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Hot Basil

7528 W. 119th St. (Metcalf Ave.) Send to Phone
913-451-3713 | Menu
Chef Lee Chai Hall dishes up sweet, salty, bitter and sour at this authentic Thai spot.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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Hot Basil Restaurant Review

: You'll almost pass by this tiny boîte if you're not careful. Try to inch your way in on a busy weekend evening---patience will garner big, happy results. Start with the coconut shrimp, a batch of light-as-air tangles atop fried sweet potatoes. Then, dive into the fat-rice noodle dish brimming with bok choy, broccoli and roasted garlic. Finish with six lovely hand-dipped chocolate Rangoon lazily stretched out before you. White tablecloths, chic black-and-white photos and simple yet sophisticated tableware only add to the ambience. Beware: “hot” is searing and “mild” is anything but tepid.


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