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522 Goderich St, Port Elgin, Ontario N0H 2C4, Canada
+1 519-832-9121
09:00 - 14:00
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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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Port Elgin, Canada
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This very unassuming quiet little restaurant hides a kitchen that assaults your tastebuds with a pow of flavour and a smack of OMG! No other restaurant gives more flavour for $ than any other in town! The others should be quaking in their boots, if this placed desired to go bigger, and we were assured they wouldn't have the energy,... More 

Thank Tammy B
Port Elgin, Canada
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135 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Happy the group had a good vacation - glad they are back! Another great meal as expected. Freshly prepared, beautifully seasoned, delicious flavours, good portions, more than friendly service. Always enjoy eating at a place where there is passion for good food and service. Pad Thai, pork special, and bread pudding all amazing. What other restaurant can turn bread pudding... More 

Thank L-A_Cameron
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner. It's a small locally owned and operated place. The items on the menu are creative and varied and all made in-house. I had the butter chicken and my husband had the African peanut stew. I mentioned that I usually have found butter chicken to be bland. The owner/waitress said they could add a chilli to... More 

Thank Brian S
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the Resturant for dinner, the staff were wonderful and the food was great. I couldn't believe that such a variety of food can be cooked in the same kitchen and it will all be good but it was all great. We had Indian, Trinidadian, Lebanese and Mexican food ordered and it was all great. Call before you go. Unfortunately,... More 

Thank Amany J
Port Elgin, Canada
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What the atmosphere doesn't have the food makes up for. It's incredible, dinner or brunch you will not be disappointed

Thank Deb D
Port Elgin, Canada
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135 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Missed eating here for a while and it was good to get back. Pad Thai and Mexican chicken stew, chai tea, and carrot cake for dessert ( at home later - too full after dinner). As usual the food was expertly prepared, beautifully seasoned, and attended looking great. Full of flavor - a delicious meal. Pictures are attached. Thank again... More 

Thank L-A_Cameron
Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Saffron and my sister-in-law is a regular when in the Port Elgin area. The service is friendly enthusiastic but not intrusive- especially important since one of the owners was our host. The food servings are generous. My shahi paneer was so flavourful, with generous pieces of paneer. My husband enjoyed the green curry special.We'll... More 

Thank Cyclefar2004
Southampton, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Locally everyone is all excited over this place. They are first of all NEVER open. They serve a bizarre version of canadian/indian food-sort of. Yes, if you are vegan and local you will be all bout this place. Really it is nothing special at all. VERY nice staff--too bad they are never open. Do NOT plan to "drop by" if... More 

3 Thank ladygray2016
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I had the pleasure of eating at Saffron on Saturday night. Thank goodness we made reservations as we definately needed them. We were met by the co-owner whose passion for her restaurant showed in how she described the dishes that were featured. I had the vegetarian hot sour soup which was awesome! I then had the butter chicken which also... More 

Thank Colleen C
Port Elgin, Canada
Level Contributor
27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The hours are a little strange in that they're closed a lot but the food is not your run of the mill diner fare. I had a Moroccan stew which was very tasty. You can't get wine but the food makes up for that.

Thank Andy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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?