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Sweet Basil's Cafe

) #13 of 32 Restaurants in Cannon Beach ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Cajun & Creole
271 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3038
+1 503-436-1539
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (14 reviews)
“osso bucco” (13 reviews)
“gumbo” (11 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Cajun & Creole, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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271 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3038
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This place is has organic, fresh meal options and has a dog friendly patio so we thought we would give it a whirl. The special of the day(salmon with rice, broccoli, and an eggplant sauce) was very good, but a bit overpriced at 30bucks. It...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great dinner for our first night in Cannon Beach. Good wine, live music and the meal was fantastic. Started with the camarones with artichoke hearts and bacon wrapped dates. Yum! I ordered the seafood jambalaya and my friend got the thai coconut curry salmon. Both...More

Thank Blyth N
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We came at 2:30 for a late lunch. Did not get our food for an hour. Don't come here if you are hungry. Waiting staff are cold and distant. There is a dying basil in a cup on the kitchen counter. Is that a sign...More

Thank Rong P
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We decided to have lunch here with our family of six. The food was very good and I would probably go back when they weren't so busy. There were a few indoor booths with more patio seating outside. When we arrived we got the last...More

1  Thank bradenlin
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The chef creates specials most days. Each meal is made with fresh, local fair. The Osso Bucco is unbelievably good. Also had the portobello mushroom with crab. Both were the best we have had on the coast. The owner/chef takes great pride in his creations...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We come to this restaurant all the time and today right after I came back from a very long hike I decided that I wanted to go to lunch to a great place and why not go to one of my favorite spots in the...More

Thank Selma W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This little cafe is tucked away and a great find. The chef takes pride in good, carefully sourced, fresh produce which is lovingly prepared and cooked to order. This is not the place to come for fast food as the menu makes clear! I had...More

Thank Charlotte N
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We purchased a Groupon for the wine tasting / charcuterie board. It was a bit confusing as the Groupon noted that it was only between 3:30 and 5:00, but the website said they were closed during this time. We called and were told to just...More

Thank SamaraQ
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended for lunch or dinner. Vegan and gluten free choices. The soups are outstanding and they have a nice selection of wine.

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Sweet Basil's is a must for us on every trip to Cannon Beach. Usually a couple of lunches and at least one dinner. Chef John is amazing!! Everything is fresh and delicious! Personal favorite for lunch is the pulled pork sandwich! Oh, and by the...More

Thank vegasjc
Mrsilverfox, Owner at Sweet Basil's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your review. It's always nice to know our guests appreciate our efforts. Chef/Owner John Sowa

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Teresa B
16 July 2017|
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Response from GrapeChampion | Reviewed this property |
The patio is dog friendly. It is not under construction.
20 April 2016|
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Response from djinscottsdale | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Thursday, in March, and they did not have music. I suggest calling the restaurant to find out
29 November 2015|
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Response from Mrsilverfox | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry your message just got to me. But yes we have Gift Certificates that can be made out in any denomination, You can pick up at the cafe or call and we will mail it out. Thanks for contacting us John Sowa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3038
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Cannon Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 503-436-1539
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Offering a healthy choice at the coast. Many vegetarian and Gluten free options. House smoked pork and meat options also available. At dinner Cajun/Creole dishes are featured plus local Northwest ingredients. Live music nightly in the Wine Bar.
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