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Saffron Indian Bistro

#59 of 1,555 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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7607 N Oracle Rd, Oracle Crossing Shopping Center, Tucson, AZ 85704-6352
(520) 742-9100
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place, and return there often. The food is fresh and flavorful, the owner is friendly and concerned for the customer, and they are very careful about gluten cross contamination.

Thank AZMerrie
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I am generally not a fan of Indian food, but this meal was very nice. Not being familiar we asked for the most popular app and 2 meals. I had chicken and wife had lamb. Huge portions, with plenty for another meal.

Thank luvglass
Nogales, Arizona
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Love that they will spice up a dish just right! When I can't dine in, I have also done the take out. This is a hidden treasure here in Tucson.

Thank Michele H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We've been to Saffron Bistro for lunch as well as dinner. It's always delicious. For lunch they have a buffet that is great and very reasonably priced. I look forward to the next time we go.

Thank Linzie C
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Had their weekend buffet lunch - great price @ $10 per person - but the quality of the food was a disappointment. Although the restaurant seemed to be quite popular with a steady stream of customers, none of the dishes I sampled had an authentic taste. The tandoori chicken was obviously colored (besides being cold), the butter chicken and a... More 

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

First time there today. Nice place,simple buffet but enough choices and the price was good Service was minimal because we chose the buffet but decent and friendly nevertheless.

Thank Laurence L
Tucson, Arizona
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102 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place has a great menu. The food is spicy (if you wish it to be) and they have good mango lassi. The lunch buffet has good choices-but I found the food not quite warm enough.

Thank alan w
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

At about $10 a head weekday lunches here are hard to beat. Lots of variety including meat and vegetarian dishes, some mild ( nice butter chicken) some nominally hot dishes. No really hot dishes on the day I went. At least 3 or 4 veggie options, 2 varieties of rice and 2 deserts- mango pudding and rice pudding. Will definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

It has been a couple of years since visiting here and not sure why we haven't been in a while. They offer a lunch Buffet, which I have never frequented, but we were here for Dinner. The restaurant dinning room is bright and light. They offer both a printed menu and an ipad menu with pictures of the food. Still... More 

Thank laurae
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The food at dinner is delicious, but more expensive than other Indian restaurants. I did not find the lunch buffet very interesting. The atmosphere is cheerful and modern and the service was professional.

Thank Amys60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Pakistani, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7607 N Oracle Rd, Oracle Crossing Shopping Center, Tucson, AZ 85704-6352
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: (520) 742-9100

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