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About Sage Restaurant - Tallahassee

The CONCEPT behind Sage is to offer a wide range of freshly prepared, made-from-scratch foods at good value with excellent, knowledgeable service in a casual environment.

Our MISSION is to serve the best food, give the best service, and offer a friendly atmosphere for our guests and employees.

3534 Maclay Blvd S
Tallahassee, FL 32312
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:30pm (Reservations & Walk-Ins Available for Brunch Startring March 6th, 2016)
Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am -3:00pm;
Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday 5:30pm -10:00pm
Bar: Tuesday-Thursday 11:00am - 10:00pm
Bar: Friday-Saturday 11:00am to Midnight
In order to ensure a high standard of food and service for all of our patrons:

Sage can only accept parties of eight or fewer for dinner service.

There is a cake cutting fee.

Reservations may be made no more than 30 days from the dining date.

Patio seating cannot be confirmed until 24 hours before the dining date or when weather patterns become clear, tables will be reserved in the dining room until that time.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(850) 270-9396

Website:
http://www.sagetallahassee.com/about.html

Executive Chef:
Terry White

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We will be taking Reservations for Brunch starting March 6th!

Sage Restaurant - Tallahassee Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (36)
Special Occasion (36)
Fit for Foodies (31)
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Good for Anniversaries (30)
Creative Cuisine (28)
Great for Brunch (26)
Good for Birthdays (25)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Great for Lunch (21)
Notable Wine List (21)
Quiet Conversation (21)
Authentic (20)
Cozy (19)
Romantic (19)
Sunday Lunch (19)
Local Ingredients (19)
Business Meals (18)
Great for Outdoor Dining (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Fun (11)
Healthy (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Seasonal (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Good for Groups (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Organic (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Casual (5)
Disabled Access (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
People Watching (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Great Beer (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tapas (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 12 hours ago

Always great food and perfect service!

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·Dined 2 days ago

We are big fans... a great treat is always the crab cakes, and the trout and the soups and, well, you can hardly make a bad choice.

Tags: Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 6 days ago

My wife & I frequently take "mini-vacations" all over the U.S. & Caribbean. Along with great gourmet meals, we appreciate a nice dining atmosphere. When in Tallahassee, we always make a point of staying over an extra night, just to have brunch at Sage. Absolutely, positively the perfect brunch venue. Exceptional food and outstanding service.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Authentic
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·Dined 6 days ago

Delicious food but I can't say I understand the decor. Will be back regardless. I'm always hoping for a bread pudding to show up on the dessert menu

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Authentic, Tasting Menu
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great food, as usual. Noise level is moderate, but not so loud as to interfere with conversation.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 8, 2017

We frequent Sage restaurant as often as possible. We live approximately 30 miles away. The meal we had on Friday 12/8 was outstanding. We split the bone-in 10oz filet. It was the best filet we’ve eaten. And we have savored many fine filets including Kobe beef. The Brussel sprout salad was a wonderful delicate blend of small sprouts, greens and crumbled blue cheese or Gorgonzola. Another outstanding experience. We are delighted to have such fine dining in Tallahassee.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 30, 2017

I’ve been to Sage several times and it is a 10 of 10 or 100 of 100(whatever your scale) on all metrics. I am a business traveler who frequently eats at upscale restaurants designed to conduct business and show special consideration of important clients. Sage delivers the perfect menu, wine list and environment for that purpose. On this evening however, my wife joined me on my business travel and we had the opportunity for a date night in between business meetings. Again, Sage delivered flawlessly. The wine, food and service was top notch. We had the short ribs with stacked augraten potatoes and the bacon wrapped pork tenderloin with roasted red onions. The brussel sprouts salad was excellent as well. The environment was conducive to quiet romantic conversation and interaction. It seems to cater effortlessly to both young and seasoned patrons. I highly recommend Sage to anyone wanting to impress a client, show a new or special date a great evening or renew the romantic flame with your spouse.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

The food was amazing! I only gave it four stars because there was a fishy taste to some seafood items. Our waitress was fantastic, perfect for elegant dining. Her name was Caylin or Catelyn but I may have spelled The name wrong. It was a delightful evening and we will definitely be back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Nothing like relaxing in a garden setting with the best burger in town, a glass or two of perfectly chilled bubbles, and sharing some sparkling conversation with your BFFs. Sage is definitely the place to be.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 28, 2017

After being there for two hours, we still did not have our entrées. My husbands entrée was cold. Mine was missing half the ingredients advertised. Although, to their credit, they took my meal cost off the bill.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The food was not up to par and the service was very slow.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent service and food. The meal was absolutely fabulous! The flavors in the roasted brussel sprout salad were unique and flavorful - i.e., the crisp, warm sprouts on top of arugula with blue cheese and onions. Likewise, the seafood medley of crab, shrimp and scallops was outstanding! Terrific dining! Will definitely return!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

We took a friend there for his birthday celebration and none of us were disappointed. I had duck which was sublime. One in the group had scallops and shrimp and it looked scrumptious. My husband, who loves salmon, was a little disappointed in the size of the piece of salmon....he may have been VERY hungry. All in all, we will most definitely be back. It was a wonderful dining experience.....don’t know which was best....the food or the service!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Tallahassee)·Dined on November 11, 2017

My husband and I enjoy breakfast or lunch at Sage once a week. It is a special place, with great food and service.

Tags: Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Organic, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Enjoyable dinner experience with friends and family. Foodie daughter was in town and even she enjoyed. Will go back again soon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The homemade past with shrimp, crab, and scallops was outstanding. Service was impeccable and a lovely ambience.

Tags: Tapas, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Western NC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was very good, but extremely slow. We had a 6:30 reservation and were seated right away. The server was polite and efficient, but our salads didn’t get served for 1 1/2 hours. After salads, we waited a long time again. The whole dining time was three hours.

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Delicious breakfast and great service. Cute place!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Best restaurant in Tallahassee bar none

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was really good and menu had interesting options. Service was ok but quite slow. It was parents weekend for FSU so they have been a bit overwhelmed. Overall it was a good experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The staff was rude and inattentive.. entrees were incorrectly described. The wine pour was very inconsistent. Overall the experience was underwhelming and over priced.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Sage continues to impress- terrific menu, something for everyone. Perfectly prepared and served with impeccable timing. Yum!!!

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I have never been disappointed with Sage Restaurant. The food and staff are always the
Upper Crust!

Tags: Fun, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Always good food, always great service. A favorite eating place!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 31, 2017

This is our favorite fine dining in the area. It is also our go to restaurant for happy hour and food. If you're looking for a party atmosphere this is not the place, but if you're looking for adult fun, then look no further. Sage has some of the best experienced bartenders, servers and staff in the area who are professional and courteous. Their food is amazing and creative. Sage is where you go for a fine dining experience in Tallahassee hands down.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Business Meals, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Fun, Bar Seating, Organic, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Casual, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

This was my first visit to Sage and it won't be my last since I'd like to give it another try and hope that my first visit was a fluke. I had the spinach and gruyere cheese omelet with roasted potatoes and veggies. The eggs themselves had little taste and the spinach gave it a very bitter taste. I'm guessing too much lemon and/or garlic was used and ended up just eating the egg portion. The potatoes were also a little dull and the veggies were no where near roasted. My friend had the mushroom crepe and it was lovely.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Both our appetizers and entrees were wonderful! The Tempura oysters were perhaps the finest fried oysters I’ve ever had. One entree was seasonal vegetables and the other was Scottish salmon. Wine list is quite sufficient and the bar seemed to be doing a brisk business on the night we attended. This establishment deserves its lofty ratings.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Bernie is just a great server. Very attentive and helpful.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Food was excellent. Our service was wonderful. Always enjoy coming here

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

This was our 2nd time at Sage...even better than the 1st! Service is exceptional! Dining outside is wonderful! But best of all is the food! Although a bit price-y, worth every penny! Where else could you get Seminole Squash Soup with lobster? Already looking forward to our next visit.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Best food in Tallahassee.
Always a perfect 10.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Fantastic! Sage is a wonderful restaurant. Great food, atmosphere and wine. I'm never disappointed!

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Bartenders were really professional and nice place to go and get real drinks like a Tom Collins an old fashion . The food had great taste it just wasn’t my kind of food

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Our favorite restaurant. Food is always well-prepared, and service is attentive but not overbearing. Great cocktail and wine list, and comprehensive bourbon and whisky list.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We had our "date night" here for brunch last Sunday and, as usual, it was fabulous. I had a mimosa and the orange juice was like taking a bite out of an orange. So good. I tried the deviled egg appetizer because my eye always hovers over this item on the menu so I decided it was time to go for it. And I'm glad I did. They were really good. The filling wasn't overpowering and the perfect base for the toppings. For my meal I had the special omelet. So good. The only tiny comment I had was the food seemed to be a little salty, but, that could be because I am trying to cut back on my intake. Probably perfectly perfect for most anyone else. We always love going here and will do so again in the future.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great food and incredible service! This is our new 'go-to' special occasion place!

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

This remains one of our favorite places to go. The experience begins with creative seasonal cocktails and continues through the last bite of our meal.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Paleo Friendly, Great Beer, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Organic, Cozy, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We treated our 15-year-old granddaughter to a special lunch out at Sage. It was a great place for quiet conversation, and all of us found food that we loved. The chocolate dessert was her favorite!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 6, 2017

I've been going to Sage for years and it keeps getting better.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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 (Western NC)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Always good !! Extra good !! Predictably good !!! Thank you for a nice dining experience.

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