Address: 2051, 327 Franklin Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481: (201) 904-2222

Benares is proud to be opening our New Jersey location!
2051, 327 Franklin Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 (Formerly Saffron)

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Restaurant Hours

Location 2051, 327 Franklin Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

  • Monday 11:30 am – 09:30 pm
  • Tuesday 11:30 am – 09:30 pm
  • Wednesday 11:30 am – 09:30 pm
  • Thursday 11:30 am – 09:30 pm
  • Friday 11:30 am – 09:30 pm
  • Saturday 12:00 pm – 09:30 pm
  • Sunday 12:00 pm – 09:30 pm

About Benares

Welcome to Benares

Indian cuisine is vastly different from region to region. As Chef Beck notes “In India, every 100 miles the food changes. From the Eastern areas influenced by China to the abundance of chilies for cooling purposes in Southern India, each state is very different. The menu is a medley of Indian dishes with an emphasis on the cuisine of the Western state of UP (Utter Pradesh) where the city of Benares is located.


Our Restaurant Hours

  • Lunch
  • Monday : 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Tuesday : 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Wednesday : 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Thursday : 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Friday : 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Saturday : 12:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Dinner
  • Monday : 5pm - 9:30pm
  • Tuesday : 5pm - 9:30pm
  • Wednesday : 5pm - 9:30pm
  • Thursday : 5pm - 9:30pm
  • Friday : 5pm - 9:30pm
  • Saturday : 5pm - 9:30pm
  • Sunday: 5pm - 9:30pm

Catering Services

Think of us for your next event. Benaras can provide catering services for all different types of events. We have provided our Indian delicacies by the tray for birthdays, corporate events, school events, you name it. We want your event to have the best food possible at a great price. The best way to make your guests happy is to have Benaras cater to your event. Remove all of the hassle of planning the catering service for your event and use our Catering Form today to submit your request.

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Our Services



Pickup / Delivery

Our Specials Dishes

Tawa Scallops $20.00

Pan cooked scallops with cilantro, green chili, ginger, mango and tomato relish.

Crab Chettinadu $20.00

Lump crab meat seasoned with garlic , ginger, roasted coconut and spices.

Kakori Kebab (Seekh Kebab) $12.00

Ground lamb rubbed with ginger, garlic, chili, infused with poppy seeds and nutmeg.

Paneer Tikka $12.00

Cottage cheese marinated in yogurt, turmeric, pomegranate, skewered and cooked in clay oven.

Chicken Shahi Korma $19.00

Chicken grill in rich cashew nut and almond cream sauce.

Khasta Gobhi $10.00

Lightly battered crisp cauliflower with garlic & crushed pepper in a tangy sauce.


  • "This place is amazing food is very good and authentic. Manoj Sharma is very professional and takes care of the guest very well. Enjoy your food here..."- Ritesh Rai
  • "Died & Went to Heaven! This food was so delicious. A friend and I came in for lunch and ended up taking them up on their lunch special. We got an appetizer, the entree, and a dessert. Worth it! All of this for around $16, so I can't complain."- Jocelyn Zuniga
  • "I am an analyst in the area and typically go here for lunch. The food is always great. The staff is phenomenal from the front of the house to the back of the house!"- Yolanda Brown
  • "Great location and good food choices. Portions are on the larger side. Good for groups/ sharing. I felt the flavors were a balance between authentic and suitable for global customers."- Ashok B.
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A Royal Indian Feast at Benares, in Wyckoff

The writer was invited to visit Benares and the meal was complimentary Ranbir Bhatia, the general manager of Benares in Wyckoff


Mother's Day is an opportunity to celebrate our moms and many others who have affected our lives in a positive way.

The Rosie Report: Benares in Wyckoff

How appropriate it was to see a statue of Ganesha, the Hindu god of beginnings, remover of obstacles and patron of arts and sciences