Have you tried Sweet Basil Thai in Greenville?
The Saiyud family moved from Pattaya Beach, Thailand, and landed in Greenville a few years later in 1997. They opened Sweet Basil Thai in 2005, and a few years later I met the matriarch of the family and fell in love with one of Greenville’s most popular Thai restaurants.
Carrying on his parent’s tradition of treating customers like family, Chin Saiyud is now running the restaurant while his parents enjoy retired life back in Thailand. If you’ve ever dined at Sweet Basil, then you know, this isn’t just a business for the family, it’s a passion. That is reflected in every dish that leaves the kitchen.
Aside from opening one of the Upstate’s most popular Thai restaurants, you might be surprised to know that another popular Thai restaurant in Greenville was opened with help from the Saiyud family.
Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine in Greenville, SC
Owners name: Chin Saiyud
Do you have a kids menu? Yes
Do employees wear masks? Yes
What are your contactless delivery options?
Pickup inside, curbside
Do you offer outdoor dining?
Outdoor Dining – Open Air
What makes your spot unique?
Family owned and operated since 2005. We are from Thailand but have been living in Greenville for 20 years. Family recipes
What dish is the most popular? Pad Thai, Panang Curry, Tom Kha Soup, Amanda Chicken
What dish are you the proudest of?
We specialize in Thai curry
It’s my first time at your restaurant, what do you suggest we order?
Pad Thai, chili noodle, spring roll, Amanda chicken, cashew nut, Panang or green curry, seafood basil.
Where do you love to eat when not at work? Sushi-Masa
Gifting Options: Gift certificates
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What Locals Have To Say About Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine
Thai food is so good here!!! Love Sweet BasilKimberly S
My kids like the pineapple fried rice (and so do I!) I’ll have to try some of these other dishes.Joy H
By far the best Thai in the area!Chad R
Love Sweet Basil and SUPER convenient to those of us living off of Woodruff Rd/Five ForksKristen B
This is my favorite Thai restaurant of anywhere I have ate. My go-to is the Massaman and I love the Tom Ka (spelling?) soup. Everything is delicious and tastes so homemade and fancy if that makes sense. We went last week and felt very safe in regards to covid.Angela W
What!? Our favorite restaurant is getting a highlight! Chinavit Saiyud and Apple Assadaporn Krueakot are amazing chefs and hosts! Sweet Basil is the best you can get!Nadine L
Learn More About Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine
Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine
8599 Pelham Road – Unit 15, Greenville | 864.627.4151
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