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Sosta Cafe

) #239 of 1,140 Restaurants in Raleigh $$ - $$$, Cafe, Italian, French
130 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1806
+1 919-833-1006
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Italian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
130 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1806
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town for a conference and decided to try Sosta Cafe for lunch. I am glad I did. I chose the Piedmont sandwich - prosciutto, taleggio cheese, tomato served on ciabatta bread - which was delicious. The sides - a white bean salad...More

Thank Ronald V
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Went here for lunch and had a delicious cheese sandwich that left me wanting more. Love the French owner whose personality matches the quality of his food.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Coffee was outstanding and service was also great. This place is conveniently located in downtown of Raleigh. I was under impression that there was a lot of repeat customers.

Thank Serge O
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I've never been to Sosta, but now I want to go! Sosta recently catered a business lunch I was attending and I just had to find out who made the sandwich I had just eaten. I had the Guido; a port marinated roast beef, gorgonzola...More

Thank jerobins
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I work downtown so I get Sosta once a week or every other week; ITS THAT GOOD! Also its comfortable to eat in the restaurant or call ahead and get take away. They have the best vegan BBQ I have ever tasted; I think someone...More

Thank AnnaCPass
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Small but clean and friendly. Wonderful clean food. Sampler plate and coffee and homemade brownies were all a hit. Friendly owner- knew everyone who walked in.

Thank buckmet
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Had lunch at Sosta. I loved the staff who spoke French and was very friendly. I was not expecting a lot from this little cafe but I was wrong. I Had the chicken Salad. The size of the salad and the taste are unequaled. I...More

1  Thank Fadi S
Reviewed 13 June 2015

This cafe is sooo neat in the middle of the city. We had coffee, fruit smoothies and desserts. Coffee smooth, smoothies refreshingly delicious and the desserts rich and delish. Atmosphere Is nice, bathrooms clean nicely decorated. The small staff is friendly. I fell in love...More

1  Thank Ava L
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Cannot comment on the food because we never were able to eat any. Stopped in and ordered lunch. When my wife asked why our order was taking longer than the orders of other diners, the waiter told my wife to not complain. Rather than saying...More

2  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 29 April 2015

The double macchiato was the best I had in Durham and looking at some of the tables ordering food, this looks to be a hidden lunch option in the area. The menu boasts a wide range of healthy dishes (veggie and vegan) and despite being...More

Thank JamesBeswick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1806
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-833-1006
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Sosta Café is an international coffee bar, serving breakfast, lunch and pastries in a trendy decor with world music. Enjoy our hearty sandwiches and refreshing salads - including vegatarian lunch options. We are located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.