Basil Canteen

$ $
1489 Folsom St (at 11th)
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 552-3963
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm
5:30pm - 10:00pm



  • Overwhelming number of choices but the food is absolutely delicious. Some of my favorite Thai food in the city.
  • dependable Thai food in soma. great for groups to share small plates. curries re delicious
  • Sit upstairs if you can. Quite a bit more intimate setting. Also they do a Maker's Mark Manhattan pretty well.
  • Good food For sure, but this place has a great vibe you can't find a lot in SF. I heard J Dilla and they play a lot of loungy hip hop the hipsters don't really get into.
  • Delish curry, solid sake & cocktail list and
  • Try the Soma Sling
  • Eat in, the servings are bigger than when you take it to go.
  • Great cocktails, and the duck lychee is the best. -Preeti Mistry, Top Chef
  • Tons of gluten free options
  • Pad Thai was
  • Great for groups! Good cocktails, appetizers, and dessert.
  • Green Curry Beef succulent and tender.
  • Huge windows allow natural light to warm the space while beautiful communal tables (as well as individual ones) span the space. Make sure to try the crab fried rice.
  • Great beef dishes!
  • Get the drunken beef, it's tender, with a little spicy chilis & sweet basil flavor going on
  • Order the Gai Gra Prao, with a fried egg. It's delicious! And it's not very spicy. I would add a picture of it, but I already ate it! :D
  • The Gai Pad Gra Prow (w/ chicken) is *amazing*! Even keeps well and tastes good as a day-old leftover!
  • Absolutely delicious. Drunken Beef was yummy. Great service. Food was here soooooo fast.
  • looooved the kiow wan neur! (slow cooked beef with pineapple)
  • Open late for nourishment after Bloodhound or City Beer Store.

Nearby places

333 11th St (btwn Folsom & Harrison St.)
375 11th St (at Harrison St)
1539 Folsom St (at Norfolk St)