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522 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C4, Canada
+1 519-832-9121
11:30 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:30 - 20:00
Sat 16:00 - 20:00
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

So many times I have vacationed in Port Elgin, and always wanted to try Saffron. We finally visited, and were very impressed! The owners are extremely welcoming and friendly. We had reservations, and they seated us at the only window table. The Moroccan stew was very good, and the butter chicken was the best I have ever eaten. The nan... More 

Thank Christine B
Mono, Canada
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We eat here often and reservations are definitely required. The service is friendly and prompt and the food is delicious. The owner is very knowledgeable about gluten free and vegetarian. The African Peanut Stew is a favourite of mine. The restaurant is simple but cozy and comfortable. Take out is also available and always an option for taking back to... More 

Thank LK_GS
Paisley, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Reservations are required and very understandingly! A little gem of a restaurant inside and out. The patio was very comfortable and not very warm at all considering the heat. Loved to see all the women running the ship! Big portions and wonderful coffee.

Thank e s
Port Elgin, Canada
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133 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Shared the taco special with a small soup and a couple of chai teas - both so full we can hardly walk! Amazing meal that was seasoned perfectly - not extremely hot but a beautiful light full mouth glow. Tasted great, presented nicely. As expected, service is always exemplary. Again, one of the few places worth eating in the area

Thank L-A_Cameron
Ontario, Canada
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292 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Reservations are a must here. We had the Pad Thai, which was really good. We have been disappointed at other restaurants with this dish, but even though this is not a "Thai" restaurant, they get high marks for this dish. We also order an African Bean stew...sooo good, and the Butter Chicken. Just the right amount of spice...probably my favorite.... More 

Thank Misty58
Hanover, on
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

To be honest i would have never tried this place by just driving by....looks a little shady from the outside, but we decided to try this place based on the suggestion of a family member who has been here several times. Walking in the atmosphere is quaint but nothing fancy,very small. The menu is very different with a mixture of... More 

Thank Bennybs
Port Elgin, Canada
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133 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Saffron's chimichanga is one of those amazing meals that happens too seldom. A huge portion (good for 2 people) full of veggies and chicken covered in a wonderfully flavoured sauce. Side soup was excellent - again fresh an flavorful. Chai tea on the side to top things off. Love this place! Will post pictures later!

Thank L-A_Cameron
Port Elgin, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Food was nicely prepared, but no ambience. It felt crowded, due to size and layout. Good for a change of pace, but not spectacular.

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Saffron is by far the best restaurant in the area. Every single item on the menu is delicious and their daily specials are always a hit. The staff is friendly and get to know their regular customers by name. The dining area is small so reservations are a good idea, believe me you will be glad you made them and... More 

Thank laurast86
Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

I always try to have something different from Saffron, and am never disappointed! Their relatively small menu never gets stale thanks to their daily features. Ordering the daily soup is also a must! Cannot say too much about the dine-in experience as we always do take-out due to their lack of a liquor licence. Call early for take-out as they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Bruce County  >  Port Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 519-832-9121

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