Saffron Restaurant & Lounge

123 North 3rd Street MinneapolisMN55401
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Saffron Restaurant & Lounge

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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...
by opentable on December 06, 2016 from opentable

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The Extras: Each month, Saffron features a new tasting-for-two that includes a sampler, paella and desert for $55.
by ezlocal on November 01, 2016 from ezlocal
Happy Hour: A special happy hour and late-night menu includes vegetable fritters, house-cured lamb "BLTs" and braised beef sandwiches.
by ezlocal on November 01, 2016 from ezlocal

Editorial Reviews

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
by ezlocal on November 01, 2016 from ezlocal
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...
by gayot on June 09, 2014 from gayot
"Meze, meze, meze" is what it's about at this "contemporary" Downtown hang serving "brilliant", "fragrant" and sometimes "adventurous" Med-Middle Eastern plates that can "change your entire outlook on hummus"; "relaxed yet classy", it also has "inventive" cocktails and "cordial" service (including tableside visits by the "extremely nice" owners) that support the upscale tabs.
by zagat on July 23, 2013 from zagat
High-end lounge off of Nicollet Mall offers Mediterranean specialities like beef kubbeh, yogurt cheese, lamb shoulder and more.:
There's a reason this Mediterranean restaurant is one of the Twin Cities' most raved-about dining spots: Saffron puts the finishing touches on all of its Middle Eastern-inspired dishes and ensures...
by by Molly Priesmeyer at Citysearch on July 09, 2008 from Citysearch

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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

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by yellowpages on November 25, 2016 from yellowpages