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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
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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Garretson, South Dakota
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A Meditteranian delight. The foods are interesting and delicious. Many healthy dishes and diet restriction choices.

Thank FWJeeper
Dayton, Ohio
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited after reading the reviews and was NOT disappointed. Not only were the buffet dishes tasty and the prices, reasonable, but they aim to please the customer in every way. The BEST hummus and olive tapenade. Well worth the trip!!

Thank cab5
St Paul, MN
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a road trip through the Dakotas, and despaired of finding good vegetarian food. Google and Happy Cow directed us to this restaurant, and we were so happy we drove a little out of the way to find Sanaa's. The food was great, the staff was very friendly and a happy time was had by all! They had... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Having grown up in Seattle-there were many ethnic cuisines one could choose. I find Sanaas to be a wonderful place to enjoy food from the Middle East. The dishes are prepared with grains, fresh vegetables and fruits, fish, other meats, seasoned with olive oil and flavors from herbs and spices. She is often present in her establishment. The dining room... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I went through the buffet today, despite, for whatever reason, being wary of buffets. The waiters were very attentive and kind. As for the food, it was delicious and there were a lot of vegan options. Definitely would go back if I had the chance.

Thank Emily M
Oceanside, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I visited this awesome restaurant with my sister and truly enjoyed the Kufta lunch special, which was fresh, gluten free and delicious! I would definitely go back again. I met the owner, Sanaa who was quite welcoming as were all of her staff. I highly recommend this spot for a yummy lunch or dinner! Prices were fair.

Thank DiClem
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

when this place just opened up few years ago, it was something new for Sioux Falls. DIfferent food, plus great spot for vegetarians in town. however, I could never understood what is all the hype about this place? the place is small, so as the food choices. the so called buffet is extremely small and not so great. the service... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Sioux Falls never screamed ethnically diverse to me, and coming from DC with a large Mediterranean population, I was surprised to both find and be impressed by Sanaa. The Mediterranean cuisine is super flavorful AND the offer a gluten free menu, which was great because I was traveling with a gluten intolerant co-worker. She raved about the choices and her... More 

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Upper Midwest
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Sanaas is absolutely among my top 5 in Sioux Falls. I often bring out of town guests here to enjoy the fresh, healthy offerings. Many locals frequent this place. Sanaa's husband is former US Senator Jim Abourezk. He is nearly always present at his locals table chatting with other local Democrats.

Thank UpperMidwestUma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Everything on the buffet was so spicy hot that you couldn't taste any flavor. It was all the same, no variety. My kids couldn't find anything good on the buffet so they only ate the bread out of desperation. The food was unappetizing to me as well, but I was so hungry I ate it anyway. It gave me upset... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Lebanese, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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?