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143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 798-2181
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 13
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Lebanese Food

My wife used to work within walking distance of the Sahara and consequently has eaten there many times.By contrast, I have eaten there only twice.However, Lebanese is one of my very favorite cuisines. This lunch was superb. I had Kibbi be Seineeye while my wife had a Greek salad, something she has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
RevL05
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Northwest Corner, Connecticut
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Northwest Corner, Connecticut
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My wife used to work within walking distance of the Sahara and consequently has eaten there many times.By contrast, I have eaten there only twice.However, Lebanese is one of my very favorite cuisines. This lunch was superb. I had Kibbi be Seineeye while my wife had a Greek salad, something she has ordered often, considering it the best salad of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

After visiting several other Middle-Eastern restaurants in the area, we wanted to try a new place for dinner. Sahara has been around for many years but we never had the opportunity to visit. As we walked to the entrance, a bearded, unsmiling man, holding a skateboard was standing in front having a nice smoke. He took a few spins on... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Good Middle Eastern food, has several lamb dishes. Best mezza and rice pudding in town. Friendly service, comfortable large tables and chairs.

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davidjoho
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The atmosphere is comfortable but certainly not fancy. Likewise for the food. It was hearty and flavorful. Everyone at the table liked her or his dish. The hummus appetizer was tasty and creamy, although the pitas seemed like they'd been bought in the local supermarket and warmed up. They have a few vegetarian dishes. I had an eggplant and vegetables... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Port Said (lamb) was excellent, combined with a Lebanese red wine. Friendly and fast service. Will definitely return soon. My wife had an excellent lamb kebab. The french fries are among the best.

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Sheffield UK
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

but getting a bit faded...the service was friendly and very good and the food came quite quickly..it was ..OK quite tasty but nothing really exceptional. don't think I would make it a habit

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Holden, MA
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It was my birthday so my wife decided to treat me to a great meal in a nice place. After a little discussion we settled on the Sahara Restaurant in Worcester. Our waiter, John, was very cordial and helpful. After trying two tables we settled on the best spot for our special celebration. The atmosphere was very nice, upscale like... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The place is a bit dark but the food is pretty good. Usually just stop here for drinks. Parking is in the back and usually fills up so try getting parking on the street.

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Auburn massa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

I visited Sahara with a friend of mine while we were in Auburn at a work conference. She had never eaten middle eastern cuisine before and was looking forward to trying. We first arrived into what seemed to be a lovely quaint and eclectic town. Although the restaurant wasn't busy, as it was a Monday night, the restaurant was just... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Excellent service polite courteous & nice family atmosphere comfortable aura the owner is quite welcoming also the food is ethnic in origin

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Additional Information about Sahara Restaurant

Address: 143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01605
Phone Number: (508) 798-2181
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01605
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: (508) 798-2181

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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