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Sweet Basil

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134 NW Broad St, Apt 1A, Southern Pines, NC 28387-4839
+1 910-693-1487
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11:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Mum is visiting from England and we came to SoPi to do some shopping and look around. A friend recommended Sweet Basil for lunch and it didn't disappoint. Super friendly, attentive staff and a beautiful little building. I had my 5 week old daughter in her car seat and they brought her out a little stand to put the... More 

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Thank Rachael R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I have tried everything on the menu, and nothing disappoints! They do not accept reservations, and are always busy! Get there early and be prepared to wait a little.

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Thank Brianna P
Camden, South Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

When you see people waiting outside, you know the place is good! And it did not disappoint! Everything we ordered was excellent and the crispy fries were cooked perfectly! Try the sweet tea that comes unsweetened with a side of sugar syrup. Definitely a great experience!

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Thank Amy K
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Their soups are the best I've had anywhere, and the bread for the sandwiches are so good. The waitstaff are all very friendly and they know their regular customers by name and what they like to drink and eat. Love this place!

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Thank kimsR5231AP
Greenville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We had to wait about 15 to be seated. Very popular! Friendly and attentive service. We both had salads that were uniquely very good and large. We were drinking water and had our glasses refilled/topped off several times. Wish we could have tried desert, but we were just too full. We look forward to future visits to such an outstanding... More 

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Thank Spence C
Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Very good sandwiches and soups. The fries are wonderful. I've tried several different things and loved them all. I wouldn't say this is the best place to take children, though. It's a little small and cramped inside with breakables at a toddlers reach.

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Thank petunia622
southern pines
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

this is my favorite lunch place to catch up with a friend. Great selection of food including vegetarian options. Fabulous soups of the day and specials too. I recommend getting there before noon to get a seat or you will be waiting awhile and it gets crazy from noon til about 1:30pm. Enjoy!

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Thank annmarie0917
Jackson Springs, North Carolina
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was our second visit, and we chose it again over several other tempting choices on the same street. The atmosphere is cozy, and can get a tad crowded during peak lunch times. Wait is usually short, with the service and food more than making up for waiting. We had the chicken salad special...portions were so generous that we could... More 

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Thank ROCHELLE B
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great restaurant located downtown Southern Pines. This restaurant is one of my go-to and also one of my favorite lunch destinations when downtown Southern Pines. Sweet Basil has a Southern Charm, great staff, and even better food. Be prepared to wait a bit because they are only open for lunch. Well worth the wait. My favorite dish is the Grilled... More 

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Thank SurfWriter1
Cary, North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went with a group. Seating wasn't what we were expecting. We ended up in 2 different rooms. Everyone seemed to like their lunches. My one negative (ruben sandwich) was that the sauerkraut made the bread soggy and the sandwich fell apart while I was trying to eat it. It was VERY messy. Perhaps a piece of cheese between the sauerkraut... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 NW Broad St, Apt 1A, Southern Pines, NC 28387-4839
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Southern Pines
  • Phone Number: +1 910-693-1487

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?