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Saffron Indian Cuisine

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333 Westport Avenue, Norwalk, CT
203-295-8393
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 39
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Indian Restaurant this side of the World

Pinky and her staff make you feel welcome and at ease as soon as you walk in the door. The Lunch Buffet is tasty and plentiful. There are also a Pekora (Fried Vegetable) and a Drumstick Tandoori chicken compliments of the house. Eat in or dine at home, friendly delivery, just be patient some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
iudiver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pinky and her staff make you feel welcome and at ease as soon as you walk in the door. The Lunch Buffet is tasty and plentiful. There are also a Pekora (Fried Vegetable) and a Drumstick Tandoori chicken compliments of the house. Eat in or dine at home, friendly delivery, just be patient some nights it could take up to... More 

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1 Thank iudiver
Wilton, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is undoubtedly the best restaurant in the area. The owner cooks the food by heart and always there to server you. I have been going to the place for the last 2 years and every time I go there, the deliciousness, consistency and the quality amazes me either you order vegetarian or non vegetarian. few of my favorites are... More 

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3 Thank Deep S
New York, NY
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

This is a great spot for tasty and authentic Indian served by the owner and a pleasant staff. While the pappadams don't rival those in Englan, the food was very good, reasonably priced and cooked to order. Enjoyed it and would recommend it.

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5 Thank BarbNewYork_NY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Only best item was ginger ale !!!! Food is pretty bad. Bread was hard and old. Never going to try again. Horrible and waste of money .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

One of my favorites lunch destination .. Which I can go enjoy and recommend blindly ... Warm hospitality , simple and rich buffet options.. Nominal cost , comfortable environment and consistent taste with no surprises 😀 Must Try : Punjabi Kadi Chicken Tandoori Rajma Sweet Line soda

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4 Thank fiyanshu a
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

The waitress/owner was very kind, the food was served fast. Mango drink was delicious, I had two. The food was enough for a second meal. They only serve wine and beer.

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4 Thank Cbonne846
New England
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Saffron is north Indian cuisine. While they have the typical curry, masala, and vindaloo, you can get those anywhere. Try something different. The Rarga Gosth and Lamb Rogan Josh were both excellent. Prices are reasonable, the serving size is ample, and the decor is pleasant for a storefront restaurant. The service was friendly and attentive - they really cared. As... More 

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4 Thank bddNewEngland
Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lovely tables to eat in or call and order for take out. They don't deliver but it is worth it to stop in. Pleasant people welcome you in and offer you a seat while they get your food. Delicious food cooked to your spice preference. If you aren't familiar with all their offerings definitely go in and order or eat... More 

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7 Thank sdccsc
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Indian Cuisine is varied, with different regions specializing in different preparations and dishes. Finding one which will effectively provide what you request, changing a standard offering, is a delight. My request was to take their excellent "Tomato Soup", already spicy to some degree, to another level of "heat"; retaining its texture, without thickening it nor hiding the delightful taste.. The... More 

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8 Thank John M
Westport, CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This little storefront restaurant has simple decor and a neighborly feel. We sought it out, after seeing many good reviews, because my husband, a big fan of the Indian curries he encounters in England and the Mideast, has complained about the lack of authentic local options. As for me, I've never met a paneer anything I didn't like. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 333 Westport Avenue, Norwalk, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: 203-295-8393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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