Saffron Restaurant & Lounge is a modern Mediterranean/Middle Eastern restaurant in the heart of Minneapolis warehouse district. Chef Sameh Wadi was nminated in 2008 & 2009 for James Beard Award in Rising Category. Chef Wadi is wowing his guests with slow cooked lamb shoulder with lamb bacon, harissa and chickpeas. Enjoy bottles of wine from California, France, Lebann and Argentina just to mention a few. The dining room is a warm and inviting casual restaurant, great for a date or a group of family, friends or business associates out for a fun night of food and wine and eager to please service. Come to Saffron, a food critic's favorite hangout. "Culinary adventure of the first order" Peter Lilienthal, Mpls/St Paul Magazine. "Chef-owner Sameh Wadiis on top if his game with his contemporary dishes inspired by the Mediterranean and the Middle East...deftly cooked and delightfully creative." Gourmet Magazine.