Sahara's Turkish Cuisine

513 Second Ave.
New York, NY 10016
Sahara's Turkish Cuisine +

Celeste Sloman


  • Daily 11am-11pm
  • $$
  • Catering, Delivery, Private Party, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
Owned by the same folks as Sahara Grill, a distinguished carryout in the garment center, Sahara's is a sit-down restaurant with comfortable tables and minimal decor. The extensive menu lacks the selection of seafood of nearby Turkish Kitchen, but there are plenty of other interesting anomalies. One is "special beyti sarma," a kebab of chopped lamb that's been cooked over charcoal, wrapped in a thin pastry, and cooked again, with a drizzle of yogurt on top-fantastic! Best of all was the elongated, homemade, seed-studded bread brought to the table hot. It's perfect with the smoky baba ghanoush.


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