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Basil's Pizza Palace

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301 Water St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2045
+1 507-663-1248
17:00 - 01:00
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Hudson, IA
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242 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Been wanting to get there for awhile now and now it looks like we have found a place to stop by for a great pizza on the way home to Iowa. Just a few miles off I-35 and well worth it. We had the Hawaiian Pizza and the Garlic Cheese Bread (get the marinara sauce)....very cool pizza dough machine expertly... More 

Thank FlashBack351
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

The place is a typical "Italian" (style and decor) pizza place. It is a no fuss, have a seat at a table. The pizza was very good and would be back if ever in town.

Thank Emiade
Port Antonio, Jamaica
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170 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

First time here....loved the atmosphere and watching the people throw the dough and make the pizza. kitchen and ovens open to see. not too much sauce on pizza and very crispy nice crust. wow family owned and run............all is good down to the gyros.

Thank bamboobwah
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The food is great and legit (which is hard to find in the U.S.). Basil's is owned by a Greek family, and has good options of pizza, gyros and snacks.

Thank Pedro G
Northfield, Minnesota
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106 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Basil's is a small, family-owned pizza restaurant. The pizzas are well made and delicious. The staff is often overly busy but are courteous and helpful. The pasta dishes and gyros are good, too, but we most often have the pizzas usually with the Greek salad. The small salad is large enough for two of us to split. When our grandsons... More 

Thank Doug H
Prairie Vilage, KS
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Really good pizza here plus the cheese bread and mozz sticks were very good. Seating is somewhat limited so go early. Friendly staff!!! Would definitely come back here when in town.

Thank TimK7700
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83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Punch Pizza is my all time favorite, with multiple locations in MSP but this is a close 2nd. Plus, it's located in the quaint town of Northfield. Owned by a Greek family, and they make the best cracker crust pizza. The booths are worn and you can expect a wait on the weekends but it is worth it!

Thank Island_GirlMN
Northfield, Minnesota
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Along with George's and B&L's, Basil's serves up Greek "style" pizza to the Northfield area. Of the three, Basil's is easily the most consistent and enjoyable. Expect thin-crust pizza cut into squares with standard fare (pepperoni, sausage) alongside specialties like gyro meat. Haven't found anything quite like it anywhere else. Definitely a must-try if you're in town.

Thank BD5071
1 review
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Ordered spaghetti for my friends to take out for Italians friends they said can you wait an hour to pick it up we are putting a fresh batch on when I got it home they all said this is cold . I was embarrassed they are my work mates from overseas and asked them to make sure it's hot as... More 

Thank Brendan O
Saginaw, Minnesota
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

It had been so long I can't even remember the last time I had a Pizza at Basil's-(Bill's) must have been the mid 70's. Regardless of where I live or visit, all pizza's are rated on a scale with Bill's pizza as the standard. So now that it is Basil's I heard that the pizza was still good but in... More 

Thank Jack H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Water St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2045
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Northfield
  • Phone Number: +1 507-663-1248

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