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sahara restaurant

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165 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1856
+1 732-246-3020
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Aberdeen, New Jersey
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199 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 

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Thank Richard S
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45 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

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

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Thank Matan O
Monroe, New Jersey
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202 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 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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1 Thank Garry O
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Where do I begin? I live in Boston, my kids live in Brooklyn, and our extended family is throughout New Jersey. Last night we celebrated my daughter's engagement, graduation from graduate school, and her birthday. I can honestly say we 100% made the right choice by choosing to celebrate with 20 family members at Sahara. The food was FANTASTIC, but... More 

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to going to Sahara for dinner, as we had taken out falafel and hummus in the past. It was disappointing from start to end. They seated us upstairs in the same room as 2 large parties (there were 5 of us). The party of 30 was treating the room as if they had rented out the... More 

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Thank MJ115
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Sahara has quickly become one of my new favorites! Every time I'm there I try something new and have never been disappointed. From their lunch sandwiches to their amazing dinner specials (one page of which changes every two weeks with new selections) you will not regret spending your time in this cute Turkish restaurant. They're BYOB so I make sure... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey, United States
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The reviews for this restaurant are spot on - nothing to add if one were to read a few of them. Some dos and dont's that might come in handy if you decide to try it. Sitting outside is a personal preference in case it is crowded Rutgers campus area is no Paris. If the waiter offers a family menu... More 

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I am so happy that I found this place is awesome Frisch food great people I will be definitely coming back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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?