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Saffron Indian Bistro

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Northwest Virginia Beach
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4532 Columbus St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6702
+1 757-644-6904
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations
Description: The Best Indian Restaurant in Hampton Roads area.

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food that fills you up

The food here is very good. Saffron has a good variety of dishes, all of which are delicious. You should know that if you order curry, it will come with rice, so dont feel the need to order naan with everything. The restaurant is upscale and professional. Would I recommend this? If you like Indian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Berkeley, California
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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The food here is very good. Saffron has a good variety of dishes, all of which are delicious. You should know that if you order curry, it will come with rice, so dont feel the need to order naan with everything. The restaurant is upscale and professional. Would I recommend this? If you like Indian food, definitely

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Saffron Indian Bistro in Virginia Beach can claim to have authentic Indian Cuisine, and also claim to have the best. The food is simply amazing, tasteful and delectable. How I wish I can say the same for the service. During this visit, we are the only second table but the server seemed to forget we are there. The drinks took... More 

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Roanoke, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you are looking for authentic Indian cuisine while visiting the beach look no further. Saffron Indian Bistro offers assorted Indian appetizers, soups and salads, tandoor breads, regional curries, poultry, and vegetable dishes as well as desserts. My favorites are the assorted vegetable bites and the chicken Tikka. On our late night visit our food was good with reasonable service.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My wife and I along with our friend took me to Saffron Indian Bistro for my birthday lunch on June 4, 2015 at about 1:00 pm. After we sat down and received our food, the waiter seemed like he was in a rush to get us out. We couldn't really get a chance to enjoy the food and atmosphere. He... More 

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Virginia Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is the tastiest Indian food in the area. Every dish is rich and flavorful. We like it hot and they can make it hot. I am not a buffet person and would not recommend that at Saffron. Order from the menu, it's much better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My boyfriend and I visit Saffron as often as we can (or whenever we want delicious Indian food)! The food is always perfect and the service is quick and friendly. The servers are friendly and informative if asked questions and are always attentive. The best Indian food in town, for sure!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Loved our meal here, wished it was a bit cheaper. I ordered the Peshwari chicken which was really very good. Restaurant is smack in the middle of Town Center, and the promotional "Monster Coupons" book that you see for free everywhere has a $5 coupon in it for this place.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have always been a fan of Saffron. And yes they always have great food. I could have rated 5 but the service in this last visit was subpar. Got there with only one customer in the place, got seated but waited 15-20 minutes before someone finally decided to ask for our order. Disappointed that the service has been inconsistent.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

as an Englishman living in USA, a good curry is important to me and the Saffron Restaurant meets that need. Food was very good, shame they did not provide papadums (crispy chips instead) as you sit down. Only negative was the service, as we arrived we waited five mins or so to see anyone even though they were empty. Then... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Met a friend for lunch and did the lunch buffet. Ok, understand buffets can be less than great, but this buffet was containers of what looked like prison food or cafeteria food. Not fresh, not appetizing. The chicken wings were great, everything else was just a huge disappointment. The reason we haven't returned to Saffron again was the spotty food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4532 Columbus St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6702
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-644-6904

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business

Description

The Best Indian Restaurant in Hampton Roads area.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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