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Sahra By The River

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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings
About
Our family has been serving Lebanese food to Sydneysiders for now over forty years. A decade later and thousands of miles travelled (between the Arabic communities of North Africa, all the way to Mexico); we have spent a vast amount of time gaining the information to allow us to return and curate dishes that bring a wealth of regional textures and flavours to your table. In our search for a unique Arab influence; the region of Pueblo, Mexico has become one of which is close to our hearts, therefore inspiring our ‘Taco Arrabe’ range. Lebanese and Iraqi immigrants left their mark in Mexico, and we’re proud to showcase and deliver these unique flavours to our Sydney patrons. Never forgetting our
PRICE RANGE
USD 14 - USD 35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Private Dining, Street Parking, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I experienced here having an excellent food in a number one restaurant next to river. Not forgetting to mention a Beautiful service by the restaurant staff.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to spoil ourselves to a date and we're very happy we chose Sahra, beautiful food and service we will definitely return

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large booking for a friend's birthday tonight and our Waitress Solataire was absolutely fantastic. Best food and the service was perfect. Highly recommend for parties!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you wanted an intimate engagement with amazing food and a great view Sahra by the river is the best option! The organiser Jad was so helpful and made the occasion very special. I received numerous compliments about the venue and food. Everyone left feeling...happy and thinking they would love to visit again. I recommend this restaurant for any occasion! I want to thank Jad and the staff for their amazing service! Kind Regards AdaMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a long time customer of Sahra. I cannot fault the food or presentation. Perfect every time !! It’s always great to come in for a meal and leave feeling like you’ve visited family. Will always return !

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 22 October 2021 via mobile

Opening up after the Sydney lockdown and the team at Sahra haven’t lost their touch. Great food, good portions, greater location and exceptional friendly staff. What more can you ask for. Recently caught up with friends and gave another great meal - the staff didn’t...rush us and food was served in a timely manner. Greet prices and great attentive service. Compliments to Johnny who looked after us last Wednesday evening. Will be back again soon !More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 15 October 2021

Consistency in food quality n presentation. Polite staff. Good lighting n ambience. Buzzing and allergy friendly

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 24 June 2021 via mobile

Sahra is one of my favorite Lebanese restaurants in Sydney, ive recently moved here and whenever i feel homesick this is the food that reminds me of home. Everything is so simple and the flavors are amazing. Love the Mezza, kebbe nayye and Samke harra.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 24 June 2021 via mobile

I held my children’s holy communion there a few Saturdays ago and I honestly can’t say one negative thing. The staff where amazing and friendly, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere was fantastic. All my guests felt welcomed and where so comfortable. Thank you...for all your efforts in making this day so successful .More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 13 June 2021

Visiting Parramatta we found this lovely Lebanese restaurant. Excited that it was licensed we returned for dinner and the food, wine, service and music was authentic and perfect. Lots of families and groups enjoying themselves and yet we could still hear ourselves talk. Will return...if we are ever in the area again. Well done Sahra. From Julie and Craig. 😀More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sahra By The River

Yes, Sahra By The River offers takeaway services.

Yes, Sahra By The River is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Sahra By The River is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4