May 21, 2013
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Merchant replied · March 16, 2015
My family loves Basil!
Ofelia A. · August 4, 2012
Keep up the good work.
Fred S. · August 1, 2012

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