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Saffron Indian Bistro

#35 of 1,539 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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7607 N Oracle Rd, Oracle Crossing Shopping Center, Tucson, AZ 85704-6352
+1 520-742-9100
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tucson, Arizona
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125 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our dinner at Saffron was full of delicious spices. Having traveled in India and been to some fine Indian restaurants in London, we were not prepared to have such a delectable meal in Tucson. But it was very, very good and the service was very gracious and attentive. We'll be going back.

Thank Jim L
Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly recommend trying the Lamb Masala and the Garlic Naan. It was very delicious and the service was 1st class too!

Thank Keith P
Camp Verde, Arizona
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having had a long day at work, we decided to order Indian food to take back to the hotel. What a great decision! The Lamb Biryani and the Tiki Masala were loaded with meat and flavor. The two items were way too much food for two hungry people, and there were even leftovers from lunch the next day. Absolutely the... More 

Thank Picardone
Arlington, VA
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606 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Saffron for the first time tonight and were very pleased. The service was excellent and it was pleasant to sit outside. Their breads are excellent, less greasy and more fluffy than most Indian restaurants. All of the portion sizes were generous. Many vegetarian options as well as meat, fish, and poultry. We had two vegetarian dishes and... More 

Thank X-NYr
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you go to an ethnic restaurant, and you see table after table of people with that ethnicity, you know that you have chosen well. I like Indian food, but sometimes it is too spicy for me. Here you can order it mild, medium, or hot. What a concept!

Thank Gordon J
Tucson, Arizona
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great selection of foods and great atmosphere! Located in Oro Valley, Saffron also offers dishes from their menu.

Thank pattymhunter
Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always had the lunch buffet at this restaurant so can't comment on the grilled and oven baked dishes, but the sauces and stews that are part of the buffet are heavenly. I don't eat meat. There are plenty of choices for any-kind-of-vore. The sauces are delicious and I always end with a little of the creamy rice pudding... More 

Thank TJM747
Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been here several times for dinner and always experience excellent service and a delicious meal. One of our favorite local restaurants!

Thank adpitara
Tucson, AZ
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125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

This was the 1st time eating Indian food: I can no longer tolerate spicy food. A friend recommended we try Saffron. What a tasty meal. You choose how spicy you want your food. Our waiter, Sam, guided us through the menu. They have an ipad that has pictures of the meals, so one has an idea of what to get.... More 

Thank TucsonTraveller2
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

This restaurant was a delightful surprise. Authentic Indian food in a sophisticated setting. Great and attentive service.

Thank Jake S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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: +1 520-742-9100

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