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Basil Leaf

501 Hartz Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3807
+1 925-831-2828
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
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501 Hartz Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3807
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here several times. Have always enjoyed it. The carbonara reminds me of when I'm in Rome. Wife enjoyed the salmon special and my finicky twins ate all their fettuccine Alfredo and pesto chicken. We all enjoyed the visit.

Thank Gobyg
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went here with some friends for brunch and it was great , a little pricey the reason for the 4 stars, but a nice atmosphere and meal just the same. They had a buffet that had lots of fruit, danishes, bacon , sausage, and plate...More

Thank SoberMike
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This salmon is incredible and the asparagus is so fresh! So happy I came here! The staff is super friendly and it was the perfect stop before I head to Napa!

Thank BentonWBelcher
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Five of us gathered for a relaxing lunch on the terrace at the Basil Leaf. We all had variations of the salad entrees and found them fresh and tasty. The terrace overlooks Hartz Avenue, which can be busy, but is a great place for people...More

Thank Jean Y
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We have been to Basil Leaf before so we were expecting a good meal. However, of all the four dishes that we had only one enjoyed hers. My husband's capellini pomodoro was mediocre. My granddaughter's tortellini came with many things on it, and she had...More

Thank LindaMG
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Definitely not a Value restaurant. Imagine an Italian restaurant that was out of veal at 6:15PM on a Monday, really. We walked out. Lots better choices in the area for Italian; Piatti's-Danville, Incontro-Danville, Pasta Primivera-San Ramon (Great Value, food, & people), and Montecantini-Walnut Creek (family...More

Thank DJ D
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We could not have been more pleased with the open and friendly greeting we received from both the server/manager and the busser. As it was a sparkling day we chose to sit outside at the street level. The two of us had a four-top which...More

Thank MisterBuster
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I love this place for lunch with the ladies. The soups are spectacular as are the salads. It is in downtown Danville so you can walk around and shop/window shop before or after. Staff is very attentive and friendly.

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We go to Basil Leaf during the week when it is not too busy. The service is great, the house wine is perfect with Italian food. I had the Tortellini with mushrooms, prosciutto, peas and a wonderful cream sauce, so much, that I had half...More

Thank maybaby22
Reviewed 20 October 2015

My friends took me to this delightful restaurant for lunch! I selected the Cheese Tortellini with peas, mushroom and prosciutto in cream sauce and was wonderfully surprised with the perfect balance of all the ingredients! The atmosphere was charming and the outdoor dining area was...More

Thank Yulama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Hartz Ave, Danville, CA 94526-3807
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tri-Valley  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 925-831-2828
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