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Saffron

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1710 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3179
2693819898
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:15
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first night in Kalamazoo, my husband and I ordered take out and we're told to arrive in 30 minutes. When we arrived, The restaurant was very busy with a few parties waiting for a table, which I took as a very good sign. We paid and left, but when I checked the order, the naan was missing. I returned... More 

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Thank Lydia W
Michigan
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Saffron has never disappointed. We have eaten at the lunch buffet (which is always changing) and have also been there many times for dinner. I am a fan of spicy food and the Vindaloo is top notch. Coupled with the saffron rice or any of the naan choices we always have great meals. My wife will typically get the chicken... More 

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Thank J B
Union City, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Traveling for work and met up with my co-worker for dinner. I've had Indian food (I am from the Bay Area) but this place is really good. The garlic naan is flavorful, biryani is delightful and the chicken tandoori is delicious. The service is also good, water glass is always full, owner even stopped by to ask how we were.... More 

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Thank mamibeverly
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Good food and a great place to go on a date if you both enjoy that type of food... Food is very flavorful... Saffron is nestled in a plaza-so there is plenty of parking and it is closed Sunday's... It's is family owned and operated...

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Thank Michelle B
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went for the lunch buffet and were clearly disappointed by the quality of food. The quality of rice was mediocre and apart from the Nan bread there was nothing that could distinctly qualify to be termed as Indian food. It seemed that most wouldn't know and the restaurant perhaps survives on its clientele's lack of knowledge of authentic Indian... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Best Indian ever! As good as any I have ever had. Super friendly service. I had chicken curry at 7/10 heat and it was perfect for me. Basmati rice delicious with peas and herbs. Garlic naan awesome! Loved this meal!!

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Thank kaj99
San Antonio, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Ever time that we come here we receive bad service and cold food. There servers are very inattentive and the food tastes like it has been cooked sits under a heat lamp for some time before being delivered. We have never had a good experience here and wouldn't recommend this place to anyone:

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Thank EmilyJoan82
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I've been going to Saffron since it opened, and have never had a bad meal there. The service, the food, the ambience...all add up to a very enjoyable dining experience. A lot of people assume that Indian food means hot, spic curry - and nothing else. Wrong! Yes, there's curry on the menu, but, like with every other dish that's... More 

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Thank TorchGirl
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is one of Kalamazoo's best kept secrets. The food is consistently delicious. Staff are very friendly. I've never had a bad experience when going to Saffron.

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Thank Jeanette M
Dexter, Michigan
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I am from India so eating at an Indian restaurant tends to make me compare the food to a home cooked meal. This place is really good. If you have not tried this restaurant yet, you should. We arrived for dinner around 5:15 pm with only 1 couple seated in the restaurant. By 5:45 the place was packed! I thought... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:15
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 W Main St, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3179
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalamazoo County  >  Kalamazoo
  • Phone Number: 2693819898

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