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“Simply amazing. Best Thai food in town”
Review of Basil Canteen

Basil Canteen
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Ranked #1,389 of 5,946 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: SoMa
Cross street: 11th Street
Transit: Muni Bus line 12 stop in front of the restaurant, Muni trains, get off at Market station walk down 11 street 4 blocks to Folsom St.
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Can't say enough positive things about Basil Canteen. Fun atmosphere, amazing food and great staff come together to make this the best Thai food in town. Be sure to check out the happy hour where the cocktails are only $6 and many of the appetizers are $5. You could make a whole meal but the yellow curry is not to be missed.

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Reviewed 9 July 2012

I come from NYC where there are practically two Thai restaurants per block in Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen. They are mostly good, but Basil Canteen was delicious and every dish was prepared differently than I had seen before. I highly recommend this restaurant. Plus the decor was cool and the prices not bad. I would easily go back!

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Reviewed 9 July 2012

We stumbled upon this restaurant while wandering around at lunch time. It is near Rainbow Grocery (which is well worth a trip too). The restaurant is immaculate and attractive and the food was very fresh and delicious. We had the larb chicken and a beef and noodle dish, both of which were delightful. We highly recommend Basil Canteen!

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Reviewed 25 May 2009

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Reviewed 20 January 2009

We picked this from Opentable. The location wasnt great but the food was SUPERB. $50 for Appetizer, drinks & Entrees for two

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