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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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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 NEW 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
23 helpful votes 23 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
76 helpful votes 76 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
50 helpful votes 50 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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Seattle, WA
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143 reviews 143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Given how touristy Manitou Springs is, we were afraid the restaurants would all be overpriced and not very good. We were happy to find Sahara Café where the service was friendly and accommodating and the food was delicious. We all had Gyro's and very much enjoyed the chef's twists on an old classic.

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Milwaukee
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92 reviews 92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I have mixed feelings about the review because the people at the restaurant were so pleasant, but there were some areas for improvement. We sat long enough before a server came that we almost left. Once we ordered things were fine. I had the lamb kabobs, which were excellent. My wife had a chicken dish, which was good but not... More

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Santa Fe New Mexico
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Had read the good reviews on Trip Advisor and were looking for somewhere informal for dinner with my daughter and her 6 year old son. We were welcomed enthusiastically by the waiter who immediately grasped that my grandson was tired and cranky. He placed his order first. We had delicious food, very reasonable prices, and very friendly service. The waiter... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We loved the fresh salads, hummus, and falafel. The toasted pita that came with our meal was gently flavored with olive oil and thyme, and the dolmas were warm and homemade. Add friendly and attentive service, late hours, and locally made ice cream and we've got a winner in the Rockies!

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warwick, ny
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were pleasantly pleased with our choice for dinner at this restaurant! The food was delicious and plentiful! The waiter was very attentive and friendly. The price of the meal was very reasonable and we took some dessert home to enjoy later. It was within walking distance of our hotel, so we also enjoyed the downtown area while walking to... More

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New York City, New York
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249 reviews 249 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Came here for lunch while in town based on the positive reviews. I thought the service was very friendly and the food pretty good. My friend, didn't like the hummus nor the tabbouleh because she said it wasn't made correctly. I wouldn't know. I had the beef swarma plate and to top off the meal got one each of the... 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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