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Sahara Restaurant

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22114 Harper Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1830
586-777-9600
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Family owned restaurant

I like Sahara. You are never rushed and the food is fresh. Lentil soup is great. Fatoush and hummus are consistently good. Oddly enough, the lamb is probably my least favorite. It always seems tough. However the gyros and chicken kafta/kabob sandwiches are good. Nice family.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
MaryJPark315
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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I like Sahara. You are never rushed and the food is fresh. Lentil soup is great. Fatoush and hummus are consistently good. Oddly enough, the lamb is probably my least favorite. It always seems tough. However the gyros and chicken kafta/kabob sandwiches are good. Nice family.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have friends who live in Muskegon who inisist on going to Sahara when they're back in St. Clair Shores because they think it has the best fatoush salad around. I agree.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is small place but the food is fantastic. Always cooked fresh and the portions are nice sized. For most a half order is enough to feed one person. They are always friendly and happy to help and serve you.

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A small family owned restaurant with great food and service. My family and I have been going here for many years and have never been disappointed. We LOVE the fattoush salad, kibbee, hummus, chicken or lamb and mushrooms, well we love everything. The portions are large and prices are reasonable. Take my advise, go and enjoy a great meal.

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roseville, MI
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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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
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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
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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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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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Additional Information about Sahara Restaurant

Address: 22114 Harper Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1830
Phone Number: 586-777-9600
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair Shores
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Persian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22114 Harper Ave, Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080-1830
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Saint Clair Shores
  • Phone Number: 586-777-9600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Persian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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