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Saffron Cafe

621 Fort Wayne Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
+1 317-917-0131
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb” (29 reviews)
“kafta” (9 reviews)
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
621 Fort Wayne Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In Indianapolis for business. One of my colleagues suggested this place and I’m so happy she did! The lamb tajini was to die for... and the table bread was delicious as well! Nice decor and ambience as well.

Thank Voyage30761
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited for long time, the food was very salty. Worst service I have seen in years. Will not go there again. Not recommended.

Thank Sherpa789436
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For my husband and I, this is our 'go to' for a special night out! We absolutely love the delicious meals prepared by Chef Sentissi. The tajine specialities are amazing. I almost always end up with Tajine Lamb Honey. Afterwards, sit back and enjoy a...More

Thank Tomita22
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Known for its Moroccan food.....but much to our surprise there were a number of Italian offerings on the menu as well. Upon questioning this observation we found that the owner is Moroccan, but his grandmother was Italian. So....some interesting variety on the menu. We opted...More

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We started with the antipasto sampler dish to share. Both the Zaalouk and the Bakoula were very good, the hummus average [oliy]. Lamb kabob entrée was good. Lamb Honey Tajine was excellent. Service was mechanical, but adequate.

Thank Morgan2010
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Moroccan tagines and a variety of other dishes along with specials. Food is served timely and tastes great. Friendly staff. Location walking distance in downtown area. Some construction in parking area makes the place appear closed but the side door is open- nice ambiance. Look...More

Thank nuyu2013
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Friday evening for dinner. The place wasn’t crowded, and we were able to get a table straight away. The chef is Moroccan and his American wife acts both as front of house and waits the tables. The service and attention are...More

Thank Pushkin007
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Excellent dinner, cozy atmosphere very friendly and helpful staff, never waited for anything, music perfect compliment to the dining experience.

Thank Josh W
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

I can’t even begin to tell you how much we enjoy Chef Senossi and his restaurant. He is so welcoming and his good brings back such great memories of being in Morocco. The tagines are great, the couscous is wonderful and the desserts are just...More

Thank IndySig
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Not the best Middle Eastern in the city, but our tajines (one beef, one chicken) were quite good. Humus was uninspired. Service was fine the look is fun.

Thank BatGuano30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Fort Wayne Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-917-0131
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