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Sola Coffee Cafe

7705 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-4829
+1 919-803-8983
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
7705 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-4829
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here several times - mostly for lunch. Excellent food quality and choices. Even have gluten free items. Love the atmosphere, service and vibe of the place. Highly recommend.

Thank Dorothy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I discovered Sola when meeting a friend from Wake Forest for brunch. The cafe is so awesome! I ordered coffee and a small omelette with bacon, salsa, greens, etc. It was so good! The vibe here is great! I'll be back!

Thank VEE1225
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is always good. Love the freshness of the food. Great casual, cozy atmosphere for meeting a girlfriend for coffee or taking the kids. Love the mini donughts too!

1  Thank BarbaraSchneider
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by after bumping into this gem of a coffee shop before dinner nearby. After dinner, I walked over and fell in love right away! Location - The location is great with plenty of parking in a shopping center. There is plenty of seating...More

1  Thank Lyndenise B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There simply aren't enough independent coffee houses in Raleigh! This place is my pick for great coffee and good spot to get some work done. Can get crowed (noisy) at peak times, but I'm glad they are doing well and getting people in.

1  Thank CBJones11
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This family owned shop has delicious food and the best coffee around. Try a cortado, kombucha, fresh juice, and protein bowl. The shop boasts Counter Culture trained baristas and has plenty of healthy gluten free alternatives. The staff is super friendly and the owners love...More

Thank Brett F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I don't think there is another coffee shop in town that I can say greets you with such a wonderful attitude. Both the coffee drinks and the food are always prepared to order and wonderful. They get very busy on the weekends and at lunch...More

1  Thank greatadventures
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I like to visit for an hour to get some things done and quietly enjoy a cup of coffee. That seems to be impossible any more with the loud, non-stop chatter by employees behind the counter. Why do they talk so much? Is this too...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Sola has a different vibe to it. It is local, personal and easy going. The place is relaxing, social and lovable. People come for the atmosphere and the personable service. This a cafe not like any other. The batistas are also great.

1  Thank Frank H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wonderful coffee, sandwiches and smoothies. Great for breakfast as well. We recently went for dinner and the Charcuterie pizza was awesome. That and a salad was plenty for two then had dessert and coffee. Sometimes, it's a little loud if they have live music at...More

Thank wwlassiter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7705 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-4829
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-803-8983
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Description
European style Raleigh coffee shop and cafe serving Counter Culture coffees & espresso, Rishi teas, craft beer and wine. Fresh breakfast, local ingredients, sandwiches, salads, Boars Head meats and cheeses, neapolitan style flatbread for dinner, fresh fruit & veggie smoothies, bakery, Homeland Creamery milk & ice cream. Live Music Friday and Saturday nights. Catering on and off site. Private Room.
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