Food was excellent, waitress was very nice,easy parking on street
6/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Noisy, but delicious!!
Fabulous food, friendly service, but try to get a table in the corner!!
6/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our special dinner
We celebrated our anniversary at the Sage
We were not disappointed.
We sat outside, the food and service were excellent
Would recommend and certainly visit again when in the area.
6/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
As always the food is excellent.
As always the food is excellent. Sage is one of our favorite spots
6/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
The food is terrific but couldn't they take credit cards???
6/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Scallops are to die for
The food is deliciously consistent even though I almost always order the scallops. I love that they do scallops differently in the winter and the summer. Both are amazing. Bev is a wonderful server! Definitely one of our favorite restaurants down the shore!
6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
We were seated on time and
We were seated on time and everyone enjoyed their entrees. We shared 2 beet salads for the 4 of us which they split in the kitchen and was plenty . We had a 7:15 reservation. In the past when we had 8:00 or 8:30 reservations, we had to wait a long time.
6/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
Ultimately we had a nice time,
Ultimately we had a nice time, yet I was annoyed by no birthday surprise. I'd put in OpenTable for a b'day candle in my date's dessert. I then called Sage directly to request it. No problem, I was told. In fact, she said I should at least order dessert so a candle would come. When we checked in, the hostess said Happy Birthday to my date. A nice gesture, but now he knew something was up, that I'd planned something. All evening I was upset that my surprise wasn't to be. As it turns out, we both ordered dessert. There was no candle in either. After being told that as long as 1 of us orders dessert, then the birthday mention, there still wasn't a candle. Again, nice evening. Just bummed that the tiny surprise I'd planned didn't happen.
6/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
BYOB with great food and service. Just be aware it is cash only.
6/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
This restaurant aspires to deliver outstanding food and proved it once again.
It is popular and really an asset to AC/Ventnor.
I recommend the seafood appetizer and the soft shell crab special.
Honestly, it's a great place to bring friends and to enjoy.
6/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our favorite spot
Sage is a restaurant that will never disappoint you. Many great dishes and served with great service.Open table reservations are the way to go.
6/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
We did not have high expectations at this BYOB in Ventnor, NJ however it was fantastic.
I love the fried Gnocchis. They were a bit dry so we asked for sdome sauce which was excellent.
Tasty ceasur sald - different.
Bread was very good and the oil for dipping was also different but excellent.
I had short ribs which feel off the bone and terrici.
My wife had the chicken which was sensational.
Great Coffee and a great dessert was the blue berry mango cake - pie.
Good job. Cant wait to go back.
6/19/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food arrived hot and presented
Food arrived hot and presented well. Everything was delicious.
6/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
A very good restaurant! We
A very good restaurant! We enjoyed our meal very much. Consistently very good food over the years. Can't miss with the Seafood Zuppa.
6/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Solid, consistent as usual
Very noisy room as usual
6/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
Busy for good reason
Been here several times in the last two summers. Value, quality, diverse menu, relaxed environment. Every neighborhood needs a " go to " place like Sage.
7/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sage is always consistently
Sage is always consistently good. Friendly service and nice food served "without attitude."
Nice Meditteranean menu, welcoming staff. It is the place we go to the most at the shore
7/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Another Enjoyable Meal
Menu has a wide variety of choices, many of which are very creative, and not found on your typical menu. The Sweet Potato Soup is to die for. I really enjoyed the Chicken Tierra, and highly recommend it.
7/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
A must visit if you are in AC,
Great pasta dishes, veal chop is a must
7/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
We had the best meal of the summer at Sage. Everything about the food was excellent -- preparation, presentation, fresh ingredients. There are many good restaurants in the area but this was the best. I would rate it higher than 25 for Zagat.
7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sage Great Find
A friend recommended this place. I was looking for a nicer BYOB to celebrate another friends birthday. We took the chance and it was outstanding. We all were still talking about the food and flavors into the next day. If you go to Atlantic city save your money at Casino restaurants and drive a few blocks down to enjoy a real quality meal!
7/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Always great, reservations honored. Wish they
took credit cards; we'd go more often!
7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Not bad; cash only is a nuisance
After trying to get a Friday or Saturday evening reservation for 2 at this place for over a month, I finally gave up and settled for Sunday. Overall, the food was good, but but I was expecting to be blown away. And it's a little overpriced for a byo--our bill was over $100.
We shared the calamari and the arugola salad. Both were great--the aioli with the calamari was a nice twist on the ubiquitous appetizer. For dinner, he had the short ribs, which were flawless, and I had the scallops. The scallops themselves were great, but the shoestring fried zucchini were greasy and disappointing. We shared the banana cream pie and each had espresso. We'd have gotten 2 salads and 2 desserts, but were limited to the cash we had.
8/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very good food, well prepared, reliably enjoyable evening, even on a Saturday night in the height of the season. BYO is a plus. Well deservedly popular for many years.
8/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
The Thai mussels and clams starter were outstanding. We also enjoyed the sesame crusted tuna with a delicious Asian touch. Also, had the capellini with jumbo lump crab and it was very good. We will definitely return to this restaurant. This is a BYOB and the meal for two with a shared salad and a shared starter (no dessert) was about $85.00 and this does not include the tip. Weekends in summer are impossible. Reservations have been booked for months in advance as are most decent restaurants in the area.
8/17/2013 5:00:00 PM
Lovely & Delicious
Wonderful, small neighborhood place. BYOB which makes cost better. Food was AMAZING! When the waiter described the short ribs as "fall of bone" he wasn't exaggerating. I could have eaten the dish with a spoon.
Blueberry mango pie for dessert outstanding, even my husband ("it's not dessert if it's not chocolate") licked the plate clean.
8/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Visit this restaurant frequently
Visit this restaurant frequently and it certainly is a neighborhood jem. Would like it if they took credit cards but must have been burned by some of their other clients.
8/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sage has always been one of those restaurants you can always depend on getting a good meal. The restaurant is a bit noisy
8/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Always a great place
Consistent excellence is the best way to describe Sage. Now if they would only take credit cards, it would be perfect.
8/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent food, great service and they even get you seated at your reservation time ( even during the busy summer season). The seafood stew is terrific !
8/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
A Very Good Restaurant
This is the third time at Sage and we will return again It is lovely BYOB with very good food. We particularly like their specials. The black bass was very good but a little on the bland side for my taste. My husband liked it that way. I prefer a stronger taste. My favorite is the starter of mussels and clams in a Thai broth. I also like the Sesame Crusted Tuna. I also enjoyed the Veal Piccata with mashed potatoes on a previous occasion.
8/24/2013 5:00:00 PM
Amazing dinner experience
Amongst a busy, summer night crowd we had an incredible meal/experience at Sage. It was my boyfriends birhday so I chose Sage because of reviews/word of mouth and what a pleasant suprise!
My entree: The pork chop with red pepper jelly glaze was perfect accompanied by clean broc rab and cheddar mash, the mini meatball app was to die for.
Dessert was lovely, a homemade blueberry mango pie with vanilla gelato and of course a candle! Open tables "comment" area allowed for me to request the candle and it made for a seemless dinner celebration.
We enjoyed wine through dinner and sambucca and cappuccino to end our meal.
I recommend this spot even for a day trip down the shore, it will not dissapoint!
8/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very reliable. Have been there
Very reliable. Have been there many times. We will go again.
9/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Superb dining & BYOB--our favorite!
We love walking to Sage with our wine, knowing we will have a great dinner. Everything is inventive and prepared with the freshest, healthiest ingredients. They gladly let us split one of their delicious salads, and every version of the standard dishes we love is better than the last--she changes their prep to match the season. Fish specials are always wonderful & we love her salmon with spinach and anchovy sauce she serves in the fall and winter. Pastas, seafood, appetizers, desserts--they always good! Service is attentive and timely. We highly recommend!
9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
never had a bad meal here
This is one of our favorite restaurants. The lobster and corn risotto is the best I've ever had and their blueberry mango pie is actually as good as homemade (and you never get pie that good). We were seated promptly at our reservation time. We like that it is a BYOB because we have favorite wines and you avoid the huge markup of alcohol.
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was amazing & the ambience was wonderful, quiet and cozy. The service was lacking. Our waitress was not attentive at all. We sat for aobut 20 mins after eating and she never came back to our table- we had to go look for her. We were sitting at our table with nothing left in our glasses and she never asked us if we wanted dessert until we went to ask for our check. I also don't like that they do not take credit cards. It is extremely inconvinient for a restaurant not to take credit cards, especially when you have a larger group. I do like that you can BYOB because that does help to keep the cost down.
9/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
consistently good food
The food at sage is consistently fresh and very good. It is one of the few good restaurants in the area where you can have a conversation with your dinner partners and hear each other. I have been at Sage several times and always had a great meal. Nice portions too. This is a very good restaurant
9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Byob ! Food was outstanding but seating was a little cramped
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
good eats in Ventnor, byob,
good eats in Ventnor, byob, but really should do credit cards. Service is just OK.
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
The seared Ahi tuna was among
The seared Ahi tuna was among the best I've had in a long time. Really enjoyed the roasted beet salad. Service was vey attentative.
10/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Nice place, great food
My wife and I went for dinner and overall had a good experience. The food and service were excellent. The downside is that tables are close together and we were seated next to two tables, seating 8 and 10 loud women. This took away from the quiet dinner with a bottle of wine we were looking to have. As I mentioned earlier, our server was great - we took some time talking while sharing an appy. The server checked on us as she didn't want to have the chef start our dinner until we were done since we both ordered our meals rare. We thought this was very considerate as they wanted our meal to be the best it could be, and it was! Try the banana cream pie for desert too!
We'd recommend Sage to all.
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Could not be better!
We have eaten at Sage many times and have never had a meal that was less than outstanding. It is by far our favorite restruant at the Jersey shore.
10/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Sage restaurant was great
Sage restaurant was great as usual.They were able to accommodate us as we were half hour late because of football Sunday.
10/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Hadn't been for a while was too noisy but this time it seemed just fine-- able to have conversation without shouting! Crispy artichokes so good as were the other appetizers I tried.The scallops are always excellent and did not disappoint. A special order risotto with seafood was done without question even on a busy Sat. night. The broccoli rabe and sausage over orrechetti was fine just not memorable compared to the other dishes. The pumpkin bread pudding was delicious.
11/1/2013 5:00:00 PM
Picked this place for a first date. From the friend oysters over seaweed salad to the lamb lollipops, sesame encrusted seared tuna, goat cheese mashed potatoes, to the tres leches and double shot of espresso, this place was amazing. I would highly recommend and we will certainly make this a frequent place to dine
11/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
great food and BYOB
We had a great dinner. Thoroughly recommend this fine spot.
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
I love this restaurant and
I love this restaurant and I am never disappointed. The food is wonderful and the staff is friendly and attentive. I think they really care if you have a positive experience. We will continue to go back again and again.
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
Try the artichoke.
Sage offers a delicious hot artichoke with dipping sauce. It is my favorite appetizer. The beet salad is also excellent.
My husband ordered the seafood zuppa which he thoroughly enjoyed that night and finished for dinner the following night at home. The tasty bread dipped in the sauce was a real treat. The seafood was fresh and varied. .
11/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
I love to walk into a neighborhood restaurant and be greeted with a friendly smile and
Sit and enjoy a great meal. The 30 price fix is a great value, Enjoy!
11/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
Service matches the food
We have always had great meals at Sage and at Lisa's previous restaurants. The service on Saturday night was equally as good. We were catching up with friends we hadn't since in years. We were the last to leave, and wouldn't have known it from the staff. The hostess stayed unobtrusively in the background until we decided to leave.
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM