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Sweet Basil

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134 NW Broad St, Apt 1A, Southern Pines, NC 28387-4838
+1 910-693-1487
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Camden, South Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you see people waiting outside, you know the place is good! And it did not disappoint! Everything we ordered was excellent and the crispy fries were cooked perfectly! Try the sweet tea that comes unsweetened with a side of sugar syrup. Definitely a great experience!

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Thank Amy K
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their soups are the best I've had anywhere, and the bread for the sandwiches are so good. The waitstaff are all very friendly and they know their regular customers by name and what they like to drink and eat. Love this place!

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Thank kimsR5231AP
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We had to wait about 15 to be seated. Very popular! Friendly and attentive service. We both had salads that were uniquely very good and large. We were drinking water and had our glasses refilled/topped off several times. Wish we could have tried desert, but we were just too full. We look forward to future visits to such an outstanding... More 

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Thank Spence C
Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Very good sandwiches and soups. The fries are wonderful. I've tried several different things and loved them all. I wouldn't say this is the best place to take children, though. It's a little small and cramped inside with breakables at a toddlers reach.

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Thank petunia622
southern pines
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

this is my favorite lunch place to catch up with a friend. Great selection of food including vegetarian options. Fabulous soups of the day and specials too. I recommend getting there before noon to get a seat or you will be waiting awhile and it gets crazy from noon til about 1:30pm. Enjoy!

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Thank annmarie0917
Jackson Springs, North Carolina
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This was our second visit, and we chose it again over several other tempting choices on the same street. The atmosphere is cozy, and can get a tad crowded during peak lunch times. Wait is usually short, with the service and food more than making up for waiting. We had the chicken salad special...portions were so generous that we could... More 

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Thank ROCHELLE B
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Great restaurant located downtown Southern Pines. This restaurant is one of my go-to and also one of my favorite lunch destinations when downtown Southern Pines. Sweet Basil has a Southern Charm, great staff, and even better food. Be prepared to wait a bit because they are only open for lunch. Well worth the wait. My favorite dish is the Grilled... More 

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Thank SurfWriter1
Cary, North Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Went with a group. Seating wasn't what we were expecting. We ended up in 2 different rooms. Everyone seemed to like their lunches. My one negative (ruben sandwich) was that the sauerkraut made the bread soggy and the sandwich fell apart while I was trying to eat it. It was VERY messy. Perhaps a piece of cheese between the sauerkraut... More 

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Thank nelly622
Florida
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This is a small place that offers abundant plates. The food was delicious, fresh and reasonable priced. Went there for lunch, 2nd time there and it was really good. Service is perfect and timely. I will return for more. Great place.

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Thank WellsTrips
Cornelius, North Carolina
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

What a warm and welcoming place. My husband and I have heard a lot about the fantastic food and charming dining experience at Sweet Basil and it definitely lived up to the hype. We arrived a little after 1:30 on a Saturday and had a short 5 minute wait before we were seated. Staff were very friendly and attentive. We... More 

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Thank Lori W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 NW Broad St, Apt 1A, Southern Pines, NC 28387-4838
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Southern Pines
  • Phone Number: +1 910-693-1487

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?