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Basil's Italian Restaurant

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205 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701-1455
+1 606-523-1114
14:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

If you like truly Italian food this is the place to come. Chef Richard create the best Momma's pasta you can find. His steak and shrimp entree is wonderful. He cooks his steak to perfection. The atmosphere is warm and romantic. Chef Richard greets his customers as time permits. He enjoys meeting to customers and that puts a personal touch... More 

Thank cna49859
Corbin, Kentucky, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The best Italian food you will find outside of Italy. The chef and owner, Richard DiMaggio, is friendly and fun to chat with. Never had a bad experience, food or otherwise.

Thank Danny M
Fishers, United States
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great meal and very nice atmosphere. They were a bit understaffed, but service was still okay. You can tell they care about your customer experience. Will go back.

Thank John S
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant atmosphere was very relaxing and quiet. The staff was amazing and Chef Richard well there aren't enough stars to rate him or his food. We spoke with him to get recommendations on wine to order that would pair with our food and he was absolutely spot on. The wine was great!! I ordered the fettuccine with sirloin and... More 

Thank StephenKimberly D
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Sicilian pizza, lasagna, and scallops were great. I love the atmosphere and our waitress. This was our 5th dinner trip and we have enjoyed them all. Well drinks were a little pricey for this area.

Thank Stacybenge
Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My sister and I plan an annual girls trip and meet in Corbin since it is located about 1/2 way between her home in Tennessee and mine in Indiana. We wouldn't miss a chance to dine at this magnificent and truly authentic Italian eatery located on the old downtown main street in Corbin. The food is delicious, the service impeccable,... More 

Helendale, California
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect afternoon for outside dining with pup, Addie. Chef and staff were so welcoming. Our food was expertly prepared, fresh, delicious. If we lived near we would come often!

Thank Duretta L
Corbin, Kentucky
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Food is tasty, good flavor. The Chef Richards Bow tie pasta is excellent! Food has a very home made appeal to it and is seasoned well. Good atmosphere and fair priced. Restaurant was a little dark which made it cozy but difficult to read the menu.

Thank Richard G
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Been going to Basil's for several years now, we enjoy the freshly prepared food and different choices not found in town. Richard does a very good job coming out and talking with his customers as well.

1 Thank Matthew B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The food wad incredibly delicious, the service was spot on, and the atmosphere was impeccable. Highly recommend to anyone that loves Italian food!!

1 Thank James A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Main St, Corbin, KY 40701-1455
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Corbin
  • Phone Number: +1 606-523-1114

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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?