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

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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
Great and taste

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2014
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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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231 reviews 231 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
70 helpful votes 70 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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 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
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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251 reviews 251 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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Restaurant Details

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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