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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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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming here for yrs since it opened. I now live in Louisville and come to visit my parents once a month. This is always my #1 restaurant to go to when I visit. This is my favorite restaurant in general I wish we had one here in Louisville I would go way more often. We have chains... More 

Thank emfili2
Lexington, Kentucky
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is great with many choices. It tasted fresh and authentic. Silverware and regular plates would be a fantastic addition.

Thank GoBigBlue223
Nicholasville, Kentucky
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Sahara is a great place to eat!! So great they run out of certain items quickly, I have never seen them not busy so that says a lot. The prices I would say are fare for what you get and the parking can be a bit tricky but it is worth it!!

Thank Robert D
Stanley, Idaho
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207 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

After enduring substandard Mediterranean food in Columbus, I was happy to eat authentic-tasting shawarma with generous proportions, along with nice grape leave and baklava in a perfect balance of honey, nuts and crust.

Thank KeithHruza
Frederick, Maryland
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52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

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
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

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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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 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

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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, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?