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Sweet Basil's Cafe Restaurant

498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
+1 973-994-3600
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“french toast” (11 reviews)
“poached pear” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I eat here all the time. Good is great and so is the staff. The parking lot is Tiny but they do Have valet parking

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am always uncomfortable when lunching and/or dining at Sweet Basils. A bit "uppity" Uncomfortable seats. HOWEVER VERY NICE PEOPLE/SERVERS!!! Portions are small, prices are Higher then expected.. I'd like to see a more varied menu. Food however is always fresh and nicely plated.

Thank ggblackman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food in Sweet Basil is very good, our family loves having brunch together and anything off the menu is great!

Thank robkar97
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Sweet Basil's is my favorite place for brunch. The have a nice dinner menu too. Big variety and excellent food. I went there today, Father's Day - not to celebrate the holiday, I had a friend staying with me and we decided to go to...More

Thank Nicole N
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Mediocrity with a high price tag. This restaurant appeals to people who automatically assume that expensive is/must be good.

Thank CaptainDanny
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Not your ordinary breakfast menu. Sure they have bacon and eggs, but they also offer Crab Cakes and eggs! This place really has a nice vibe. Everything we ordered was delish! Great coffee as well.

Thank tommybiz
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

The food is solid. I often order one of the salads or the ahi tuna dish, which I believe is also considered a salad. All good. But lately the service has been poor. The servers are nice but there are simply not enough. On a...More

Thank AmyC723
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Had not been here since the restaurant moved from West Orange. Met my brother for lunch and the restaurant was busy but we were able to be seated immediately. My brother has the fish tacos with a side salad. He liked it a lot. I...More

Thank Norjeff2
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Tough to get a table and a bit crowded but the food is excellent! Our goto brunch destination in Livingston.

Thank Matt F
Reviewed April 5, 2017

If you plan on going on a Sunday morning, expect lines out the door. Breakfast is very good. Very different from your diner style breakfast. Omelets are actually made in an omelet pan and not on a grill which makes them more fluffy and delicious!...More

Thank Mary G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 973-994-3600
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