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Sweet Basil

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

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Go for an early lunch. This place gets packed!

And that is a good sign. Every one knows it is good. I stuck with the soup of the day - black eyed pea bisque with toasted lavash. Mom liked her margherita pizza. Dad surprised us to get roast beef and Brie. All sandwiches come with fries or salad. Great service too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
Ellis_NC_IL
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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463 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

And that is a good sign. Every one knows it is good. I stuck with the soup of the day - black eyed pea bisque with toasted lavash. Mom liked her margherita pizza. Dad surprised us to get roast beef and Brie. All sandwiches come with fries or salad. Great service too.

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Thank Ellis_NC_IL
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

This is the best place in Moore county to have lunch. All the servers are amazing. The sweet tea is the best I have ever had with the liquid sugar where you add as much as you want. I normally get the eggplant sandwich with is great but last time I got the quesadilla and I loved it too. I... More 

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Thank Melissa M
Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Always a solid lunch place. It's worth the wait if you're not too hungry, and is very healthy and delicious.

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Thank Marion P
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Great food and cute store but the service was so slow we were starving by the time we recorded our food. However we will return due to the qualities of the food.

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Thank Danielle D
Beaufort, North Carolina
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Creative sandwiches on homemade bread plus a trio of desserts. Get there early before the line forms.

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Thank cheeky43
Southern Pines, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is my favorite lunch place. The soups are so delicious. The décor makes you feel relaxed and the food is outstanding.

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Thank Mickey W
Southern Pines, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The staff is friendly and efficient. They never stop moving. The sandwiches are inspired and are so different from your everyday ho-hum experience. But the best are the soups. A different one each day.

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Thank Harvey S
Asheboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Wow! I can't say enough about this wonderful gem in Southern Pines! Beautiful surroundings, excellent food, wonderful service ! A must do!

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Thank letsgetoutandgo
Charlotte, North Carolina
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I've been coming to this cozy quaint, but and bustling little downtown cafe for at least 12 years, and it's just as good now, as it's always been. I never miss the soup, it changes daily, and is home made by Pepi, the owner who does such a consistently great job, I'd order the soup without even asking what it... More 

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Thank Molliedog1214
Walnut Creek, California
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I both had the roasted turkey melt sandwich, which was fabulous. The restaurant is small, very popular, and the tables are close together, so it is very noisy. The food is good, but I would not call the place charming or relaxing. It's next door to an independent book store which makes for some great browsing.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?