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Thai Basil

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, Thai
210 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3290
+1 831-479-8985
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
14 Jul 2017
“Great food!”
17 Jan 2017
“Best Thai Food in Santa Cruz County”
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Asian, Thai
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
210 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3290
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Yummy. Every dish a rare treat! Try a noodle dish and you won't be sorry. Enjoy! Family run and friendly. Not fancy but food is terrific!

Thank socalgalp
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Thai Basil offers a casual atmosphere and delicious food. I have a Thai friend who ordered take-out for us from this restaurant and every dish was delicious and complex. In person I've had the salmon panang a couple times and its richness outshines the other...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing! I like Thai food and this was the best Thai food I have ever had! Also during our meal we watched about 5 different locals come in and get takeout. The locals have it right Thai Basil is great! Also...More

Thank CarrLotMama
Reviewed 9 November 2016

First of all, this is a block back from the beach, so very easy to make it part of your beach day experience. It is relatively small, but has a pretty extensive Thai menu. The owners are the sweetest people! This place made a convert...More

Thank Digashapa
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I tried this place out for the first time and liked it. Small place and the food was good. The service was pleasant and my overall experience was good. I would go to this place and try something different.

Thank Russ A
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Was in Capitola for 8days in late March 2015 and walked by this place every day during our visit. Never once was this place ever open during any hours they were supposed to be. No sign on whether they were remodeling or anything. No answer...More

Thank P C
Reviewed 16 May 2015

I live and work near Thai Basil so I visit a lot. They have a great Pineapple Mojito. (They soak the pineapples in liquor for days and my goodness.....they're good.) I'm also a big fan of the Basil Rolls. They're very light and there's a...More

Thank Shanae V
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Our go-to Thai Restaurant in Capitola. It’s tucked away, towards the back end of the Capitola Village. Hubby and I took a trip to Thailand last year and did a short cooking course. Since then we’ve been on the hunt for the authentic Thai flavor...More

Thank periwinkle2lips
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I took my mother here for her birthday dinner. I decided on this place because I found online reviews that all said this place had the best Thai Iced Tea. When we arrived, we were shocked at how TINY the dinning room was. The chairs...More

Thank EmyKris
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I've been to Thai Basil 3 times now, and each time it has been very good. It's been awhile since I've been there, so I'm afraid my memory on exactly what I had each time. The decor is tasteful and the ambiance feels like Thailand....More

Thank Kimberly C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA 95010-3290
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-479-8985
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