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Thai Basil

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Historic Main Street, Manchester, VT
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Appetizers, and more appetizers. Some repeat orders. 3 people, 200 bucks including 2 bottles of wine. 2 hours plus. GREAT server named " Punni". We would have returned to eat here a second night but left Manchester a day early due to weather warnings. We will go back.... Definitely.

Thank Q B
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by accident. Will return often. Great service. Great variety. Limited but good wine list. Sit and order appetizer after appetizer. Drink wine. A relaxed and memorable evening. As for staff... Ask for Ponney to serve you. Listen to her menu suggestions. Enjoy.

Thank ScreaminEagleB
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Chose this restaurant because my husband is a vegetarian then I realized since he became one, I, by default have also nixed my meat consumption. Places like this make it so easy to get delicious food that are vegetarian conscience.

Thank C V
Portland, Maine
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The restaurant is lovely, and the service excellent. The dumplings are superb, and the Pad Thai is very good. The vegetables in the dish with sweet and sour sauce were either over-cooked or old. There was too much celery, and even that lacked the crispness one looks for in a stir fry. The tofu in all dishes was very good.

Thank Cheryl H
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Been here a few times. The food and service are always good. Prices are reasonable. Nice outdoor dining in the summer months.

Thank traveler602016
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Everyone in our office was getting a little cranky and we needed something quick before someone said something they would regret. Lol. Not regret but something. Thai Basil is just a very short walk up the street and it was dry and sunny. So we took off to get a table. Oh course it was in the middle of lunch... More 

Thank Josh W
Manchester, Vermont
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 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 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

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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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 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
Reviewed 28 December 2016

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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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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?