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Sahara Restaurant

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143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
+1 508-798-2181
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 same to know that our business was appreciated. We each had the fattoush salad with... More 

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Thank AnnieAndLittleJoe
Grafton, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Bp-in-MA-USA
Southbury, Connecticut
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 the Sheikh el Mishi which the friendly waiter described as the best dish. Well, I... More 

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Thank moscowfield
Worcester, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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.

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Thank bigdog1234
Thessaloniki, Greece
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

They told me this is one of the best places in Worcester. According to TripAdvisor it was assumed to be at least good. But we lost! Lebanese cuisine! People there I believe they don't know anything about Lebanon and in general about Mediterranean cuisine. The prepare "food" by their own.

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Thank Angelo K
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

The server that was assigned at our table was very, really "beige", so, so boring!!! The advertising says that live music is available. As a Saturday night, there wasn't any. The decor is cozy, the food was good. We are not gona go again.

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Thank Lise C
Hesperia, California
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

This was a nice little restaurant located in the heart of the city, and near several schools so the area was pretty busy. There is parking in the back which was an added benefit to not have to pay a parking meter. They serve Lebanese food, but also serve regular food too. Good prices on beer, domestic was $3 a... More 

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Thank Summer O
Columbia, South Carolina
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409 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

My wife and I decided to try Sahara. We had the sampler with Damascus bread. We followed that with the Swarma. Everything we ate was delicious. Our waiter was very attentive and the prices were reasonable.

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Thank Lbouknight
Saco, Maine
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

We had a gift certificate to this hidden gem. It certainly is more restaurant than cafe The atmosphere is cozy even midday. The chandeliers are interesting and fit the decor nicely. The touch of class was the waiter who seated us promptly and brought our drinks order. I had Lebanese white wine, which was far superior to many American table... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Met up with a family member here who recommended this place. When my husband heard it was middle eastern food, he was hesitant. Well now he is a fan of middle eastern food!!! The flavors are awesome and the portions are huge! I was even eating of my kids plates cause their food was delicious too! The set up is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?