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Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen

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125 West Alder, Walla Walla, WA 99362
(509) 525-2112
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2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 243
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 27
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Outstanding Food & Service

Though this was my first time visiting this establishment, it will NOT be my last!! It has an intimate dining room conducive to a relaxing evening. Then, it was difficult choosing just one entree from the list of seasonal alternatives. I had the sturgeon, and it was perfectly prepared. I will go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
BBTravelMom
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Walla Walla, WA
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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367 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Walla Walla, WA
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Though this was my first time visiting this establishment, it will NOT be my last!! It has an intimate dining room conducive to a relaxing evening. Then, it was difficult choosing just one entree from the list of seasonal alternatives. I had the sturgeon, and it was perfectly prepared. I will go back again and again to try all the... More 

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This restaurant is small but cozy, so call for reservations. We could see the kitchen from our table, which was fascinating. The service was good, and the food was great.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Chris and Island are amazing. Chris for the menu and preparation..Island for running the front end..Island make you feel like your either family, or a long and loved friend. Honestly, I cant say enough for this warm, cozy, comfortable mediterranean feel. Lately..my fave is the Bison Rib eye...dont forget to try the flatbreads!

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Gainesville, Florida
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a cozy restaurant away from the crowds in the center of Walla Walla. Chef has created an interesting and diverse menu, which changes depending on availability of local produce and product. It was recommended we sit at the counter, which afforded a great view of the kitchen. Tim worked with us, explaining all the dishes. We had a... More 

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Oroville, Washington
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Enjoyed a fabulous meal here. Food had great flavor and very creative dishes on the menu. We enjoyed our meal and evening until we looked at the corkage fee -- $20!! Are you kidding me? We bring in two $95 bottles of wine and get charged $20 for each bottle!! We don't mind paying corkage fees, but that is way... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The restaurant has a great atmosphere, not too loud and good soft lighting. We made reservations a bit late, so all they had left were seats on the counter. It was so much fun watching the kitchen staff. The waitress was knowledgeable and attentive, the food excellent and the dessert delicious - a flowerless chocolate cake that even my husband... More 

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Walla Walla, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Incredible Mediterranean fusion restaurant in downtown Walla Walla. Lamb tagine was to die for--delicious, served traditionally. Flatbreads always tasty. Cozy atmosphere and attentive servers. Don't expect to get out on a budget: between the wine list and entree prices it's definitely a "special occasion" restaurant for me.

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Walla Walla, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We came expecting a "fancy" meal that we could not find elsewhere. We were not disappointed as our meals were both unique and tasty.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was way beyond my expectations. A delightful late lunch after golf. Had the lamb, sausage and shrimp flatbread and pomegranate blood orange sorbet. Some of the best food I have ever had at a restaurant! The service was excellent although we were the only party dining in at the time. It was slow since it was early Sunday.

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Missoula, Montana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very small and cozy. The food is very good. Choices are limited. Service poor. We waited at least 10 minutes before our waiter came to our table once we were seated. Once drinks appeared, it was at least 10 or 15 minutes before he reappeared.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 West Alder, Walla Walla, WA 99362
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Walla Walla
  • Phone Number: (509) 525-2112

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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