2431 J street, sacramento, ca
Passionate about authentic Thai and home cooking quality, Prayoon Sununsangthong initiated the first Thai Basil restaurant in Roseville in 1994 with her two daughters, Wannipa and Suleka. Since then, Thai Basil has been awarded as BEST Thai restaurants in Sacramento area by many other publications including Sacramento Magazine and SN&R.
Today, Thai Basil are individually owned and operated in TWO locations: Roseville and Midtown. Each has its own signature dishes, yet the sisters share their mother's passion for food and quality.
All information and menu on this website available at
Thai Basil - Midtown location ONLY.
We are committed to bringing you fresh, authentic and great tasing Thai food. You can trust that our food is made with fresh, in season, sourced from local purveyors and farmers. Thai Basil is the most awarded as "Best Thai Restaurant" in Sacramento by Sacramento Magazine and News & Review publication since 2001
Suleka Sun-Lindley, co-founder of Thai Basil with her sister and mother in 1994. Graduated with BS in Environmental Design, UC Davis, and Culinary Institute of America - Elite Program with certificate of completion 2016.
Suleka is passionated about food and its the impact has on health and environment
Thai Basil was awarded as "Sustainable Business of the year" award in 2014 & 2018 by Sacramento County. And was recognized with the Snail of Approval as Good, Clean & Fair that subscribes to ethical business practices by Slow Food Sacramento 2014-2016
Learn to Cook Thai Food
"I was with a group that had a Thai cooking class combined with a drink mixing class. I was great. We Worked with the restaurant owner, suleka, as she guided us through Thai spices and sauces and how they are used in Thai cooking.
The final product was terrific."
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March, 2015