Sweet Basil's Cafe - Livingston, NJ Restaurant, Essex County
498 South Livingston Ave • Livingston, NJ
Restaurant Hours: Sun & Mon: 8 am - 3 pm
Tues - Sat: 8 am - 9 pm

Breakfast & Brunch Menu

Sweet Basil’s Cafe – Livingston NJ

Breakfast Livingston NJ

Brunch Restaurant Essex County NJ

breakfast specialties

Shrimp Benedict $15
roasted corn & yucca hash with shrimp, topped with guacamole, two poached eggs & cilantro chipotle hollandaise

Pulled Pork Benedict $14
roasted corn & yucca hash with pulled pork, topped with guacamole, two poached eggs & cilantro chipotle hollandaise

Steak & Eggs $15
grilled marinated hanger steak topped with two sunny-side up eggs & home fries

Southwest Breakfast Wrap
$11 warm flour tortilla with scrambled eggs, chorizo, avocado, jalapeño, black beans, tomato, cheddar cheese & fire roasted poblano chili sauce, served with home fries

from the griddle

add: 100% pure vermont maple syrup/$1.5 whipped cream/$1, one egg/$1.5

Whiskey “R&B” Pancakes $11
whiskey soaked raisins with caramelized bananas in a pomegranate caramel sauce *trust us, no substitutions

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes
$10 buttermilk pancakes layered with strawberries & mascarpone

Tiramisu Pancakes$10
buttermilk pancakes layered with mocha espresso cream topped with chocolate & vanilla glaze

Banana Pecan Pancakes $11
our classic pancakes topped with fresh bananas & a decadent caramel pecan sauce

Organic Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes $9.5
stone ground organic whole wheat batter sweetened with a touch of honey

Blueberry Pancakes $9
filled with wild Maine blueberries

Chocolate Chip Pancakes $9
buttermilk pancakes filled with semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Classic Pancakes $8
three fluffy buttermilk pancakes

Poached Pear Vanilla Bean French Toast $11
juicy bartlett pears spiked with cinnamon in a caramel sauce atop fresh baked challah

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast $10.5
challah stuffed with sweet cream cheese, topped with fresh blueberries and sweetened mascarpone

Banana Pecan French Toast $11
challah topped with fresh banana & a decadent caramel pecan sauce

Strawberry Mascarpone French Toast$10.5
challah stuffed with mascarpone & strawberries, topped with fresh strawberry sauce

French Toast $8.5
fresh baked challah bread dipped in Madagascar bean & orange zest batter



the benny bar

served on a toasted English muffin with home fries

Crab Cake Benedict $15
with hollandaise

Smoked Salmon Benedict $13.5
with capers, red onion & hollandaise

Sweet Basil’s Florentine $12.5
sautéed spinach, portobello mushrooms & fresh herbs poached eggs, hollandaise & a drizzle of fresh basil pesto

Eggs Benedict $10.5
poached eggs & canadian bacon on an english muffin topped with hollandaise



Huevos Rancheros $12
two corn tortillas layered with chorizo, roasted pork, black beans & cheddar cheese topped with two sunny side up eggs, poblano sauce & our five chili ranchero sauce

Garden Frittata $12
portobello mushrooms, spinach, tomato & manchego

Maryland Blue Crab Frittata $15
crab, roasted corn & tomato whipped into three eggs topped with melted white cheddar

Country Skillet $12
applewood smoked bacon, ham, pork sausage & white cheddar


omelets & more

served with toast & choice of home fries or salad
substitute: egg whites/$1.5
fruit for home fries/ $2.5 gluten-free toast/$2

Wild Mushroom, Spinach & Goat Cheese Omelet $11

Veggie Omelet $10
sautéed onions, mushrooms, spinach & feta

Santa Fe Omelet $10
avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño & jack cheese

Mexican Omelet $10
bacon, cheddar, salsa & avocado

Western Omelet $10
sautéed fresh bell peppers, ham, cheddar & onions

The Health Kick $11.5
pesto infused egg whites scrambled with portobello mushrooms, avocado, crisp red onion & fresh tomato, served with salad & multi-grain toast

Goldilox Scramble $13.5
eggs scrambled with smoked salmon, goat cheese & tomato

California Scramble $10
eggs scrambled with avocado, tomato & jack cheese with a side of salsa

Spanish Scramble $10
eggs scrambled with spicy chorizo, potato, tomato & cheddar with a side of salsa

Two Eggs, Home Fries & Toast $7



Morning Crunch $7
organic granola, yogurt & fresh fruit

6 oz. Hangar Steak $10

Applewood Smoked Bacon $4

Pork Sausage $4

Turkey Sausage $4

Spicy Andouille Sausage $4

Canadian Bacon $3

Home Fries $3

Hand-Cut French Fries $3

Egg Any Style $1.5

Fresh Fruit $3.75

Side of Toast $1.5


Organic Fair Trade Estate Coffee/Iced Coffee* $2.75, $3/iced
Add shot of espresso $1

Cappuccino, Latte or Mocha $3.75

Espresso $2

Caramel Swirl Latte $4

Frozen Caramel Swirl $4.5

Sweetened Iced Cappuccino $4.5

Frozen Mochaccino $4.5

Hot Chocolate $2.5, $3/with whip

Mint Hot Chocolate $3.5

Chai/Iced Chai $3.75, $4.50/iced

Mighty Leaf Tea (Hot or Iced) $3.5

Iced Tea* $2.75

Fountain Sodas* $2.75

Lemonade $2.75


Fresh Pomegranate Lemonade $3

Arnold Palmer (½ Lemonade, ½ Iced Tea) $2.75

Frozen Lemonade or Frozen Mojito Lemonade $4.5

Frozen Pomegranate Lemonade $4.5

OJ Strawberry Banana Smoothie $4.5

Strawberry Mango Smoothie $4.5

Mixed Berry Vanilla Smoothie $4.5

Root Beer or Coke Float $4.5

Milkshakes $5

Milk/Chocolate Milk $2.75/sm, $3.75/lg

Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice $3.5/sm, $4.5/lg

Tropicana $2.75/sm, $3.75/lg

Apple or Cranberry Juice $2.5/sm, $3.5/lg

*free in-house refills (coffee, iced coffee, iced tea & fountain sodas)