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6550 Paseo Del Norte NE, Albuquerque, NM
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
An average hotel

I was happy to find another Indian restaurant in Albuquerque. The service and food are not up to the mark as expected. Though it is an express restaurant some good food also matters. In that day I would say it was an average restaurant.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2014
Prakruthi2013
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I was happy to find another Indian restaurant in Albuquerque. The service and food are not up to the mark as expected. Though it is an express restaurant some good food also matters. In that day I would say it was an average restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

For a fast food place it's not bad. I loved the flavors here, and the service was fast and reasonably priced as well. Lots of food for your money. Will definitely go back when visiting ABQ later this year.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I adore Indian food. Since I work close to the strip mall where Saffron Tiger is located, I was eager to try it after reading a number of good reviews. On the up side, the restaurant is clean and service is good, and it's convenient if you work near Paseo Del Norte and I-25. But the food was a major... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This was the express, it was good, but could have used some more spice. Very fast and reasonably priced.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

On the outskirts of Abq. and in a crummy looking shopping center, the restaurant may be a little hard to find, but very well worth a try. Indoor appointments are nice. The menu is varied and the Indian hot is really hot! Try the buffet midday. Nice selection of beer and wine. Good service and price.

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Evergreen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and variety of food available at this Indian buffet restaurant. I was looking for an alternative to "strip mall fast food" when I stayed in Albuquerque recently, and the Saffron Tiger fit the bill perfectly, without breaking the bank!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We love good Indian food and decided to try the Saffron Tiger for dinner one eve, but we were simply not impressed with the food or the service. As we entered the restaurant - which was not at all busy on a Saturday night for dinner - we got in line behind a couple who were serving food from what... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I was disappointed again by the lack of flavor, spices, and presentation. The food offered in the buffet looked as if it had been sitting there for several hours. There was a good variety of choices, however, they looked more like leftovers from the day before. The temperature of the hot foods was not very hot, and the cold foods... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoy this restaurant. The buffet is priced well and the food is always fresh and delicious. The staff is really friendly too!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I was looking forward to trying this place. Once I did I was actually disappointed. No real flavor. Actually kinda bland. I do better at home with Indian food.

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Additional Information about Saffron Tiger

Address: 6550 Paseo Del Norte NE, Albuquerque, NM
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6550 Paseo Del Norte NE, Albuquerque, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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