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Sweet Basil's Cafe

498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
+1 973-994-3600
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (44 reviews)
“poached pear” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (12 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The food is okay, and sometimes, very good, but the attitude of the owner is a real turnoff. I would not go back there because of his attitude...not to his customers, but to his help. I don't know why they would let someone treat them...More

Thank HeleneD329
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The service is quick and efficient. The helpings are large. Three members of our group could not eat the entire dish. The food was well cooked and tasty. Great place for family outings.

Thank idsethi
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visited this breakfast place a few weeks ago and liked the food even though it was a bit expensive. Came back for Father's day brunch and found the menu looked different and the prices seemed higher. I checked their website menu and found they jacked...More

Thank AJC171717
Reviewed 14 June 2018

I had a turkey avocado wrap. Very good and well presented. My wife had a crab cake salad. She thoroughly enjoyed it. Service was excellent. Free refill of lemonade and coke.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We revisited here having been her two years ago and once again were not disappointed! Kids chocolate chip pancakes are lush and huge! Photos show (one of the breakfast specials I had with poached rather than fried eggs). Breakfast special was eggs, back on breakfast...More

Thank twinkletoes75
Reviewed 20 May 2018

we were here yesterday for lunch and it was one of the best meals ever! the inside is super cute and clean, staff was friendly, the menu has a great variety of different things to choose from ranging from breakfast to lunch items. Their drinks...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Our extended family 12 had a very enjoyable Easter Brunch. I enjoyed the pulled pork benedict. A surprising combination that works. My companion had the vegan sandwich which was reported to also be good. Attentive and quick service given it was Easter Sunday and the...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We attended a private party - there are pulldown shades that separate one part of the restaurant. We could hear people on the other side, but it was private. The food was delicious!

Thank orangerook
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

You have to try the potatoes. They are perfectly crispy on the outside and melts in your mouth. The secret is boiling the potatoes first then a quick deep fry - that’s what our waitress told us. Shrimp Benedict is also delicious! Casual atmosphere with...More

Thank Mai M
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been several times for Sweet Basil brunch on weekends and it’s wonderful. I went for dinner on a Saturday for the first time and was so impressed. We were a group of 3 and were seated immediately with our reservation. The environment isn’t the...More

Thank Stephenie A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, 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, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, 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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