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Saigon Star

184 Clarence Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-348 8879
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (5 reviews)
“spring rolls” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
184 Clarence Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I have dined at Saigon Star a handful of times over the years and the food is always fresh, delicious and consistent. I tend to order the crispy chicken as an entree and the chicken laksa which is super tasty and comes with flat rice...More

Thank Morgan L
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Been many times to this place. Both dine in and takeaway. Never disappoints. Great service and super food. For the DF & GF among you they can make pretty much any dish work. Just need to ask.

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I got taken out for dinner last night by a friend and was very impressed with this cute Vietnamese restaurant in Riccarton. The food was fantastic, the service was good and the ambience is nice. It's more on the cheap eats of the spectrum but...More

Thank Youie1966
Reviewed 10 August 2017

As a Chinese-American growing up in NYC, I've had more than a fair share of authentic Vietnamese restaurant and home-cooked meals. Saigon star comes so close to the flavors of what I've had at home. The pho broth is a bit sweeter than usual, but...More

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

It was our first time to this restaurant and we thoroughly enjoyed the Vietnamese food on offer. We'll be back.

Thank Hawean
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We just have their beef noodle pho.. to me the soup is too sweet, overall is ok, not expensive, portion is nice quite big.

1  Thank Fooyung L
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A good menu with some different dishes to thiose often encountered in more ordinary restaurants. Thumbs up from the entire group.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I was very impressed by the hard working young people in the front of house at this restaurant. There was a warm welcome and efficient service. BYO with a $6 corkage fee gives a glow to any Aussie's heart. My husband's fish curry was very...More

Thank yeti5
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We met here with friends. Easy to get a table for four with a lazy susan in the middle that encourages sharing. We had seafood soup, a tofu dish with vegetables and cashews, and deep fried fish dish with vegetables. All were good and the...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant as a friend recommended it. Was so good. Had chick stirfry with cashew nuts. Yummy as. Service friendly. Would recommend for good cheap vitamese tasty food

Thank funchick37
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Clarence Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 8879
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