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Sapori Cafe

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21 Starbeck Avenue | Open Until 8pm Week Nights, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1RJ, England
+44 191 230 3190
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The friendly owner and quiet location make this a great stopping point for lunch or meeting point after work. With our office located nearby, the fresh pasta dishes are great for take out lunches for our staff and there is always a varied offering every week. Would highly recommend this place as the food is really authentic and tasty.

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Thank Matt_thompson_87
England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Sapori is a small restaurant in Starbeck Avenue in Jesmond that feels exactly like a little bit of Italy. The owner, Lorenzo, makes all his own sauces and the care that he takes with each one definitely shows. The menu is extensive, along with 10 specials. The portions are generous but the cost is not. My husband and I often... More 

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Thank dm46
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

visited here on the Friday 8th July I tried to review this wonderful place, it wasn't listed, gutted however it should be this has to be one of the best meals we have eaten in a while I had sweet and sour fish cakes, my are they good, followed by sirloin steak with blue cheese sauce, my wife had garlic... More 

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Thank Craigveryhappy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

All about the garlic bread. It was wonferful. Fresh and crispy dough, with lots of olive oil and garlic. The pasta was a generous portion for a lunch and very tasty. My other half had meatballs, and said that they were delicious. I obviously snaffled a little bit to have a taste and they were very tasty. Didn't try the... More 

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Thank Christina C
West yorks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is the second time we have been to Sapori Cafe, again not disappointed! The staff are very welcoming and the food very tasty with plenty of choices. Prices are very reasonable. Take your own wine (which is even better)

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Thank SunseakerYorks
Hexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I went with 2 girl friends to celebrate a birthday. The atmosphere is casual but was lively when we were there as there was large party adding to it. It is a cafe without pretension but does great food at ridiculously cheap prices.We had an anti pasto with a garlic pizza bead to share to start and the Sapori salad.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I love this place, I used to live just around the corner from it and always popped in for my £4 pizza! Recently remembered and took the lady for lunch, nothing's changed and the food is still really tasty and very reasonably priced. Makes me want to move back to sandyford!

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Thank Tom H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I first visited Lorenzo's cafe just over a year or so ago with my Dad who has since passed away. Recommendations from my Dad weren't always to be relied on (I'm sure if he's watching he'll forgive me saying that), but on this occasion he was spot-on. In all my travels I can't recall anywhere that has been so consistently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Quick pit stop before heading back to work. Really delicious food with a lovely setting. Would recommend making the journey.

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Thank Will A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a quite and unknown cafe with genuine Italian food cooked by Lorenzo , the pasta is exquisite , highly recommend chicken rigatoni . Could easily eat there everyday .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $8
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Starbeck Avenue | Open Until 8pm Week Nights, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 230 3190

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?