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Turmeric Flavors of India Rapidly Rising on Fremont East

Saffron Flavors of India's expansion has a new name and a lot of progress.

Turmeric Flavors of India
Turmeric Flavors of India
Bradley Martin

Any lingering doubts Saffron Flavors of India would finally be expanding Downtown are immediately squashed by the construction scenes on Fremont East. Rising on a corner of the City Center Motel, seventeen months after being first revealed a two-story restaurant is quickly taking shape.

The delay was certainly helped by Saffron owner Rajesh Patel also being the owner of the motel. Since 2010 he's turned the Northern Indian- and Punjab-inspired restaurant into a Northwest local's favorite.

Turmeric Flavors of India

Turmeric Flavors of India. Photo: Bradley Martin

On-site signage and social media posts now point to the venture being named Turmeric Flavors of India. Situated on top of the motel's demolished swimming pool, original plans called for a 72-seat restaurant and bar with an open patio with room for 20. Authentic Indian art and a minimum of three live entertainment events a week will be an added attraction to the cuisine.

Turmeric Flavors of India

Turmeric Flavors of India. Photo: Bradley Martin

Saffron's outdoor deck and bar will host views of Fremont Street and the Container Park's fire-breathing preying mantis statue across the street.

A vinyl banner promises the project will arrive in 2016, while the original Saffron location will not be affected by the expansion.

City Center Motel

700 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

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