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Saffron nola

4128 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2751
+1 504-323-2626
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Indian, Bar, Asian, Fusion, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
4128 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2751
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here to sample the lunch menu. It is a very tasty fusion menu with unique versions of grilled cheese, hamburgers and fish. The surprise was the Collard Chaat which is a fried kale. I never liked kale but this was delicious. As usual, the...More

Thank Peripatetic_Engineer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to eating here. My sister raves about it. The idea is fabulous but feel like Just was not as flavorful as I was expecting. I love the family story and the sons idea do open the restaurant. Drink menu looks...More

Thank coastgirl8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was totally blown away by this place and cannot wait to return. A knowledgeable waiter that was passionate about the food that he was presenting and food that was inventive and absolutely delicious. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Had lunch & dinner; would go for breakfast & midnight snack if they were open. Creative, surprising menu is challenging because you’ll want to try everything.

1  Thank BTR1
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I'd read so much about this restaurant and had a hard time getting a rez. I had the cauliflower "fritters" as an appetizer and was sorely disappointed. The breading was thick and heavy, without the usual "lightness" of these I've had in other Indian high-end...More

Thank hdmatthias
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We came here as a party of 4 for my birthday. It was absolutely fantastic. The cocktails had great flavor, the service was great, and the food was incredible. One in our group doesn’t usually even like Indian food and he was still pleased. Everything...More

1  Thank Carly D
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Saffron has combined two great cuisines, Indian and NOLA, and the result was fantastic, from the cocktails (my Saffron Old Fashioned incorporated bourbon, bitters, mango chutney and demerara sugar) to the small plates (we loved the Chicken Lasooni-chicken kabobs and Pakota-cauliflower fritters with mint chutney)...More

1  Thank boudin
Reviewed 1 June 2018

It took some convincing to get my wife to try an Indian restaurant in New Orleans but she finally relented. And she certainly was pleased that she did. As with most modern restaurants with high ceilings and little acoustic dampening the restaurant is loud, not...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I attended a private family dinner here the other night where they served a tasting menu.I already loved there food and have been a long time fan but the tasting menu gave me a chance to taste dishes that I usually didn't order or would...More

Thank Peripatetic_Engineer
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Out of this world modern Indian cuisine in a very pretty location. Great bar, great wine list, and attentive staff all work together for a memorable dining experience. Very difficult reservation to get!

Thank lilbanjo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4128 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115-2751
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Garden District
  • Neighbourhood: Garden District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-323-2626
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Saffron nola, the Vilkhu family's first full time restaurant venture, stemming from their pop up restaurant of 6 years and their 26-year catering business.The super approachable menu is the Vilkhu family's communication of the evolution of Indian cuisine.
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