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The Au Sahara

7 rue Sainte-Ursule, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4C7, Canada
+1 418-692-5315
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“baklava” (14 reviews)
“hummus” (13 reviews)
“tagine” (21 reviews)
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7 rue Sainte-Ursule, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4C7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food tasted great. Bring your own wine/beer. Server is nice but with one person cooking a full dinner with soup/appetizer and entree took about 2 hours. Got 4 stars for food taste/value.

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our party of three (two adults, one child) paid two visits to Un Thé Au Sahara during a three-day trip to Quebec City. In our first visit, we shared two appetizers (hummus and tzatziki) and a chicken kabob plate as an "evening snack" before going...More

2  Thank Alfredo P
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We visited with our nine-year-old on a Tuesday night and the service was very courteous and attentive. Main course took a bit to come out (about 35-40 min) but it was well worth the wait. We have one vegetarian and one vegan in our party...More

Thank andreanicole
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I brought our newborn son and loved it. There was a group of 15 who came while we were there, with young children, so the review about no large groups and no kids is inaccurate. You just need to call ahead. The...More

Thank Troy M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The tajine here is incredible. The mint tea "Moroccan vodka" as the waiter said was delicious and the waiter was incredibly friendly. Lovely atmosphere and very fast service. Definitely make it a stop. Tip: they can serve alcohol but its BYOB

Thank TravelinRobT
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The dishes have great flavor although the portion sizes aren't as filling as other Quebec dishes. I would recommend a reservation as even if the restaurant isn't busy, the service is slower, so you may be denied a seat. Also, BYOB (there's a wine shop...More

Thank BeLikeWater311
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Based on TripAdvisor reviews we had supper here one cold and windy evening while visiting Quebec City. It certainly didn't disappoint. The meal was absolutely delicious from the vegetable soup to the baklava and mint tea. The ambiance and service were warm. Don't miss this...More

1  Thank janetduke
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lamb and prunes with cous cous, very authentic and reasonably priced. Redone, owner and server made sure that our party of four were well looked after. Dessert was baklava, fresh and slightly different from the usual Greek style. Dinner for two with dessert was about...More

1  Thank Itineranttravelers13
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was passing the old quebec this weekend. I discovered this restaurant by chance. the waiter offered me a lamb couscous and I did not was disappointed. My husband also loved, it reminded us of our trip to Morocco. We will return surely.

Thank chantalelamour
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Chicken was succulent and the lamb was quite good. Nice yet simple ambience. Cheap eats and really accessible location. The mint tea was delicious.

Thank vjktrinidad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Sainte-Ursule, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-5315
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