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Sahara Restaurant

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143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
+1 508-798-2181
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Sep 6, 2017
“Nice place sometimes - mostly for the entertainment.”
Jan 20, 2017
“First date EVER with my husband of 11years!”
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

I like going here for some of the bands they have. The food has gone downhill over the years and service is a total joke! Usually some college kids who apparently think they're doing a good job. Seating is nice, but some chairs falling apart.

Thank chrisw7
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Unique cultural atmosphere launches you to the Middle East complete with soft background music & luscious food

Thank angelajkrohn
Reviewed September 16, 2016

I happened to stumble across this place with a colleague after a business meeting in Worcester, The ambiance is very funky and we were quite impressed with the food. The waiter/bartender was extremely attentive- maybe even a bit too much so. But nice all the...More

1  Thank AnnieAndLittleJoe
Reviewed September 4, 2016

good food, one of the fewer good options in Central Massachusetts. Worth a visit. Rated it good because I've had better food recently in a large metropolis. If you don't have that option you will love it. Courteous service.

Thank Bp-in-MA-USA
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We got here early one midweek evening when there were just a few patrons at the bar. My wife ordered the stuffed cabbage leaves appetizer which had a nice mint flavor and came with a really thick yogurt sauce you could pour on. I had...More

Thank moscowfield
Reviewed August 22, 2016

They make their own hummus - that's a reason to go right there. The food is great, the service is attentive without being intrusive. Worth the trip and best of all, they have their own parking lot which is a BIG help in this neighborhood.

Thank bigdog1234
Reviewed April 22, 2016

They told me this is one of the best places in Worcester. According to TripAdvisor it was assumed to be at least good. But we lost! Lebanese cuisine! People there I believe they don't know anything about Lebanon and in general about Mediterranean cuisine. The...More

Thank Angelo K
Reviewed November 24, 2015

The server that was assigned at our table was very, really "beige", so, so boring!!! The advertising says that live music is available. As a Saturday night, there wasn't any. The decor is cozy, the food was good. We are not gona go again.

Thank Lise C
Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

This was a nice little restaurant located in the heart of the city, and near several schools so the area was pretty busy. There is parking in the back which was an added benefit to not have to pay a parking meter. They serve Lebanese...More

Thank Summer O
Reviewed October 3, 2015

My wife and I decided to try Sahara. We had the sampler with Damascus bread. We followed that with the Swarma. Everything we ate was delicious. Our waiter was very attentive and the prices were reasonable.

Thank Lbouknight
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-798-2181
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