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Sawmill Tap Room

) #372 of 1,159 Restaurants in Raleigh $$ - $$$ American, ,
7701 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27615-4829
+1 919-845-7889
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pickle chips” (3 reviews)
“salads” (6 reviews)
“meatloaf” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
7701 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27615-4829
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I come regularly and always enjoy their sandwiches for lunch. The service is always great and the owner stop by regularly to check on customers.

Thank wjm8309
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Thanks Mr. M. Always glad to see you. Appreciate the business! Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The TripAdvisor ratings were average, nothing special. After dinner here, the restaurant may be a little better than average. The service was about average. The salad was nothing special. The burger was a little above average. They have a reasonable list of beer on tap,...More

Thank George O
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

George, we appreciate you taking the time to write a review. I hope that on your next visit, we can get everything above average for you! Glad that you enjoyed our beer selection. Cheers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the shrimp platter and the server asked to make sure I wanted the latter and not the app. I said yes, then he asked if I wanted fries, and I said yes. Then the bill came and there was a charge for the...More

Thank Kevin S
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Kevin, Sorry for the confusion. It clearly states on our menu's that everything is a'la carte. And actually one of the reason's we did that was because of people like your Mother in law. We do have a lot of seniors visit our establishment. And...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Sawmill Taproom is a part of a local chain ask called the _____ Taproom. The food is good, though since they changed to an ala carte menu concept, their burgers and entrees are pretty overpriced for what you get. Their entree salads are still a...More

Thank NCBuff
Management response:Responded 3 April 2017

Dear NCBuff, We are not part of a chain. We are independently owned. I'm glad you enjoy our food. We still feel that you get more bang for your buck here. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

I recently dined here again with a group of friends before a show at The North Raleigh Creative Arts Theater. The staff was very friendly and we were all pleased with our meals. There are a lot of options on the menu. The prices are...More

1  Thank NCTraveler2015
Management response:Responded 28 February 2017

NCT, I'm happy our staff was friendly and everyone enjoyed their meals. Also glad you enjoy the reasonable prices. Hope to see you again soon. Chris Morgan

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Sawmill is not one of the best local tab rooms. The menu is limited and the qualtiy leaves a lot to be desired. There are much better tap rooms in this area.

Thank coinsbytom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our group visited Sawmill Tap Room again yesterday, and we were very pleased with the service. Mike and Kellie served our table, and everything went very well! Mike said it was his first time serving a group that large, but he did a great job!...More

Thank charliespr
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

Thanks Charlie for giving us another shot. I'm glad everything went well.We appreciate all of your large groups support over the years. Hope to see you again soon. Chris Morgan

Reviewed 1 December 2016

I have been to the Tap Room many times and it has always been good food at a fair price. However, they have upped their prices and made everything a la carte so the value is no longer there. I suspect it is the bar...More

Thank Smith58z
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Our group of 18 ate here last Sunday. One inexperienced server was assigned to our table. We waited an hour for our food. Several of our orders were messed up. The food was good, but our dining experience was ruined by the excessive wait with...More

Thank charliespr
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband and I average eating at Sawmill at least once a week. The food is good pub grub, the service is above excellent, and the atmosphere is casual.

1  Thank Patti F
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

A belated, "Thank You Patti & Mike" Cheers, Chris

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7701 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh, NC 27615-4829
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-845-7889
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