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Hot Basil Thai Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, Thai
565 New Park Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110-1348
+1 860-523-9554
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
18 May 2017
“Our family loved it, us, not so much. Mostly rice, we thought.”
1 Feb 2017
“Impeccable ”
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Asian, Thai
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
565 New Park Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110-1348
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

2 birthday girls wanted to go here, not the grandparents choice, but we agreed. The appetizer, (rangoon, wings, and even calamari were terrific. I should have stopped there! I had the beef basil thai fried rice and grandpa had the chicken. The kids and grandkids...More

Thank Becky V
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Always amazing. Lucky to have this as my local Thai restaurant. The 'Hot Basil Stir Fry' is one of my favorite menu items. And a great staff just tops it off.

Thank longhjr
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I love this place. The food is excellent, the portions are very good - as is the service. Have never had a bad meal here. Would highly recommend.

Thank deidrek63
Reviewed 13 February 2016

The food was marginal - seasoned enough but the portions were so small, it was not worth the $$$. For instance, the Shrimp and Salmon Stir Fry was $20 and the amount of salmon was about 2-3 ounces and approximately 5 medium sized shrimp. The...More

1  Thank Travel33871
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This isn't your typical Thai food but it's worth the extra money as the food is so fresh and so tasty. The hours are weird but it's worth your time and money if you're in the mood for Thai. I've found that over the years...More

Thank clarkproof
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on New Year's Day for a bite. Thinking we & 2 others would be the only patrons, but this was short lived. Everyone seemed to have the same idea! I was in a middle mood so Drunken Noodles & Chicken & an iced...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 18 October 2015

My pad thai with tofu was-um-not good. The noodles were okay, but tofu takes on the flavors it was cooked with. My tofu was white, mushy, and cold. Almost like it was added as an afterthought to the dish. A vegetable rice dish was much...More

Thank kathy m
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Celebrated a friend's birthday recently at Hot Basil and had a really nice meal. The staff was super accommodating and they let us bring in a cake and everything. I had a salmon dish, and the spice was perfect, with lots of flavor and perfectly...More

Thank chrisooo
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Went for lunch last week. Love the menu. Everything I have had always tastes good. Good food for a great price. The staff is incredibly friendly and attentive. A great place to meet up for lunch with friends. My favorite is pad tai and the...More

Thank Bekel85
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Small seating area, only one server, but did a very attentive job. Food was good and service quick. Stopped for a quick lunch and we were on an out in under an hour. Food was tasty.

Thank WeHaFoodCritic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 565 New Park Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110-1348
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-523-9554
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