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Thai Basil

#533 of 2,926 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Davie Village
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1215 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1X4, Canada
+1 604-685-6754
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The portions were ample and hot. The spice was just right. Water was self service from a clear container that needed some spigot repairs. The inside seating was for less than a dozen. Outside seating for four. Perfect for walk-by eating or take out to Jericho Beach nearby. Great choice for on-the-run dining or pausing to rest your elbows on... More 

Thank Palletible
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

nice clean with excellent food, soup, pathai and salad loved it cheap price and fast service. restaurant super clean.

Thank Caroline W
Pemberton, Canada
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The curries are SO good! Green curry was awesome, perfect amount of spice. Was a little light on the chicken and heavier on the eggplant, but still great. Ordered for pickup, was ready quickly and price is on point! $15 with tip for curry and rice and drink. Unless you love rice, no need to get the large size. I... More 

Thank bluebirdskies
Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Used to live a block from here, this was the only place I'd order Thai from. We come down and make sure we have lunch here. Great lunch specials and really amazing Thai! Better than anywhere I've been in the lower mainland. Highly recommend!

Thank Kayla H
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were called about an hour after we placed our delivery order that it would be an additional hour. They explained they were busy and we understood, but when the food finally arrived, the food was cold (you could tell it had been sitting out), and we were missing an item. I called back to get our missing item delivered... More 

Thank Rachelle S
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

i was looking for a place to grab dinner on a work trip. this place met the need and was tasty. i ended up getting the green curry with rice. curry was flavourful and it was loaded with chicken and eggplant. service was fast which was nice. i ate in. the place was small, slightly dingy looking but all around,... More 

Thank Zaid J
West Hollywood, California
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I stopped in for lunch after seeing a big sign out front that read "$5.95 and up, lunch specials." This made my heart skip a beat, because I'm cheap and I love cheap asian food. I had the Pad Thai with Salad for $7.95 -- The portions are very generous, and it tasted like authentic Pad Thai from the streets... More 

Thank rileyhalden
Vancouver, Canada
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140 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I live a few blocks from this little gem and it's a very consistent go-to for great Thai food. I have a few places in Vancouver that I like but these guys are excellent and very reasonable. I like to do take out and head down the street to the beach for sunset. It's a small hole in the wall... More 

Thank VanKB68
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

It was easy to find. Small, clean and good food. The only surprise was that the toilet is in the kitchen. But as I could see, it is usually for take outs, so I guess it was normal. And the toilet was very clean, so I didn't have any problem with that. Thank you guys.

Thank Ioanna L
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Wow we have just eaten Pad Thai and Yellow curry and they were excellent we actually took it back to our hotel .Very busy place for take away , We are visiting from Woodstock Ontario and wanted a meal before boarding for an Alaska cruise .

Thank OttawaHondagirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Thurlow St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1X4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Davie Village
  • Neighbourhood: Davie Village
  • Phone Number: +1 604-685-6754

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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?

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Davie Village
Davie Village is the vital LGBTQ heart of Vancouver. It is the only like area in the world to have a permanent four-way rainbow crosswalk, to symbolise the city's solidarity with many of the businesses, ranging from bars to bookstores, that keep the area vibrant. By day, it is a people-watching stop, with fantastic boutique cafes, but at night is when it really shines, humming with neon lights and nightclub music inside many of the hip and trendy bars and dance halls. The area is diverse and welcoming, and its supportive community makes for a tight-knit group of independent and creative shops.
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