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Saffron Indian Cuisine

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#269 of 1,613 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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SHURWAT (APPETIZERS)
Vegetable Samosas (2 Pcs)
crisp triangular pastry filled with lightly spiced & herbed potatoes & green peas
Meat Samosas (2 Pcs).
crisp triangular pastry filled with lightly spiced ground meat and green peas
Vegetable Pakoras
golden fried fritters made of fresh vegetables dipped in chickpeas batter
Paneer Pakoras
golden fried fritters made of cottage cheese strips dipped in chickpeas batter
SHORBAS (SOUPS)
Mulligatawny
delicately spiced lentil soup with mix vegetables flavored with lemon & peppers
Tomato
a creamy blend of tomatoes flavoured with garlic & herbs
Lentil
split lentils cooked with spices & herbs
Chicken
tender cubes of chicken cooked in a broth flavoured with celery, carrots, onions and cilantro
FRESH TANDOORI BREADS
Naan
a traditional light & fluffy north indian white bread baked in the tandoor (clay oven)
Garlic Naan
naan bread topped with chopped garlic, cilantro & baked in the tandoor (clay oven)
Chilli Naan
naan bread topped with chopped green chillies & baked in the tandoor (clay oven)
Peshawari Naan
naan bread stuffed with raisins, nuts, herbs & baked in the tandoor (clay oven)
MURG KE PAKWAN (CHICKEN)
Chicken Tikka Masala
tender cubes of chicken grilled to perfection in our clay oven and then cooked in a creamy tomato sauce
Chicken Korma
boneless pieces of chicken lightly spiced & simmered in a creamy cashew nut sauce
Butter Chicken
shredded tandoori chicken cooked in a creamy sauce with a dash of butter & cream
Chicken Saagwala
boneless pieces of chicken lightly spiced & cooked in spinach
GHOSHT KE PAKWAN (LAMB)
Boti Kabab Masala
tender cubes of lamb grilled to perfection in our clay oven & then cooked in a creamy tomato sauce
Lamb Curry
chunks of tender lamb cooked in a light gravy & freshly ground spices
Lamb Saagwala
cut fillet of lamb lightly spiced & cooked in spinach
Lamb Korma
lamb cubes lightly spiced & cooked in a creamy cashew nut sauce
SAMUDRI KHAZANA SEAFOOD
Shrimp Curry
large shrimps cooked in a light gravy & freshly ground spices
Shrimp Tikka Masala
jumbo shrimps grilled to perfection in our clay oven & then cooked in a creamy tomato sauce
Shrimp Korma
large shrimps cooked in a lightly spiced creamy cashew nut sauce
Shrimp Xacuti
a mouth watering goan speciality of large shrimps cooked with sauteed ground spices & coconut
METHAI (DESERTS)
Gulab Jamun.
round dumplings made with milk & cheese, deep fried, dipped in honey syrup & served hot garnished with pistachios & saffron
Rasmalai
home made cheese patties sweetened in milk & flavored with almonds, pistachios, rose water & saffron
Kulfi (mango/ Pista)
traditional, homemade ice cream made with milk
Gajar Halwa
pudding made of grated carrots cooked with milk, homemade cheese, nuts & flavored with cardamom powder.
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

located inside a gas station, poor sanitation, owner is rude and arrogant. Save your time and money, absolutely not worth it.

Date of visit: January 2020
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indianfoodtampa, Owner at Saffron Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed November 4, 2019

Small and upcoming restaurant. Big restaurant on the drawing board; location found and details being worked out.

Date of visit: November 2019
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indianfoodtampa, Owner at Saffron Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2019

Thank you very much

Reviewed October 6, 2019

Absolutely the best Indian food in the Tampa area. Run don't walk to get here! The entrance to Saffron Indian Cuisine might be a surprise, but don't let that slow you down. The food smelled great as we entered. We decided to have our favorites...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 30, 2019

Excellent food, mouth watering authentic flavors. The lamb madras is to die for. Impeccable service from a family run business. The only downside for me personally is the restaurant is run out of a convenience store by a Mobil gas station. Hopefully this is a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

We had a family dinner at Saffron Palace. The owner was friendly, helpful and polite. She suggested their fruit juice infused with basil seeds. We ordered guava , lychee and a mango juice. It was out of this world! The food was delicious. We had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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indianfoodtampa, Public Relations Manager at Saffron Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thank you. We invite you, your family & friends to join us at Saffron indian cuisine at new location address 10865 cross creek blvd tampa 33647. Reopening from 1st may onwards. Hrs 10-9, days mon-sat. New items indian burgers and wraps coming soon.

Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

Saffron is the best Indian Cuisine I’ve had in the USA. Unfortunately, I live over an hour from Saffron’s. So I always call before I go to make sure they will be open. On this particular occasion I called and someone said “Hello” versus introducing...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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indianfoodtampa, Owner at Saffron Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thank you we enjoyed have your party dine in with us. We invite you, your family & friends to join us at Saffron indian cuisine at new location address 10865 cross creek blvd tampa 33647. Reopening from 1st may onwards. Hrs 10-9, days mon-sat. New...More

Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Went there for the lunch buffet. Excellent dishes, everything was fresh, flavorful and seasoned perfectly! Best Indian food I've had in a year! Reasonable prices. A must try!

Date of visit: March 2019
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indianfoodtampa, Public Relations Manager at Saffron Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thank you. We invite you, your family & friends to join us at Saffron indian cuisine at new location address 10865 cross creek blvd tampa 33647. Reopening from 1st may onwards. Hrs 10-9, days mon-sat. New items indian burgers and wraps coming soon.

Reviewed August 23, 2018

The food is exceptional and the owner is a perfect gentleman. The buffet is plentiful with many chooses and even if there isn't a buffet ordering off the menu will not be a disappointment.

Date of visit: August 2018
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indianfoodtampa, Owner at Saffron Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thank you. We invite you, your family & friends to join us at Saffron indian cuisine at new location address 10865 cross creek blvd tampa 33647. Reopening from 1st may onwards. Hrs 10-9, days mon-sat. New items indian burgers and wraps coming soon.

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Looking for unique, genuine and made from the heart Indian cuisine? SAFFRON Indian Cuisine is the absolute best Indian restaurant in the Tampa/Wesley Chapel Metropolitan Area. The freshness and quality of the ingredients is excellent and the wonderful variety of dishes is phenomenal. Strongly recommend...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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indianfoodtampa, Owner at Saffron Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thank you. We invite you, your family & friends to join us at Saffron indian cuisine at new location address 10865 cross creek blvd tampa 33647. Reopening from 1st may onwards. Hrs 10-9, days mon-sat. New items indian burgers and wraps coming soon.

Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

So I had the buffet today. The food was excellent with a great flavor. It was brought out on a regular basis as something's buffets wait until the last few crap pieces of food are left or all gone. They even brought Naan to me...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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indianfoodtampa, Owner at Saffron Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thank you. We invite you, your family & friends to join us at Saffron indian cuisine at new location address 10865 cross creek blvd tampa 33647. Reopening from 1st may onwards. Hrs 10-9, days mon-sat. New items indian burgers and wraps coming soon.

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