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Sahara Cafe

954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
+1 719-685-2303
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An innovative menu, with well seasoned middle eastern items. We ate vegetarian, so I can't report on the meat. For dessert: local homemade ice cream. If you don't come for the falafels, come for the ice cream—in cones or cups, so you can sit down...More

Thank spanishpeeks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

SAGE TEA!! Get that. Hot or cold. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. Wait staff is attractive but sparse at times. I've been here lots and have never been disappointed with the food.

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a good experience at Sahara Cafe today. We ordered the beef kabob plate. It came to the table piping hot and every item on it was fresh and delicious. The beef was a ground meat that was studded with garlic and other...More

Thank COSMom2765
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy eating Middle Eastern food here. The staff is nice and helpful. Even though the fries are not Middle Eastern I love ordering the fries with my falafel. They are super.

Thank Brigitte B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place so so much the falafel is Amazing!!!! It is my favourite place to eat in Manitou! Fantastic food, great service and lovely little atmosphere!

1  Thank wrgriffith01
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I love Mediterranean food. I love Greek food. I traveled to Greece about six weeks ago. I do not hold it up to that standard. However the meat, was not good quality. Chunky and chewy, especially the lamb. The gyro was quite small. The only...More

Thank Traci T
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Nice sit down Mediterranean place. Falafel, hummus, and other specialties. Taziki good, but could have been given a bigger portion. Coffee drinks as well as dessert. Overall food was tasty, not quite a real restaurant , but better than typical fast food. Service was good....More

1  Thank Erich M
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The Falafel is really good as a starter! (I'm a fan anyway, but these were good) We ordered the kabobs for our meals. My chicken was so tasty I couldn't eat it fast enough! Hubby got the sampler. Everything was tasty! Pitas were seasoned very...More

1  Thank DAWN G
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We LOVE Mediterranean food and eat it quite regularly at home. We are so glad we decided to try the Sahara Cafe. It's not clear when you walk by just what they serve...the signage isn't obvious...you might think it's just a little coffee shop (which...More

1  Thank Tina C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Thirteen of us had dinner here. I had the sahara salad w 3 meats (pork, lamb, chicken) and my wife had a chicken kabob dish. Mine was okay - meat on the dry side. My wife really liked her chicken dish especially the tabouli. Overall,...More

1  Thank Robert R
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3 July 2015|
Response from sahara c | Property representative |
Hi We don't provide a parking since we are on the Main Street It's $1 per hour on the main road or you can use the public parking lots which usually cheaper if you plan on staying longer in town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Manitou Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-685-2303
The Sahara Cafe offers a variety of the Middle Eastern foods such as Falafels,Chicken,Hummus,Kabob,Baba Ganoush,and caters alot of events.
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