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Sahara Restaurant

143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
+1 508-798-2181
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
4 days ago
“Just enough invention to make traditional dishes newly fascinating”
6 days ago
“Elegant and inventive”
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
££ - £££
143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely place with great service, but the food stars: faoul madama (sp?) so tasty that I worried we wouldn't be as impressed with entrees, but the haddock with tahini sauce and Port Saied chicken were both bright with flavor, rich enough to make every bite...More

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful tastes. Every dish that we had, fish with tahini, delucately flavored and moist, the vegetarian was really enjoyed by my husband and the port said chicken was exceptionally delicious. Unique tastes and flavors. we also recommend the foul mudamas

Thank ELANA43
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Foul Mudsmas hot appetizer delicious. Samke Harrah(fish dish) delicious. Port Said(chicken) and Mixed Vegetable Sauté have wonderful flavors. Baklava and coconut key lime pie scrumptious. Great meal.

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We hadn't been there for a few year's and were wondering if it was still to our liking. It was, still the most authentic mid-eastern food! The shish kebabs were perfect, and so was the eggplant dish. We were so pleased, will soon go again.

Thank OL953
Reviewed 6 September 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 20 January 2017

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

Thank angelajkrohn
Reviewed 16 September 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 4 September 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 23 August 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 22 August 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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
13:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
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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