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134 NW Broad St, Apt 1A, Southern Pines, NC 28387-4839
910-693-1487
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch spot-Great menu

Perfect spot for a great, fresh lunch. Everything on the menu is good. I especially like the margharita pizza. Situated in downtown, it is a great spot to stop while strolling through town checking out the shops. The building is older and seating is tight and limited, but worth the wait. If too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Martaroonie
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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Perfect spot for a great, fresh lunch. Everything on the menu is good. I especially like the margharita pizza. Situated in downtown, it is a great spot to stop while strolling through town checking out the shops. The building is older and seating is tight and limited, but worth the wait. If too crowded, take-out is a terrific option as... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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220 reviews 220 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Skip the fast-food & chain restaurants; go for something different and stop here! Hadn't been here for quite some time, so was thrilled when visiting my mother that she felt well enough and would like to go to Sweet Basil's for lunch. It's a popular place, so wasn't sure about a wait, but we got the last table for the... More 

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Sweet Basil is southern pines tradition And a wonderful one!! Been going since it opened. Pepi's soups are a must (changes daily). Sandwich s are super with a nice variety. Open lunch.

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Wadesboro, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a quaint café with tiny tables but the food makes all the difference. Smoked Turkey Melt and Hot Vegetarian were oh so delicious. At the height of lunch hour, I imagine it's pretty intense but at 2:00 it was great. We've not ever had a lunch here that we didn't love.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I always look forward to lunch at Sweet Basil. I had the Hot Vegetarian and it was fabulous as always, fries were fresh and delicious. The staff was so attentive and provided wonderful service.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It is lost on us why this place receives such a high rating in the Southern Pines area. The food here is nothing you can't make for yourself at home and Sweet Basil misses the mark all around. Granted when we arrived it was quite busy and the staff was hustling but after sitting at our table for 15 mins... More 

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Southern Pines, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Sweet Basil is my go to spot when I have a weekday off from work. The service is always attentive and efficient. Tea is sweetened to your liking with simple syrup -- a Southerner's dream! Everyone, and I mean everyone, raves about the Hot Vegetarian open face sandwich. However, I'm ashamed to say I've never tried it. What I love... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Didn't dislike anything about it. Our server was helpful and accommodated our requests; the food was perfect.

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Enfield, Connecticut, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This iOS one of my favorite places to take my 81 year young mother. She loves their margarita pizza and I love their Greek salad. Homemade soups and fresh food make this work leaving Route 1 in search of local food.

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Texarkana, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Enjoyed lunch here with friends and we were not disappointed. Great food, great service and fair prices. Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 134 NW Broad St, Apt 1A, Southern Pines, NC 28387-4839
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Southern Pines
  • Phone Number: 910-693-1487

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?