Sweet Basil Cafe: The Shoals' Best Kept Secret
Located in beautiful English Village Shopping Center, Sweet Basil Cafe offers gourmet dishes and seasonal delicacies, both day and night. Opened 15 years ago, Sweet Basil Cafe continues to charm local residents and out of town guests with our amazing gourmet food served in a laid back cafe setting.
Our lunch menu offers a wide selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and legendary plate lunches. Not to mention desserts that are out of this world! We have traditional cakes, pies, cookies, and other southern delights that are to die for!
During the week, we have a wide selection of wonderful Gourmet-to-Go dishes in our freezer. Simply take them home, heat them up, and you have a healthy gourmet meal to serve your family on those busy nights...or nights that you just do not want to cook.
And when the weekend comes, it's time to treat yourself to the most fabulous gourmet dinner in the Shoals!!! We are now opening on Friday and Saturday evenings for Sweet Basil Nights! Give us a call to reserve your table. You will be amazed by the dishes prepared by our Chefs. And you can always have our knowledgeable staff recommend one of our select wines to accompany your meal.
At Sweet Basil Cafe, you'll always find something special going on. Whatever your craving, a light lunch, a delicate dessert, a healthy dinner, a gourmet meal, or an extraordinary bottle of wine...We are here to serve.
Whether you come in for a business lunch with associates, an after school snack, or an elegant special dinner... you'll be treated to first-rate food & service.
Flair and charm at Sweet Basil Cafe
Make yourself at home in our Cafe and discover what sets us apart from the crowd.
Music to suit all tastes!
The area's top live acts can be found at Sweet Basil Cafe. You'll never find a shortage of socializing going on here!
Whether it's lunch, dinner, dessert, or wine, at Sweet Basil Cafe you'll find something to satisfy every appetite.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHTS MUST CALL FOR RESERVATIONS!
Sweet Basil Nights Menu: Delicious Wines Available
Crispy Fried Oysters with Remoulade and Red Sauce
fried Okra Basket served with our Famous Comeback Sauce
Fried Green Tomato Stack with Firecracker Shrimp
Balsamic Roasted Beet Salad
Red White and Blue Salad with Poppy-Sesame Dressing
Caesar Salad with creamy Parmesan Dressing
Pan Seared tuna with Provencal Basil Relish
Twice Baked Potato and Sauteed Spinach
Paul Bear Bryant Fresh Water Farms Fried OR Blackened Caatfish
Mac and Cheese, Fennel Slaw, Hushpuppies, Tartar Sauce & Comeback Sauce
Sweet Basil Bon Scour Shrimp and Creamy Grits
Roasted Organic Chicken Breast with Wild Mushrooms
served over Carrot Mushroom Pilaf, Sauteed Spinach
Southern Fiver Farms 14 oz. Rib-eye Steak Topped with Fried Onion Rings
Bernaise on the side, Twice Baked Potato
Roast Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in BAcon with Blackberry chutney
served with Creamy Grits and Sauteed Spinach
Fried Pork chop with Mac and cheese, Collard Greens and Red Eyed Gravy
All Entrees served with Sweet Potato Biscuits
May Subtitute Sauteed Squash
Delicious Homemade Desserts