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Saffron

1710 West Main Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
269-381-9898
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Ranked #10 of 284 restaurants in Kalamazoo
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Okemos, Michigan
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155 reviews 155 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We had the lunch buffet on a summer Saturday which was not busy nonetheless the hostess did attempt to seat us in the smallest table in the house located between the bathrooms and the kitchen. The restaurant was more than half empty and it was past lunch hour so I asked to be moved to a better table of which... More

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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56 reviews 56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Wow! Never had eaten Indian food so I can't tell you how it compares to other Indian food. But I like good flavor and am quite a "foodie". I was extremely happy while eating at the buffet at Saffron. It is a simple sit-down restaurant. Buffet, at least at lunch. I had a little bit of an idea of what... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food was very good! I had the vegetable samosas, chicken tikka kebab, naan and rice. It was a very tasty meal with many great flavors! The staff was very friendly and attentive.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Lunch buffet is great, a nice way to try a lot of Indian food without paying a lot of money. No issues with service, but the buffet only called for a waitress to bring us drinks. Haven't been for dinner, but I enjoy the atmosphere at lunch time and imagine dinner would be just as enjoyable.

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LaGrange, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My wife and I were on a business trip last Saturday in the Kalamazoo Michigan area. We thought we'd go to one of our favorite places, but found it didn't open till 5:00 p.m.(don't get there often but love the place). We were told to try the Saffron. And were we glad we did. Very flavorful India cuisine. This day... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

"Best lunch buffet in town. The palak paneer and gobhi kaju are the best I've ever eaten." - Yvonne Z.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Best lunch buffet in Michigan. Fresh chicken, warm naan, lots of traditional Indian spiced entrees, and a rice pudding dessert that's the perfect finisher. If you miss the lunch buffet, the chicken tikka masala is a great option to split with a few appetizers for two.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The lunch buffet is great if you want to try a variety of items. The individual entrees are also excellent. The masala chai must not be missed.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Best Indian food in town. It has a unique atmosphere and a great food selection. The wait staff is courteous and helpful. This comes in handy when you are a first timer and don't know what to try.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

One of my favorite places. Food is good day and night, but if you have any qualms about trying Indian food, go for the lunch buffet. I'm not one who likes buffets, but this one is excellent with a nice variety and good price. The atmosphere is pretty bare bones, but we don't go here for the atmosphere.

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