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Sahara Mediterranean Restuarant

118 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850-4302
+1 607-319-4522
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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118 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850-4302
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the food here, it's really delicious. Brought family from out of town to dine there and they enjoyed it. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys this type of food.

Thank Jo Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am never one to dismiss a restaurant’s effort if it’s apparent that even one person there cares about the customer’s experience. This was not that kind of place. At no point did I feel like any member of the staff at this restaurant cared...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First let me say that I’ve never given a “terrible” review. I can usually find some redeemable quality, this time was the exception. The only thing I liked was not enough to raise the review. There was only one other table when we were there,...More

2  Thank alohahoneypie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was recommended by the Marriott front desk and it was exactly what I wanted. A delicious salad and grilled chicken.

Thank MominBoulder
Reviewed 5 July 2018

After a bit of research, this was my pick for our one meal (lunch) in Ithaca. I was pleased with my choice. When we entered, there was one table occupied. We were immediately greeted and seated. Josh was our server and he was pleasant and...More

Thank ruffian62
Reviewed 4 June 2018

My wife and I had visited Sahara preciously and found it to be quite good. We were not interested in driving to Syracuse for our favorite Mediterranean restaurant so we decided to head over to Sahara. The Waitresses were friendly and seated us quickly. We...More

Thank WesStead
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

First of all, when you enter it is evident it is an Authentic Mediterranean Restaurant. The aroma of the blending of the spices and the room setting prepares you for a lovely meal. Each item is made locally. The hummus and pita bread is a...More

Thank Nfld
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This has consistently been one of our favorite restaurants in Ithaca. I'm mystified by the negative reviews -- we have invariably left this place happy with our visit. The service has always been excellent; the young man we find there lately at lunch is an...More

Thank andrejso
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Loved the labneh and spanakopita. Great atmosphere as well. Would definitely go back there in the future.

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner on Valentine's Day, it wasn't super busy and there was room for our group so we gave them a try. The staff was very attentive, they were pretty speedy in taking our order however it wasn't really quick between ordering...More

Thank tdaning0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850-4302
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-319-4522
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