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Sahara Creek & Lebanese Cafe

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1241 E Lafayette St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4518
+1 850-656-1800
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Can't believe we had never been.

Enjoyed lunch there on Saturday. We are currently trying to eat low-carb and had no problem finding something on the menu to accommodate us. The food was outstanding, the service was delightful and we will definitely be back soon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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Florida
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Florida
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Enjoyed lunch there on Saturday. We are currently trying to eat low-carb and had no problem finding something on the menu to accommodate us. The food was outstanding, the service was delightful and we will definitely be back soon.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have eaten at the Sahara off and on for many years. There may be a new manager or new cook because the food is now really, really exceptional. My wife and I have had three absolutely excellent meals there over the past two weeks. The grilled chicken breast plate with Greek salad and foul madamas beans is out of... More 

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My son and daughter suggested this place and they were on the mark! I had the chicken breast with garlic yummys on it. If your visiting here in Tally or live here try this gem you won't regret it.

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Tallahassee, Florida
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

That's what my daughter and I thought after dining at Sahara. The falafel were freshly cooked, just the right density, not soaked with oil, perfectly crispy on the outside and wonderfully seasoned. Best falafel ever! My lentil soup was really good and made with red lentils. I forget what my daughter had, but she raved about it. Dessert was baklava.... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Amazing authentic Middle Eastern food. The Falafels were so fluffy and cooked to perfection. The extremely fresh, homemade hummus had delicious oils and spices that I have never had on hummus before. The meat both chicken and lamb were cooked to perfection and the rice had a lot of flavor. I wanted to take their homemade Taziki and tahini sauce... More 

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Pine Valley, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

OK, let me start by saying I'm a tough grader. In my dozens of resto reviews, I have given fewer than 3 or 4 five-star ratings. I reserve the top rating for truly exceptional dining experiences, like the Seattle-icon fish restaurant a friend took me to. I have yet to bestow the five stars on any Tally restaurant-- if I... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Everything at Sahara is good. Sometimes they take a long time to get food out but it ALWAYS worth it.

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Valdosta, Georgia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a fine meal at Sahara, where the accent seems to be more on the Lebanese aspects of the cuisine. Friendly and knowledgeable service, flavourful and well presented dishes, a relaxing atmosphere, and fairly decent portions for the price. There isn't much more that we could have asked for. It's a pity that a number of items were off... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This restaurant is great value for money and the food is very tasty. The gyro is very well cooked, and the tzatziki and hummus are very flavorful. We had lunch here and we found the portion sizes to be just right - filling but not too much food, and the atmosphere and service was excellent! If we lived in this... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

First do not forget dessert baklava. I have ate almost everything on the menu. Whether you are eating this food for your first time, or as me and ny entire family, you will go away full and happy you ate there. It is on the pricey side, but so worth it. This is middle eastern comfort foods.Gyro platter with feta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1241 E Lafayette St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4518
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-656-1800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?