Join us to experience great Mediterranean cooking straight from Mama's Kitchen!

About Us

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From Our Family to Yours

  Sahara Palace is a small family owned restaurant in Rockford providing guests with the authentic Mediterranean cuisine experience. Our family has proudly served the Rockford area since October 2011 bringing you delicious, healthy, and wholesome food that you love, straight from Mama’s kitchen. We value our guests and our committed staff will ensure you have a fantastic experience with us. We refuse to compromise on quality in our restaurant. That’s why you will taste the freshness and quality of our food that is made fresh to order, using only the highest quality ingredients. Whether you choose dine in, catering, delivery, or carry out... We hope to see you soon!

My Last Bite - Rockford Register Star

Sahara Palace brings flavors of the Meditteranean Rockford

Sahara Palace brings flavors of the Meditteranean Rockford

Sahara Palace brings flavors of the Meditteranean Rockford

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"From the best hummos in the Rock River Valley to the homemade falafil, Sahara delivers flavors and textures in abundance."

" If you like hummos and you haven’t tried the hummos at Sahara, you’re missing out." 

Savory Sauce at friendly Sahara restaurant

Sahara Palace brings flavors of the Meditteranean Rockford

Sahara Palace brings flavors of the Meditteranean Rockford

Rockford register star Sahara palace restaurant

" Hands down, the garlic sauce which comes as a side for dipping. Sahara is known for this creamy sauce, which is served in Jerusalem. We joked that people probably order the garlic sauce as the meal with a side of the entree. That’s how good it is."

GazetteXtra's The Four Dishes

Sahara Palace brings flavors of the Meditteranean Rockford

GazetteXtra's The Four Dishes

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"The next time you’re on State Street in Rockford and want to try something new and intriguing, stop by Sahara Palace and I promise you’ll be well rewarded."