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Thai Basil

227 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC
+1 828-664-4322
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“thai food” (31 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
“red curry” (5 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
227 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Refused Service to one with a number of tables open. Wanted to stick me in area that was not nice. Love Thai food, but won't go back

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 1 December 2017

It is a cute little town around Ridgecrest in Black Mountain. Not a lot of gourmet food around, but THIS is a great stop! The food was authentic and well prepared. The 4 of us were sharing our food to taste it all. Pineapple basil...More

Thank NeverStopReaching
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I hoped as good as her first tai in NE but it was nothing special just ok. Loved the tai tea, spring rolls good but the noodles nothing special. Really hoped for sticky rice with mango but alas they didn't have that...More

Thank trunkjunk
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Delicious, fresh food and kind, friendly people on staff. Oh my goodness, the Thai iced tea was yummy.

Thank Loricovi
Reviewed 5 November 2017

the food is good and the service is great; it is just delicious Thai food; i have tried many of htier dishes and have liked them all

Thank Kwc0213
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered the tum yum and the Thai green curry. The tum yum was great. Perfectly spicy. The green curry was bland and boring. Second time I’ve ordered curry here and it’s been bland. I recommend the curry house in Asheville instead.

Thank stephensonjuliet9
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

My husband & I arrived after a long day and ordered red curry chicken & Pad Thai. Unfortunately, mango isn’t available here for our favorite mango sticky rice:-( The service is still excellent. I believe the owner personally served our table with that gracious pride...More

Thank BryanBiery
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I wasn't impressed with the food at all. I ordered Red Curry which wasn't good at all ... Worst Thai I've ever experienced.

Thank branchmargaret
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The one-star soup was too spicy for us (wimps that we are.) But the food ( a stir fry, a curry and pad thai) was quite tasty, and we'd come back for it. Our waiter was a bit gruff, but very helpful.

Thank revjcs
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Feast for the eyes and the stomach. Family owned and operated. Excellent food. Beautufully decorated inside or out. You cant go wrong.

Thank GobiGirl
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Questions & Answers
27 November 2017|
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Response from drgeoatisla | Reviewed this property |
When we ate at Thai Basil we didn’t look for bubble tea on the menu because we spent the previous two hours nearby at Dobra Tea, where I had bubble tea. Dobra’s version of bubble tea was less sweet than I had tasted... More
17 October 2016|
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Response from Celeste C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Thai Basil's outside patio seating is most definitely pet friendly!
11 August 2015|
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Response from Noah W | Reviewed this property |
They've got tons of gluten-free options; staple grain is rice, and many of the noodles are rice noodles instead of wheat. I'd always make sure to ask first... but this spot is perfect for GF dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 West State Street, Black Mountain, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-664-4322
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