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Sahara Restaurant

22114 Harper Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1830
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Cuisines: Persian
Most recent review
- May 17, 2014
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91% Recommend
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English first
roseville, MI
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228 reviews 228 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is a small family-run Lebanese eatery. A nice low-key place that is clean, with an inviting atmosphere with maybe a dozen tables and booths total. It is rarely that crowded, but busy enough to keep good business. The freshest tabbouleh. Really good, creamy hommous. Fresh lawash. Excellent Falafel. Perfect! By the way, Sahara serves up very large portions. I... More

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Grosse Pointe, michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My self, wife and vegan only college age daughter had a great dinner. I was surprised at the generous portions. We had fresh juice drinks....very good. We had the vegetation sample platter for 2. We split it 3 ways and still took some home.

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Detroit, Michigan
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Saharas is by far the best middle eastern in saint clair shores with great portions and great prices.

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Clinton Township, Michigan
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Sahara served the best Lebanese food when Steve and Aggie did the cooking in Detroit and it is still superb on Harper s. of 9 Mile in SCS. One of our all-time favorites. As good as Ike's in Sterling Heights. Always fresh. Gordie Wilczynski

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Mt Clemens, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Tabouli is as good as Mom's. Guests come regularly from all over metro Detroit to eat here. Low key, family restaurant.

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Cincinnati, OH
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

we ordered a wide spread and everything was fablious, from the garlic spread to the lamb and hummus and taboule. the owner was very friendly and helpful.

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Detroit, Michigan USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

If you enjoy good middle eastern food, an a family setting this is the place. Not fancy, but not pricey. Nice variety on the menu -- you will enjoy it. You can try different and new dishes in a very comfortable setting. My wife and I go there often and never failed to enjoy our meal and the company.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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162 reviews 162 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

The owner and his sister were helping wait on the tables. The food is all made in house (except for the bread) and was excellent! There were 5 of us dining and we each ordered a couple of dishes and then shared. The servings are generous and delicious! The owner makes fresh vegetable juices to order as well as fruit... More

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St. Clair Shores, MI
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The garlic dip served with the Sahara and Shwarma salad is excellent. The pita bread is fresh. The chicken shwarma is beyond good. Friendly waiter, cute too!

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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

My family and I have been going to the Sahara for 35 years. They used to be off outer drive on the east side. Steve and his family ran it back then. The new owners have been there for 10 years and they carry one the tradition... No one makes ram kibbee like they do. I wont eat it any... More

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