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Sahara Restaurant

2337 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223-5001
+1 718-376-8594
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (10 reviews)
“kebabs” (6 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
2337 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223-5001
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 25 March 2017 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

Thank Sergey F
Reviewed 19 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

Thank Remy S
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...More

Thank sayadil
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...More

Thank FLB18
Reviewed 1 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!

Thank Lorraine67Purple
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

Thank nadir561
Reviewed 28 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....More

Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Angela B
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.

Thank Elvana Z
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.

Thank Victor O
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kiev55
15 December 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Reviewed this property |
I've never heard of this restaurant having breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
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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