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

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
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  • 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
Great Lunch Spot

This place is VERY popular. Expect a wait if you arrive after 12:00 for lunch. They have a variety of choices that are always fresh meals. You will not be disappointed. In addition, the service is very polite and fast.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
jeartma
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This place is VERY popular. Expect a wait if you arrive after 12:00 for lunch. They have a variety of choices that are always fresh meals. You will not be disappointed. In addition, the service is very polite and fast.

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Pinebluff, NC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I love thus funky little lunch spot. It's worth the wait if you arrive around noon. They have great soups. I love the salads, too. Fresh produce prepared and served well.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Food is great, cozy little place if you don't like small spaces you might not like it but the food is worth it. Try to avoid the lunch rush.

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome. Everything is great. I'd suggest takeout over dining in, simply because it can get very crowded and loud. If you do dine in, go as soon as they open or an hour & a half before closing. However, as far as the quality of the food, you can't beat it!

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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218 reviews 218 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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Asheville, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
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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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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?