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Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine

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3061 Fieldstone Way, Suite 1200, Lexington, KY 40513-9006
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sahara does an awesome job in serving up great food! My favorite is chicken shawarma - it comes with a side & I always get hummus. Of course their meals come with huge pieces of flat bread. On our last visit for a weekday dinner, they were fresh out of all their shawarmas, so I opted for chicken breast over... More 

Thank rogers4_ky
Lebanon, Indiana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love great mediterranean food than Sahara is for you. Their lunch plates give you a great sampling of different things, all fresh and delicious. I am a big fan of the lamb and beef shawarma personally and my wife usually goes for the falafel with chicken shawarma. My mouth is watering just recounting our last visit. This place... More 

Thank neckersco
Lexington, Kentucky
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite spots in Lexington. Great menu and amazing Mediterranean food. Love the garlic sauce. You really can't go wrong with anything. Falafel, beef, chicken, lamb, hummus, salads. Don't be surprised to wait in line, and it's totally worth it.

Thank majdr9
Louisville, Kentucky
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A family- owned and run business, patrons get personal attention and friendly service along with super delicious and quality food. Every guest can find their personal favorite. Food is prepared visible to guests. On the downside: opening times are not all convenient, food often runs out, and there is no cozy ambience. Still, worth each time.

Thank ProfessionalFemale
Somerset, Kentucky
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing, the place is clean and people are really nice. Good portions for the price. Almost every time I'm in Lexington I go and eat there.

Thank Ashraf E
Houston, Texas
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

I've eaten here at least once a week for almost a year. I'm not sure why I hadn't reviewed it, most likely because I'm so focused on the amazing food every time I go that I forget to review it. So when I logged on to give my review, I skimmed what others had wrote and get easily irritated! So,... More 

Thank Jess G
Wilmore, Kentucky
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I live locally and eat at this restaurant occasionally. I would eat there more often but they run out of food early in the evening and I usually can't get there in time to have a good selection. Then they close for most of the summer while the owners go back to Lebanon for a while. While most places wouldn't... More 

Thank Mary R
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Sahara serves quality Mediterranean cuisine , tasty with nice portions and friendly staff. Unfortunately they close early and shut down for a few weeks in the summer.

Thank Craig R
Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Sahara serves fresh food but recently loosing the quality, its still one of the best choices in terms of quantity. It still carries the same Menu and does need some uplift

Thank Atif S
Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Sahara is one of my top 3 favorites in Lexington! This is the place I go to when I want a quick, yet delicious and well balanced bite that is also budget friendly. Sahara is also my go to place when I have friends visiting from out of town or I want to treat friends for a meal. If you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3061 Fieldstone Way, Suite 1200, Lexington, KY 40513-9006
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 859-224-1138

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?