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Sahara Cafe

954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
719-685-2303
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Wilmington Island, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Wow ....My family and I visited Manitou this past weekend and stopped in here for lunch and it was amazing! My son and I had the Sahara Gyro and it was great. My daughter said her onion rings were the best she ever had! My son's girlfriend had the sampler and said it was great as well! If you go... More

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The restaurant was on the main road in the heart of the tourist area. Really convenient for me and I loved the food. I had the sampler plate which featured a little bit of everything. If you enjoy Middle Eastern cuisine you will not be disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We ducted into this place to eat during a very short lived rain. Found it charming and hip, more then just a place to eat. The server/owner was very knowledgeable and friendly. Their menu yet small,had something for us all. Even being vegetarian.Lovely, hand crafted lamps hanging above added atmosphere; made by a relative a few doors down. Falafel sandwich... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My three friends and I were walking around downtown Manitou Springs when I remembered that I had read about a great restaurant here on TripAdvisor with Sahara in the name. One of my friends spotted it, so we decided to go in and have lunch. No regrets, at all, and I can see why it is the number one rated... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Interior: clean and had a decent decor. Food : really good. We ordered the falafel and fava plates and a baklava for dessert. The pita was very soft and very well flavored. The falafel and hummus were delicious. The fava plate was good too. The Baklava wasn't as exciting as the entrees but it did not have an overpowering sweetness.... More

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Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I had the chicken Gyro and my husband had the lamb. They were both very good. Seasoned well. The prices were reasonable and the service was very prompt. I would absolutely recommend stopping here!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I stumbled upon this place, decided to give it a try, and were extremely happy we did. It doesn't look like much from the outside but both the food and service were superb. They even gave us complimentary sage tea which was great and dessert. I would highly recommend this place for anyone who is looking for... More

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South Fork, Colorado, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The menu is mostly Greek style. My mother is from the south and didn't know what to order. The waiter was very helpful in helping her decide what to order. We all had plenty to eat and took some with us. I had the flaffel and loved it and the yogurt sauce served with it. I would also recommend their... More

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Farmington, New Mexico
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70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Every time I go back home, I keep telling myself to go here and I finally did. If you enjoy Middle Eastern food, go here! I ordered a gyro with chicken and also the gyro meat and liked it. The server was friendly and gracious, even bringing me a complementary cup of sage tea, which I liked much better than... More

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Colorado
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64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went in for a nice lunch with one of our grandchildren. Prompt service, it was all good until lunch was served. The adult meals were fine, but the children's mac and cheese looked awful. I couldn't believe it made it out of the kitchen. Obviously Kraft boxed mix that had been made and left to sit. Part of it was... More

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Additional Information about Sahara Cafe

Address: 954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
Phone Number: 719-685-2303
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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