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Saratoga Grill

108 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2538
+1 919-732-2214
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (35 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2538
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want drama or a "scene," you shouldn't be in Hillsborough. If you want delicious food in a quiet and comfortable atmosphere excellent for conversation, at very reasonable prices, then you'll love the Saratoga grill. My wife and I love coming to peaceful Hillsborough...More

Thank WhitfieldObserver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on a Monday. We had been traveling from Lynchburg, VA, back home to Cary, NC. The town always seemed charming, so we decided to stop for lunch. It is situated off the main street, in a beautifully renovated old building, on...More

Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All of the restaurants in the revitalizing Hillsborough downtown area are on the ground floor except for one. Saratoga, a long time establihment, is only accessed by an almost one way wooden stairway off Main Street. Don't let the entrance deter you. The extensive menu...More

Thank BrunoHoke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have made the Saratoga Grill one of our favorite "go to" destinations for weekday lunches, despite the 30 minute drive from our home in Chapel Hill. Chef and owner Kevin Saint John produces high quality dishes at extremely reasonable prices, and is a particular...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed a wonderful dinner. Our table was right next to the picture window. Started with a bowl of mussels and crab cakes. Each was a big enough portion to share. Mussels were big and tender. Served in a light garlic butter broth....More

Thank Lodgermom
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The Saratoga Grill has a wonderful location right in downtown. It is on the second floor of a building so expect to climb some stairs, but it is well worth the effort. Huge windows at the front let in plenty of light and afford good...More

Thank twotips
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Located on the 2nd floor with a nondescript entrance which is easily overlooked. Well worth the one flight climb. Soothing atmosphere in a charming dining room and cuisine to compliment your experience.

Thank Marvin F
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Locals and others from throughout the Research Triangle frequent this place. Food is reliably good. Service is very good. The only downside is the steep climb upstairs to reach the dining room. Not for very aged or mobility impaired. Otherwise a very pleasant place for...More

Thank Phoodey2U
Reviewed 2 June 2017

One of the best things on the menu is their honey almond salmon. Although when I have ordered this at lunch, the portion is rather small. If a man ordered this, he would go away hungry. Burgers are really good also!

Thank rodneya395
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there last night. Very nice restaurant. Very friendly and professional staff. It is a little querky as you have to walk up some very narrow stairs, but definitely worth it. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

Thank Askoepp
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Lorraine W
12 May 2017|
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Response from traveltique | Reviewed this property |
It is best to contact the restaurant direct, to discuss this matter.
dave b
30 January 2016|
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Response from Natsuko M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Saratoga Grill has a quaint lunch menu. It has some of the dinner favorites on a smaller scale. But overall it is a wonderful spot for a relaxed lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2538
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 919-732-2214
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