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sahara restaurant

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165 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1856
+1 732-246-3020
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well.... I was expecting better, but I guess there is a way to run a small party and there is a way to run a large party and those ways don't mix.... Went to the restaurant for a birthday party of a friend's child. The party was held upstairs. The entire upstairs was reserved, which was nice but the number... More 

Thank Alena V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I am righting this review while still here, drinking my tea with the best baklava I found this side of the pond. Coming from Israel, exposed to Turkish, Syrian and Lebanese cuisine, I can tell you this IS middle eastern food. No embellishments or fancy dishes. But amazing, fresh, top quality authentic food that warms your body and soul and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

By far the best Mediterranean food we have tasted. We ordered a 3 course meal veg and non veg. The quantity of food was unbelievable. Fortunately we were there late in the afternoon so very hungry. The food tasted great. Every dish was unique and delicious. The final course of desserts was out of this world.

Thank ksrajiv
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Went there for dinner based on the rating on Tripadvisor. The restaurant is very noisy and the tables are small and close together. We had soup, appetizer and bread and that took up the whole table. We were seated at a table that was near the door and when people came into the restaurant we got as draft. They should... More 

Thank 732nilesb
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We went for my husband's birthday dinner. Ordered two appetizers and two entree, trust me that was a good amout of food for 2 people. Great quality food for the money you pay. Their Coffee's are awesome.

Thank kitchu27
Aberdeen, New Jersey
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199 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Just got back from eating here tonight; a dinner party of 10 adults. The restaurant was fairly crowded when we arrived - we got the LAST parking spot in the VERY SMALL attached lot. (NOTE: Parking could be a problem at this location.) When we arrived, we were immediately seated at a table for 10; not sure if it was... More 

Thank lbog
Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I went with a group of about twenty people and the meal was served family-style. We began with plates of high-quality olives, baskets of flatbread hot from the oven, and five or six different spreads/dips, including hummus, labhne (an outstanding version of it), and spiced ezme. This was followed by plates of salads - fattoush and shepherd's salad. Next came... More 

Thank ellenw
Narberth, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beautiful place with good food. What more to ask? Well, service was terrific; the menu was quite extensive without being overbearing; the choices were nicely diverse; AND the prices were friendly---I mean low!! Where in this day and age would you find soup (really good, too) priced at $3.50! My shrimp kebab was beautifully grilled, consisted of 8 jumbo prawns... More 

Thank Richard S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

First time I had terrible food. The food here sometimes gets better but not aldeway through, Probably don't go.

Thank Matan O
Monroe, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

After reading many great reviews about Sahara we finally visited before our show at the State Theatre New Jersey. We asked them to "feed us" since we'd never dined there previously and they gladly agreed. We enjoy letting the staff choose our food, they know what's going on in the kitchen and this request has never failed to provide the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1856
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-246-3020

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