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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
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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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Silver Spring, Maryland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Virginia Beach during off-season and decided to go into downtown Virginia Beach for dinner. We went to Saffron Indian Bistro. The food was exceptional! This is really a nice restaurant, with a full bar and ambiance--great lighting for couples who want a nice romantic dining experience. The food was delicious. We ordered the goat... More 

Thank MargieDe
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Whether or not you have been exposed to Indian fare, a stop at Saffron would never be a mistake for those looking to explore new eats or enjoy a sensational meal. From their delicious naan (topped with mint sauce, if you desire-and I would recommend!) to their countless perfectly-spiced offerings, dining at Saffron will, without a doubt, be an absolute... More 

Thank jpmorganre
north carolina, United States
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great place for lunch, with a wonderful buffet so you can sample their different salads, entree's and deserts. The price is very reasonable, there are several entre' selections, both meat and vegetarian. Service is fast. They bring a delicious basket of hot naan to the table to complement the meal. The chicken tikka, and the tandoori were excellent, as well... More 

1 Thank Martha H
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146 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Outstanding Indian cuisine in an above-average venue that fits well with Town Center. The prices tend to be slightly higher than average but, to me, worthwhile. The servers are kind and happy to make recommendations or offer explanations. I've enjoyed dinner several times over the past year, most recently in August 2016. The experience is consistent. I've always been a... More 

Thank OHWanderingProf
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 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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543 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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140 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Television, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
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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