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Sahara Greek Lebanese

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1241 East Lafayette Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301
+1 850-656-1800
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11:15 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:15 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Seating, Takeout

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    Very good
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  • 2
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great service, great food, not expensive

This is not a fancy place, but the food is excellent, and very reasonable. The service was wonderful. I would definitely go back. Try the lamb kabobs...and save room for a piece of baklava.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mara B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not a fancy place, but the food is excellent, and very reasonable. The service was wonderful. I would definitely go back. Try the lamb kabobs...and save room for a piece of baklava.

Thank Mara B
Bainbridge, Georgia
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate with a couple of friends at this restaurant. Early supper -- Waiter was courteous and answered all of our questions. I ordered the moussaka which came with two sides - in which I ordered a Greek Salad and something else that was similar to hummus - very good and had a little kick to it (I tried to find... More 

Thank CathyThirsk
Tallahassee, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Wonderful food and friendly staff. The chicken shwarma plate with greek salad and hummus with pita bread is what I recommend. Very casual. The gyros are good as are the desserts.

Thank Jim J
Tallahassee, Florida
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We love this place. The food, service, and entertainment is always exquisite. My only regret is that they're no longer located on the East side of town.

Thank Ava O
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants in town. Service can be a little slow at the restaurant, but it is worth the wait. I usually get the gyro and chicken shawarma plate; I highly recommend it. They also have delicious baklava and their rice that comes as a side is very good. The hummus and pita are also very... More 

Thank Susan J
Tallahassee Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

They actually gave me a falafel to go today that had nothing in it except lettuce, pickles and wet tasteless falafel mush balls wrapped up in a burrito tortilla. When I complained they argued with me that the cook remembers putting everything in it but if I wanted to drive back they would replace it for me. Honestly? Drive 10... More 

Thank xmiex
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Always great service here, and super food. No complaints. Convenient - right off the Parkway and next to Lindy's, Cabo's, and Domino's pizza. Very popular for lunch.

Thank LicensePlateGuy
Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Had a lunch special (lamb kebabs), and the food was amazing. Lamb was tender and flavorful, humus was superb. However, it was 10.99 before tax and was a very small plate. I left hungry. I would love to come back but not sure if I would because I would probably need two plates to be honest (I'm an average size... More 

Thank Elliot B
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My wife and I eat at Sahara regularly, and I can't imagine getting my Mediterranean fix from anywhere else. The food is authentic, and the owner will take the time to explain to you how the grape leaves (the best ones we've ever tasted) are cooked for over a full day to infuse them with the correct flavor, how the... More 

Thank JamyVII
Thomasville, Georgia
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133 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

I've been here many times and always enjoyed my food, but this time they had half of the menu marked out. They didn't even have moussaka! The falafel was tasteless. I was just really disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Lebanese, Greek, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
11:15 am - 8:30 pm
11:15 am - 8:30 pm
11:15 am - 8:30 pm
11:15 am - 8:30 pm
11:15 am - 8:30 pm
11:15 am - 8:30 pm

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