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Holy Basil - CLOSED

149 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5760
+1 212-460-5557
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average32%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
22 Aug 2012
“Lots of food !”
24 Oct 2011
Restaurant Hours Closed
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149 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5760
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

You will not be disappointed by the portions ! Good food ! One of my favorite Thai restaurants, very tasty and authentic, lots of menu items and very cool inside. Lots of food and very inexpensive for the city ! Worth a try !!

Reviewed 24 October 2011

Best thai in NYC, spare ribs are great, crispy duck is to die for...

Thank claudio050881
Reviewed 4 September 2011

We visited on my daughter's recommendation and we weren't disappoited. The food was delicious, loads of it and very good value. We could only mange starters and main courses, no one had any room for dessert. It is a really atmospheric restaurant with a informal...More

Thank CarlisleHoward
Reviewed 17 September 2009

Love the holy basil!! went for dinner...reserved that same day by phone. the spare ribs were awesome! also the duck for dinner. The Holy Kissess drink was really good...try it. It is a good price for the quantity of food served. nice ambience. definitely recommended.

1  Thank deniserod
Reviewed 26 June 2009

Holy Basil has great Thai food. They are located in the East Village, about a 4 block walk from the subway. The neighborhood reminded us of Haight-Ashbury during its hayday. The restaurant had great service and great food. The papaya salad, Thai salad and satay...More

Thank K-Man-Jax
Reviewed 27 September 2008

It's dark in here, perfect for a romantic night out. I had the Kang Ped and it tasted very good, but the main reason I want to go back here is the Gai Mamong my husband chose. So delicious!!

Thank ihadthetimeofmylife
Reviewed 5 September 2008

My friend and I went to this restaurant, after reviewing the menu online earlier in the day we had selected what we wanted in advanced and what we would expect to pay as per their website illustrated prices however to come to our surprise the...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2008

We went to Holy Basil on a recommendation of a friend who lives in the nabe. I wasn't expecting much going up the stairs, and upon entering, felt as if I was entering a church. Dimly lit, beautiful stained glass in the back, and gorgeous...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2008

great food

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 40
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5760
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-460-5557
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