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Saffron Restaurant & Lounge

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123 North 3rd Street Minneapolis MN 55401
Phone
(612) 746-5533
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(612) 746-5532

Business Hours

Status: Closes in 54 minutes

Sunday
Closed
Monday
4:00pm-10:00pm
Tuesday
4:00pm-10:00pm
Wednesday
4:00pm-10:00pm
Thursday
4:00pm-10:00pm
Friday
4:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday
5:00pm-11:00pm

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The critically-acclaimed and award-winning Saffron Restaurant & Lounge is the brain child of brothers Saed & Sameh Wadi. Opened in February 2007 and specializing in contemporary Mediterranean and Mid

If you ever needed a reason for a second lunch or a sequel to dinner, continue your courses on ravenous loops around Minneapolis and St. Paul. But no running with forks, please, to these awesome...

Saffron Restaurant and Lounge is one of those rare establishments that achieves the perfect balance of understated cool, sophistication, and intimacy. Signature cocktails start the evening off right, but the Mediterranean cuisine makes for a delicious full meal. At Saffron, you can find a diverse menu with dishes such as lamb brain and New York strip steak listed side by side.

A contemporary presentation of mediterranean cuisine, inspired by Moroccan, Spanish, and French flavors. Downtown Minneapolis.195251ATTR:BARRESTAURANTRESTAURANT

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Everything's right on the money in this creative downtown cafe---except crowd control. It's absent because there isn't a need, and that's a darned pity. Taking over the cavernous digs of a former Warehouse nightclub and softening its decor… Read More

Saffron Restaurant & Lounge Restaurant Review

Taking over the cavernous digs of a former Warehouse nightclub and softening its décor with Arabian touches, the youthful chef-owner, who hails from Palestine, has devised a fusion menu that’s a far cry from the sorry pack of amateur blenders. He starts with traditional Middle Eastern dishes, then he tempers or sparks them with modern American techniques. This results in standouts like a blue...

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Fantastic restaurant and very sad it is ...

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Fantastic restaurant and very sad it is closed now.

Tagine was very good. ..owner friendly. ...

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80

Tagine was very good. ..owner friendly. .bar staff attentive to friends. .no one server thus poor service

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This restaurant is permanently closed. Permanently Closed - The critically-acclaimed and award-winning Saffron Restaurant & Lounge is the brain child of brothers Saed & Chef Sameh Wadi. Opened in February 2007 and now nationally recognized for their fresh interpretation of traditional Mediterranean cuisine, featuring a seasonal menu with a strong emphasis on the old world tradition of sharing a...

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The Extras: Each month, Saffron features a new tasting-for-two that includes a sampler, paella and desert for $55.

Happy Hour: A special happy hour and late-night menu includes vegetable fritters, house-cured lamb "BLTs" and braised beef sandwiches.

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