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East and north Indian cuisine, Butter chicken, Authentic indian food,Takeout, catering buffet,punjabi food,Home made fresh sweets
PRICE RANGE
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food we ordered was very delicious. The staff member took time to explain about the food and they were very friendly. I and my friends would love to go back once again.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 2 May 2021

Discovered this place during covid, so all my orders have been takeout. Online ordering was a miss, I couldn't figure it out and had better luck phoning in my order. Typical order always contains nan and butter chicken and the family loves those. We have...gotten a few of the veggie options including Malai kofta and some of the paneers and they haven't disappointed. So much flavour, and great portions. We have not been fans of the samoas, but maybe that was due to everything else being so good. I have loved the pakora each time we order.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 24 February 2021 via mobile

My wife and I are very regular customers to Saffron and there has never been a disappointment. The food is always absolutely delicious. During the pandemic ordering takeout and arriving home within 15 min, the food is as hot as when dining in. Bought a...$10 insulated food takeout bag. There isn’t just one favourite dish, love the flavour and quality of everything. The awesome leadership from chef Kuldeep to the friendly and hospitable staff just makes for an unforgettable experience. Hands down best Indian cuisine in the Region! Thank you and always look forward to our next takeout order OR hopefully soon dine in visit!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 24 January 2021

still good, love this place try chicken biryani ,butter chicken, tandoori plater grills, and garlic nan bread......

Date of visit: January 2021
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Kul prasad S, Owner at Saffron Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2021

thank you...

Reviewed 14 January 2021

Try they are serve Best quality meet,try butter chicken,kadahi lamb,chicken biryani and garlic nan....

Date of visit: January 2021
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Kul prasad S, Owner at Saffron Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2021

thank you..

Reviewed 6 December 2020

The food is amazing.And the staff are so polite and respectful.The food is spectacular and delicious and I will come back again. Highly recommend! THE BEST RESTAURANT IN CANADA!! And I don't take pictures because I was with my friend and I didn't know that...the food was sooo good.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 26 November 2020

Toronto's Gerrard Street (Little India), is normally our go-to for Indian food, especially vegan and South Indian. Living in South-Western Ontario affords less good options in this regard. And then we found Saffron! I had visited earlier to confirm the vegan options, and staff was...very helpful. We chose to risk eating in during the pandemic, as we liked the precautions being taken, and felt well-protected. The result - an absolutely fantastic meal!!! There is nothing spectacular about the inside; there is a nice bar, lots of comfortable booths, larger tables, and space for single eaters, if required, which is always nice to see. And who doesn't want to watch Bollywood movies on the tv screens? There was also a steady pick-up of meals, a good sign of quality for an Indian restaurant. Service was excellent, and we had no concerns about vegan options, as the server was very knowledgeable. To start, we absolutely loved the pakoras (unbelievably fresh and crisp), and Aloo Tikki (mini fried potato with chana masala). We then chose three mains - Aloo Gobi, Channa Masala, and the prize of them all, Veg Jalfrezi. Mains come with either basmati rice (oiled with cumin, and not as good as we had hoped), or naan. We also ordered some extra naan, minus the butter, and they were warm and mouth-watering. The spice levels were absolutely perfect. Prices are very reasonable, and much cheaper than some of the local competitors. We even ordered extra naan for home. Three people ate brilliantly, there was food left over for the next day, and our bill was under $70.00, without any alcohol. We have no doubt that meat eaters can find good options based on the flavours we experienced. Support a great local restaurant, in-person or take-out, and enjoy amazing flavours. We will be back!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 6 November 2020

Best food in Waterloo region. Owner Kuldeep is very kind. I will rate it 10 star. We ate both Veg and non-veg. Delicious food.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 27 July 2020

Staff is friendly Very tasty food We specially come from Guelph to enjoy meal Must visit Highly recommended 👍👍👍👍👍👍

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 17 July 2020

best restaurant in this area first time today but not last try butter chicken,garlic nan,chicken biryani.....

Date of visit: July 2020
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Saffron Restaurant and Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5