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sahara restaurant

165 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1856
+1 732-246-3020
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pita bread” (13 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
165 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1856
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for family dinner... heard many good things about this place.. but it was just average food.... ambiance was nice....

Thank qtindian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having dined at this restaurant a few years back we were close by and decided to try it again. The Baba Ghanoush salad appetizer was ok. The Falafel was dry poorly seasoned and didn't even have salt and pepper. The Adana Kebab was dry overcooked...More

Thank capemaytraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible, fresh food here. I have had table service and gotten take out. Everything is fresh and full of flavor. Traditional dishes, well prepared.

Thank smonagan
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

After driving 3 hours in the mood for a nice meal. Did not have preconceived notions going in; a blank slate. Shared Chipotle Hummus which I highly recommend. The Calamari was okay. The two entrees ate another story. Both Black Sea Bass and Beef Short...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We have never been disappointed here. The fresh pita...omg. I can't wait for them to open in Manville becuase it'll be that much closer for us. The lebeneh is to die for. Haven't been able to find it anywhere and fell in love with it...More

Thank KariPfeif
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here multiple times both for business lunches and dinners with friends. It's BYOB! Service can be a bit scattered at times but the food is excellent. They do have a small parking lot but otherwise parking is on the street.

Thank car0344
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Went with my wife, her brother and his wife, to take my mother-in-law out for 86th birthday lunch. Great food. Mediterranean/Greek. We started out with a plate of different spreads to dunk delicious, puffy pita bread into. All the dishes were excellent and large portions....More

Thank goalie57
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Combination platter appetizer tasted good but was skimpy for $22. Pita bread made here was good, but the Lentil soup was way too watered down and tasteless. Shishkabob platter meat was overdone, tough & wrongly spiced (Uneatable). Vegetable Couscous was good.

Thank Gerald R
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Mediterranean cafe. We ordered mix veg platter, their veg salad and variety of sauces. The salad makes you feel cool. The pita is made fresh every day and it is delicious. Everything was delicious but the service could be a little faster.

Thank Ashita P
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Sahara was recommended by my daughter and I was not disappointed. The restaurant itself is gorgeous from both the outside and inside. The set-up is stunning. It made me feel as if I was in some semi upscale restaurant in New York City. The dining...More

Thank MrWarrenM
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brendacallahan23
18 March 2017|
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Response from Mzofi | Reviewed this property |
Indeed you can. They do not have the license to cell alcohol so they are ok with you coming in with your own...
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Reneejudith
16 May 2015|
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Response from stephiematlin | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but I'm not sure.
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Dora N
25 April 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1856
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-246-3020
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