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954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
+1 719-685-2303
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Sahara Cafe offers a variety of the Middle Eastern foods such as...
The Sahara Cafe offers a variety of the Middle Eastern foods such as Falafels,Chicken,Hummus,Kabob,Baba Ganoush,and caters alot of events.
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  • 10
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quite good

Stopped here based on TripAdvisor reviews. Glad we did. Everything was very tasty. The chicken kabob was amazing. Humus is homemade. We felt that it was a bit pricey for lunch, hence 4 instead 5 stars.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
rekneebeanie
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Missouri
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Missouri
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Stopped here based on TripAdvisor reviews. Glad we did. Everything was very tasty. The chicken kabob was amazing. Humus is homemade. We felt that it was a bit pricey for lunch, hence 4 instead 5 stars.

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My family and I stopped in for a late dinner on June 30, 2015. The gyros meats were skillfully seasoned. To drink, I recommend the sage tea. Hot or cold. The staff made us feel like family. Yumm

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Love the Sahara Platter which has a sampling of hummus, dolmas, falafel, and other appetizers. The pita bread is always fresh. Clean and great service. We have been customers for years and the food and service is always consistent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

After not being impressed with the appearances other eateries in town we stumbled across Saraha. Such tasty food and excellent attention from the staff especially Max who was soooo... helpful. Not surprised it's rated as no 1 in town.

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Colorado Springs
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I really enjoy the Sarah cafe. Having some iced sage tea and lamb kabobs with my Dad. Max is a great waiter and always makes us feel at home. Someone asked me at work if they have vegan and vegetarian options; i did check and they do which is nice (we like the lamb kabobs though).

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Stopped here in the evening for a little snack (per trip advisor reviews, as it was supposed to be rated #1 in the area). The menu is pretty small, and the place itself isn't very large, but it's right on the main strip in Manitou springs, and has great options for middle eastern food, all of which are very fairly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The food and service were excellent. The pricing was correct. My family and I enjoyed the food. We heartily recommend this cafe while you visit Manitou Springs.

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St. Charles, MO
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I was apprehensive about taking my family in to the place that looks run down and possibly seedy, but I shouldn't have been. The Sahara Cafe is an eclectic mix of mid-eastern, Arab, Greek, and Egyptian, motifs and food....gyro's in the Sahara? Our waiter impressed us with saying and writing

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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

After our cog railway, we were hungry and found this place in a beautiful small town. We were group of 7 people. We all ordered different dishes. We were waiting for sometime but we were not getting our food. Finally when we got our food, we understood that they will get all the dishes at once! Besides that, food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

After a trip up Pike's Peak on the Cog Railway, this little cafe was just right for lunch. The lamb kabobs were excellent and the hummus was wonderful. The dining area is a little small, but seems to be just right to give a more cozy atmosphere. Parking is on the street at about $1 an hour. Would definitely recommend... More 

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Additional Information about Sahara Cafe

Address: 954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
Phone Number: +1 719-685-2303
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Average Prices: USD 14
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-2303

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Description

The Sahara Cafe offers a variety of the Middle Eastern foods such as Falafels,Chicken,Hummus,Kabob,Baba Ganoush,and caters alot of events.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:59 pm

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