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“The Best Thai Food in the burbs”
Review of Green Basil

Green Basil
Ranked #8 of 123 Restaurants in Vernon Hills
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Green Basil Thai Restaurant and Bar is an elegant but affordable dining experience of authentic family recipes that have been handed down for generations. The Green Basil experience begins upon entering the Zen like, dining room. The tension eases out of your body as you are warmly greeted by the professional well-seasoned staff. It is the perfect balance of tasteful upscale white tablecloth dining and a very comfortable friendly feeling.There is a large selection of authentic Thai dishes combining old world recipes with the freshest ingredients. Start your dining experience with one of the specialty drinks while you explore the vast menu. Your senses will delight in the complex flavor profiles offered by Chef Tom’s unique presentation of daily entrée favorites and authentic specials that will please the casual dinner and seasoned foodie alike.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“The Best Thai Food in the burbs”
Reviewed 17 April 2013

In my opinion, this is the best Thai food in the suburbs. The restaurant can be difficult to find if you don't know where to turn into the right strip mall. In the Spring, Summer and Fall outdoor seating is available. Singha beer is served iced cold. The MUD-SA-MUN CURRY is absolutely awesome, it is a coconut milk based curry with beef served with rice. I highly recommend you try it.

  • Visited March 2013
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Chicago
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Freshly prepared food”
Reviewed 9 April 2013

This is located in a strip mall and maybe overlooked, but worth a visit. The food was freshly prepared. The red curry was spicy but could have been a bit hotter. Not much of a wine selection overall but what they offered was good. Reasonably priced.

  • Visited April 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Just okay.. a bit greasy”
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Good food, but I have a very sensitive pallet I suppose. I thought the food was a bit greasy... however, they always have a coupon out there so look out for it! It is a good deal.

Visited September 2012
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Chicago
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Very good food and service”
Reviewed 5 March 2013

I have been to this restaurant for lunch and dinner. The food and service have always been very good. Lunch service is fast and efficient. Dinner offers a slower paced meal to enjoy the tasty dishes. They offer the usual Thai staples -- Pad Thai, Basil fried rice, green and red curries. Dinner specials I have tried include Basil Duck and a very light and delicious Halibut dish. I have not had a bad meal at this restaurant.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank ChiGuy65
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Waukegan, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice and warm”
Reviewed 20 November 2012

This is a nice Thai food. The waitress recommended one of the most spiciest entrees: PAD KHING - Stir-fried your choice of meat with green beans,bell pepper in home-made ginger redcurry paste, which was VERY SPICY and LIKED it a lot. My wife had MUD-SA-MUN CURRY -
Beef marinated with light peanut curry, very soft and delicate, which was also delicious and creamy. For appetizer you have to try their egg rolls and for desert we had lichee something :)
Portions are not enormous but big enough, that we had a snack next day. I recommend a visit and in my opinion all food is delicious. Will return.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Ben L
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