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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
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

EAT HERE! I adore this place. I have never had a bad meal and the schwarma is to die for. Please note that if you want your choice of dinners, go by 5:00, otherwise they run out. Everything is made fresh each day and they do run out of items because of demand. Definitely worth an early dinner. Please note... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Consistently wonderful food, from the plate meals to the family platters. Great staff. Expect the line to be out the door--it is that good--but the line moves quickly. Family, friends, couples all dine here.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Adjacent to this restaurant is their butcher and grocery shop. They use fresh succulent meats and it shows (or tastes)! Any meat you buy, it is well marinated and well cooked. Falafels, humus and salads are both fresh and authentic. The place is always crowded and you probably won't find any meat dishes left after 3pm, but you can still... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

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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163 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 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 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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