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954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
+1 719-685-2303
10:00 - 22:00
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Omg what a delicious place. Never been of fan of lamb or gyros or Mediterranean good in general but this place converted me. Best lamb gyros. My friend and I went and orders different gyros and both are delicious , Tzatziki Sauce sauce yummy. The baklava was delicious.

Thank Kat L
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

As we toured the area, we decided to stop and walk the streets of Manitou Springs. After walking both sides of the street, to look for a place to have lunch, we decided on Sahara Cafe. Its simplicity in looks, but the food was very nice. We ordered sandwiches with french fries. Very delicious! Pricing was right. Staff was friendly... More 

Thank David N
Woodbury, Minnesota
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Just finished the zip lines. We were Hot tired and looking for a place to regroup and plan our next step. Good place. Cool (not cold). good internet. Good service. Loved the food and drinks. Also got an ice cream cone for walking around. Happy we picked it.

Thank Woodcrest55129
Great Bend, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The streets of Manitou were packed with people, but it was easy to get into the Sahara Cafe and place our orders. The food was prepared quickly, and it was delicious. Service was great.

1 Thank Mary K
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

A first glance one would think it's just your typical coffee shop. But don't be fooled by the simple surroundings. The food was surprisingly good, and the spices used brightened everything. Great hummus.

1 Thank Carol K
Miamisburg, Ohio
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237 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Great assortment of authentic Middle Eastern Food. We all enjoyed the assortment of food we tried. Baklava was great. Pita Bread and Hummus another must order. Kabobs was tasty and flavorful. Located in the middle of town and easy walk to many shops.

1 Thank jwcorbett
Miami, Florida
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

My wife and I both had the Gyro which was truly authentic...real lamb meat, not the kind they slice off a spindle, great sweet tea and outstanding baklava for dessert.

1 Thank JoeGator
Wichita, Kansas, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Really great food! I am picky with Mediterranean food and they are one of the few places I have liked.

1 Thank Samantha R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

I had a vegetable gyro and my sister had a falafel sandwich. The were just ok. Need lost of additional spice and sauce.

1 Thank sporetgirl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Pretty good Mediterranean food, but not as good as what we have in Dallas. I had the Chicken Dijaja Salad and it was very healthy. Staff was nice and accommodating to our large group. Definitely save room for the ice cream - that was the best part!!

1 Thank Betsy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?