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Basil Leaf

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501 Hartz Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3807 (Church)
+1 925-831-2828
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11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Pleasanton, California
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They had a party in another room and our service was terrible. The bus boy kept bringing bread and water, so it was obvious They knew the service in our room was unacceptable. To top everything else the woman's bathroom was out of order. Our lunch was okay but we had so much bread before , we were hardly hungry.

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Thank Luv2dineout66
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here several times. Have always enjoyed it. The carbonara reminds me of when I'm in Rome. Wife enjoyed the salmon special and my finicky twins ate all their fettuccine Alfredo and pesto chicken. We all enjoyed the visit.

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Thank Gobyg
Alamo, California
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went here with some friends for brunch and it was great , a little pricey the reason for the 4 stars, but a nice atmosphere and meal just the same. They had a buffet that had lots of fruit, danishes, bacon , sausage, and plate pf eggs, you could also have a custom egg dish made right at the buffet... More 

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Thank SoberMike
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This salmon is incredible and the asparagus is so fresh! So happy I came here! The staff is super friendly and it was the perfect stop before I head to Napa!

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Thank BentonWBelcher
Oakland, California, United States
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Five of us gathered for a relaxing lunch on the terrace at the Basil Leaf. We all had variations of the salad entrees and found them fresh and tasty. The terrace overlooks Hartz Avenue, which can be busy, but is a great place for people watching. The menu is varied and although we all opted for salads, the pasta dishes... More 

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Thank Jean Y
Ashland, Oregon
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376 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We have been to Basil Leaf before so we were expecting a good meal. However, of all the four dishes that we had only one enjoyed hers. My husband's capellini pomodoro was mediocre. My granddaughter's tortellini came with many things on it, and she had asked for it to be plain. I had the special: prawns on angel hair pasta.... More 

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Thank LindaMG
Danville, California
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Definitely not a Value restaurant. Imagine an Italian restaurant that was out of veal at 6:15PM on a Monday, really. We walked out. Lots better choices in the area for Italian; Piatti's-Danville, Incontro-Danville, Pasta Primivera-San Ramon (Great Value, food, & people), and Montecantini-Walnut Creek (family owned like forever, and a terrific value, excellent food, and nice people, lots of regulars).

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Thank DJ D
Lafayette, California
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183 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We could not have been more pleased with the open and friendly greeting we received from both the server/manager and the busser. As it was a sparkling day we chose to sit outside at the street level. The two of us had a four-top which means that our table was right next to the porch (my eyes met the ledge... More 

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Thank MisterBuster
Alamo
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I love this place for lunch with the ladies. The soups are spectacular as are the salads. It is in downtown Danville so you can walk around and shop/window shop before or after. Staff is very attentive and friendly.

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Thank Marilyn C
Danville, California
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We go to Basil Leaf during the week when it is not too busy. The service is great, the house wine is perfect with Italian food. I had the Tortellini with mushrooms, prosciutto, peas and a wonderful cream sauce, so much, that I had half of it for lunch the next day and it was just as good. my favorite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Hartz Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3807
    (Church)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 925-831-2828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?