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Saffron Indian Grill

1921 Main St, Tewksbury, MA 01876-2192
+1 978-677-6775
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Jun 18, 2018
“Good local indian food”
May 26, 2018
“Asked for MILD, so spicy it was uneatable”
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Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1921 Main St, Tewksbury, MA 01876-2192
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Saffron Indian Grill
1. Casual and Contemporary
"food here was really great and the restaurant space was very modern"
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2. Express Lunch Thali
" about 7 or 8 different small bowls of different items"
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3. Delicious Indian Curries
"All were prepared well, hot, and very tasty."
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

The food here is excellent - a bit pricey as take out for one was almost $40. Small, tasty, hearty portions - everything fresh. Try it!

Thank TMTMassachusetts_USA
Reviewed May 26, 2018

We ordered take-out from Saffron based on its reviews. Because it was our first try at this specific restaurant, we ordered the food mild. It was labeled mild, but oh my was it spicy - I tossed the dish out after one bite. My husbands...More

Thank Bente V
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The employee’s here were very friendly and helpful, the atmosphere was nice and calm, the restaurant was clean, and the food was amazing!

Thank Megan H
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

The food here was really great and the restaurant space was very modern and nice. I'll definitely be back again soon!

Thank ael210
John V, Manager at Saffron Indian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Thanks for the kind words. See you soon, we hope.

Reviewed August 18, 2017

Tewksbury/Andover/Lowell have a lot of high-tech workers (code for Asian/South Asian) so it should be no surprise that there are some pretty good Indian/Pakistani restaurants in the area. Add Saffron to the list. On the advice of my colleague, I went with the Thali (I...More

Thank Terrygrim3
Management response:Responded August 22, 2017

Thanks for your kind words and feedback. The chef chooses the entree items for the lunch thali daily and includes lamb one or two days a week. We'll try to make it hotter next time.

Reviewed August 5, 2017

I must say I never give 5 stars, but I had to with Saffron Grill. My wife and I started with a Himalayan Salad that was a fresh mix of greens tossed with Himalayan spiced potatoes, very good. For an appetizer we had sauteed shrimp,...More

Thank gar10821
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I took a walk on the wild side and tried Indian food for the first time. I now know I should have tried it much sooner. This place was welcoming, warm, efficient and surprising. It is a diamond in the rough in a small strip...More

Thank Kate C
John V, Public Relations Manager at Saffron Indian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Love this review because it encourage others who are new to Indian food to try our cuisine. Thank you.

Reviewed April 8, 2017

I love this place and go at least a couple times a month. My family consists of 3 adults and 2 teenagers. We have various combinations of being picky and not being able to handle spicy things, yet everyone can find multiple things on the...More

Thank Alex A
John V, Public Relations Manager at Saffron Indian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words and, as you say, keep coming back. We love it.

Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been here on a date and also with our 4 and 7 year old children - great for both experiences! The lunch sampler plate offered several different options, perfect for anyone who is new to Indian food. Their dal (lentil)...More

Thank danimax2016
John V, Public Relations Manager at Saffron Indian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

So glad you enjoy our restaurant with your family. Your kind words are much appreciated.

Reviewed February 27, 2017

Definitely not the best Indian food in the area, but not bad either. Our server Smita was great. We ordered Aloo Tikki slider and it was delicious. For appetizer we had Chana Bhatura. The bhatura was soft but it tasted different than the authentic bhatura....More

Thank Anshita_S
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September 4, 2017|
Response from John V | Property representative |
Yes. Saffron is open for lunch and dinner today, Labor Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1921 Main St, Tewksbury, MA 01876-2192
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Tewksbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-677-6775
  • E-mail
Saffron Indian Grill offers a taste of Indian street food as well as classic and modern takes on regional cuisine. For lunch enjoy an Indian Thali, round tray with small bowls filled with appetizer, entrees, salad, rice, bread and dessert or a lighter take with a Pav Burger or Naanwich and fries, ready in minutes of your call or arrival. Dinner is relaxing and filled with tastes and smells of the exotic spices and herbs of India. Try a selection from our wine and beer list, carefully chosen from all over the world. The dining room is contemporary, casual, and comfortable with padded banquettes and visually striking with a dramatic mural, mirrors, walnut table tops all coming together in a sociable neighborhood dining atmosphere. We are committed to a healthy menu with regular specials and irregular, pleasantly surprising events.
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