Since 2006





now on Friday nights from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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130 E.Davie St. Raleigh, NC 27601 919-833-1006 Located under the RedHat building in Downtown Raleigh, NC.

Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs: 8:00 – 4:00 pm Friday: 8:00 – 10:00 pm   Now up late, ’til 10 p.m. on Friday nights


by a small staff and the owner himself.

The food is prepared daily, in small batches with high quality ingredients.

Eat Good Food.

Panini and sandwiches are served with two homemade sides. Choose from Israeli couscous, chickpea salad and cannellini bean salad.

Panini and Sandwiches

Homemade tuna salad with tomatoes and lettuce on wheat bread

Homemade curry chicken salad with tomatoes and lettuce on multigrain bread

Fresh melted mozzarella and tomatoes with homemade basil pesto on ciabatta bread

A tasty vegan burger served on baguette with melted cheese (optional), tomatoes, arugula, and homemade basil pesto

Rosemary baked ham and French brie cheese, with honey mustard, tomatoes and lettuce on baguette

Prosciutto di Parma, taleggio cheese with tomatoes and arugula on ciabatta bread

Peppercorn-crusted smoked turkey breast, roasted red pepper, provolone cheese and lettuce w/ Dijon mustard on  baguette

Port marinated roast beef, gorgonzola, caramelized onions and arugula on ciabatta bread

Dude, where’s my chicken? 
Vegan soy “chicken” salad, tomatoes, arugula, lettuce on wheat bread

This Little Piggy
Eastern Carolina-style vegan “B.B.Q.”, tomatoes, arugula and lettuce on wheat bread

Ultimate Cheese Sandwich (Not kidding…this is the best cheese sandwich ever created!)
A delicious blend of five cheeses melted on ciabatta bread, topped with tomatoes and arugula

Chicken breast topped with Provolone, sautéed Portabella mushrooms and arugula served on baguette

Soup and Salads (produce come from local farmer’s market)

Served with homemade focaccia

Zuppa del giorno
Soup of the day

Rebecca Salad
Slices of fresh mozzarella layered with tomatoes and drizzled with home made basil pesto, over mixed greens in a homemade Modena balsamic vinaigrette

Sosta Salad
Strips of grilled chicken breast atop a bed of mixed greens, artichoke hearts, roasted portobello, tomatoes, with shavings of Parmesan and herbed croutons, served with homemade extra virgin olive oil citrus mustard dressing

Salmon Salad
Over roasted salmon fillet drizzled with homemade basil pesto atop a bed of mixed greens, tomatoes, fresh orange slices, dried prunes tossed in a homemade extra virgin olive oil citrus mustard dressing

Salad Sampler 
Israeli couscous, chickpea salad, cannellini bean salad, tuna salad, chicken salad, tomatoes with homemade basil pesto Popeye
Baby spinach, walnuts, goat cheese, and fresh oranges tossed in a Modena balsamic vinaigrette

Coffee and other beverages (Sosta uses fair trade, organic coffee from local roaster TORCH)

Brewed coffee, Espresso, Minkiaccino (Sosta’s special: espresso, dark and white chocolate, milk, and caramel) Cappuccino, White or dark chocolate mocha, Hot chocolate
Latte, Macchiato, Americano, Lavander and honey (homemade recipe) latte, Red Eye, Cafe au lait, Hot tea, Steamers

Mango flavored unsweetened iced tea, Artisan ginger ale, Artisan root beer, Imported Coke, Sodas, Limonata, Aranciata, Sparkling water, Mineral water

Fruit smoothies: * Peach pear and apricot * Passion fruit and guava * Strawberry *Mango

Now serving local and French beers and wine

Breakfast Specials from 8am to 10:30am

A 3-egg omelette with your choice of filling from the lunch menu served with toast. Can also be made as a sandwich on croissant or bread. Comes with a Regular House Coffee. Prepared to order (or call ahead for easy pick-up).


Check out our display case or ask us about our selection of freshly prepared pastries, desserts, and baked goods. Among other wonderful things, daily choices may include: Cannoli; Jerome’s award winning Brownies; Chocolate Silk; Croissants; Chocolate tartlets; Muffins; lemon squares…

Contact Us

The more I come to Sosta the more I fall in love with the place. Louis Vitiello, Jr.

Cary, NC,

Read our reviews: Sosta Review Stars  |
SOSTA CAFE Cafe serving coffee, espresso, panini & desserts in a simple space showcasing local artwork. – Google Get directions