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Basil thai bistro

416 E Ellsworth St, Midland, MI 48640-5109
+1 989-486-9390
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“tapioca” (6 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
416 E Ellsworth St, Midland, MI 48640-5109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of Thai Basil is that you can get it as hot as you can tolerate. The great taste still comes thru Only place like it n Saginaw Valley

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Basil Thai Bistro is one of midlands best ethnic restaurants, combining quality cooking skills with great flavors and (depending on the dish) heaping portions. Vegan,vegetarian, and double meat options available! Basil Thai Bistro may not be the easiest restaurant to order from, but once you...More

Thank mrJoe_b
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The food to me was average at best, I have had considerable experience with Thai food having had a Thai sister-in-law. This was my least favorite experience in a Thai restaurant. If you are not familiar with how Thai food should taste you will probably...More

1  Thank lcldnnr
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for some dinner before a baseball game. Service was good and so was the food. Waiter very attentive to drink refills. Enjoyed the variety of dishes that they had, not just noodles and rice. Everything was fresh. Waiter explained the spice levels and...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Four of us tried four different dishes. No one had a bad experience. All of the food was quite tasty, and the service was very friendly. Price was reasonable. The restaurant's appearance is clean, fresh and contemporary. The menus were clear and easy to understand...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Much better than my past experience. They have added some sound absorbing tiles which helps with the noise level. The food was tasty and hot. You can control the spice level. I had a Thai Curry with chili paste and chicken. My husband had the...More

Thank 243DLP
Reviewed 21 August 2017

After our trip to the Dow Gardens we were looking for a quick, but good meal. We found it here. The staff was friendly and helpful to us when deciding what to order. It's on the edge of downtown within walking distance to a winery...More

Thank Patti D
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped by in the early afternoon last Monday to have a late lunch or early dinner. We had busted Thai bistro at the old location and found the food average but were curious about the new location. Both of us lived many years in...More

1  Thank Niklas M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Do like the food very much. Nice diverse menu. Many items to choose from. You can also choose your spice level. Very good service with a nice wait staff. They recently moved to a new place which is newly remodeled. However, the acoustics inside are...More

Thank Michigander42
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I've only eaten here three times and I can't wait for my next trip. The menu is delicious and diverse. Waitstaff helpful, especially when suggesting favorites. Each time I've had meals they have been takeout so this is also a great option for lunch or...More

Thank Bnutty99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 E Ellsworth St, Midland, MI 48640-5109
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: +1 989-486-9390
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