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Basilicos Ristorante
Basilicos Ristorante

Basilicos Ristorante Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.basilicosristorante.com/
  • Phone: (609) 263-1010
  • Hours of Operation: Open 7 days a week. Serving dinner at 4:00 pm
  • Payment Options: Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Scott Oliver
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: BYO Liquor, Delivery, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Takeout
  • Catering: We offer a full menu of catering items all prepared to the amount of guests you will be having. Our menu is available to view from our website or you can pick one up in house. If there is an item you are looking for that you don't find please don't hesitate to ask if we can accommodate your request.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Landis Avenue
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: If you plan to dine with us please allow extra time for parking, it is street availability. If you are picking up an order there are spots directly out front you can pull into.
A word from Basilicos Ristorante
Basilico’s Ristorante and Pizzeria is owned and operated by Chef, Scott Oliver and Pizza Man, Vinson Powell. We have been a family owned and operated business since 1999. We are dedicated to offering you quality ingredients and authentic Italian cuisine.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
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Diner Reviews
  • "We dined at Basilicos Ristorante for the first time and were very pleased with our experience. The greeting by the hostess was very welcoming, and our server, Sarah, was excellent. The food was well prepared and nicely presented. Great bread and good appetizers and salad. The main courses were outstanding: flounder stuffed with crabmeat in a nice light sauce; and pescatore passomonti, linguini topped with a generous serving of seafood (mussels, shrimp, clams, etc) in a delicious light tomato sauce. We look forward to a return visit!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Basilicos was recommended by Marie in Salon Shannon Leigh. It was great as she said and the atmosphere and staff were nice. We got there early and being able to make reservations on line saved us from waiting."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "We brought our three kids here for dinner. Service was fine, the food was good, but the prices were killer. They charged $7 for a kid's meal (and that did not include any drink, side, or dessert). One of my kids had pizza, and the other two had ravioli. $7 for ONE slice of pizza? The other two kids received THREE ravioli each. Sadly, we cannot justify coming back here."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The food quality was inconsistent. The polenta antipasti was very good. My Vongole Napoletano was mediocre. Clams too large and sauce was gritty. My wife's chicken was dry. So, for the price, no return."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "There are several good restaurants in Sea Isle City, but Basilicos is by far the best---- lively ambiance, friendly service and excellent food, not to mention it is BYO. The complimentary bread and dipping sauce is delicious and has a uniquely different taste than most dipping sauces. The house made salad dressing is outstanding. I must admit I keep coming back to the same two entrees because they are both so wonderful. They are the Chicken Vincenzo, made with the most decadent gorganzola sauce and the Ravioli AnneMarie, which has a very smooth sauce containing an abundance of crabmeat. My husband is more adventurous and usually orders one of the nightly specials. He has never been disappointed. The best of the Jersey Shore!!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Food is reliably good. Service is always very good and attentive."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I always enjoy my meals here. I like the veal piccata with housemade agnolotti. I also enjoy the spaghetti and meatballs. Dinners come with salad and their Vidalia vinaigrette dressing. I highly recommend Basilico's."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Loved our meal. Everything was delicious and we plan to return again this week. Server was pleasant and very accommodating."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Visited for the first time this weekend. Food was very good, Lucy our waitress was great. Will return."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Delicious food...appealing presentation...plenty of leftovers....best prices in town...get reservatios....everyone loves this little bistro."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Every time we are here in Sea Isle City either on vacation or Girls Weekend, Basilicos is our favorite restaurant. Owned by wonderful family who pay attention to the variety and freshness of their food. We love it!!!!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Much nicer than a pizza joint, but not stuffy. The food and service are top notch. Forty dollar dinner for two at the shore is almost unheard of. The salad was fresh and served with a home made Vidalia dressing. The meatballs are home made as well and worth coming back for alone. Will return. BYOB."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Their calamari appetizer is out of this world as is their polenta appetizer. Outstanding service."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Our family went to dinner there for Fathers Day. The appetizers were great. The salad is served family style and the homemade dressing is delicious. They give a balsamic dip for the bread which is also delicious. The portions were big and everyone loved the food."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "My family decided to try this restaurant after reading favorable reviews. While the service was good, the majority of the dishes we had were in heavy, floury sauces. One person ordered Medallions of veal with plum tomatoes and capers in a lemon basil sauce with housemade spinach and ricotta agnolotti. The veal (not medallions but 2 large pieces) was overcooked so therefore chewy and the lemon basil sauce was more like flour, water with a little lemon. No plum tomatoes. The Shrimp wrapped in prosciutto was also overcooked. The homemade potato gnocchi was good but SWIMMING in creme pesto sauce (heavy flour taste again) and again, no plum tomatoes. Other had the pasta with clams and enjoyed them."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Great variety of foods from pizza to delicious speciality dinners. Priced right and good portions of food."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "A huge thank you to Scott, Vince, Lauren and the entire staff for providing the BEST dining in Sea Isle City! Always a fantastic meal!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Always a fair priced reliably good meal! We dine there often and are never disappointed."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "My husband and I are regulars at Basilicos. The food is always delicious, the service is excellent, and the updates in the decor make the atmosphere even better than last year. Make reservations well ahead of time, as this is a Sea Isle favorite."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We're regulars at Basilico's. Most regulars know, it's a lively, family-owned, family operated, family friendy place. Be mindful of that new patrons-kids are around. Adults should also bring their manners & patience. Halibut in carrot puree was AWESOME! Portions are generous for the price!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "SPECTACULAR, but you will NEED a reservation. Dont onpen the menu, unless you are alergic to the specials. They are the specials for a reason."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "always outstanding food and service an asset to Sea Isle City"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "food is excellent. Never had a bad meal here and it's priced reasonable for the shore. Highly recommend...Need reservations..Not a very big place. Service is right on. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Hands down the best restaurant in sea isle city. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Nice red sauce Italian beach restaurant. Very popular, big portions. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "we come once or twice a year and were not disappointed yet again. We arrived early for our reservation and only waited 10 minutes before they found another table to seat us at rather then wait for our reservation time. It was restaurant week with 1/2 price appetizers - they were a little smaller then usual but that was ok."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great to have them in sea isle city. Delicious! "
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Food tasty, portions ample, kitchen accommodating, soup very hot (a good thing), but dining room VERY COLD. What is it with many seashore restaurants? Can't they regulate their AC? Bring a jacket!"
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "JUST GREAT FOOD AND SERVICE. HAD TO CHANGE RESERVATIONS ON BUSY NIGHT AND HOSTESS TOOK CARE OF US IN FINE FASHION. WILL BE GOING BACK MANY TIMES"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "To start...I am biased and not ashamed to admit it. Basilicos tries really hard to please and it shows. The service is friendly and knows the menu and the specials. The value is one of the best at the shore. They seat you on time and you don't feel pressured to be out in 60 minutes. This weekend we brought foodie friends who are hard to please on the best of days. They loved the experience, especially that the flexibility and recommendation from the chef. I honestly haven't found a menu item which did not surpass expectations."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Food and service were amazing! We made a special request and it was no problem for the chef. Soups were piping hot and out if this world (lobster/crab bisque and the other was an asparagus, corn and crab). House salad dressing was phenomenal. Main course (salmon over spinach fetachini) was done to perfection. Salmon was fresh, not greasy. Portions were more than enough....everyone in our party brought food home. BYOB so saved money there. Our meal cost $60 for 3 people. Overall, very happy and will return soon!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Great food, great service. Friendly staff. Can't beat the food anywhere in town. This is were me and my family go for excellent food and service. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Great service, delicious appy's . 6 out of 8 meals were outstanding. Both my husband and ordered Veal Basilicos Veal with Lump crab meat, very very bland. We will never order it again. Disappointed. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Basilicos is always consistent and we always looking forward to dining at this hidden gem in SIC. The staff is always so friendly and the food is always delicious. We love Basilicos!"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Chef Scott never disappoints! The specials are always terrific."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Being a seasonal visitor to Sea Isle I had to wait all winter to come back to Basilico's. It was worth the wait! Soooo good! Basilico's is my favorite Italian restaurant. My friend and I love the signature oil and salad dressing and haven't had an entree yet that we didn't like. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Basilicos, always consistent great food and they are very accommodating. Six of us got together for dinner, all meals and side dishes were very good, especially the spicy shrimp, lamb and beef meatballs and the Veal Basilico. Our server, Jill, was very pleasant and offered helpful suggestions. Basilicos is a BYOB. I suggest reservations. Enjoy."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "My go-to entree is usually the eggplant parm. But when I feel like pasta I order fettuccine Alfredo with sun dried tomatoes. ( No peas, no mushrooms, and no chicken). The other night there was a scallop special so I asked for scallops to be added to my fettuccini and sun dried tomatoes. Thankfully, Scott does not seem to mind "special orders." It was so good. I hope you continue to have scallops every so often. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "It was excellent. Have been going here awhile and it is always good"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "It felt so good to be back again! The halibut special was absolutely amazing that I had and Rich thoroughly enjoyed his veal saltimbucca! Lucy was our waitress and helped make our night extra special by making us feel she was so happy to see us! Thank you Basilico's once again for a great night and a great dinner!"
    Dined on 4/12/2014