About us
Sahara Taste of the Middle East

Come see for yourself what our authentic Middle Eastern food is all about! At Sahara, you’ll receive the freshest meal that is sure to leave you savoring the flavor of our authentic dishes. We serve all-natural, no hormones, and in-house prepared beef and chicken shawarma.

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Let us cater your next event

Sahara Taste of the Middle East would be honored to provide our services for your next event. Each event is bespoke to your tastes and needs, to provide the best experience possible for you and your guests.


Established in 2011

Joe Salem opened Sahara Taste of the Middle East after years of experience in the food and catering industry. Joe wanted to offer a taste of the middle east that isn’t often experienced in the states. His quality and care in preparing the food are second to none.


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2990 Jamacha Road CA
El Cajon, CA


Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM