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What's your take on Thai Basil rest. in Richmond Hill?

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boleslav May 30, 2012 10:32 AM

Have you been there recently, does the food taste authentic ?
would you recommend to go there?

thank you

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  1. Charles Yu RE: boleslav May 30, 2012 06:05 PM

    I like it! Food is actually pretty good! Better than a lot of so-called authentic Thai restaurants down town!

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      Pincus RE: boleslav Jun 1, 2012 10:36 AM

      Great food and great service.

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        oishi girl RE: boleslav Jun 1, 2012 11:35 AM

        Food is Great! Have been to Thailand, and the food at Thai Basil is pretty authentic. Enjoy!

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          boleslav RE: boleslav Jun 1, 2012 02:07 PM

          thank you, it made the list of places to eat at

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            annamac RE: boleslav Jun 2, 2012 05:05 PM

            Eat there often. A little more upscale than the usual strip mail Thai. Lots of variety on the menu - good food.

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              chutchut RE: boleslav Jul 15, 2012 02:06 PM

              Don't like this place. Environment is good. However, I'm there for food mainly. I tried their phai thai and noodle. The only thing about them is oily. I will never go back.

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                PrincessStress RE: boleslav Jul 18, 2012 10:03 AM

                I didn't have a good meal there either. When i ordered the pad thai, my friends who go there frequently assured me that its authentic and not made with ketchup. Well.....the pad thai came out in a soggy broken noodle mess and it was made with ketchup. I will never go back there again.

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                  Charles Yu RE: PrincessStress Jul 18, 2012 10:26 AM

                  There were two versions when I last ate there! One ketchup one none! May be they have changed chef?

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                    PrincessStress RE: Charles Yu Jul 19, 2012 10:06 AM

                    I wasn't aware there were 2 versions of pad thai there. Since it was lunch time, i just ordered off the lunch menu. But thats usually the one my friends order too since Thai Basil is usually their office gathering lunch outing.

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                    Pincus RE: PrincessStress Jul 18, 2012 11:12 AM

                    I had pad thai on the weekend, and I have to say that it was disappointing, broken, and red-coloured. Next time I'm there, I will see if I can find out what's going on. It would be a shame if they caved in to support the Canadian expectations of pad thai.

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