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505 Gretna Blvd, Ste 6, Gretna, LA 70053-6771
504-363-2174
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Fri 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Binghamton, New York
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This restaurant is open only on Fridays for dinner and is in a nondescript strip mall. The food is excellent and when we went there the service was fast and efficient. Very limited menu. Unlike most Indian restaurants where dishes are meant to be shared, here the dishes come plated. A minor irritation is that they charge for things that... More 

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Thank duskyman
New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Saffron NOLA is a great caterer for an event. Everything they prepare is super delicious and done with their own flare. They are happy to personalize your menu and their helpings are generous !

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Thank Linda U
New Orleans, Louisiana
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great dinner at Saffron Nola, my husband and I showed up for dinner without a reservation. Mr. Vilkhu was kind enough to get us seated in spite of my forgetfulness in making our reservation. I was not expecting such a wonderful dinner, the atmosphere inside was exceptional. I think my husband and I lucked out with our seats.... More 

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Thank Rosegomez07
Metairie, Louisiana
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

This place continues to deliver outstanding Indian cuisine and exceptional service. The vegetarian sampler dinner was outstanding, the gumbo remains one of the best in the city, though unique, and the appetizers are so great you want to have one of each! The specialty cocktails are always outstanding, too!

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Thank jcbjr1294
New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This is a charming little restaurant run by an Indian American family. The host is a wonderful man who does everything he can to make your visit an excellent experience. Unfortunately, they are only open on Fridays and other times by appointment. Get reservations. The food is amazingly good, spicy and delicious and somewhat unique. High quality level, and NOT... More 

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Thank RugbyProp3
New Orleans, Louisiana
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322 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants when we want an upscale dining experience without crossing the river. We have been here often enough that we know the proprietors and they always welcome us back like old friends. Of course, we wouldn't go there if the food and service wasn't top notch. I recommend that you try their special offerings.

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Thank Peripatetic_Engineer
New Orleans, Louisiana
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357 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

this small family run restaurant is nicely appointed, has a very friendly staff (owner's family) and has a kitchen that delivers special family recipes that they are thrilled to have you enjoy. the menu changes based on what is fresh from the market, but usually a seafood is a mainstay. all aspects of the menu are tasty and interesting. now,... More 

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Thank worldexplorer53
New Orleans, Louisiana
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292 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Only open on a Friday night so you need to make reservations. Eaten there about eight times and am never disappointed. Food and service always excellent!

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Thank cockney007
new orleans, United States
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have been to Saffron Nola a few times this year and I wanted to post a review to this little known gem on the West bank. The only downside is that it books up early- its open on friday evenings and reservations are a must. Make sure to sign up for their email list and they'll send you information... More 

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Thank Candice A
Harvey, Louisiana
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

So based on reviews and friends, I expected the most amazing meal, service, etc. I'm sad to say we won't return. First and foremost, dinner should not take 2 1/2 hours. I don't want to be rushed but neither do I expect 40 minutes between appetizers and entrees. The kitchen clearly could not handle the people. The interior of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Friday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Gretna Blvd, Ste 6, Gretna, LA 70053-6771
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna
  • Phone Number: 504-363-2174

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