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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 1,524 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
Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I had the braised Lamb (Mahicheh). It was falling of the bone delicious. It was delicately spiced in a tomato sauce and was served over rice and had vegetables with it. I also ordered grape leaves and hummous to go. They were also good, but not as much of a standout as the lunch. Many of the same dishes are... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I've enjoyed Saffron's for years. I mostly go for the Kubideh (Beef kabob), but occasionally I'll spring for the rack of Lamb because it's one of the few places I really enjoy it. Service is always good, with a lovely atmosphere.

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Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Try the rack of lamb. It is off the menu but a really nice plate with salad, rice, and vegetables. The service was really good. Very attentive. The seasoning on the lamb was not what I am used to but was really very good. Clean, nice interior. It wasn't very busy on the night I was there.

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Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Trying something new in a city we frequent is always risky. Not this time - Saffron's was a pleasant surprise. Jennifer was our server and she took great care of us. Nice beer & win offering. The half duck special in Grand Marnier Sauce was so yummy with the basmati rice. They have scallops on the menu as part of... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
159 reviews 159 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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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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