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Saffron Colonial

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A British Colonial style restaurant in the heart of Downtown Salt Lake City (Avenues neighborhood). We offer a lunch buffet made with the freshest locally sourced ingredients. Daily specials include favorites like Chicken Tikka Masala, Coconut Korma, Vindaloo and rotating classic dishes. Dinner is cooked to order and served family style with choices that range from traditional, classic, modern and sweet offerings. Vegan & Vegetarian options available. Dine in, take out, delivery and private dining and event space.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

It might be good for Salt lake city but this is not the best Indian food. We ate Pau Bhaji- they gave the vegetable in a small bowl. Now that is poor! Pau Bhaji's main cost is Bhaji. You are paying for Bhaji and not...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank thehonestme
Reviewed May 16, 2019

I have reviewed this restaurant before, but Saffron Valley Colonial (previously Saffron Valley East) has been remodeled, and has changed the buffet on Tuesday night which features "all you can eat dosas." The Tiffin buffet is new since we have been to Saffron Valley last....More

Date of visit: May 2019
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saffronvalley, Guest Relations Manager at Saffron Colonial, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2019

We love that you enjoyed the dosa buffet and our renovated location, Maude! We are happy to serve you.

Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

I don’t know why even i gave one star, the staff is rude especially the manager. The food is not even close to authentic Indian. I would avoid this restaurant and prefer Bawarchi for authentic indian food instead.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank swaroopS8
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Tandoori Chicken was like eating rubber. Rest of the food was tasteless and insipid. Located in an old building that looks pretty run down from inside. Extremely poor ambience. Service was atrocious- no one paid any attention till called over. Servers are there just to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JC2466
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Many nice and super tasty Indian food options at the lunch buffet in weekends “Im not sure if they do it during weekdays” I was invited there but I think they charge something very close to 10 USD. The food was always tasty and fresh....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TravElkouteini
Reviewed March 7, 2019

I read about this from a local food website and wanted to give it a try. I love Indian food and am always wanting to try new places. This was in the building of an old Chinese restaurant called the Pagoda that my grandparents loved....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank shake801
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Went here with family. I normally get a buffet dinner at Indian restaurants so that I can try some new dishes, but this buffet didn't seem to have that many main dishes. One interesting thing they do if you order the buffet is you get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PingPongButterfly
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere and service at Saffron Valley were wonderful. I enjoyed the lunch special which came with a beautiful and amazingly flavorful array of small potions. There are two locations and I look forward to visiting the other soon.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GreenTableLiving
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

The gentleman who served us last week was fantastic and provided to our every desire. He refilled specific sauces and provided suggestions for us to try. I love Mediterranean food and Indian food alike and this restaurant has a nice selection full of flavor. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dream721936
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The setting and the atmosphere is nothing special. The service was good and prompt. There was a wide range of dishes on offer, both north and south Indian, and the tastes were quite good. The Saturday menu had only chicken as protein in various preparations...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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