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Sahara Cafe

954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
+1 719-685-2303
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sage tea” (54 reviews)
“baklava” (46 reviews)
“hummus” (89 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened to walk by and had a delightful lunch. Very friendly and welcoming. Lamb Kabobs was terrific

Thank Cliffthebugman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Does not disappoint! Absolutely delicious we ordered the veggie plate (dolmas), kabob sampler, falafel and the mouth watering bakalava ❤️ my favorite!!! everything is so tasteful and plated very nicely, the places is very clean and waiter was so attentive and helpful! The chef also...More

1  Thank Werita G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy Middle Eastern food and our dinner here ranked right alongside the best, the very best we’ve ever had. Sahara Cafe is a small unpretentious restaurant with deliciously fragrant saffron rice, kebab, hummus, tabbouli and dolmas. You close your eyes and inhale and savor...More

Thank MTSongbird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting my son and he wanted me to try this place. I am not very adventurous when it comes to trying new foods but I was pleasantly surprised. The food was fabulous. I have been won over!

1  Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A vegetarian, a gluten intolerant, and a carnivore walk into a restaurant..... and all were satisfied. Delicious chicken and lamb kabobs, salad, falafel, hummus, sage tea, etc. Thank you - we will be back.

Thank kimandkeith2018
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I chose this cozy little restaurant to visit while taking a scenic trip to the airport. Yes, it's out of the way to the airport, but I enjoy walking around the cute little city on the creek. The Falafel was amazing. Perfectly cooked - it...More

1  Thank sgspecker
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem of a find, it may not look much from outside but the food is epic! The kebabs and tasting plates a real hit and a great way to try some really authentic flavours. The price was stunning and the food...More

1  Thank D P
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Small cozy restaurant with friendly and competent staff. Food was delicious! Ordered the Shawarfel Beef and Shawarma Chicken. Good portions, reasonable price... Did I mention delicious? Yummm! Also ordered the baclava for dessert! Delectable!

Thank TravelingJa
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Nice place to have lunch in manitou springs after visit to Pikes peak . Centrally located and food is pretty good .

Thank Prasad W
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We were told this place was a fav of the locals. We ordered the vegetarian appetizer and sage tea. Both were quite good. The Domas were excellent.

Thank GoGreenwave1
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3 July 2015|
Response from sahara c | Property representative |
Hi We don't provide a parking since we are on the Main Street It's $1 per hour on the main road or you can use the public parking lots which usually cheaper if you plan on staying longer in town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-2303
The Sahara Cafe offers a variety of the Middle Eastern foods such as Falafels,Chicken,Hummus,Kabob,Baba Ganoush,and caters alot of events.
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