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Saffron Tiger

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6550 Paseo Del Norte NE, Albuquerque, NM
+1 505-797-2854
11:00 - 21:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

A co-worker brought in some take out one day and it smelled delicious! She recommended this place. She is a vegan "foodie" so I was a little worried when I walked in. The environment is kind of panda- expressy, but the food was delicious! This is a very casual restaurant but great food.

Thank Kimberly85044
Albuquerque, Nm
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245 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Well the only reason I don't is that it's not convenient to my home or work. But I was in the area yesterday and stopped in for lunch. I've eaten here a few times and have always found the food and selection to be to my liking. You have the option of getting a two item or three item plate,... More 

Thank lyrix428
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

I'm sorry to see not many reviews for this place. It had a rough start in the beginning but has vastly improved.Half the course selections are vegetarian. It is true most of the selection in general are not overly spiced, however they are tasty. Less spice translates into suitable for younger folks in the family. You can always add a... More 

Thank J V
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I love Indian food. Their buffet is reasonable compared to the ones in Santa Fe and around Albuquerque. Their food is delicious and there are many choices. I would not be able to make all these types of dishes without spending tons of money on all the ingredients.

Thank Casa S
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

I was happy to find another Indian restaurant in Albuquerque. The service and food are not up to the mark as expected. Though it is an express restaurant some good food also matters. In that day I would say it was an average restaurant.

Thank Prakruthi2013
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

For a fast food place it's not bad. I loved the flavors here, and the service was fast and reasonably priced as well. Lots of food for your money. Will definitely go back when visiting ABQ later this year.

Thank Ingridc7273
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

I adore Indian food. Since I work close to the strip mall where Saffron Tiger is located, I was eager to try it after reading a number of good reviews. On the up side, the restaurant is clean and service is good, and it's convenient if you work near Paseo Del Norte and I-25. But the food was a major... More 

Thank danielle1944
Holland, Michigan
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400 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

This was the express, it was good, but could have used some more spice. Very fast and reasonably priced.

Thank Paulette Y
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2012

On the outskirts of Abq. and in a crummy looking shopping center, the restaurant may be a little hard to find, but very well worth a try. Indoor appointments are nice. The menu is varied and the Indian hot is really hot! Try the buffet midday. Nice selection of beer and wine. Good service and price.

Thank Bill B
Evergreen, Colorado
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and variety of food available at this Indian buffet restaurant. I was looking for an alternative to "strip mall fast food" when I stayed in Albuquerque recently, and the Saffron Tiger fit the bill perfectly, without breaking the bank!

Thank W_C_B_Colorado

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6550 Paseo Del Norte NE, Albuquerque, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-797-2854

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