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Saffron Indian Bistro

Northwest Virginia Beach
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4532 Columbus St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6702
+1 757-644-6904
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice for family. We are a family of four and we loved the buffet. We choose the buffet so we could 'try a little of everything.' My kids loved the chicken tikka and coconut chicken. I enjoyed several dishes ( can't remember names). The wait staff is very friendly. My wife and I sat and enjoyed quite conversation after... More 

Thank Jeeper19
Wellington, Florida
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491 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Very good Indian food, especially if you like spicy. We started with their complimentary pita chips and mint salsa.... excellent. The came the appetizer, Gobi Munchurian, $10, and the heat began. Fried cauliflower, with a spicy red sauce. We had an order of Garlic Naan, $3.50, and I'd say unremarkable. I had the Lamb Kerla Pepper, $17.50. And my spouse... More 

Thank Stephen R
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Recently I went to Saffron Indian Bistro with three other friends in Town Center, and let me tell you, it was a great experience! Walking in, I saw a very beautiful bar display, wall decorations, and seating. The atmosphere was very elegant, but wasn’t so fancy that if you showed up underdressed you would still be comfortable. The lights were... More 

Thank 338635
Virginia Beach,VA
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Our family was there for lunch for my daughters 30th birthday, it was her choice to eat there for something new. Well, it seemed like we were being ignored or overlooked. Waited patiently to get our menus while the waiter just assumed we were there for the buffet (we weren't). It wasn't too busy and with so many waiters walking... More 

Thank ur2punny
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108 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Great place to try and eat curry. Took friends to try the food and they were happy with the choices. Korma is not spicy at all, everything else is rated 1-5, 5 being most spiciest. Lamb Tikka Massala was fantastic.

1 Thank Wisnia
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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168 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Went with my sister, she had been there before, we ate the lunch buffet, price very reasonable $11 included tip. The service was good, friendly, I was impressed with the flavors of the food items, everything I tasted was very good. I would definitely go back.

1 Thank JudyE65
Munising, Michigan
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I used to live across the street from here. I loved it, I would eat here at least once a week. Everything is great and authentic. Garlic naan bread to the salmon I wish I have you next to me now.

1 Thank chipat88
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

On a recommendation from locals, we stopped at Saffron for lunch. I was disappointed with the pakora (tiny little balls of mush) but the chicken korma and na'an made up for it.We ordered off the menu even though there is a buffet. The buffet is located in a small corner and seems more like an afterthought. The prices were a... More 

1 Thank JNetteDC
Mebane, NC
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171 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Excellent food and service. Was here on a Friday night about 6pm, and not busy at all. This is about 2 blocks from the hustle and bustle of Town Center so not far, and totally worth it.

1 Thank NorthCarolina621
Chesapeake, Virginia
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I went for lunch, I had been years ago and it was good. There was a good variety of food but every dish was oversalted. I'm not sensitive to salt but it was so heavy it covered the taste of the food. The nann was great. Now the service was dreadful. I had a pile of dished on my table... More 

1 Thank Rusty B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Television, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4532 Columbus St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6702
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-644-6904
The Best Indian Restaurant in Hampton Roads area.

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