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Sahara Greek Lebanese

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1241 E Lafayette St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4518
+1 850-656-1800
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11:15 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 11:15 - 20:30
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Tallahassee
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Delicious, fresh gyros, hummus and baba ganoush. Fast, friendly service. So many great local places around!

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Thank TallahasseeCat
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We escaped hurricane Matthew and temporarily relocated to Tallahassee for a few days. We tried Sahara on a lark. The food is really, really good. As my father said many times, it is "morish" as you always want more!

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Thank Douglas L
Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Hadn't been here in years and had always been somewhat indifferent to the place. Food had been good in the past, but never remarkable. Probably why we hadn't visited in a few years. The menu was new and a bit more interesting than in the past and there are several things I would like to have tried. But I selected... More 

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Thank jonc42
Tallahassee, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Love Mediterranean food so have been wanting to eat here and just tried it last week for late Saturday dinner. Was impressed at the inside of restaurant; very cozy and tasteful décor and lighting. Someone really knows how to pick colors and styles and make it work! We started with falafel appetizer, which I've never tried. Now that was disappointing;... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We decided to try Sahara because it is close to work. It isn't much to look at on the out side, but the parking lots was jammed. Inside is your average sit down place, but there wasn't a free table. Just then, someone left, and we grabbed the table...don't wait to be seated. The menu is everything you could hope... More 

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Thank noworreez
Tallahassee, Florida
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We moved from Tally but when we visit, Sahara is always on a list to frequent. The lentil soup is a must have and the Chicken Shawarma wrap can't be beat. The servers are warm and attentive.

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Thank Vicki S
Florida
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220 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

A group of six friends met at Sahara on a Friday for lunch. All liked what they had. The grape leaf wraps my wife had were delicious, as was the Gyro I had. Service was very good. Tables were bare with small paper napkins. Sound level was rather high even tho the place was only half full. Parking was more... More 

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Thank Robert G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I absolutely LOVE the food here so much, but my husband and I encounter the same problem every time... I want more pita! For years we have been coming and the pita portions have dwindled each visit we have gone. Even when we ask for an extra side, I am SO willing to pay for it, we still only get... More 

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Thank Addison L
Tallahassee, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Been a customer for over nine years. Consistently good quality, fresh ingredients, and (with just the occasional lapse), attentive and efficient staff. I usually get the lamb shish kabobs ($16) - chunks of fresh lamb marinated and grilled on a skewer - a little lime in the marinade would make them perfect - but hey I'm not complaining - they... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

A bit on the dark side with its black ceiling. A good variety of menu items with reasonable prices. The food was very delicious. The staff are friendly. We had the Sahara Grilled Chicken with Hummus and a Greek Salad ($12.99), and Chicken Shawarma with rice and Greek Salad ($12.95). The portions were plentiful.

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Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:15 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:15 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:15 - 20:30
Thursday
11:15 - 20:30
Friday
11:15 - 20:30
Saturday
11:15 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 E Lafayette St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4518
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: +1 850-656-1800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?