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Saffron's Restaurant

131 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202 (Central Business District)
(502) 584-7800
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Ranked #39 of 1,510 Restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The food the very good. Love their Halim Bademjan. Decently priced. I do not know about their meat options but they have some nice veggie options.

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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice ambience; relaxing atmosphere. Food is fantastic! Good menu selection. Temperature is perfect. Portions just right. Price not bad. Service is great! We really enjoyed our time here.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This restaurant happened to be around the block from our hotel so we decided to give it a try. Persian food is tasty and fresh with subtle spices and this place did a very good job. We ordered a kebab dish and a vegetable dish. I didn't write down the names so I can't tell you exactly but the kebab... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went here for lunch with some coworkers. Service was excellent, and the food was delicious. So flavorful. Highly recommend!

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Madison, Indiana
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89 reviews 89 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It's been a long time since I visited Saffron's but I still dream about it :) They serve this lamb chop with a special dry rub that just makes my mouth water thinking about it. I would definitely recommend this place for a nice dinner. Enjoy!

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London, Kentucky, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise in Louisville downtown. We were greeted with a very friendly and professional server who was well versed in Persian cuisine. The food was absolutely delicious with big serving portions though. We tried the "chello kabob" and chicken kabob and both were awesome. We also tried the eggplant appetizer which was also pretty good. Although we... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We were looking for a new food experience so we tried Saffrons. The customer service was excellent. We sat at the bar for drinks and a meal and the bartender was very pleasant to talk with. He helped us pronounce the food items and gave recommendations for cocktails. . The food was amazing- grape leaf appetizers and entrees of stew... More

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Louisville
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A fine place for both service and food. Seated immediately. Server (Victor) was knowledgeable and friendly. Was able to pronounce everything on the menu which in this type of place is not easy. A free sabrzi (sp) app was good. Herbs, radishes, cheese with pita bread and sauce. Food was served quickly. A beef Persian stew flavored with limes and... More

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The food, atmosphere, and staff are really good. I had the cooked duck w/fesenjan sauce and Persian rice. Excellent! Highly recommended.

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Louisville
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I eat here all the time for lunch (for 10+ years). I have never, ever had a bad experience. The food is great. I usually get the salmon. It is close to the center of downtown, but might be a little hard to find if you are not familiar with downtown.

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Additional Information about Saffron's Restaurant

Address: 131 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone Number: (502) 584-7800
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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