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

WHISKEY “R&B” PANCAKES $14
whiskey soaked raisins with caramelized bananas in a pomegranate caramel sauce
*TRUST US, NO SUBSTITUTIONS

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes $13.95
buttermilk pancakes layered with strawberries & mascarpone

TIRAMISU PANCAKES $13.95
buttermilk pancakes layered with mocha espresso cream topped with chocolate & vanilla glaze

Banana Pecan Pancakes $14
our classic pancakes topped with fresh bananas & a decadent caramel pecan sauce

Blueberry Pancakes $13
filled with wild Maine blueberries

Chocolate Chip Pancakes $12
three buttermilk pancakes filled with semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Classic Pancakes $11
three fluffy buttermilk pancakes

Poached Pear Vanilla Bean French Toast $14
juicy bartlett pears spiked with cinnamon in a caramel sauce atop fresh baked challah

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast $13.95
challah stuffed with sweet cream cheese, topped with fresh blueberries and sweetened mascarpone

Banana Pecan French Toast $14
challah topped with fresh banana & a decadent caramel pecan sauce

Strawberry Mascarpone French Toast $13.95
challah stuffed with mascarpone & strawberries, topped with fresh strawberry sauce

French Toast $11.50
fresh baked challah bread dipped in Madagascar bean & orange zest butter

sides

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

MORNING CRUNCH $7
organic granola, yogurt & fresh fruit

6 OZ. HANGER STEAK $12

APPLEWOOD SMOKED BACON $6

PORK / TURKEY SAUSAGE $6

SPICY CHORIZO $7

CANADIAN BACON $6

PLANT BASED ITALIAN SAUSAGE (VEGAN) $7.50

HOME FRIES / HAND-CUT FRENCH FRIES $4.50

EGG ANY STYLE $2

FRESH FRUIT $4

SIDE OF TOAST $2

 

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 $4.50 / $5.50
Classic Latte / Iced Latte $4.50 / $5.50
Espresso $2 Single / $4 Double
Caramel Swirl Latte/ Mocha Latte $4.95
Iced Caramel Swirl Latte/ Iced Mocha Latte $5.95
Frozen Caramel Swirl $5.95
Frozen Mochaccino $5.95
Hot Chocolate $3.50 / $4 with whip
Peppermint Hot Chocolate $4.75
Chai/Iced Chai $4 / $5 iced
RishiTea (Hot or Iced) $3.75
Unsweetened Iced Tea / Flavored Iced Tea $3.50/$4.25
Fountain Sodas $3.50
Lemonade / Flavored Lemonade $3.75 / $4.50
Fresh Pomegranate Lemonade $4.50
Arnold Palmer (½ Lemonade, ½ Iced Tea) $3.50
Frozen Lemonade or Frozen Mojito Lemonade $4.95
Frozen Pomegranate Lemonade $4.95
Classic Milkshakes $6.95
Milk $2.95 small / $3.95 large
Chocolate Milk $3.25 small / $4.25 large
Tropicana $3 small, $4.95/large
Apple or Cranberry Juice $2.75 small / $4.75 large

smoothies (16 oz. cup)

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

Orange, Strawberry, Banana $7.50

Tropical Breeze Smoothie $7.50
strawberry, mango, pineapple and orange juice

Incredible Hulk Smoothie $7.50
pineapple, bananas, spinach, broccoli and ginger with apple juice

PB&J Smoothie $7.50
strawberry, blueberry, bananas, peanut butter and apple juice

Oatmeal Cookie $7.75
peanut butter, bananas, granola, cinnamon and oat milk

Bora Bora $7.50
mango, banana, pineapple and orange juice

Green Giant $7.50
spinach, pineapple, mango and bananas with orange juice

Honeybee $7.75
avacado, spinach, banana and a drizzle of honey with almond milk

 

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

SMILEY FACE PANCAKE $8.50
topped with whipped cream, strawberries, bananas & blueberry
Add chocolate chips $1.00

KIDS CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKES $10.50
2 buttermilk pancakes with sweet chocolate chip morsels

KIDS 2 EGGS SCRAMBLED $8.50
with bacon, pork sausage or turkey sausage & home or applies slices

BEVERAGES

MILK $3.95

CHOCOLATE MILK $4.25

SMOOTHIES / MILKSHAKES  $7.50 and up

HOT CHOCOLATE $3.50 / $4 – add whipped cream

PEPPERMINT HOT CHOCOLATE $4.75

TROPICANA OJ $4.95

CRANBERRY / APPLE JUICE $4.75

 

skillets

Huevos Rancheros $14.95
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 $14.95
portobello mushrooms, spinach, tomato, white cheddar
whipped into 3 fresh eggs

Country Skillet $14.95
3 eggs scrambled with applewood smoked bacon, ham, pork sausage & white cheddar

 

omelets & more

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 $13.95

Veggie Omelet $12.95
sautéed onions, mushrooms, spinach & feta

Santa Fe Omelet $12.95
avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño & jack cheese

Mexican Omelet $12.95
bacon, cheddar, salsa & avocado

Western Omelet $12.95
sautéed fresh bell peppers, ham, cheddar & onions

The Health Kick $14.50
pesto infused egg whites scrambled with portobello mushrooms, avocado, crisp red onion & fresh tomato, served with salad & multi-grain toast

Goldilox Scramble $16.95
eggs scrambled with smoked salmon, goat cheese & tomato

California Scramble $12.95
eggs scrambled with avocado, tomato & jack cheese with a side of salsa

Spanish Scramble $12.95
eggs scrambled with spicy chorizo, potato, tomato & cheddar with a side of salsa

STEAK & EGGS $19.50
grilled marinated hanger steak topped with two sunny-side up eggs& home fries

SOUTHWEST BREAKFAST WRAP $13.95
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 $11


AVOCADO TOAST $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 $18.95
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 $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
roasted corn & yucca hash with pulled pork, topped with guacamole, poached eggs, cilantro chipotle hollandaise

CRAB CAKE BENEDICT $18.95
with hollandaise

Smoked Salmon Benedict $17
with capers, red onion & hollandaise

Sweet Basil’s Florentine $15
sautéed spinach, portobello mushrooms & fresh herbs poached eggs, hollandaise & a drizzle of fresh basil pesto

Eggs Benedict $14
poached eggs & canadian bacon on an english muffin topped with hollandaise

 

vegan specialties

MEXICAN TOFU SCRAMBLE $13.95
tofu, jalapenos, tomato, onion, black beans, & turmeric topped with avocado, side of salsa, house salad & toast

VEGAN FRITTATA $17
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 $17
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 $2.50

mozzarella & cheddar cheddar cheese are plant based