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Sahara Restaurant and Lounge

Yelp Rating - 3.5 stars
160 reviews onYelp logo
(703) 421-8252
Location46950 Community Plz Ste 109 Sterling, VA
CategoriesLebanese, Hookah Bars, Cocktail Bars

Learn more about Sahara Restaurant and Lounge

updated: September 26, 2023
Year Established2009
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Jamie G.
Yelp Rating - 4.0 stars12/26/2022
Excellent experience, All the food was amazing the first time we went. The drinks were great and the music was on point. The second time we went in the food... read review
Sarah S.
Yelp Rating - 1.0 stars06/14/2023
If you want the worst type of middle eastern food, then go here. I can't comment on the vibe or the club in there because I got takeout. However, the... read review
Kathy L.
Yelp Rating - 1.0 stars03/18/2023
Called on Friday to place large carry out for a birthday lunch -6 dinners, 2 veggie platters, 3 halloumi -for order Saturday pick up. Was told I had to call... read review

Business Description

Located in Sterling, VA, Sahara Restaurant and Lounge is a hidden gem that offers mouth-watering Lebanese cuisine at affordable prices in a warm, clean, and inviting environment. From the moment you step inside, you'll be impressed by the attention to detail that sets Sahara apart from other restaurants in the area. With swooping arches, expressive Middle Eastern-inspired design, and comfortable seating, the ambiance at Sahara is both classy and casual.

Sahara's menu boasts all your favorite Lebanese dishes, prepared with time-honored recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Whether you're in the mood for perfectly seasoned appetizers, tasty sandwiches, or carefully balanced entrees, Sahara will not disappoint. And don't forget to save room for their famous Lebanese desserts!

The restaurant and lounge are family-owned by husband and wife team Manal Kattaw and Nasser Abousamak. Abousamak, who has spent much of his life working in hotels and restaurants, has a deep appreciation for Lebanese cuisine, which was only enhanced by his time spent overseas. Kattaw, who he met in Kuwait en route to a deployment in Iraq in 2003, shares his passion for food and hospitality. Together, they opened Sahara in May of 2009 with the dream of bringing authentic Middle Eastern cuisine to the Loudoun County area in an inviting and affordable setting.

Sahara has received many positive reviews from customers who have enjoyed the excellent food, drinks, and music. One reviewer commented that their experience was "excellent" and that "all the food was amazing." Another reviewer raved about the restaurant's drinks, saying that they "have such good drinks, so if you..." The overwhelmingly positive reviews speak to the quality and authenticity of the food and drinks at Sahara.

If you're looking for a restaurant with exceptional Middle Eastern cuisine, look no further than Sahara Restaurant and Lounge in Sterling, VA. The warm and inviting atmosphere, attention to detail, and authentic recipes make it a must-visit destination for foodies and casual diners alike.

Gift Ideas for Sahara Restaurant and Lounge

Sahara Restaurant and Lounge is not only a dining destination, it's also the perfect place to find unique and thoughtful gifts for food lovers in your life. With their exceptional Lebanese cuisine and attention to detail, Sahara offers a variety of gift options that are sure to delight.

For the friend who loves to entertain, consider an assortment of Sahara's perfectly seasoned appetizers. From crispy falafel and stuffed grape leaves to savory dips and spreads, these crowd-pleasing starters are sure to impress. Pair them with a bottle of wine and a beautiful serving platter for a complete gift.

If you're looking for something sweet, Sahara's famous Lebanese desserts are the way to go. Treat your loved ones to a selection of baklava, maamoul, and other traditional sweets that are made in-house with time-honored recipes. These treats are perfect for sharing and will be the talk of any holiday gathering.

For the cocktail enthusiast, Sahara's bar offers a range of creative and flavorful drinks that are perfect for sipping and socializing. Consider gifting a bottle of Sahara's housemade syrups or bitters, along with a set of stylish cocktail glasses, for the ultimate mixologist's gift.

Sahara's unique and authentic cuisine is perfect for those who love to explore new flavors and cuisines. Consider gifting a cooking class experience with one of their talented chefs, who will guide your friend or loved one through the process of creating traditional Lebanese dishes from scratch.

No matter who is on your gift list, Sahara Restaurant and Lounge has the perfect gift to delight and impress. With their exceptional cuisine and attention to detail, you can trust that any gift from Sahara will be thoughtful, unique, and sure to please.

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