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Saffron Cafe & Bakery

333 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-1547
+1 843-722-5588
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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333 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-1547
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a tour of Fort Sumter my mother and i were starving and happened across this place. The food here is excellent!! I could not get over the variety of vegetables as well as the portion sizes offered. The staff was friendly and the service...More

Thank Jacquie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The eggplant was horrible , meat was chewy, hardly any eggplant in the stew , Rice was as big as bird seeds , and not cooked ! Chicken kabob was not cooked, pink in the middle , forgot the fries for the baby , the...More

Thank mohammadsG6435OY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent quality food and desserts, flavorful coffee, great service. Highly recommended! Reasonably priced.

Thank Marcel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Snacked our way through lunch, but the food was really good, hot and tasty. Our server was real nice and the back porch a lovely place to eat with a nice breeze to top off the afternoon.

Thank Jedda1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years saffron's gets more and more in need of a makeover. It's dirty, dated... Understaffed for lunch today, forgetful waitress didn't bring what was requested without several reminders. I ordered a take out at the beginning, they forgot it. While the food was...More

Thank ReeveC
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I have visited all of the bakeries in downtown Charleston and in Mt. Pleasant across the bridge and this is the best of the bunch. Their bakery goods are first rate with great croissants and similar patisserie items as well as really fancy desserts. And...More

Thank SuperGreg
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to eat lunch here because it was close to the Harbor Cruise, and the man said it would be no problem for us to be out within an hour so that we could catch our boat tour. We ordered our food promptly when...More

Thank Lee Ann W
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Four of us were visiting Charleston for a special trip. We had just gotten done going on the Fort Sumter tour and were very hungry. We saw the Saffron Cafe' and thought it looked like it would be a great place to eat! We walked...More

1  Thank barbk1955
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We try to eat at saffron every time we come to Charleston. We even make special trips from Myrtle Beach to eat a meal here. Normally it is outstanding. This time we were a little disappointed. I ordered a new item on their menu, a...More

Thank stevene254
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I stopped in for breakfast because I had an hour between appointments. My server was Tegan who recognized me from an earlier visit. I ordered coffee and blueberry pancakes. The pancakes were light and fluffy with a lot of blueberries in the center. There were...More

Thank Terrie J
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Carol B
30 May 2016|
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Response from K9Rammo | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have Shrimp and Grits and trust me, you won't need reservations!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-1547
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-722-5588
Telephone 843-722-5588. Place is great & big. It also includes a Mediterranean market
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