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Saffron - CLOSED

123 N 3rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1657
+1 612-746-5533
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Moroccan, Mediterranean
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123 N 3rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1657
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We enjoyed some of the most flavourful, well prepared and beautifully presented food that we've had in a long time. The flavour combinations are surprising (or even downright odd) but delicious while still being true to authentic Mediterranean dishes. At our table we had several...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We've come twice and have had consistent experiences: relaxed setting, fabulous service, and outstanding food. I wish I could eat at Saffron every day. Seriously, every bite was a treat! And dessert was so exceptional my husband wants to return and have one for dinner...More

Thank Snarglebop
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal here. Wine list perfectly chosen to compliment Mediterranean food. Service was just right to help create a relaxing evening. We shared several small plates and one lamb tagine. I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Noelle K
Reviewed 7 July 2016

On a rainy night, this wasn't our first choice option but were pleased our other choice was booked out. The middle eastern dips were very very good and to have a choice of Moroccan options was a pleasant surprise. Their lamb tagine however was more...More

Thank Mutiny
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Server was well informed, knowledgable and intuitive with his suggestions. Every course had its own story to tell; it was fresh, cohesive yet dependent and tight. The ambiance was quiet and tasteful. The food was the best part of the experience. The only downside was...More

Thank Jolynn G
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I've traveled all over the Middle East and was very hopeful for this restaurant and this came recommended by a friend who is vegetarian like I am. I thought the food was OK, nothing outstanding. Each dish had a puddle of oil in the bottom...More

Thank Lee E
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Saffron never disappoints. The flavor combinations are impressive and original. Great space and service, this restaurant should be on everyone's list.

Thank 483jeniferm
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The food is just good. Authentic middle eastern food, a trendy bar area, and great service. I've eaten here numerous times over 6 years with different groups of people and have never been disappointed. Every dish is great and has insired me to try Tagine...More

Thank Lynne L
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Came here while on vacation in Minneapolis. Dinner was amazing had the fried cheese curds with rhubarb chutney and the fried cauliflower with yogurt dipping sauce and the foie gras stuffed figs for appetizers all was delicious! Then had the gnocchi for our entree and...More

Thank Valdine J
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I am an admitted foodie! Food fell short. Pita served cold. Food so over seasoned it was overwhelming. Green beans stewed using family recipe was actually inedible (for me). The staff is friendly and nice and the restaurant really tries to deliver.

Thank Jonathan A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 N 3rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1657
    (1st Avenue & 3rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: If you are taking the light rail to downtown Minneapolis, we are only 2 blocks away from the last stop at first Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-746-5533
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