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“Great atmosphere and Thai food”
Review of Saffron

Saffron
Ranked #72 of 1,258 Restaurants in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Banyan Tree's signature restaurant, serves authentic Thai cuisine. Sitting on a wooden deck overlooking the tropical mangroves.
Richmond, VA
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and Thai food”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Be sure to get a reservation before you arrive, because it's not easy. If you like Thai food and a great, high end atmosphere - this place is for you.

Visited March 2013
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Huntingdon Valley PA
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Exceptional Thai food”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

The food, ambience and service were top notch. Perhaps the best Thai food I've ever eaten. Worth the effort.

Visited March 2013
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London England
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Romance under the stars”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Beautifully situated open air restaurant in the Banyan Tree hotel, with lights reflected in the lagoon and the moon and stars above ...
Highly romantic and very good food and attentive service.

Soft shell crabs were a particular favourite. Reservations are essential and prices are quite reasonable for the quality of food and the lovely setting/

Visited February 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A must if you are in the area”
Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

I love Thai food and this place was amazing! Unfortunately it rained that day so they had to move the service inside but what a great romantic spot nonetheless!! Go for a drink in the lobby bar prior to you dinner, amazing place!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“awesome thai restaurant”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

just being sitted at that fantastic deck was one of my life best experience !
the lagoon, with all the manglar trees and the moon... even moskitos looked romantic !!
i found thai food very interesting, and what we had in this awesome restaurant didnt disapponited at all.
from the ginger bread to the grass lemon curd, everything was delightfull and very balanced, and its very common have thai food completely agressive and flavorless. This place was what we were looking for an exclusive thai restaurant.
The check was a little pricey, but worth it completely !!

Visited February 2013
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