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Basil Expands with New Spot in Clintonville & Cloud Kitchen

Susan Post Susan Post Basil Expands with New Spot in Clintonville & Cloud Kitchen

The pandemic hasn’t stopped Basil from doubling its footprint, growing from two to four locations. The Thai restaurant has taken over the space vacated last summer by BLunch at 2973 N. High St. in Clintonville. Owner Rhome Ruanphae says they’ve always loved the neighborhood and the fun, close-knit community, but finding a space over the […]

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Restaurant Review: Basil Thai, Brewery District Edition

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Basil Thai, Brewery District Edition

The space inside 460 South Front feels familiar. It is familiar. It’s been the recent home of Front Street Bar & Grill and a Frezno revival. Walkable and urban: it seems like the address should be more successful than it has been for restaurants. Now the space hosts a Thai joint. Not just any Thai […]

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Basil Thai Opening Brewery District Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Basil Thai Opening Brewery District Location

On Monday, Basil Thai will be the newest addition to the Brewery District, taking over the space at 460 South Front Street, which housed a rotating mix of restaurants over the past year including Frezno Bar & Grill, Front Street Bar & Grill, and Lola’s Backdoor Cantina. Those who remember the Brewery District of the 1990s, […]

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Review: Basil Restaurant

 Morgan Kelley Review: Basil Restaurant

Basil is a part of the “Fourth Avenue Restaurant Row” in the Short North, which includes The Surly Girl Saloon, Barrel 44, and eventually a new Jimmy V’s Grill & Pub. No one has ever referred to those restaurants with that label, but I am. These four restaurants sit practically on top of each other, […]

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Basil Thai Opens in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Basil Thai blooms in Short North Tuesday,  December 8, 2009 By Bill Chronister The opening of Basil Thai restaurant in the Short North this past weekend was a moment the Ruanphae family had thought about for years. [Read More] | Read Reviews & Impressions Here

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