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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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09:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've travelled all over the world, including Italy, and I can say, hand on heart this is the best Italian I've been to. Yes there are more expensive places that use truffle oil and have plusher interiors, but if you are not pretentious and like good simple food at reasonable prices, visit Saporis

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been going there for quite some time and is ideal for going with family and /or friends. The food is excellent with the pizzas being superb. The owner and chef, Lorenzo is extremely friendly and helpful as are the girls. Please don't go on a Saturday as I will not get a table!!

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Thank A2778NZdavids
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Sapori is just like being in Italy. The atmosphere is very relaxing and the staff warm and friendly. The meal was very reasonable and completely delicious. There is a lot to order on the menu but I particularly favour the pasta dishes. The portions are very generous. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you want a fantastic meal that... More 

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Thank amorfati284
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Having heard lots of good stuff about this cafe we decided to stop for a light lunch. Had meatballs with penne while the other half had spicy chicken and potatoes accompanied by garlic bread. Very nice! Lovely relaxed atmosphere with great staff. Worth a visit.

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Thank NicolaCowan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 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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124 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 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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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
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?