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Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine

3061 Fieldstone Way, Suite 1200, Lexington, KY 40513-9006
859-224-1138
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English first
Harrodsburg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

My son and I ate here for the first time this past Saturday. We got there just barely past 11:00 with only one couple in front of us. I loved the fact that they have a menu explaining what you get and what each item is so you know before you order. We had no problem finding a table and... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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133 reviews 133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Sahara is a wonderful place. The food is incredibly good, the prices are very reasonable, and the service is awesome. I particularly love the Lamb and Beef Shawarma platter, and my family can have a great meal at home when we carry-out the Zaki Platter.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Their lunch specials are a great value. I always get my food to go because it's so busy. Portions are gigantic (I replace the hummus and Greek salad with some of their other salads) and the food is delicious. I haven't ran into the whole running out of food issue others mention but have heard it from friends.... So I... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is the "Soup Nazi" of Mediterranean restaurants. You'll wait in line and maybe find room to sit and eat. Take out orders are smart. But the lines are there because the food is worth it. Go for authentic foods and not for the ambience and you'll leave happy.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

STAY AWAY!!! HORRIBLE SERVICE. The chicken is tasty but what is the point if they don't have it when you call or go there. Also their rice is horrible, really cheap quality. FIrst they rarely answer their phone regularly. Second they run out of food… what is the point of a restaurant if they can't even serve food. I have... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Very good food. As has been noted in other reviews; the food here is very good. I find the tables to be placed far too close together (an effort to squeeze more people into the restaurant?). I know that this is a very busy establishment. I understand that the owners want to accommodate as many people as possible. In my... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

5 stars is just not enough. I absolutely LOVE the chicken shawarma!!! I intend, someday, to try something different but I just can't not get the chicken shawarma. By far my favorite restaurant in Lexington. Get there early and expect to wait in line. They close when they sell out of food. Always fresh and always fantastic.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Don't go here looking for anything other than a fast casual experience, there are lots of tables packed into a relatively small space. BUT ... the food is tasty, the portion is large and the price for the lunch special is reasonable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Food is pretty good, also good prices, but the attitude of the woman at the cash register is nasty, if the food wasn't that good, I'd never come here so I wouldnt have to see her face again

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Went to this place today and had long lines... Was very excited and looking forward to it bc I had heard sooo much abt this place..food was just ok.. Average.. But good value for money. Falafel and lamb kebab was good but not worth 5 stars.. Food is average but no other place with Mediterranean food so I guess everyone... More 

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Additional Information about Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine

Address: 3061 Fieldstone Way, Suite 1200, Lexington, KY 40513-9006
Phone Number: 859-224-1138
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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