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Sweet Basil's Cafe

498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
+1 973-994-3600
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“poached pear” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (14 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, 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

A happy amalgam of Continental and Mid-Eastern cuisine Generous portions, very good service. Ambiance meh, chairs are uncomfortable (guess they don’t want you to linger). It’s BYOB, a huge plus.

Thank SandySojourns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of its location. We’d go back for the unique menu and outstanding service. We were especially pleased that the food was not highly seasoned.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! I found Sweet Basils Cafe on Trip Advisor and the ratings didn't let this place down! The BEST omelet I have ever had in my life - Spinach, Wild Mushroom, and Goat Cheese! I had yesterday and I am still thinking about it today!...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 18 September 2018 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 12 September 2018 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 September 2018 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 September 2018 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 27 August 2018

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
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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, Child-friendly
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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