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Saj Time

65 University Ave E | University Square plaza, beside Life Labs, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
+1 226-666-3776
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good16%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“manakeesh” (2 reviews)
“falafel” (2 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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Lebanese, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
65 University Ave E | University Square plaza, beside Life Labs, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

This is a small restaurant tucked in a corner of a plaza so it's almost impossible to see from University Ave. However, they make their flat bread (Saj) right in front of you when you order a Shawarma or a Falafel Wrap. It only takes...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kanadai
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant had amazing customer service, the staff was friendly and helpful. The food was very tasty and gave a nice spin to traditional foods. There were lots of flavours. Highly recommended

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank AaronM-K88
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Our schwarmas were delicious and fresh. They make the bread right in front of you. Lots of toppings to chose from.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JAMWC123
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Nice Lebanese family running this place, eager to make their customers happy. I think they'd be more successful if they made the food to order, rather than pre-making it and serving it from their heated serving station. The meats would definitely taste better grilled on...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank surrahman
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

One of my favorites restaurants in Canada. I go there twice a week. Being Lebanese, I can say this place offers the best Lebanese falafel in Ontario and always fresh. Their chicken tawook and kafta is always freshly made and is a must to try....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Charbel A
Reviewed March 5, 2017

My wife and I have been here several times. Each time was excellent. We have sampled much of the menu. Just gaining a familiarity with Lebanese food. The Chicken Shawarma is my go to although I change up which sauce and veggies I get. My...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Hochalovitch
Reviewed February 28, 2017

I tired the Chicken Shawarma. They make their own wrap (i.e. the bread itself) there. Which was great! However the Chicken Shawarma I would described as cooked chicken pieces. I didn't see a Sharma Rotisserie. The Chicken Shawarma was scooped from a container and it...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank Denis_The_Thief
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

I was happy I stopped in. These folks have it figured out for sure. Fast food can be fresh, real, and absolutely delicious. The people behind the counter were happy to serve, and proud of what they provide. I felt like family was handing me...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Staff very friendly, good manakeesh- on the saj- very delicious-thin dough with cheese toppings- better to eat it there hot and fresh.clean place.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Autosmarto
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Great spot. Two of us tried different dishes. Both exellent. Bread made while we waited in seconds. Very helpful and explained and recommended. Room to eat but most folks did takeaway. They are very enthusiastic about the operation. Ingredients fresh and prepared there. Portions were...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Hochalovitch
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 University Ave E | University Square plaza, beside Life Labs, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 226-666-3776
Saj time is the first to bring an old bread making tradition to Waterloo Region Enjoy delicious Lebanese food served on site freshly made Saj Bread. We serve Halal Shawarma, chicken Tawouq, beef and chicken kafta as well as a line of vegetarian menu including fresh Falafel, Baba Ghannouj, Hummus, Zaatar (thyme), and our famous Akazella cheese not to mention a unique collection of salads including Tabouleh, Beets, Couscous and Quinoa! Fresh, delicious and addictive. Saj Time... Any time!
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