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Sahara Middle Eastern Cuisine

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2226 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3656
+1 626-795-6900
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“kabobs” (4 reviews)
“falafel plate” (2 reviews)
“tomato” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
2226 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3656
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to celebrate Valentine's Day during the lunch hour because we didn't want to go out for dinner and wait for hours and get bad service at a fancy place. This is not a romantic place but they sure do serve some good...More

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by craving some Middle Eastern food. On my own, I stood at the counter under the "order here" sign while the older man there thoroughly ignored me as he added up the registers and fiddled with money. Eventually someone approached me from the side...More

1  Thank lietuva_9
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

My family stopped in at lunch and loved the food. The lunch menu is very reasonable in price. I had the falafel plate and it was delicious!

1  Thank Gail P
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

This may well be the best Mediterranean restaurant in Pasadena but it mediocre at best. While the lentil soup and kabobs were well cooked the lack of that mid-eastern flavor and spice made me think longingly of my favorite mid-eastern restaurant at home. The kabobs...More

Thank Lawrence D
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Went to this place with a coworker to try a place we had never been we both are picky about our middle eastern food and this place made us happy. Flavor and portions for lunch were generous. I had lamb kabobs and she had Lula-lamb/beef...More

Thank Alycia602
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Pasadena is not a great town for Middle Eastern food but it has at least one good place. Their beef kabob is very tasty. You have to go to Westwood to get a meal that tops Sahara's. A very unassuming place.

Thank UHManoa
Reviewed January 16, 2016

I ate here tonight for the first time. I have to say the service was pretty bad. I asked for help a few times and was told just a minute only to not have the person come back. But the worst part was when the...More

1  Thank WendyS58
Reviewed January 13, 2016

There are many middle eastern food places in Pasadena, but this is now the best with several others falling to the wayside. Check their schedule for they have limited times open. Just plan ahead for fine sharma and kebobs, etc

Thank Warner L
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We have come here for over ten years. Vege combo and beef kabobs are good choices for us. In ten years have never had gristle in kabobs. Usually good crowd, effectively handled.

Thank john c
Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great little Lebanses restaurant! Food was delicious, ambiance needs some improvement, but what impressed me was the number of return customers, how the servers knew their names and orders, and friendliness displayed! I had the chicken kabob and husband ordered shawarma. Both were very good....More

Thank Marianne M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2226 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3656
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-795-6900
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