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10417 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-3704
+1 757-223-9978
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“kabob” (5 reviews)
“stews” (4 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
10417 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-3704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was amazing. After a sampler of wonderful Mediterranean appetizers and a salad starter, we had a sampler of the delicious lamb and chicken kabobs, the delectable lamb shank, and the spinach and eggplant entrees to share. Each plate was an explosion of...More

2  Thank Tarana F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered a beef kabob and it was excellent! Sides were two different types of rice with grated carrots on top, appetizer was a Persian bread. Ordered the rose tea again too. It cost me $20. Saffron is one of my favorite restaurants here! Service was...More

1  Thank Gary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You probably didn't go to Newport News to eat in an excellent Mediterranean and Middle Eastern restaurant, but if you are here, why not try? We found the place by chance and loved it! The staff show the real love for the food they make...More

2  Thank Felipe P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found it by chance, very friendly staff, delicous food from all around the mediterranean. They have lots of vegetarian and vegan options, we definitly would return!

2  Thank SusannaTG
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I really wanted to like this Mediterranean restaurant, so much so that I drove an hour to get there for lunch. I wasn't totally disappointed: the four varieties of rice were excellent and, in general, the flavors were quite good. I was disappointed that the...More

1  Thank JaneCutler
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I took my son and his bride out to celebrate his birthday along with my wife for Sunday dinner following church services. Discouraged from a long wait elsewhere we chose to explore Saffron. It is a small oasis that has yet to be discovered by...More

1  Thank robertsB3232DA
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We have passed by Saffron for years but never stopped in. My husband wanted something different for lunch so we went today. The menu was extensive so the host walked us through each item. He customized an appetizer for us as we could not decide....More

1  Thank JBBinVA
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We had the couples sampler. Everything was well seasoned and tasty! The eggplant was my favorite. The host was very gracious!

1  Thank Lori_Carlson_Realtor
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Stopped by for a quick lunch to go while running some errands in the fantastic Hilton Village. The owner was very gracious and informative about the menu and kindly gave me tea as I waited for my order. Quiet and charming interior space. Food is...More

1  Thank Markley T
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We had lunch at this little spot tucked away in a quiet part of town. The food and the owner / staff were both excellent! We will go back the next time we are in Newport News.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10417 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-3704
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-223-9978
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