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Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine

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3061 Fieldstone Way, Suite 1200, Lexington, KY 40513-9006
+1 859-224-1138
11:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Frederick, Maryland
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52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sahara is a great find ( if staying at nearby Courtyard Hotel), The food was delicious and priced reasonable. No frills but just good wholesome food!

Thank Barangabill
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sahara is in a busy center that has some shopping and a lot of businesses. It's a favorite for employees of several of the surrounding businesses. I work nearby and have gone a couple times now for lunch. I usually get the lunch special, as I can choose from a few different main dishes, and it is inexpensive - especially... More 

Thank Stephanie H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped with my husband and my kids for lunch after I heard a lot about their shawerma in our way to Charleston WV . It is ok but not the best ,I tried Mr Kabbab last month in way home to Nashville and it was better .. It's busy all the time but not worth the wait on line... More 

Thank Ayat A
Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Best Mediterranean eatery in Lexington! Food is always fresh and full of flavor, with large portions. The only item they could improve on is the pita bread.

Thank Nash P
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

If you like goat chops or lamb chops, you must visit Sahara. They are spectacular! And, the meal was around $15. I ordered the lamb chops and my husband ordered the goat chops. We ordered knowing we would share the chops. I was hoping three lamb chops and three goat chops would come with the plate, but I was expecting... More 

Thank Michelle D
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We went during lunchtime and when we saw that the line was out the door we almost left. But, boy am I glad we stayed. The line moved very fast and was worth a few minutes wait. We got the $7.95 lunch special and it was delicious. The lunch special came with a salad, hummus and your choice of a... More 

Thank dkr111
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 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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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3061 Fieldstone Way, Suite 1200, Lexington, KY 40513-9006
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-224-1138

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