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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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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
954 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1759
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Finding Mediterranean cuisine in a small, lovely town like Manitou Springs was a great surprise. Well-portioned meals with delicious dishes to choose from the menu, made our experience here more enjoyable. Highly recommended.

Thank sseeppeehhrr
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Hummus, pitta, falafels, lamb, chicken, kebabs, fava beans........the list goes on, all truly excellent! My mouth is watering just thinking about it!! We visited The Sahara Cafe at the start of our road trip, and paid it another visit two weeks later at the end....More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

On the positive side of the ledger, the hommous and pita bread were tasty... and the dolmas (grape leaves) and the falafels were truly excellent. Oh--and the restaurant is located on the main drag in Manitou Springs (a big plus no matter what). Sadly, though,...More

Thank JohnHGregory
Reviewed 19 September 2017

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 15 September 2017 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 8 September 2017

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 September 2017 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 31 July 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
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2 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
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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