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701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
+1 847-918-8858
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Chennai, India
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Ask for white veg fried rice..the brown one is not so good. They take time to serve..the veg tempuras were like deep fried veg pakodas. they serve alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks

1 Thank KumarJUN
Chicago, Illinois
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540 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Totally underwhelmed and disappointed. The meat was tough and bland in the Yum Nuea, inedible really( Yum Nuea Beef Salad Grilled beef spiced with chili pepper, tomato, onion, cucumber and lettuce in a lime based dressing) Service was OK. Maybe they do best with the vegetarian dishes.

Thank Rebecca C
Mundelein, Illinois
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Never in my life have I tasted such bland food even in the UK (and I lived there for 8 years!). I still can't believe that all the dishes appetizers, main course and all portions were bland and tasteless!!! The food looked fine, but it is truly unbelievable. The atmosphere is fine and service was OK, but I will never... More 

Thank Kenneth M
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218 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

3 visits in a month-that possibly says it all. The first visit was more of a try, especially since Green Basisl offers my very fav Fried Ice Cream. Of course amongst the appetizers, we loved Chicken Satay and the Thai Fish Cake (just 5 pieces but tasty enough). And tried Thai fried rice a couple of times and the Thai... More 

1 Thank mlprasad
Lake Forest, Illinois
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Very good quality food for the price paid. I love their Pad Thai with Beef, frequently order it and everyday its more tastier. The non-veg is cooked well. The consistency of sauces is good.

1 Thank J J
Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

White table cloth service at middle class prices. Pot stickers are delightful. Tom Kha Kai soup is a wonderful warm up on these cold winter nights. If the seafood curry is available don't miss it. Oh my what a delight. So many good dishes. Pad Thai is just right. I have been there late at night and always get prompt... More 

1 Thank Joyce N
Indianapolis, Indiana
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273 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent Thai restaurant. Service and food are very good. Very fresh and tasty. Very nice atmosphere and decor. Very clean and kept up.

2 Thank Ross S
Lindenhurst, Illinois
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to eat. Always busy, servers are pleasant and fast. Stir Fry Ginger with chicken is very tasty. Great prices and delicious smoothies. Try the Green Tea or Mango Smoothie! Gets busy around lunch time so go early. There is inside and outside seating .

1 Thank Becky S
Acton, Massachusetts
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419 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,655 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Not bad except that they were out of a couple of dishes. We ate outside overlooking the glorious parking lot. Had to have a mediocre Japanese Sapporo since their stash of Thai beer was depleted. Go figure! For food, Pot Stickers were good as was the papaya salad. Thai curry main dish was yummy, but the spicy catfish lacked sophistication... More 

2 Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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96 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

We ate there last night for the first time and Wow-the Food and Service were Excellent! They have outdoor dining. This is now going to be a regular restaurant for us and I am looking to go back in the next couple of weeks.

Thank Bruce428

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N Milwaukee Ave Ste 284, Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1524
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Vernon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 847-918-8858
Green Basil Thai Restaurant and Bar is an elegant but affordable dining experience of authentic family recipes that have been handed down for generations. The Green Basil experience begins upon entering the Zen like, dining room. The tension eases out of your body as you are warmly greeted by the professional well-seasoned staff. It is the perfect balance of tasteful upscale white tablecloth dining and a very comfortable friendly feeling.There is a large selection of authentic Thai dishes combining old world recipes with the freshest ingredients. Start your dining experience with one of the specialty drinks while you explore the vast menu. Your senses will delight in the complex flavor profiles offered by Chef Tom’s unique presentation of daily entrée favorites and authentic specials that will please the casual dinner and seasoned foodie alike.

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