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Sahara

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Hauptstrasse 167, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
06221/6595854
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 55
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 6
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Arabic Food

The Food is Really Yummy! But the waitresses aren't friendly at all! They were very rude!!! Service is a big part of the experience! It's sad that they ruined our visit. I would recommend the shawarma wrap, falafel wrap, and the mix grill 😍 they also have a mixed appetizer dish that's yummy. THey... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Mannheim, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I am from Syria and grew up in Lebanon, I ate shawerma here in Sahara and it tastes like anything but shawerma,it didn't taste good! I was very disappointed .... After all I had an awful stomach pain :-(

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have been here many times. The Shawarma wraps are really tasty with a good price. However, last time I sat down with some friends to have dinner. I was rather dissappointed. We took several dishes and it was really expensive for such low amount and quality of food. I won't sit down again.

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Kuwait
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Food is Really Yummy! But the waitresses aren't friendly at all! They were very rude!!! Service is a big part of the experience! It's sad that they ruined our visit. I would recommend the shawarma wrap, falafel wrap, and the mix grill 😍 they also have a mixed appetizer dish that's yummy. THey serve great tea with mint, or... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Good falafel. A sit-down meal is of course pricier, but it does mean an opportunity to try one of their vegetarian platters, which are tasty and decently filling. I never really tried the meat here, so I haven't got a writ to discuss it. Protip: if you get the yogurt drink (doogh,) order it plain, without mango. For whatever reason,... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I wanted to grab some food to sit on the river bank. The server was impatient and not a single smile. The wrap was salty and the meat tasted salty and not fresh. The salad was way too sour for a person who likes sour food! Try the other falafel place in town, which has fresh food and friendly service.

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Saskatoon
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We enjoyed stopping here for an inexpensive (relatively) supper. Good middle eastern fare, very tasty and well presented.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Been there twice in a raw falafel wrap is wonderful food looks fresh and clean, real authentic Lebanese food. In great location

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We spent 3 days in Heidelberg and ate here twice! The food was so tasty and fresh. I think the grape leaves were the best I've ever tasted. (sorry mom). I ordered a chicken dish that was tender and flavorful and my husband had falafel salad with hummus etc. There is a lot to choose from so something for everyone.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I've been living in Heidelberg for three years and probably eat a shawarma wrap from Saharas every week it's that good. I also love the mint lemonade they serve. A great place, especially for people on a budget or for people looking to eat something on the go. It's like a very high quality döner place.

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

When was the last time you did something for the first time and you cherished it for a lifetime. Well, I had a similar moment when I tasted the food in this restaurant. This was the first time I tasted lebanese food and well, it went right up on my recommended list of cuisines. The restaurant is along a hip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hauptstrasse 167, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: 06221/6595854

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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