Basil

Basil Restaurant

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

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Promotional value expires Jul 15, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 8 or more. Valid only for option purchased. Reservations required for Friday-Sunday; recommended for weekdays. Dine-in only. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol. Not valid for sale items, happy hour, lunch or daily specials. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $10 for $20 worth of Thai cuisine and nonalcoholic beverages Monday–Thursday
  • $10 for $20 worth of Thai cuisine and nonalcoholic beverages Friday–Sunday

On Basil’s vibrant Thai [menu](http://www.basilshortnorth.com/menu.html), a whole deep-fried tilapia wears sweet 'n' sour garlic sauce in the pla radprick entree ($18), thin rice noodles intertwine with egg and crushed peanuts in the classic pad thai ($11), and tom ka drowns hunger pangs in a rich broth of coconut milk and galangal with a choice of vegetables or chicken ($6 for a cup; $8 for a bowl).

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

Great restaurant and we are definitely planning our next time there.
Deborah L. · July 17, 2013
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Merchant replied · March 16, 2015
Keep up the great work. You have a friendly environment, great service and a wonderful menu of healthy selections! :)
Anne H. · July 15, 2013
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Merchant replied · March 16, 2015
Use less cilantro, or put it on the side. But great overall.
Benjamin B. · June 27, 2013
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    Basil Restaurant

    1124 N High St

    Columbus, OH 43201

    +16144212275

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