By Mary Sisk
Rock River Current
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CHERRY VALLEY — Sweet Basil Cafe abruptly shut its doors earlier this month after a water main break , but the restaurant plans to reopen in the next few weeks.
The restaurant at 2408 S. Perryville Road announced a temporary closing in a Facebook post on June 10 due to the urgent need for repairs.
“We had a water main break,” Sweet Basil Cafe said through a Facebook message when we reached out for comments. “Repairs are currently being made to allow us to reopen in the next couple weeks.”
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The Cherry Valley location opened one year ago today, moving into the former TGI Fridays at the corner of Perryville Road and Harrison Avenue.
The restaurant also typically hosts a weekly car event, Muscle Cars and Tuner Tuesdays, and has done seasonal events.
Sweet Basil Cafe is a regional chain with locations in Skokie, Glen Ellyn, Peoria, Springfield and new locations coming soon in Champaign and Forsyth.