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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“poached pear” (9 reviews)
“french toast” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
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498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great spot for brunch. Kids love their meals. Best veggie burger & their egg dishes are great too! French toast with the poached pears is outta this world! Love love 🥞

Thank HappyMom77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After shopping in Livingston, NJ, with my daughter and five-year-old granddaughter, we stopped at Sweet Basil's Cafe for lunch. What a delightful surprise! My granddaughter had a "kids' plate" of breaded chicken cutlets and fries and both my daughter and I had ahi tuna plates....More

Thank prella2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice menu good variety loved the whiskey pancakes best variety in breakfast that I have had adequate service

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Went here over the weekend. It was the best French toast I've ever had and I've had my share of that. It had just the right amount of everything!! If you are ever in the NYC area, it's worth the train ride to Livingston to...More

Thank Ravali K
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Not a local, but came here because it was on the way back home. A guy seated us but no one came to our table for a good 10 minutes. When someone finally came we put all our order in. Our server would put the...More

1  Thank Daniela L
Reviewed July 23, 2017 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 July 16, 2017

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 July 10, 2017 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.

1  Thank CaptainDanny
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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
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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