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Sweet Basil Thai Restaurant

1448 S Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6202
+1 907-456-3170
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
3 weeks ago
“Lunch ”
21 Sep 2016
“Sweet Basil is now Nim's House of Thai Food”
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Asian, Thai
1448 S Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6202
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I came across Sweet Basil Thai, we were looking for a place to have lunch. It was absolutely delicious! Usually I'm not a Thai-food person, however I had the ginger chicken and it was soooo good! I was pleasantly surprised! Prices were...More

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Fairbanks is famous for its Thai restaurants, and with good reason. The Thai scene here is amazing, and a particular joy of Interior Alaskan life (and touring) is to sample as many Thai restaurants as possible. I stumbled upon Nim's when a friend recommended Sweet...More

Thank Cassieopia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Amazing Thai food, always changing, I had the Avacado Green Curry, and it was awesome! The prices are very reasonable. It is difficult to find, but worth the trip.

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Stopped for dinner . The food was served hot and it was good. The only thing is the serving sizes were on the smaller side . We each got an item and it wasn't quite enough for three of us .staff very attentive

Thank Nativearizonain
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Sweet Basil is under new ownership and chef. The pork fried rice was the best I have had since the 70's when I stayed at the Siam Intercontinental in Bangkok. Though the place isn't fancy, I wouldn't hesitate to eat there again.

Thank NorthPolePatriotFan
Reviewed 2 July 2014

I've eaten here many times. Surprised it's not more popular, maybe because of the location on S. Cushman. The curries are good, their yellow is probably one of the better in town. Give it a shot, you'll be surprised.

2  Thank Mike J
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Decent pork red curry and crispy spring rolls. Thai iced tea was just how I liked it, more tea than sweet and thick enough that it never got watered down even, when all the ice melted. Clean restaurant even though the outside is definitely nothing...More

1  Thank pinkdolphi
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We went so often the owner knew what we wanted as soon as we walk in the door. I don't know what they sauce is they serve with the fried spring rolls but it is awesome.

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I hate to say but the food here was awful - we had traditional Thai dishes from apps to dinner and the results were the same - noodles were horrible, rice was the worst ever and the chicken was made a long time ago and...More

Thank AK-reviewer
Reviewed 9 September 2013

This trip to Fairbanks we ate at three Thai restaurants for lunch and Sweet Basil was our least favorite. It is next to Prospector, so we gave it a try. We had a pretty good Coconut soup, and a fair Chicken with Basil dish. The...More

Thank BostonSkier
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1448 S Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6202
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-456-3170
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