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Saffron

Thai, Eclectic
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3731 India St Ste B, San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 574-0177
Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Late Night

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Thai food, if you can find a parking spot!

Saffron has been offering inventive and fresh, tasty Thai food for many years! They are famous for their grilled chicken, and they offer healthy, homey soups and noodles with vegetables not found elsewhere. However, they are located in an eclectic part of town, on a dead-end street with limited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
TripGypsi
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Late Night
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Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Saffron has been offering inventive and fresh, tasty Thai food for many years! They are famous for their grilled chicken, and they offer healthy, homey soups and noodles with vegetables not found elsewhere. However, they are located in an eclectic part of town, on a dead-end street with limited parking. This is the only drawback.

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San Diego, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Saffron is a terrific place for lunch or stopping by to pick up dinner on the way home. The food is fresh. There is lots of variety. It is the best Thai restaurant in San Diego.

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Park City, Utah
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110 reviews 110 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Located in SAN's terminal 2's modern new food court that has floor to ceiling windows, Saffron was recommended to me by my San Diego based daughter. It has become a habit to buy the shrimp spring salad rolls even if I am not hungry! I bring them home. Three large fresh rolls come with a peanut sauce and a sweet-sour... More 

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Bremerton, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I found this little gem by accident. I'd been wanting thai food for days but kept ending up at Supannee when they were closed. I had Chicken Pad Thai & it was perfect!

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Thank you. As someone with gluten and dairy sensitivities, finding a decent breakfast in an airport is tough. Saffron in the San Diego airport was the best find! Hot, fresh, protein packed meal and at a reasonable price. Definitely would eat here again for any meal.

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This restaurant certainly does not represent the attitude of Su Mei Yu on the program entitled Savor San Diego on PBS. My family wanted to experience the passion and knowledge of this extraordinary entrepreneur and local chef, so we visited Saffron on May 17th and were very sadly disappointed with the quality of the food, as well as the overall... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I really appreciated the fresh ingredients and emphasis on healthy eating. The food quality was amazing and prices were very reasonable. My dish was FAR too spicy, but the owner was wonderful and brought us plain white rice to cool the palate. The homemade ginger tea was also amazing. I would definitely go back.

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San Diego
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is a quick, easy meal. The lines go fairly fast, but the parking can be difficult. I try to go before or after the main meal hours. The food is dependable and very tasty. The pad see yew and daily curries are very good.

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San Diego, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I love the chicken and the chicken salad rolls with the sweet/spicy dipping sauce. Great prices and lots of seating.

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Solana Beach, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My wife and I went to Saffron Sunday 1/12/14, and was greeted by a new employee who could care less about customer service. She had no greetings or manners. The employee teaching her also had no manners. We had better customer service before, but this day was terrible!! Also the floors were filthy, dirty and the windows were dirty. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3731 India St Ste B, San Diego, CA 92103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: (619) 574-0177

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Eclectic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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