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The Basil Leaf Restaurant

7b Birch Hill Road, Locust Valley, NY
+1 516-676-6252
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
22 Aug 2016
“Glad we came back”
28 Sep 2016
“Great neighborhood restaurant”
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
7b Birch Hill Road, Locust Valley, NY
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Basil Leaf has offered the same warm atmosphere, excellent service and outstanding menu for many years.

Thank susucohen13
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The food and the ambiance is truly excellent. It's a good neighborhood restaurant in the heart an elegant town, Locust Valley. Come stop in for the experience. Don't look at the disappointing reviews be your own critic and experience it for yourself.

Thank Suzan G
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

For some reason that I cannot remember, my husband and I stopped going to Basil Leaf a few years ago. Our friends suggested we eat there recently and we agreed to go. Everything was exactly how we remembered the restaurant to be. The owner came...More

Thank MissS85
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Would I go back? – No. Would I recommend it? – No. Why? The food was OK, if boring. Curious was how the pasta dishes lack herbs, the opposite of what one might expect in a restaurant named Basil Leaf. We dressed for nicer dining,...More

Thank FSK-2
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Was looking forward to visiting this restaurant as I heard many nice things from my friends who live nearby about it, but the whole experience was ruined by the rude manager and his poor attitude towards accommodating customer requests or at least handling it in...More

Thank Elle L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Very consistent and lovely setting are two of it's strong points. Summers dining is available in a lovely courtyard between two dining rooms.

Thank gaf14
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We have loved this place since the 90's, consistently great even after all these years, Vito and the team do not let you down. Great for couple ans families

Thank Janny M
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Many trips, food is always great. Always see familiar faces around the dining room. I have had a great Risotto the last two times.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Although I almost ALWAYS get the Penne Ala Vodka ( IT'S PERFECT ), along with anything else ( HA! ) - the Grilled Shrimp w Zucchini Linguine is Superb! The Salads are Refreshing and Wonderful. The Pizza's are the Freshest Anywhere! But, MOSTLY, the OWNER,...More

Thank Madeline C
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is the place I fell in love with gnocchi. The staff and chefs are some of the best I've seen, and the decor is completely charming. I love taking friends here and showing off a little :)

Thank erin_brogan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7b Birch Hill Road, Locust Valley, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Locust Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 516-676-6252
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