Sweet Basil's Cafe - Livingston, NJ Restaurant, Essex County
498 South Livingston Ave • Livingston, NJ
Open For 25% Capacity Inside Seating, Outside Seating, Take Out, Curbside Pickup, and Doordash Delivery

Open 7 Days a Week, 10am - 8pm | For Brunch, Lunch and Dinner


Breakfast & Brunch Menu

Sweet Basil’s Cafe – Livingston NJ

Breakfast Livingston NJ

Brunch Restaurant Essex County NJ

from the griddle

add: 100% pure vermont maple syrup $1.50  /  whipped cream $1  /  one egg $1.50

WHISKEY “R&B” PANCAKES $11.50
whiskey soaked raisins with caramelized bananas in a pomegranate caramel sauce
*TRUST US, NO SUBSTITUTIONS

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes $11
buttermilk pancakes layered with strawberries & mascarpone

TIRAMISU PANCAKES $10.50
buttermilk pancakes layered with mocha espresso cream topped with chocolate & vanilla glaze

Banana Pecan Pancakes $11.50
our classic pancakes topped with fresh bananas & a decadent caramel pecan sauce

Blueberry Pancakes $10
filled with wild Maine blueberries

Chocolate Chip Pancakes $9.50
three buttermilk pancakes filled with semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Classic Pancakes $8.50
three fluffy buttermilk pancakes

Poached Pear Vanilla Bean French Toast $11.50
juicy bartlett pears spiked with cinnamon in a caramel sauce atop fresh baked challah

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast $11
challah stuffed with sweet cream cheese, topped with fresh blueberries and sweetened mascarpone

Banana Pecan French Toast $11.50
challah topped with fresh banana & a decadent caramel pecan sauce

Strawberry Mascarpone French Toast $11
challah stuffed with mascarpone & strawberries, topped with fresh strawberry sauce

French Toast $9.50
fresh baked challah bread dipped in Madagascar bean & orange zest butter

sides

ACAI BOWL (VEGAN) $9
strawberry, granola, bananas, chia seeds andcoconut flakes with apple juice

MORNING CRUNCH $7
organic granola, yogurt & fresh fruit

6 OZ. HANGER STEAK $10

APPLEWOOD SMOKED BACON $4

PORK / TURKEY SAUSAGE $4

SPICY CHORIZO $4

CANADIAN BACON $3

PLANT BASED ITALIAN SAUSAGE (VEGAN) $5

HOME FRIES / HA HAND-CUT FRENCH FRIES $4

EGG ANY STYLE $1.50

FRESH FRUIT $3.75

SIDE OF TOAST $1.5

 

beverages

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

Organic Fair Trade Estate Coffee/Iced Coffee* $2.75 / $3/iced
Cappuccino / Iced Cappuccino $3.95 / $4.95
Classic Latte / Iced Latte $3.95 / $4.95
Espresso $2 Single / $4 Double
Caramel Swirl Latte/ Mocha Latte $4.50
Iced Caramel Swirl Latte/ Iced Mocha Latte $5.50
Frozen Caramel Swirl $4.95
Frozen Mochaccino $4.5
Hot Chocolate $3 / $3.50 with whip
Mint Hot Chocolate $4 / $4.50 with whip
Chai/Iced Chai $4 / $5 iced
RishiTea (Hot or Iced) $3.75
Unsweetened Iced Tea / Flavored Iced Tea $2.95/$3.50
Fountain Sodas $2.95
Lemonade / Flavored Lemonade $3.25 / $3.50
Fresh Pomegranate Lemonade $4.50
Arnold Palmer (½ Lemonade, ½ Iced Tea) $3
Frozen Lemonade or Frozen Mojito Lemonade $4.50
Frozen Pomegranate Lemonade $4.50
Classic Milkshakes $6
Milk $2.95 small / $3.75 large
Chocolate Milk $3 small / $4 large
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice $3.50 small /$4.50 large
Tropicana $2.75 small, $3.75/large
Apple or Cranberry Juice $2.50 small / $3.50 large

smoothies (16 oz. cup)

all smoothies get a choice of base: almond milk, soy milk, skim milk, orange juice, apple juice or water

Tropical Breeze Smoothie $7
strawberry, mango, pineapple and orange juice

Incredible Hulk Smoothie $7
pineapple, bananas, spinach, broccoli and ginger with apple juice

PB&J Smoothie $7
strawberry, blueberry, bananas, peanut butter and apple juice

 

skillets

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

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/$1.50
fruit for home fries/ $2.50 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 $11.50
pesto infused egg whites scrambled with portobello mushrooms, avocado, crisp red onion & fresh tomato, served with salad & multi-grain toast

Goldilox Scramble $13.50
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

STEAK & EGGS $17
grilled marinated hanger steak topped with two sunny-side up eggs& home fries

SOUTHWEST BREAKFAST WRAP $11.95
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 $7


AVOCADO TOAST $12.95
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 $16.95
Multi-grain toast, smoked salmon & sliced avocado, topped with2 sunny side up eggs, cherry tomatoes & herb aioli, home fries or salad

 

the benny bar

SHRIMP BENEDICT $15
roasted corn & yucca hash with shrimp, topped with guacamole, two poached eggs & cilantro chipotle hollandaise,served in crispy tortilla shell

PULLED PORK BENEDICT $14
roasted corn & yucca hash with pulled pork, topped with guacamole, poached eggs, cilantro chipotle hollandaise

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

 

vegan specialties

MEXICAN TOFU SCRAMBLE $12
tofu, jalapenos, tomato, onion, black beans, & turmeric topped with avocado, side of salsa, house salad & toast

VEGETABLE SCRAMBLE $11.50
tofu, onions, red bell peppers, mushrooms, spinach & turmeric, house salad & toast

VEGAN FRITTATA $14
vegetable of the day, tofu,mushrooms, onions, potatoes,plant based Italian Sausage,mozzarella & cheddar cheese mix,served in a cast iron skillet, side salad & toast

BROOKLYN BREAKFAST WRAP $14
warm flour tortilla with tofu, plant based Italian sausage, avocado, jalapeno, black beans, tomato, mozzarella & cheddar cheese mix, fire roasted poblano sauce, chili sauce, side salad

Substitute Gluten Free Toast $2

mozzarella & cheddar cheddar cheese are plant based