Begin with a love of local fresh food and Asian flavors, add one part imagination and a dash of culinary genius, combine in a casually sophisticated space and stir gently with a southern gentle breeze.
Come, sit on Basmatis' candlelit porch and sip a handcrafted cocktail while watching the moonrise Draper Lake. You’ll feel like you’ve discovered a secret place – an enchanting hidden gem just off the beaten path. A place so special you’ll vow to keep it all to yourself, but wind up sharing it with everyone you meet.
Basmatis Asian Cuisine is small by intention. Its intimate candlelit atmosphere and quaint screen porch invites quiet conversation and relaxation – a perfect setting for a quiet dinner for two or a communal celebration. Basmatis Asian Cuisine casual sophistication is never stuffy. Basmatis Asian Cuisine welcomes families and will gladly accommodate them with half portions of entrees for children.
Basmatis Asian Cuisine is sleek and sophisticated, very romantic yet relaxing indoor and outdoor dining on 30-A.
Everything served at Basmatis Asian Cuisine is special, fresh and a little bit different. All the fish and vegetables are local, many are organic. An intensely flavored menu offers pleasant surprises. Start with a selection of fresh sushi rolls unique to Basmati. Try the truffled tuna roll or sample the fresh spring rolls bursting with fresh seasonal veggies and finished with a spicy chili sauce. For dinner, the tempura battered firecracker grouper is a favorite or dig into the superbly flavored Chinese bar-b-qued duck or hoisin and sesame encrusted Cantonese rack of lamb. Finish with chocolate tofu pie or a scoop of sumptuous green tea ice cream. Basmatis Asian Cuisine has been featured in Southern Living, The New York Times and 30A Review.