Roasted eggplant with tahini sauce, mint, and pomegranate at Saffron
Photo by Eliesa Johnson
The focus of chef Sameh Wadi's spot is Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare with contemporary twists. The menu includes a variety of interesting small plates and meze that run the gamut from earthy homemade sausage to foie gras.

Editor's Pick / Best of Twin Cities


Type: Middle Eastern

Price: $$$

Features: Late Night Dining, No Personal Checks, Wheelchair Accessible

Meals: Dinner

Neighborhood(s): Minneapolis, North Loop

Open Table: Reserve A Table

From Saffron

Make a reservation.

Dinner — $35

Appetizer (Choose one):

  • Persian Spiced Lentil Soup
    with persian lime, dates and sumac
  • Heirloom Carrots & Burrata
    with farro, charmoula and arugula
  • Poached Lobster Salad
    ($4 supplement) with soft cooked egg, frisee, watercress, fingerling potatoes and tarragon/champagne dressing

Entrée (Choose one):

  • Roasted Lamb
    with lentils, sweet potato, pomegranate and tahini
  • Parisian Gnocchi
    with winter vegetables, soft herbs and taleggio-black truffle fondue
  • Slow Cooked Steelhead Trout
    with freekeh, saffron yogurt and golden beets

Dessert (Choose one):

  • Goat Yogurt Panna Cotta
    with moroccan grapefruit caramel, black sesame and salted mint cake
  • Curry/Brown Sugar Cake
    with indian elvis ice cream, chocolate and peanuts

Additional Add-Ons

  • Optional wine pairing $15

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