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1574 Barton Rd. (Alabama St.) Send to Phone
Lemon grass, basil, onions, chili sauce, coconut, pineapple and peanuts are just some of the flavorful ingredients used here.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Le Basil Restaurant Review

: Framed photographs of the Southeast Asian countryside, rivers, beaches and rice paddies adorn one wall at Le Basil, a hybrid Vietnamese and Thai destination. Fresh flowers on the tables and greenery throughout add a lush feeling. The menu offers an appealing list of fresh, light dishes layered with contrasting flavors and textures. Some interesting items on offer include beef rolled in grape leaves and the lemon grass chicken in a spicy caramel sauce. Basil, onions, chili sauce, coconut, pineapple and peanuts are some of the ingredients that are skillfully worked into the various mixtures. Whereas such foods may be staples at many Vietnamese and Thai restaurants, the chefs here rarely miss a step, making it more than a cut above similar spots. Beverages include a good selection of imported and domestic beers, as well as a well-chosen and fairly priced wine list.
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