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Sapori Cafe

21 Starbeck Av, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1RJ, England
+44 191 230 3190
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Price range: $4 - $8
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Been going for years and never been disappointed yet... good selection of really tasty proper Italian grub and at such reasonable prices too, my personal favourite is the al forno and the tiramisu is just the best ever... grazie Lorenzo.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We popped in for lunch, having read previous TA reviews, we knew what to expect, a no frills, cheap and cheerful meal in a relaxed atmosphere. I ordered a chicken Kiev pizza with extra garlic, and a spaghetti carbonara. The pizza was really nice and very good value for money. The carbonara arrived with the wrong type of pasta, penne... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Lorenzo puts his all into the food in this low key, friendly, authentic Italian cafe, My partner and I have been for many years and will continue to do so. We love the hearty cooked breakfast and a coffee before 11am for £4.95. Many times after work we will pop in for dinner, it's also BYOB which makes a fantastic... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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171 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We heard nothing but raves about Sapori Cafe, and stopped in for lunch a few days ago to see whether the praise was well-deserved - and it was! Sapori is definitely tucked out of the way, but it is worth hunting down even if you need to drive to get there, plenty of parking nearby. There are but a few... More

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Galway, Ireland
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a relaxed cafe with high quality authentic Italian food. The prices are low but at the same time the for peons are small. I thought my primavera pasta was good. If the restaurant owner is reading this, I would suggest the option of large portion sizes at a higher price. Also when I went there, I asked if... More

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Newcastle
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The general formula for getting a top tripadvisor rating, as demonstrated by this place and quay ingredient appears to be: don't promise too much, deliver surprisingly good food with personable service and charge very little. The owner? /Manager/ chef came out from the kitchen behind the counter to check for himself that we were enjoying our meal which is a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Went here at lunch time after reading the rave reviews. Nothing at all wrong with the place the food is good and very cheap. Had potato skins to start served with tomato and chilli sauce. I had chicken pizza the wife had a baguette for mains. The food was pleasant but nothing special. Service was good, menu is a little... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Fantastic food with quality service , chilling in a relaxed atmosphere. Well worth a visit for a great meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Truly authentic Italian food! Great service, great prices! Go now ! Came on a Thursday evening and was pleasantly surprised

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

By caring about what he serves, Lorenzo puts his heart on a plate. Wholesome , tasty beautiful food. We had 3 courses, my husband said his goats cheese starter was like a main course and wonderfully tasty, and I had potato skins with a piping hot tomato and chilli dip, mmmm. For mains I had the prawn risotto and my... More

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