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Saffron

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60 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-4526
+1 215-540-0237
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Stockton, New Jersey
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here recently with colleagues - my first visit. Rather pleased that they offer a lunch menu rather than the ubiquitous buffet which can be too much of a temptation to overindulge. Food was authentic, servings generous and the daal was exceptionally good. Look forward to returning to try another selection.

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1 Thank Leslie B
phila
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182 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not the biggest fan of Indian food, but my kids love it. I've been to many Indian restaurants and this was the first one that I actually enjoyed the dinner. All 4 of us thought our dinners were very good.

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1 Thank buddyPhila
Philadelphia
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304 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Reading some of the other reviews I can't help wondering if we came here on a bad night? The appetizers and entrees we ordered were nearly tasteless-- everything needed salt and spice-- meat was tough, and appetizers were lukewarm. Service was lackluster-- we had to ask for water about 3 times, and our servers were a bit sullen. The place... More 

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Thank Snarth
montgomeryville, pa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

very interesting food.. the bread with the almond paste was wonderful. The apps were great too. the rice served separately from the meat and sauce was great. The chicken however was that of a crock pot.. very tough..and on the way out they talked me into fennel seeds and tiny licorice to chew..

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Horsham
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132 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I were really craving Indian but we didn't want to eat out. I work near the area so I decided to get take out. They were ready pretty quickly and the food was great. They gave out good portions so we were able to have leftovers! It is average in pricing. It seems to be closer to... More 

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2 Thank Tabitha A
London, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Excellent onion bhaji - the single starter was huge - certainly ample for 2 people! Had the chicken tikka masala, huge amount of chicken but was underwhelmed by the sauce. Naan was decent. Weirdest bit is the bottled sparkling water on every table - certainly puts you off having some rather than enticing you to get some! Definitely advise leaving... More 

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1 Thank rozzerr
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We visited Saffron with friends who are knowledgeable about Indian Food; they guided us through the menu and made recommendations. All of the choices made were delicious and not as spicy as expected. Starting with the garlic naan was a great suggestion as well as the samosa dumplings. The chicken and lamb dishes were delicious and beautifully presented. Our server... More 

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1 Thank Chris K
Central PA, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very good. Excellent service. The medium heat of the fish curry was just right. The Onion Bhajia was excellent and delivered hot and quick from the frier. Basmatti rice was hot and perfectly done.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Delicious. Wonderful flavors. Good service, seating is limited and a bit tight. Make a reservation if you can. BYOB.

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2 Thank Johnie_3
Maple Glen, PA
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

First time at saffron...nice surprise...very nice staff...two appetizers, two naans, and five mains - everything was good...lamb masala was very good and medium spice was plenty...eggplant dish was nice, a little more tomatoey...chicken tikka and tikka masala we both good, as well...highlight was the naan with raisins, nuts and coconut - it was great, a little sweet...byob always a plus...lots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-4526
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Ambler
  • Phone Number: +1 215-540-0237

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?