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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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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 25
    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
Pleasantly Surprised

We stopped here on a road trip and were very pleasantly surprised by the quality and large portions at such a reasonable price. We had the broiled flounder stuffed with crabmeat and the chicken florentine as entrees. The chicken noodle soup was homemade and delish as was the crab... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
gabbagabbahey
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VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stopped here on a road trip and were very pleasantly surprised by the quality and large portions at such a reasonable price. We had the broiled flounder stuffed with crabmeat and the chicken florentine as entrees. The chicken noodle soup was homemade and delish as was the crab soup. These were off of the 2 for $16.99 menu! We've... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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72 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This local diner is conveniently located on 13 N. Great stop this morning! Many locals, specials , great prices and very friendly service with a smile. This is definitely small town diner experience. Try the sweet potato waffle -delicious. I'll give it a thumbs up!!!

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Onancock, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
3 helpful votes 3 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
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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61 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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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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