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Sanaa s Gourmet Mediterranean

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401 E 8th St Ste 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57103-7005
+1 605-275-2516
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10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place and this food. Favorites are the olive tapenade and the eggplant dish. Great pitas. Very friendly workers, including Sanaa herself.

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Thank Kim E
South Dakota
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to try Sanaa's for quite some time. I have been keep track of the owner, Sanaa Abourezk, as she has risen to fame and been on many foodie television programs. To our luck, we finally had the opportunity and it was buffet lunch on a Saturday. There were so many amazing dishes to try; Shish Tawook, Kufta... More 

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Thank Charmaine H
Pierre, South Dakota
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Our first time here. It was the Saturday buffet, a great way to try a lot of different food and find out what you like best. All of the food was wonderful. Well-prepared, FRESH, and so much flavor. Not 'fine dining' given the 'warehouse' like setting and as a result a bit noisy. The food was well-prepared with a lot... More 

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Thank spearchuck
Canton
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This is truly a destination for incredible eating. Sioux Falls is so lucky to have a place like this. Go early because on the weekends it fills beyond capacity.

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Thank 241timothyd
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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424 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

In possibly the most unlikely of spots on the East Bank of Sioux Falls, this is one of the most yummy dining establishments around. A wide variety of dishes crafted by this most talented culinary team. When in Sioux Falls, take a departure from the large restaurant scene and enjoy the cuisine here.

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Thank Steve S
Harrisburg, South Dakota
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We have eaten at Sanaa's many times and it is just simply the BEST!! Nothing pretentious-- just fantastic Mediterranean food made fresh from scratch daily-- even the unlimited piles of of homemade pita bread. Owner/operator Sanaa has published several cookbooks and is always present to make sure her food is served with love and care. If you're a vegetarian, you'll... More 

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Thank Annette B
Marshall, Minnesota
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

The owner/chef appeared on Beat Bobby Flay. Must have been a stacked jury that kept her from winning. This was outstanding. Sanna's has to be one of the top three dinning experiences in all of South Dakota.

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South Dakota
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Great Mediterranean food in the heart of Sioux Falls. I love their weekend buffet lunches and during the week - carryout specials. Saana also provides her salads to local grocery stores so I can get a fix on the way home.

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Thank JQWD
Gainesville, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

I was anxious to try Sanaa's after reading several positive reviews. I was not disappointed. For lunch I had the lentil and bulger with caramelized onions. It was deliciously flavored and filling without feeling stuffed. Most entrees come with a choice of salad and saffron rice that compliment the meal nicely. The homemade gluten free pits bread served with the... More 

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Thank foodie1250
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Authentic Mediterranean cuisine is usually found in much larger cities, but Sioux Falls, SD has its own and it's well worth visiting. My wife and I had the Saturday luncheon buffet and were not disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E 8th St Ste 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57103-7005
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Sioux Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 605-275-2516

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