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Sahara Palace Restaurant

5621 Wansford Way, Rockford, IL 61109-7505
815-395-1112
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Ranked #22 of 309 restaurants in Rockford
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Most recent review
- Mar 18, 2014
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English first
Rochester, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

The food items suggested for us by the staff were great. The entire family loved the food. We will definitely go back the next time we are in rockford.

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We have had take out from here several times and have no complaints. Very friendly people! The best falafel and baba ghanoush. They give you plenty of good pita bread with your take out order. Rockford needed something like this

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Rockford, Illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Located right next to Valli produce on state street. The salad is heavily marinated - too vinegary for my tastes. The falafils were not that great. The hummus was very good but they definitely need to serve more pita bread with it than what they do! The baba ghannouj (eggplant dip) was interesting, first time I'd ever tried it -... More

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Rockford, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My husband and I both love Mediterranean/Middle Eastern food, so we decided to give this place a try with a Groupon that we had bought. We have been here many times since using it, we love this place so much. The lentil soup is amazing !! And the hummos is to die for ! This is actually my favorite hummos... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I took a solo trip to the restaurant and I had the special it was an eggplant casserole it came with a salad and rice was too much to eat but it was really really good! It was my first visit to the restaurant and I will go back again and again! The casserole was layered with potato egg plant... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Visited this place on husband's business travle. Absolutely loved their food especially the wraps. My fav here was the chicken shawerma wrap. You can definitely tell the food is fresh. The lentil soup was really good as well. The owner and the employees are lovely people and super friendly. I loved being at this restaurant and loved everything about it.... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The food is simply wonderful and the staff very friendly. Everything is made fresh and you can taste the difference.

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Rockford, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I think I have tried almost everything on the menu including the Turkish Coffee. Others have said its expensive? I am a cheapskape and I think its fair. Thats why I tried everything on the menu.

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Mediterranean cuisine is a personal fave, and there is a shortage of it here in Rockford. So, I was hopeful to satisfy my craving for some good kefta kabob and shish kabob. It was disappointing that the meats were so heavily salted and seasoned that you could barely taste the meat. The salad and sides were all really good. Maybe... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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182 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Wow, we love this place. Talal (Steve) and his wife do a wonderful job. Just about everything on the menu is home made, from the hummus to the sauces to the sides. We've tried several things and haven't been disappointed yet. The family is super friendly and it's everything you could ask for in a family run diner setting. I... More

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