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Sahara Restaurant

143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
+1 508-798-2181
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken” (5 reviews)
“shish kebab” (2 reviews)
“haddock” (2 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sahara is my favorite place in Worcester. The food is always great and the dining room is elegant with a gold ceiling, chandeliers and a combination of Renaissance and modern impressionist artwork.

Thank dickerin
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Lovely place with great service, but the food stars: faoul madama (sp?) so tasty that I worried we wouldn't be as impressed with entrees, but the haddock with tahini sauce and Port Saied chicken were both bright with flavor, rich enough to make every bite...More

1  Thank Sherry S
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful tastes. Every dish that we had, fish with tahini, delucately flavored and moist, the vegetarian was really enjoyed by my husband and the port said chicken was exceptionally delicious. Unique tastes and flavors. we also recommend the foul mudamas

1  Thank ELANA43
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Foul Mudsmas hot appetizer delicious. Samke Harrah(fish dish) delicious. Port Said(chicken) and Mixed Vegetable Sauté have wonderful flavors. Baklava and coconut key lime pie scrumptious. Great meal.

1  Thank David L
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We hadn't been there for a few year's and were wondering if it was still to our liking. It was, still the most authentic mid-eastern food! The shish kebabs were perfect, and so was the eggplant dish. We were so pleased, will soon go again.

1  Thank OL953
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I like going here for some of the bands they have. The food has gone downhill over the years and service is a total joke! Usually some college kids who apparently think they're doing a good job. Seating is nice, but some chairs falling apart.

Thank chrisw7
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Unique cultural atmosphere launches you to the Middle East complete with soft background music & luscious food

1  Thank angelajkrohn
Reviewed September 16, 2016

I happened to stumble across this place with a colleague after a business meeting in Worcester, The ambiance is very funky and we were quite impressed with the food. The waiter/bartender was extremely attentive- maybe even a bit too much so. But nice all the...More

2  Thank AnnieAndLittleJoe
Reviewed September 4, 2016

good food, one of the fewer good options in Central Massachusetts. Worth a visit. Rated it good because I've had better food recently in a large metropolis. If you don't have that option you will love it. Courteous service.

1  Thank Bp-in-MA-USA
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We got here early one midweek evening when there were just a few patrons at the bar. My wife ordered the stuffed cabbage leaves appetizer which had a nice mint flavor and came with a really thick yogurt sauce you could pour on. I had...More

1  Thank moscowfield
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2222
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-798-2181
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