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1334 Walnut St, Frnt B, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5317
215-985-4155
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hits the mark

My family really enjoyed Sahara. It was basically exactly what we expected, good food, moderate prices and acceptable decor. Our waiter was very nice, although he seemed a bit uncomfortable in his role. My son and I went for the Lamb Kabob sandwiches, which along with a shared app and shared... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Highland Park
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My family really enjoyed Sahara. It was basically exactly what we expected, good food, moderate prices and acceptable decor. Our waiter was very nice, although he seemed a bit uncomfortable in his role. My son and I went for the Lamb Kabob sandwiches, which along with a shared app and shared dessert was enough food for my dinner. The pita... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Great service Great food. Not much else I can say. Really enjoyed this little find walking around downtown.

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Brussels
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471 reviews 471 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had lunch here. The place cannot be considered very elegant. Anyway, there are some good dishes and the prices are quite cheap.

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Drexel Hill, PA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We were looking for a Mediterranean restaurant not too far from the Kimmel Center for a Sunday matinee, and we were not disappointed. As an appetizer we started with the hummus, served with a warm pita. We moved on to our entrees. I had the Chicken Shish Taouk sandwich (Lebanese style) and it was very good. The pita was grilled... More 

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Place was clean, quiet, and obviously family run (no type of uniform). I did not see any female employees. Booth seats had some wear and could feel the springs. Ordered the combo appetizer which was good, came with a green salad but didn't have the yogurt dressing I expected. The pitas were nothing special. They were out of the scallops... More 

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My wife and I came here to celebrate my birthday. Very nice restaurant off the beaten path. A great, authentic meal at a reasonable price. Nothing fancy, and excellent service. A BYOB with no corkage fee.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Went to the Sahara Grill on a rainy Friday night with some frequent fliers. The wait staff was friendly and attentive, and the food was outstanding. Not being a huge hummus lover, I was skeptical, but last night I could not get enough. Bravo. The only downside was I did not realize it was BYOB, so had to make a... More 

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Had the opportunity to have dinner as this was grill was close to my son's apartment. The ambiance was quiet with a few tables occupied. The service was fair as the waiter took our orders in a relatively quickly when we finished reading the menu. The food came out as quickly although my wife did not get to order her... More 

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Rochester, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

On the way from Washington D.C., we decided to take a break for lunch in Philadelphia. We were 3 adults (me, my fiancé, and my mother-in-law who never had falafel in her life before). We had lunch around 2:30PM on Sunday (right after Thanksgiving). The food was to die for, we loved everything we ordered. I ordered falafel-humus platter, we... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

So I happened on this place this morning and decided to give it a shot later today...and did. Words cannot describe how magnificent the food is at this place! Totally unpretentious -- everything about this place focuses on the food and service. Magnificent, magnificent meal. Great portions. Great for vegetarians, too. Fresh and exquisitely flavored food. I just came from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1334 Walnut St, Frnt B, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5317
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: 215-985-4155

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?