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1241 E Lafayette St, Tallahassee, FL 32301-4518
+1 850-656-1800
Mon - Sat 11:15 - 20:30
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Tallahassee, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

I have eaten at the Sahara off and on for many years. There may be a new manager or new cook because the food is now really, really exceptional. My wife and I have had three absolutely excellent meals there over the past two weeks. The grilled chicken breast plate with Greek salad and foul madamas beans is out of... More 

1 Thank Richard P
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52 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

My son and daughter suggested this place and they were on the mark! I had the chicken breast with garlic yummys on it. If your visiting here in Tally or live here try this gem you won't regret it.

Thank hoseman60
Tallahassee, Florida
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2014

That's what my daughter and I thought after dining at Sahara. The falafel were freshly cooked, just the right density, not soaked with oil, perfectly crispy on the outside and wonderfully seasoned. Best falafel ever! My lentil soup was really good and made with red lentils. I forget what my daughter had, but she raved about it. Dessert was baklava.... More 

Thank anita c
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

Amazing authentic Middle Eastern food. The Falafels were so fluffy and cooked to perfection. The extremely fresh, homemade hummus had delicious oils and spices that I have never had on hummus before. The meat both chicken and lamb were cooked to perfection and the rice had a lot of flavor. I wanted to take their homemade Taziki and tahini sauce... More 

Thank InTheBiz2_FL
Pine Valley, California
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89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

OK, let me start by saying I'm a tough grader. In my dozens of resto reviews, I have given fewer than 3 or 4 five-star ratings. I reserve the top rating for truly exceptional dining experiences, like the Seattle-icon fish restaurant a friend took me to. I have yet to bestow the five stars on any Tally restaurant-- if I... More 

Thank RogerDR26
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Everything at Sahara is good. Sometimes they take a long time to get food out but it ALWAYS worth it.

Thank Mbennett3614
Hillsboro, Oregon
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165 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We had a fine meal at Sahara, where the accent seems to be more on the Lebanese aspects of the cuisine. Friendly and knowledgeable service, flavourful and well presented dishes, a relaxing atmosphere, and fairly decent portions for the price. There isn't much more that we could have asked for. It's a pity that a number of items were off... More 

1 Thank Kanikoski
Level Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is great value for money and the food is very tasty. The gyro is very well cooked, and the tzatziki and hummus are very flavorful. We had lunch here and we found the portion sizes to be just right - filling but not too much food, and the atmosphere and service was excellent! If we lived in this... More 

1 Thank Vhia R
Warner Robins, Georgia
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

First do not forget dessert baklava. I have ate almost everything on the menu. Whether you are eating this food for your first time, or as me and ny entire family, you will go away full and happy you ate there. It is on the pricey side, but so worth it. This is middle eastern comfort foods.Gyro platter with feta... More 

1 Thank Tallahasean
Tallahassee, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2014

No place like this in Tallahassee. Original Chicken Schawarma wrap was amazing! You can tell they use fresh ingredients. A little hard to get to now because of the construction on Lafayette but well worth it. Lots of food for the price.

Thank Tyler D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
11:15 - 20:30
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?