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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%
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“sage tea” (53 reviews)
“baklava” (46 reviews)
“hummus” (89 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Manitou Springs to visit Pikes Peak. Based on the good reviews from Trip Advisor we decided to try the Sahara. It is a storefront restaurant right downtown and is not fancy. But the food quality is excellent if you like Greek food!...More

Thank Russ B
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Fast, friendly service. Must try the baklava! Sampler plate and chicken plate were delicious. Never had falafel like this before, must try! Reasonable prices and family friendly.

Thank Jade E
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We tried some of the vegetarian plates: mezze, falafel and fava beans. The falafel (which I didn't try) was the most popular item. My fava beans were pretty good. I didn't care for the pita bread, which was soft instead of chewy. But this is...More

Thank ToutLeMonde
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We ate here after seeing great reviews. The food lived up to our expectations. Some of the best falafel I've ever had and the other food was great as well! Get ice cream and baklava for dessert :) We were there during a busy time...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We just happened to see this walking around Manitou... very pleasantly surprised! I had the Hummus and Gyros, my wife had a chicken dish she really liked it. They actually have a good selection of teas. Nice!

Thank toy4runr85
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this little place with some hesitation, but we couldn't have been more satisfied: delicious food, great price, friendly and timely service. This is an easy recommendation-- we'll be back for sure.

Thank Sherri L
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch on Saturday with my USAF son and the wife. Hummus and tabouli were very good. My son's lamb was tender and flavorful. Try the Turkish coffee for a pick me up. The only reason for 4 stars were the few annoying flies buzzing around....More

Thank Allan J
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was a filling spot for dinner in a hurry. We really like Greek and Mediterranean food, and stopped in. It was all good, but nothing was great. To be fair, we live in a very diverse city with tons of options for Greek food...More

Thank McKinzie B
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Loved the food after cog rail trip. Nice to get healthy food choices. Great ice-cream and coffee drinks for dessert.

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Humble cafe that serves excellent Mediterranean food. My wife and I have made this our default lunch destination after long trail runs. The sage tea is highly recommended :)

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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
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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
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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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