About Sage Restaurant - Tallahassee

3534 Maclay Blvd S
Tallahassee, FL 32312
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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.

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, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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

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Promotions

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Details
We require a credit card in order to hold your reservation. Nothing will be charged to your card as long as you cancel 24 hours before your reservation.

Sage Restaurant - Tallahassee Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

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Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

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food4
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service3
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Poor music selection in dining room. Kil ...

Dined 5 days ago

Poor music selection in dining room. Killed the ambiance. Maitre D was a pill about seating us one minute early. More allergen free options would be nice on the menu.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Ramona

Dined 6 days ago

Always a great experience. Fantastic food. Awesome staff.

Tags: great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

Fabulous as always!

vip
Dined 7 days ago

Fabulous as always!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Delicious and Dependable

Dined on April 24, 2016

The food at Sage is ALWAYS freah and delicious. The servers are professional and attentive. I love this place!

Tags: great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
food4
ambience3
service3

Fantastic brunch!

Dined on April 24, 2016

Fantastic brunch!

food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Great place for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch

vip
Dined on April 24, 2016

Our number one place for great upscale dining. Superb food and great service. Hip ambiance with rotating artwork by local artists. Casual dress mostly seen. Abundant free self parking. Lots of great dishes on the menu but be sure to hear about the specials before ordering. Staff is friendly and very knowledgable about food and wine. In addition to a large collection of reasonably priced wines there are eight high-end wines stored under nitrogen that you can experience by the glass without the expense of a full bottle. Lovely outdoor patio for dining in good weather and outdoor heaters for cold weather. A must place to visit for any foodies in town.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5

Very good bread, Excellent crab cake and ...

vip
Dined on April 23, 2016

Very good bread, Excellent crab cake and bouillabaisse.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Consistently excellent.

Dined on April 21, 2016

Sage offers a wide variety of delicious menu selections and a very respectable wine list in a "casual upscale" atmosphere. It's an excellent choice for either lunch or dinner. Unfortunately for those of us with allergies, they allow dogs on their outside patio (which, otherwise, is a charming option in good weather).

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food2
ambience4
service3
value2

Disapointed Again

vip
Dined on April 21, 2016

The quality of the food used to be reliably excellent. Now I have been disappointed on three different occasions. The last time the fish was overcooked and the braised artichokes were raw. I won't be going back soon.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food4
ambience5
service5
value5

Late Lunch

Dined on April 20, 2016

Sage was a perfect spot to have a late lunch with a friend who needed to be dropped off at the airport. Knowing she would get nothing to eat on her 6pm flight, I wanted to send her off well fed. And she was. Although the quiche's crust was a tiny bit thick for my tastes, the fresh vegetables in the quiche were a delicious combination. The service on the patio was perfectly paced, and we practically had the place to ourselves.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Sage is consistently excellent. We dine ...

Dined on April 17, 2016

Sage is consistently excellent. We dine as often as possible, always bring out of towers, and we're never disappointed.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Food and service were excellent as alway ...

Dined on April 16, 2016

Food and service were excellent as always.

food5
ambience5
service5

Excellent food and service. A wonderful ...

vip
Dined on April 12, 2016

Excellent food and service. A wonderful neighborhood restaurant usually seen in larger cities. Highly recommend.

food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Lunch at Sage

Dined on April 12, 2016

I took a colleague to lunch....business and friendship. The salmon was wonderful; we both ordered it and thought it was great...The flavors complemented each other and I always like that farm fresh veggies are used in unique ways and change during the year, seasonably. I usually like to eat outside for ambiance and easier conversation, but rain was in the offing this trip, so indoors was very satisfactory, but the conversation level is more noticeable than outdoors. My favorite place to eat.....

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent, As Always!

Dined on April 10, 2016

We took another couple with us to brunch on Sunday, and everyone loved the food, service, and atmosphere. We all had egg dishes (spinach & gruyere omelet, eggs hussard), and the chef readily accommodated multiple special requests with no problem. Very enjoyable experience. Though we've been to Sage for dinner many times, this was the first brunch, and it was delicious. The bread is to die for - sourdough chewy, with a perfect thin, crispy crust. I always take the extra bread home for a special treat later. :-) Enjoy!!

Tags: great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service4

Excellent- had the pork tenderloin and i ...

Dined on April 9, 2016

Excellent- had the pork tenderloin and it was amazing! Wife had a seafood plate and it was delicious as well. We've been living in Tally for 2 years and one of the best restaurants in town. We go out to eat regularly!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fabulous As Always

Dined on April 6, 2016

We eat at Sage as often as we can. It is always wonderful! The food is delicious and the staff make a real effort to make you feel at home. We love the outdoor patio area when the weather is nice. The bar is great for a very different, but enjoyable drink or a full meal. Hats off to Terry White and his very capable staff for a fabulous restaurant experience!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Sage

Dined on April 5, 2016

Excellent! Everyone should try this restaraunt due to the wait staff and the freshness of the food. The creativity of preparation was amazing.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Same ole delicious...

Dined on April 5, 2016

My friend and I meet for lunch occasionally and chose Sage this past Tuesday. My lunchtime favorite is the barbecued shrimp which is always perfectly put together, delicious, and satisfying. My friend ordered the crepes and enjoyed them immensely. On a recent dinner visit to Sage, I ordered wild mushroom ravioli that was superb. The wine choices are excellent but quite pricey. Worth the cost for the experience. BTW, the wait staff are always, always courteous, efficient, and knowledgeable regarding the offerings at Sage.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Tallahassee's finest!

Dined on April 3, 2016

Tallahassee's finest!

food5
ambience5
service5

We had pork tenderloin and shrimp and sc ...

Dined on April 1, 2016

We had pork tenderloin and shrimp and scallops, oyster appetizer couldn't have enjoyed it more. Will stop here whenever we pass through Tallahassee. Thank you for the great service Liz!

food5
ambience5
service5

The food is always stellar. This was our ...

Dined on March 30, 2016

The food is always stellar. This was our first visit with the full bar, and the drinks were wonderful. A great addition to an already great meal.

food5
ambience5
service5

Our favorite restaurant in Tallahassee f ...

Dined on March 26, 2016

Our favorite restaurant in Tallahassee for Dinner and brunch. Just excellent in every way. Always a pleasant experience.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

outstanding

Dined on March 25, 2016

Another outstanding experience at Sage. Food and wine were delicious and the ambience is perfect - lively with a lot of people having a good time.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience5
service5

Awesome patio

Dined on March 16, 2016

Awesome patio

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Was passing through on our way to Disney.

Dined on March 13, 2016

We were passing on way to Disney. This was the best meal of the trip.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Hands down some of the best food in Tallahassee

Dined on March 13, 2016

Fantastic and innovative menu. Appetizers are outstanding. Do yourself a favor and eat at the bar. The Bartenders are fanatics about their craft and their homemade shrubs. They also know the menu in great detail and will guide you to a wonderful experience.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Absolutely my favorite place for dinner. ...

Dined on March 13, 2016

Absolutely my favorite place for dinner. Everything was amazing. Had a glass of wine, yellowfin tuna, guava cheesecake, decaf coffee. Delicious food, great waitress, lovely place.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Great gem in Tallahassee . The service ...

Dined on March 12, 2016

Great gem in Tallahassee . The service and food was outstanding. We had the tempura oysters to start, best I've ever had. Caesar Salad was fresh, crisp and tasty. Beef tenderloin and seafood entees were Great. We will defiantly be back on our next trip back. Go Gators. Craig Windermere Fl.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fabulous Anytime

Dined on March 6, 2016

This is my favorite brunch, lunch, and dinner restaurant!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

The food was fantastic but the service w ...

Dined on March 6, 2016

The food was fantastic but the service was unbelievably great!!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

My friend and I had a wonderful time.

Dined on March 5, 2016

My friend and I had a wonderful meal. The restaurant was quiet enough to allow for conversation. We were able to try a different drinks. The wine list was extensive but our waitress helped with choices to complement our meal. The food was plenty and delicious. We would highly recommend this wonderful restaurant to anyone.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5

Love Sage! The duck dish was outstandin ...

Dined on February 28, 2016

Love Sage! The duck dish was outstanding as was the lamb. Our only complaint was the tables are really close in places & we could hardly talk over the couple to our left. We had two different couples sit there and both of the men had very loud voices and we had to listen to their entire life stories during our dinner and no matter how hard we tried we could not stop hearing them even when we talked due to the loudness of their voices!!

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Lucky find

vip
Dined on February 28, 2016

Used Open Table for a suggestion while staying one night in Tallahassee. We could not have done better. Obviously this is a local favorite, so we were all the more delighted with our selection. The location is a little off the beaten path (hence the local appeal). The atmosphere was modern. The service was knowledgeable and attentive. Excellent choices from the wine list. We had a sea bass entree and a scallop & shrimp dish that were both excellent. Overall a lovely evening and a great find.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5
value5

A quiet, unhurried lunch for two

vip
Dined on February 27, 2016

A late lunch: Soup of the day and quiche of the day. Perfection. Crab cakes and quiche. Again, although the crab cakes could be more crabby and hotter? Just-right service. We wish the hardness of the acoustics could be dulled so we don't have to listen to conversations from other tables at lunch and dinner. Thanks -- again!

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Simply Amazing!

Dined on February 27, 2016

Everything was wonderful, beautiful atmosphere, wonderful food, delicious drinks, friendly and helpful staff.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Best restaurant in Tallahassee.

Dined on February 26, 2016

This place is really a gem. The food is delicious, interesting, and makes you want to try everything on the menu. The atmosphere is warm and elegant but not too fancy. The servers know exactly what they're doing. It's simply a great place to eat, drink, and enjoy yourself. You won't be disappointed!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Sage Has It All!

Dined on February 20, 2016

We celebrated our friends birthday on a weeknight and we couldn't have been happier. Our waitress was knowledgeable and extremely helpful. The food was 4 star and the price wasn't outrageous. All in all, a wonderful dining experience.

Tags: great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Unique Spot

Dined on February 15, 2016

Great place, fantastic menu. Went for Valentine's Day. Started with crab cakes that had a super delicious perfectly spicy sauce. My girlfriend got the soup of the day, white bean and sausage, amazing. I ordered the duck breast, again fantastic. Everything was cooked to perfection, the wine menu was extensive and the service was stellar. My only complaint was the size of the tables for 2. They were so small we couldn't fit our appetizer and 1st course at the same time.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Interesting, nice place

Dined on February 14, 2016

Great service! Food was interesting and different. Good quality. Not sure if it was REALLY worth the price, but overall a nice special occasion place.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion

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