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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (45 reviews)
“poached pear” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (14 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great, absolutely loved everything. My only concern was the waitress. The tall young lady with black hair. I have never came across someone so rude in my life especially since it was my first time here. Customer service is all about making...More

Thank SamanthaDolsen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to find. Could use more parking spacers but they put in a valet service which is good. Good menu and large choices. One side of menu says LUNCH. The other side says BRUNCH. I had the French toast. Huge portion. Had good bacon with...More

Thank tennisbum11746
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to walk in and be seated immediately. After studying the menu, and struggling to make a decision because everything on it looked excellent, the waiter provided some suggestions based on their most popular dishes. We ended up ordering the following: Yellowfin Tuna...More

Thank PizzaMavin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with our son and his girlfriend while visiting. They’d been here before and suggested it. This place really goes the extra mile. Everything is homemade. Caramel vanilla sauce for The highly recommended poached pear vanilla French toast, the hollandaise sauce for the eggs...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been for dinner numerous times, always enjoyable. I hear breakfast and lunch are great also.

Thank curioustraveller33
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Sweet Basil’s Cafe this (Sunday) morning for breakfast with my husband. As always the place is bustling and lively. We each ordered our favorite meals despite the tempting “daily specials” offering. Why mess with perfection, right? My husband always gets the Pear French...More

Thank hotyogi
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 18 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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
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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