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Sola Coffee Cafe

7705 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-4829
+1 919-803-8983
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7705 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-4829
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their chai tea lattes are the best I have ever had. Such a cute little coffee shop. 5 stars, would highly recommend if you’re in the Raleigh area.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to work or just hang out. It’s always packed but with enough space to find somewhere to sit down and work. There are plenty of meetings taking place here and it’s a great social hub. The staff are amazing and...More

Thank 0TBC
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Recently ate at Sola Coffee Cafe with my daughter and ate a delicious BLT while my daughter enjoyed her favorite Brushetta dish. I am not a coffee drinker, but heard it's quite good here. I've enjoyed the hot chocolate here along with some scrumptious mini...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 17 January 2018

CONS 1. They only had regular milk or oat milk last time I went. I can't have either. (Dairy isn't truly sustainable considering they come from an animal. I'm not vegan but I find it odd they would only have two limiting milk options. Some...More

Thank Vanessa J
John L, Owner at Sola Coffee Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Vanessa Thank you for coming into Sola. We love serving Raleigh. I wanted to provide some clarity to your comments. We have chosen to pare our espresso with Oat Milk because it is certified gluten free, nut free and dairy free. It is quickly becoming...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Incredible locally owned coffee shop and restaurant not to be missed! The mini donuts, breakfast toast bar and lattes are a must in the morning...my girls beg to go every day on the way to school! The lunch offerings are great too. The owner is...More

Thank marianmgodwin
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I use Sola Coffee Cafe for a lot of my work catering needs and they are superb!!! I order breakfasts for our team meetings, I order lunches for our corporate visits and also for a special treat to show gratitude for our work partners. A...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 17 September 2017

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 14 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 6 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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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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