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Sweet Basil's Cafe - Livingston, NJ Restaurant, Essex County
498 South Livingston Ave • Livingston, NJ
Open For Inside Seating, Outside Seating, Take Out, Curbside Pickup, UberEats, and Doordash Delivery

Open 7 Days a Week, 10am - 8pm
Brunch Menu 10am - 3pm | Lunch Menu 10am - 4 pm | Dinner Menu 4pm - 8pm

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Delivery available through Doordash and UberEats

Breakfast & Brunch Menu

Sweet Basil’s Cafe – Livingston NJ

Breakfast Livingston NJ

Brunch Restaurant Essex County NJ

Brunch & LunchNo Reservations / First Come, First Serve Basis.
DinnerReservations Accepted for Parties of Any Size.

BYOB

from the griddle

add: 100% pure vermont maple syrup $2  /  whipped cream $1.95
extra caramel sauce $2.5 / extra sauce & toppings $5

WILD BERRY PANCAKES (V) $16.95
buttermilk pancakes, vanilla mascarpone, fresh berries, crunch oats, wild berry sauce & powdered sugar.

WHISKEY “R&B” PANCAKES (V) $14.95
whiskey soaked raisins with caramelized bananas in a pomegranate caramel sauce
*TRUST US, NO SUBSTITUTIONS

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes (V) $14.95
buttermilk pancakes layered with strawberries & mascarpone

TIRAMISU PANCAKES (V) $14.95
buttermilk pancakes, juicy bartlett pear spiked with cinnamon, topped with decadent caramel sauce

POACHED PEAR PANCAKES (V) $14.95
buttermilk pancakes layered with mocha espresso cream topped with chocolate & vanilla glaze

Banana Pecan Pancakes (V) $14.95
our classic pancakes topped with fresh bananas & a decadent caramel pecan sauce

Blueberry Pancakes (V) $13.95
filled with wild Maine blueberries

Chocolate Chip Pancakes (V) $12.95
three buttermilk pancakes filled with semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Classic Pancakes (V) $11.95
three fluffy buttermilk pancakes

Poached Pear Vanilla Bean French Toast (V) $14.95
juicy bartlett pears spiked with cinnamon in a caramel sauce atop fresh baked challah

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast (V) $14.95
challah stuffed with sweet cream cheese, topped with fresh blueberries and sweetened mascarpone

Banana Pecan French Toast (V) $14.95
challah topped with fresh banana & a decadent caramel pecan sauce

Strawberry Stuffed French Toast (V) $14.95
challah stuffed with mascarpone & strawberries, topped with fresh strawberry sauce

French Toast (V) $11.95
fresh baked challah bread dipped in Madagascar bean & orange zest batter

sides

MORNING CRUNCH (V) $8.95
organic granola, yogurt & fresh fruit

6 OZ. HANGER STEAK (GF) $12.95

APPLEWOOD SMOKED BACON (GF) $6

PORK / TURKEY SAUSAGE (GF) $6

SPICY CHORIZO (GF) $7

CANADIAN BACON (GF) $6

HOME FRIES / HAND-CUT FRENCH FRIES (GF) $4.50

EGG ANY STYLE (GF) $2

FRESH FRUIT (GF) $5

SIDE OF TOAST $2

BELGIUM WAFFLE $10

 

beverages

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

Organic Fair Trade Estate Coffee/Iced Coffee* $3.95 / $4.95/iced
Cappuccino / Iced Cappuccino $4.75 / $5.75
Classic Latte / Iced Latte $4.75 / $5.75 / $5.95
Flavored Lattes $5.5 / $6.5 Iced
caramel swirl, mocha, vanilla, hazelnut, pumpkin spice, gingerbread, lavender vanilla, s’mores, tiramisu, snickers, almond joy, butter pecan.

Espresso $2 Single / $4 Double
Frozen Mochaccino $6.25
Hot Chocolate $3.50 / $4 with whip
Peppermint Hot Chocolate $4.75
Chai/Iced Chai $4.50 / $5.50 iced
Rishi Tea (Hot or Iced) $3.75 / $4.75
Unsweetened Iced Tea / Flavored Iced Tea $3.75/$4.25
Fountain Sodas $3.75
Lemonade / Flavored Lemonade $4 / $4.75
Pomegranate, raspberry, peach, mango, passion fruit, lavender, strawberry
Arnold Palmer (½ Lemonade, ½ Iced Tea) $3.95
Frozen Lemonade $4.95
Pomegranate, raspberry, peach, mango, passion fruit, lavender, strawberry
Classic Milkshakes $7.50
Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry
Specialty Milkshakes $7.50
Banana foster, chocolate strawberry, confetti cupcake, mocha mudslide, peppermint brownie, vanilla chai, oreo, espresso

Milk $3.25 small / $4.50 large
Chocolate Milk $4.50 small / $5.25 large
Tropicana $3.50 small, $5.50/large
Apple or Cranberry Juice $3.50 small / $5.50 large

smoothies (16 oz. cup)

all smoothies get a choice of base: whole milk, almond milk (+.25), skim milk, oat milk (+.250), orange juice, apple juice or water

Orange, Strawberry, Banana $8

Tropical Breeze Smoothie $8
strawberry, mango, pineapple and orange juice

Incredible Hulk Smoothie $8.50
pineapple, bananas, spinach, broccoli and ginger with apple juice

PB&J Smoothie $8.95
strawberry, blueberry, bananas, organic peanut butter and apple juice

Oatmeal Cookie $8.95
peanut butter, bananas, granola, cinnamon and oat milk

Bora Bora $8.00
mango, banana, pineapple and orange juice

Green Giant $8.50
spinach, pineapple, mango and bananas with orange juice

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana  $8.95
chocolate peanut butter powder, bananas, whole milk

 

skillets

GLUTEN FREE – PLEASE ASK TO SUBSTITUTE GLUTEN FREE BREAD
HOME FRIES FRIED IN THE SAME OIL AS ITEMS CONTAINING GLUTEN
served with toast & choice of home fries or salad

substitute: egg whites/$2,
fruit for home fries/ $2.95, gluten-free toast/$2.50

Huevos Rancheros $15.95
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 $15.95
portobello mushrooms, spinach, tomato, white cheddar
whipped into 3 fresh eggs

Country Skillet $15.95
3 eggs scrambled with applewood smoked bacon, ham, pork sausage & white cheddar

 

omelets & more

GLUTEN FREE – PLEASE ASK TO SUBSTITUTE GLUTEN FREE BREAD
HOME FRIES FRIED IN THE SAME OIL AS ITEMS CONTAINING GLUTEN
served with toast & choice of home fries or salad

substitute: egg whites/$2,
fruit for home fries/ $2.95, gluten-free toast/$2.50

Wild Mushroom, Spinach & Goat Cheese Omelet (GF) (V) $15

Veggie Omelet (V)$13.95
sautéed onions, mushrooms, spinach & feta

Santa Fe Omelet (GF) (V) $13.95
avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño & jack cheese

Mexican Omelet (GF) $13.95
bacon, cheddar, salsa & avocado

Western Omelet (GF) $13.95
sautéed fresh bell peppers, ham, cheddar & onions

The Health Kick (GF) (V) $15.50
pesto infused egg whites scrambled with portobello mushrooms, avocado, crisp red onion & fresh tomato, served with salad & multi-grain toast

Goldilox Scramble (GF) $18.50
eggs scrambled with smoked salmon, goat cheese & tomato

California Scramble (GF) (V) $13.95
eggs scrambled with avocado, tomato & jack cheese with a side of salsa

Spanish Scramble (V)$13.95
eggs scrambled with spicy chorizo, potato, tomato & cheddar with a side of salsa

STEAK & EGGS (GF) $21.
grilled marinated hanger steak topped with two sunny-side up eggs & home fries

SOUTHWEST BREAKFAST WRAP $14.95
warm flour tortilla with scrambled eggs, chorizo, avocado, jalapeño, black beans, tomato, cheddar cheese and fire roasted poblano chili sauce, home fries

TWO EGGS, HOME FRIES & TOAST (GF) (V) $11
any style


AVOCADO TOAST (GF) (V) $13.95
multi-grain toast topped with 2 sunny side up eggs, sliced avocado & cherry tomatoes, herb aioli, served with home fries or house salad

SALMON AVOCADO TOAST (GF) (V) $19.95
Multi-grain toast, smoked salmon & sliced avocado, topped with2 sunny side up eggs, cherry tomatoes & herb aioli, home fries or salad

SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN & WAFFLES $22
Buttermilk fried chicken atop belgian waffle, spicy sriracha maple syrup & sweet honey butter

 

the benny bar

GLUTEN FREE – PLEASE ASK TO SUBSTITUTE GLUTEN FREE BREAD
HOME FRIES FRIED IN THE SAME OIL AS ITEMS CONTAINING GLUTEN

SHRIMP BENEDICT $17.95
roasted corn & yucca hash with shrimp, topped with guacamole, two poached eggs & cilantro chipotle hollandaise,served in crispy tortilla shell

PULLED PORK BENEDICT $16.95
(Not served on English Muffin)
roasted corn & yucca hash with pulled pork, topped with guacamole, poached eggs, cilantro chipotle hollandaise

Below is served on a toasted English Muffin with Home Fries

CRAB CAKE BENEDICT $18.95
with hollandaise

Smoked Salmon Benedict (GF) $17.
with capers, red onion & hollandaise

Sweet Basil’s Florentine (GF) (V) $15.50
sautéed spinach, portobello mushrooms & fresh herbs poached eggs, hollandaise & a drizzle of fresh basil pesto

Eggs Benedict (GF) $14.50
poached eggs & canadian bacon on an english muffin topped with hollandaise

 

Children’s Menu
(Breakfast: 10a.m. – 3 p.m.)

SMILEY FACE PANCAKE $9.50
topped with whipped cream, strawberries, bananas & blueberry
Add chocolate chips $1.00

KIDS CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKES $11.95
2 buttermilk pancakes with sweet chocolate chip morsels

KIDS 2 EGGS SCRAMBLED $10.50
with bacon, pork sausage or turkey sausage & home or applies slices