Of the waterfront's many highbrow and lowbrow spots, Sweet Basil might be my very favorite. It has the casual feel of a local trattoria, but the elegant menu transcends the limited regional offerings you might expect. The chef somehow manages to meld Thai influences, pasta, cream sauces, and local seafood cooked in fusion style without going overboard, resulting in truly interesting creations:... more
Their brunch is great. Good selection and it only costs 10
Sweet Basil is a nice place to lunch with a girlfriend or a business associate. They change up the menu fairly often and have good specials but its a very safe place to take someone to eat.
Stir-fry bathed in excessive sauce, pasta was similarly equipped. Would not recommend. Tuna appetizer was overcooked. Best left to tourists with a poor palette
What a great place for lunch! The curried chicken crepes with mango, mint and coconut milk were terrific. The service was quite agreeable. The lunch prices were great value too.
Dynamic and inventive entrees paired with a prime location in the city's notable Historic Properties area make this restaurant a favorite with the local set. Seafood, pasta, pork, chicken and beef dishes come to life when paired with fresh spices, savory sauces and local produce. Desserts vie for diners' attention too, with goodies like chocolate fondue and maple panna cotta with chocolate... more