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522 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C4, Canada
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit to Saffron and my sister-in-law is a regular when in the Port Elgin area. The service is friendly enthusiastic but not intrusive- especially important since one of the owners was our host. The food servings are generous. My shahi paneer was so flavourful, with generous pieces of paneer. My husband enjoyed the green curry special.We'll... More 

Thank Cyclefar2004
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of eating at Saffron on Saturday night. Thank goodness we made reservations as we definately needed them. We were met by the co-owner whose passion for her restaurant showed in how she described the dishes that were featured. I had the vegetarian hot sour soup which was awesome! I then had the butter chicken which also... More 

Thank Colleen C
Port Elgin, Canada
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hours are a little strange in that they're closed a lot but the food is not your run of the mill diner fare. I had a Moroccan stew which was very tasty. You can't get wine but the food makes up for that.

Thank andy b
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this little restaurant. Amazing flavour and the level of heat can be adjusted to your liking. The Paneer cheese is amazing and made in house and the desserts are a must have! Try it...you will enjoy it!

Thank LoveMyFood1980
Mannheim, Germany
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Some of the best food I have tasted in the world. The tables in the restaurant are often reserved in advance so be sure to call ahead. Take out is always a great option too, we love to do both. The staff is friendly and very helpful. I have never experienced a breakfast/brunch like the one they offer on Sunday.... More 

Thank Jfenner01
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

So many times I have vacationed in Port Elgin, and always wanted to try Saffron. We finally visited, and were very impressed! The owners are extremely welcoming and friendly. We had reservations, and they seated us at the only window table. The Moroccan stew was very good, and the butter chicken was the best I have ever eaten. The nan... More 

Thank Christine B
Mono, Canada
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We eat here often and reservations are definitely required. The service is friendly and prompt and the food is delicious. The owner is very knowledgeable about gluten free and vegetarian. The African Peanut Stew is a favourite of mine. The restaurant is simple but cozy and comfortable. Take out is also available and always an option for taking back to... More 

Thank LK_GS
Paisley, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Reservations are required and very understandingly! A little gem of a restaurant inside and out. The patio was very comfortable and not very warm at all considering the heat. Loved to see all the women running the ship! Big portions and wonderful coffee.

Thank e s
Port Elgin, Canada
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124 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Shared the taco special with a small soup and a couple of chai teas - both so full we can hardly walk! Amazing meal that was seasoned perfectly - not extremely hot but a beautiful light full mouth glow. Tasted great, presented nicely. As expected, service is always exemplary. Again, one of the few places worth eating in the area

Thank L-A_Cameron
Ontario, Canada
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247 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Reservations are a must here. We had the Pad Thai, which was really good. We have been disappointed at other restaurants with this dish, but even though this is not a "Thai" restaurant, they get high marks for this dish. We also order an African Bean stew...sooo good, and the Butter Chicken. Just the right amount of spice...probably my favorite.... More 

Thank Misty58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Gluten Free Options, International, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Port Elgin
  • Phone Number: 5198329121

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