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Argyle St | Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales 2150, Australia
9687 7898
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Ranked #1,398 of 5,256 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $12 - $20
Cuisines: Turkish
Good for: Outdoor seating
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Good for: Outdoor seating
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with some friends for lunch. We had the lunch platter which is good value for $20pp with a minimum of 2. For an extra $5pp you get desert and Apple tea. Whilst the taste was great I found the meat a little tough, maybe a little over cooked. Service was good and very friendly however the dishes... More

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Sydney
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189 reviews 189 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This rather cute restaurant has great food but sadly is located right in front of a major bus and train interchange in the middle of Parramatta, as such it has good public transport access but I’d imagine parking to be difficult. The food choices are varied and really good Turkish cuisine. The breads and dips are great entrees and the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

a gem in the heart of Parramatta. First time here for a quick dinner and had the 3 course dinner special. The meats were juicy, well marinated, the breads were soft. Service was efficient.

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

The food here is great. I've had the lamb and chicken multiple times being here and never disappointed. Some of the staff is great and always attentive. It's in a high traffic area so while I sit inside with a nice ambiance, I get to see lots of people watching.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Nice stylish restaurant located in the center of the Parramatta. As a Turk, I wasn't expecting such delicious Turkish meals before trying. They are definitely good! I strongly recommend you to try "Empire Alexander kebap" and taste Turkish beers. You'll thank me ;)

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

It is a must visit for people who love authentic Turkish food, getting here is very easy just next to the parramatta train/bus station. Make prior reservations in case you plan to come during busy days. Nice ambience, good staff and offcourse the food is just sensational. One can choose either to order dishes separately or as a banquet. You... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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96 reviews 96 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Food was not bad - had the chicken breast with sides. Friendly lady (owner or manager?) served us. The pricing of this place seems to be more Sydney CBD style and the place was nearly empty which doesnt help the atmosphere. Location is also not very attractive as it's right in front of the bus stop.

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Sydney, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

I have been to Sahara many times over many years and the food and service here is always great. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and helpful, and I love the Chefs Favourites on the menu, they are delicious. I love the Mezze Platter for starters, they always have different dips for you to try, and my Iskender (Lamb) dinner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012 via mobile

A local gem in parramatta, all our family and friends are seriously maniac over this restaurant ! Food flavors are amazing and the service warmth creates the perfect experience always. Nobody we've recommended has been let down :) highly recommended for a hit of Turkish cuisine ! Bon apetite .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2008

just try and ignore the bus and train sounds from across the street..

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Additional Information about Sahara

Address: Argyle St | Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales 2150, Australia
Phone Number: 9687 7898
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Average Prices: USD 12 - 20
Cuisine: Turkish

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