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Sage Diner

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25558 Lankford Hwy, Onley, VA 23418
757-787-9341
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Description: Great diner next to the Best Western. Looks like it is family-owned...
Great diner next to the Best Western. Looks like it is family-owned. Clean, good food, and people very friendly
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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Prime Rib

Nice stop for a late night dinner. Very quick service. Polite and clean. Thank you. Cannolis were yummy too

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
EllenHolmes67
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Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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Onancock, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I am a local who has been to this restaurant many times. I have tried breakfast, lunch and dinner in hopes of finding a great meal! I will look elsewhere! While the portions are good, the quality of the meals are average at best! I find this is true when you go into a restaurant that has 100s of items... More 

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Nice stop for a late night dinner. Very quick service. Polite and clean. Thank you. Cannolis were yummy too

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stopped for lunch on our way from New Jersey back to Virginia. ?Restaurant was clean, food was good (nothing to write home about), and service was good. Bottom line: good restaurant if you're hungry and don't want fast food.

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Mission
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great food at a great price.Soft shell crab was cooked to perfection. Service was average. Server had a hard time remembering what I ordered for desert. Brought me wrong desert twice.

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I stopped by for breakfast recently, on a Saturday morning. Sat down, had good service and coffee served up. The server took our order, so expecting a wait for breakfast to be served (French toast/ Flap Jacks) my wife took a restroom break. The food was already sitting on the table when she got back. After that,... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast. The food wasn't bad and the service was ok but neither were great. The ice tea was old though and tasted like it had been made the day before instead of fresh that day. There seem to be some better choices.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Along this stretch of 13 there aren't many options for diner food. So if that is what you crave this is your only option along this road. You can do much better food wise by driving a couple of miles into Onancock (west of 13). This is a convenient place and must account for its #1 rating because the food... More 

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Enfield, Connecticut
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The dinner had a busy parking lot so we stopped. My husband had a weird prime rib that had been broiled after it was cooked. Edible but not worth repeating. I had the crabmeat melt that had a really string fish smell. The restroom had a very sticky floor. Not a good sign.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

diner food was as expected. Food portions were large & quick Service. Waitress never asked could she give us a refill on our drinks.

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Brooksville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a popular local dining place and serves a great breakfast. They have a great breakfast special and place is always crowded for lunch and dinner also. Service is good and friendly. If you are in the area, stop in and try it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25558 Lankford Hwy, Onley, VA 23418
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Onley
  • Phone Number: 757-787-9341

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Great diner next to the Best Western. Looks like it is family-owned. Clean, good food, and people very friendly

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