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Sweet Basil

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270 Bristol St Ste 114, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5936
+1 714-241-1444
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Aug 25, 2017
“Classic example of bad Italian-American”
Feb 28, 2017
“Decent Food, Wrong Order”
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
270 Bristol St Ste 114, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5936
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Extremely disappointing. The food is a classic example of the worst that Italian-American can get. Very heavy industrial strength tomato sauce over the lasagna (cold inside although on avery hot dish) and shrimp cooked in a sour sauce. Unappetizing. Lunch special came with a free...More

Thank StephenB92617
Reviewed February 28, 2017

We were a party of three and ordered one personal and one large pizza, each with different toppings. Both pizzas arrived with the wrong toppings. We were short of time so we declined their offer to re-make the pizzas. 2 out of 2 pizzas were...More

Thank johneosborne
Reviewed December 22, 2016

We were a group of four ladies. We have eaten here before and enjoyed it very much so it was a no brainer to meet up there again. We had lobster ravioli, shrimp scampi on capelin pasta, Penne Add to dictionary and spaghetti marinara. The...More

1  Thank Ali W
Reviewed November 24, 2016

I used to live next door and liked their food. but we ordered a large specialty pizza that lacked everything. little toppings, uneven cooked pizza. we were the only people in the restaurant mid week. i assume the cook had the day off. Meutermedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We actually just stopped by a take out after we ordered Service is great and very friendly, House Italian sandwiches and pizza with choices of toppings that we ordered were excellent, quite tasty We noticed that it is a cozy and friendly environment with lots...More

1  Thank Benfamily11
Reviewed November 1, 2016

The food is very tasty. The salad was fresh. The bread and dipping sauce were excellent. Lots of nice choices for pasta on the menu. Very friendly service. Good place to go for a good meal of pasta and salad. The berry salad was enjoyed...More

1  Thank Mary Jean P
Reviewed September 25, 2016

I had a dinner with my family at this small Italian restaurant. We ordered calzones which were delicious, but much bigger than expected. The menu has many salads, pizzas, calzones, and pastas. It is in a small strip mall which on weekends seems a bit...More

1  Thank Thomas J
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I can honestly say I have never had a bad meal at Sweet Basil. Love the pizza and the Sweet Basil Specialty pasta. I usually go for dinner. Have had daughters 18th birthday party in the patio. Been to a 50th birthday party here also....More

2  Thank tricia54
Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We are staying in Costa Mesa for 2 days, and we were looking for a good pizza place. Sweet basil offers pizza, pasta, sandwiches and more. We had pizzas with pepperoni, and with green peppers and basil. The crust was a good thickness (not too...More

2  Thank Kahlan112
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nice ambiance and quality food. We liked their barley soup in particular and other menus were good as well.

2  Thank Suresh C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Bristol St Ste 114, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-5936
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-241-1444
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