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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%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (47 reviews)
“poached pear” (12 reviews)
“french toast” (15 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
498 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039-4352
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have come back here a few times for breakfast and brunch. Efficient and pleasant service, great food choices, and delicious breakfast items.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MichelleVitt
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sandy l
Reviewed November 1, 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed October 22, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed September 18, 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SamanthaDolsen
Reviewed September 12, 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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank tennisbum11746
Reviewed September 3, 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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank PizzaMavin
Reviewed September 3, 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Terry C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We have been for dinner numerous times, always enjoyable. I hear breakfast and lunch are great also.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank curioustraveller33
Reviewed August 19, 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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank hotyogi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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