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Sahara Restaurant

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2337 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223-5001
+1 718-376-8594
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10:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 01:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:30
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Average Turkish cuisine. Could be higher rating but servicing needs improvement. Dishes look very simple, portions are god sizes. At the end you weiting time for desert will longer that your first order

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Thank Sergey F
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I have been at Sahara as a take out meal and sit in.Food always fresh and delicious.Must try lamb chops,salmon kebab or shirimp kebab

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Thank Remy S
New Delhi, India
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165 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I recently went there with family. Restaurant is clean and has good ambience. Food portions are good however taste is pretty bland. I only liked Grilled items like Bone chicken and Adana Kabab. However there shwarma and Shish Touk has no spices and was pretty bland. They had good bread. Also hummus was pretty average and again didn't have much... More 

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Thank sayadil
Staten Island, New York
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437 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have a friend who raves about the place. Place is huge. Really needs updating and repairs. Service was not good. I specifically asked for something to be brought with our meal and was brought before. The waiter didn't hear an item we ordered, and basically no return to ask if we wanted coffee or dessert. The food... General consensus was... More 

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Thank FLB18
Brooklyn, New York
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Shepherds salad with feta cheese is always so fresh and delicious. Homemade fresh and warm bread. Gyro platter is the best!

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Thank Lorraine67Purple
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited this place several times in past years, place was not greatest but taste of food was decent. Last time we visited I've noticed that service became very weak, they forgot to bring dish we ordered, I had remind them again, asked for couple more cans of soda, they would not pick up empty ones , would not offer... More 

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Thank nadir561
New York City
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900 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 559 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This south Brooklyn Turkish restaurant is an institution, but one that is slipping in quality. Our kebabs were served warm, and quickly became cold. The mildly spicy long green peppers were not served with kebabs, as is standard issue the in any Turkish kebab house. Our server failed to mention this fact. It is also odd that this place lacked... More 

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Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Brooklyn, United States
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Service slow. Good was delicious. But very expensive. Salmon kabobs and lamb chops are my favorite items on menu.

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1 Thank Angela B
Tirana, Albania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Been there for dinner with many friends. We had different and various dishes, some were very good and some so-so. The staff and service very friendly, but in general the restaurant was noisy, mainly for large groups and families.

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Thank Elvana Z
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We went to eat to theses restaurant on with went crazy about the taste in the shish kebab grill and chicken & lanb kebab it's delicious the rices in Turkey stile the avocado salad well you will love theses places.

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Thank Victor O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:30
Monday
10:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:30
Thursday
10:00 - 01:30
Friday
10:00 - 02:30
Saturday
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2337 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223-5001
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-376-8594
Description
n the summer, this sprawling Turkish restaurant offers a lovely garden in the rear where you can dine like the luckiest of desert dwellers, under trellises thick with grapevines, surrounded by squash and cucumber plants.But for urban nomads slogging through a New York summer, Sahara offers something even more useful: a thriving takeout business.Those who have lived with intense heat/cold know best that the way to eat is to eliminate complications. Simple food simply prepared is the secret, and at this Sahara excels. A shepherd's salad is no more than cubed tomatoes and

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