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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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English first
Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Last night we came in for our usual choice of chicken kabob. Last night's was the best it has ever been! We asked who the cook was and his name is Tony. We told Tony when he came out to say hi that we can really tell the difference between cooks! Sometimes the chicken is dry and last time it... More 

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Parker, Colorado
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stopped in for dinner because of the great reviews. Our meal was even better than we expected. The staff are long time employees passionate about the food they serve. Their suggestions for entres and dessert were excellent. Don't miss the sage tea, truly unique. Sahara will be our first stop on our next visit to Manitou.

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Chantilly, Va
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I stopped in because of the great reviews I had seen. I had no idea what to order and the waiter walked me through the menu. I gotta say everything was very fresh and exotic in a wonderful way. Definitely will return again!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Went to the Sahara café, Small Café with good people and better food. I had the sampler, which was more than enough for me. Great, will go there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

What a gem!! My husband and I are staying at the fabulous Broadmoor hotel, however I must say we were equally impressed with our lunch at Sahara. Outstanding!! Beautifully prepared and seasoned perfectly. The crew couldn't have been more accommodating and were simply gracious. We WILL be back before returning to Philadelphia.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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135 reviews 135 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had lunch at the Sahara Cafe last week. The lamb kabobs were tender and tasty. Served up with hummus and pita, it was wonderful. My wife order the lamb sandwich and loved it. We finished up with baklava. We went back today and had lunch with our daughter-in-law. Again, the food was wonderful. I love flavors and the sage... More 

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Wilmington Island, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

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
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73 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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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1 review
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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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13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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