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

Vegetarian Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Menus

Sweet Basil’s Cafe – Livingston NJ

We are happy to accommodate any special request. Please ask your server.

Vegetarian Vegan Options Livingston NJ Restaurant

Vegetarian Vegan Essex County NJ

Vegetarian Breakfast and Brunch Menu

Eggs, Omelets & Scrambles

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

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

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

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

Wild Mushroom Spinach & Goat Cheese Omelet $11
With fresh herbs

Santa Fe Omelet $10
Avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeño & Jack Cheese

California Scramble $10
Eggs scrambled with avocado, tomato, & Jack cheese with a side of salsa

Veggie Southwest Breakfast Wrap (no chorizo) $11
Warm flour tortilla with scrambled eggs, black beans, tomato, avocado & cheddar& fire roasted poblano chili sauce

Two Eggs, Home Fries & Toast $7




“The Morning Crunch” $7
Organic granola, yogurt, & fresh fruit

Home Fries $3

From The Griddle

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 and topped with chocolate and vanilla glaze

Blueberry Pancakes $9
Filled with wild Maine blueberries

Chocolate Chip Pancakes $9
Buttermilk pancakes filled with chocolate morsels

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

Classic Pancakes $8
Fluffy buttermilk pancakes

Banana Pecan Pancakes $11
Classic pancakes packed with fresh bananas,pecans, and a decadent caramel pecan sauce

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

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast $10.5
Fresh Challah filled with sweet cream cheese & wild blueberries topped with 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 dipped in Madagascar vanilla bean and orange zest batter

Vegetarian and Vegan Lunch Menu

Lentl Soup With Fresh Vegetable (Vegan)
Cup $4.5 Bowl $9

Veggie Burger (Vegan) $12
Made with mushrooms black beans, lentils fresh herbs & organic brown rice served with fries, pasta, or salad

Fully Loaded Veggie Burger $13.5
Our homemade veggie burger topped with avocado, chipotle aioli, & melted cheddar
(Can be made vegan by leaving out the melted cheddar – please specify when ordering)

Grilled Eggplant $9.5
Fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, balsamic vinaigrette on baguette
(Can be made vegan by leaving out the fresh mozzarella – please specify when ordering)

San Francisco Haven (Vegan) $9.5
Hummus, avocado, cucumber, tomato in a sundried tomato wrap

Brie, Pear, and Arugula Sandwich $9.5
(#8 no bacon add pear)
Melted brie, arugula, tomato & pear on a baguette with honey mustard or mayo on the side

Vegan Café Salad (Vegan) $16
Greens, mango, avocado, tomato, cilantro lime vinaigrette topped with a vegan veggie burger

Arugula & Pear Salad $9
Arugula, tomato, sliced pear, endive, crumbled gorgonzola, citrus vinaigrette
Can be made Vegan by leaving out the cheese

California Spring Mix $9
Granny smith apples, tomato, caramelized walnuts & crumbled gorgonzola , balsamic dressing
Can be made Vegan by leaving out the cheese

Add vegan veggie burger to any salad $6

Vegetarian and Vegan Dinner Menu


Skillet Mac & Cheese $9
Gruyere, manchego, aged cheddar

Spinach and Artichoke Dip $9
Parmesan, baked pita chips

Roasted Brussel Sprouts $9
Extra virgin olive oil, oregano
Usually included chorizo. Ask for no chorizo to make it vegan



$3.5 for 1
$10 for 3
Feel free to mix & match

Tomato Basil
Tomato, basil & balsamic

Mushroom Goat Cheese
Fresh herbs, portobello & garlic

Roasted corn, tomato, cilantro, lime

Bruschetta has butter on the bread. You can request to leave the butter off to make it vegan.



Vegan Lentil Vegetable
$4.5….Cup $9….Bowl



Seasoned & roasted cauliflower, crimini mushrooms, red peppers, grilled zucchini, queso fresco & chives
Ask for no queso fresco to make it vegan

Salads $5 sm / $9 lg

add vegan veggie burger $6  (lg salad only)

Roasted Baby Beet Salad
Caramelized cipollini onion, baby arugula, gorgonzola, tossed in balsamic vinaigrette
(Can be made vegan by leaving out cheese – please specify when ordering)

Traditional Caesar
Crisp romaine, fresh crouton, pecorino-romano house made caesar dressing

Cali Spring Mix
Green apple, tomato, gorgonzola, candied walnuts, balsamic vinaigrette
(Can be made vegan by leaving out cheese – please specify when ordering)

Wild Arugula & Pear
Tomato, gorgonzola, citrus vinaigrette
(Can be made vegan by leaving out cheese – please specify when ordering)

Garden Salad
Mixed greens, tomato, onion, cucumber balsamic vinaigrette
(Can be made vegan by leaving out cheese – please specify when ordering)



Entrée Salads

Vegan Café Salad $16
Homemade veggie burger, greens, mango, tomato, avocado, cilantro lime vinaigrette



Classic Spaghetti Marinara $15
Pecorino-romano, fresh basil

Ricotta Gnocchi Pomodoro $16
Handmade potato dumplings, fresh tomato, basil, pecorino

Penne Alla Vodka $15
Parmesan, tomato, peas, cream



(choice of fries or sidee salad)

Naked Veggie Burger (Vegan) $11

Veggie Cheeseburger
American, cheddar, swiss, jack $12
Gorgonzola, goat cheese, or manchengo $12.50





Wilted Spinach – $5
Brussels Sprouts $6
Mixed Vegetable Medley – $5
Mashed Potatoes $4
Hand Cut French Fries – $5
Mini Roasted Potatoes $6