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Basil Cafe

1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
+1 920-830-6741
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Always amazing food. Tonight we had Asian Mules made with pear sake and feverfew ginger beer, so refreshing.

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

While Basil Cafe is a perennial favorite of ours, we agreed when we went there earlier this June with friends that it was not quite as good as we remembered it. DH was underwhelmed with the Masaman Curry. I liked the basil fried rice with...More

Thank AquatenniiaT
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is the favourite of an 18 year old grandson. The service was very good. We had a small and medium Kow Boon which is a noodle soup with a choice and we had chicken. I have a reasonably large appetite and found the amount...More

Thank wonkypin
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Went in for dinner on weekend with my friends after reading the review. Unfortunately we were disappointed for the service that was slow, food is meh, bland. I've tried other Vietnamese restaurant but this is just lacking the flavor. Not worth the price though. Won't...More

Thank baxtybax
GM_BasilCafe, General Manager at Basil Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

We're sorry you felt that your experience was subpar, disappointing, and your food was lacking flavor. We would love to hear back from you with some specifics regarding your dining experience with us so that we can continue to grow, learn, and get better from...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A good place for Asian-inspired food. Nothing to really rave about. Nothing to really complain about. I find the room barn-like and impersonal. People generally love the place though. The service is friendly.

Thank FoxCosmopolite
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you like pho, this is a very nice place to go. I've eaten here a few times and it has always been for lunch and I've always ordered pho. The pho is very good. Not necessarily exceptional, but as good as anywhere else that...More

Thank Stone711
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Have been there many times but lately the quality of food has gone down. Not sure what happened. The staff is friendly and prompt.

Thank tellyoun
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The place is well decorated and the food was great! They have nice servers and nice silverware. I ordered a thai Lou mein (12$) and avocado bubble tea with no bubbles (6$). My boyfriend ordered a egg noodle soup (11$). Both were delicious!

Thank Lily Y
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places. Gluten free and vegan friendly. Plenty of ways to order; spice 0-5 and yes 5 is burn your mouth. Highly recommend the bubble tea; fresh fruit not powder. Fyi; water is infused with coconut so if you are...More

Thank Live_and_Learn2016
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Basil Cafe is one of my favorite restaurants in Appleton. The atmosphere is clean, well-maintained, and fresh. The food is always delicious, no matter what has been ordered. I especially love the Pad Thai, and the shrimp with vegetables is equally delicious. The food is...More

Thank XXXXconnieo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 N Richmond St, Appleton, WI 54911-3551
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-830-6741
  • E-mail
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