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Sage Cafe'

1129 Weaver Dairy Rd, Ste O, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1541
919-968-9266
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Ranked #95 of 249 restaurants in Chapel Hill
Price range: $5 - $40
Most recent review
- Jan 12, 2014
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English first
Richlands, North Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This is a quaint little place in the Timberlyne Shopping Center. The seating is very limited, and the tables are tiny. Our party of nine (with reservations) was squeezed into a space with one person still dining on a corner of a table. Great for coffee or tea and a snack, but not for dinner. Perhaps with success, they will... More

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Newark, Delaware
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I had high hopes for this restaurant after I read all the good comments. The food is not Persian at all. I ordered Cutlet and what I got was disgusting! I even asked for the recipe before ordering to be sure what I'd get. I couldn't even convince myself to take the second bite. Terrible texture and very bland! It... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I love going to Sage. It's a bit small, so it might be a little crowded, but the food is always great. I've tried most of the menu and I haven't been disappointed once. The service is very good, and the prices are reasonable. I definitely recommend checking out Sage if you are looking for the best food in the... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This was a stumble upon restaurant. I was just looking for lunch after 3 hours of driving and planned on something else nearby. Immediately upon seeing a vegetarian cafe with a trip advisor notice I knew it was a winner. it was a bit pricey but not for that area. the creamy dill sauce with the cute salad cup was... More

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

My wife and I had lunch here recently. We were served by a well -mannered but somewhat clueless waitperson. My iced chai latte (ordered from the cold beverage section of the menu), came steaming hot in a mug. My Caprese grilled baguette was fine, except there were no tomatoes in it....sort of strange, given the customary composition of this dish.... More

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Sage is a nice little cafe located in a shopping center outside of downtown Chapel Hill. Eggplant, Legumes, and cinnamon are three of my favorite things to eat. I had the Bud-m-Joon, otherwise know as the "Eggplant Paradise". The name fits the bill. I couldn't get enough of this dish. Wife had Vegetable Kabobs that she shared with me. Beautiful... More

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Rome, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews 112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

The plate broke when it accidentally got pushed off the table by our two year old grandson. The staff was very accomodating when it happened. This is a favorite of our daughter. Her husband was away on business, and she wanted to take us to one of their favorite places. We enjoy other cuisines very much, as a change from... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Every time I've been in this restaurant the service has been horrible. I've gotten wrong orders on several instances where I did takeout. I've gotten wrong orders in the restaurant, I've had to almost beg the wait staff for refills on drinks, etc. The food is not bad, but the service is so bad its not worth the hassle to... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

To me, an uncomfortably small restaurant in an unattractive shopping center in North Chapel Hill. The lighting and decor inside was dark and depressing and certainly didn't match the funk music played over the restaurants speakers (where's the dance-floor??). Our waitress was Asian, spoke broken English and came off pushy, and at times rude. All that being stated, the food... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

A nice little place with good food (nice Persian soup and great humus). The service is lacking indeed, ordering a drink from the cold section doesn't mean you couldn't get a hot drink (like I did). Of course, they offered to fix it...by bringing ice?! Anyways, it's a shame to ruin a nice meal with a mix of hot water... More

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