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. 

Our Passio​n​

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


Our Chef/Owner

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


Our Commitment

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


cooking classes/ special events

We offer private cooking classes and special events

Private Cooking Class

Up to 8 guests for five course meal with hands on and cooking demonstration


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Additional Guest

additional guest to cooking class 


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Wine Pairing

Optional Wine Pairing - 3 tasting pours


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Special Cocktail Class

Optional Cocktail class with our awesome bartenders using fresh and seasonal herbs and citrus: 3 drinks (2 alcoholic, 1 non-alcoholic) to make and drink


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Cooking with Suleka

at Thai Basil

Introduction to Nam Prik Pow

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