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“Great food and great price”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Saigon

Cafe Saigon
Ranked #323 of 5,670 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: The Village (Gay Village)
Gig Harbor, Washington
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great food and great price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2012

Although it is in a basement location, the atmosphere is very pleasant. When other places in the area are empty, this place is often crowded.

Visited November 2012
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English first
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“To Die For”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2012

A real gem, a cash only resteraunt with a constant flow of people.
Fantastic food, the Pad Thi to DIE for such amazing depths of flavour and so cheap.
Hubby had chow mien which was also sub stantiel. Nice entrees and BYO everything.
Walked passed the place as its tucked away, please do yourself a flavour ! I mean favour it was amazing and were AU hard to please. Noisy and dingy but who cares if the food is awesome

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Bryan W
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Montreal
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2012

The great food, attentive staff, reasonable prices and BYOB policy make the restaurant a winner. Good choice for a restaurant near the Olympia theatre for dinner before the show.

From the exterior it may not seem like much and the interior is a bit somber, but do not let that deter you. I was a little concerned as I had chosen the restaurant for the four of us (two couples). However, as we started eating, the concerns went away.

We loved the crispy curry beef (we ordered twice), Peanut butter dumplings (fried and steamed), spring rolls are large, and soups are quite good.

We were all stuffed when we left the restaurant and this made a nice start of the evening before the show.

  • Visited April 2012
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2 Thank Dennis_M99_MTL
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Gatineau, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best Vietnamese restaurant In Mtl”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2011

Absolutly amazing food, always fresh , bring your own wine, if you like good soup you need to go, not only the soup, the whoel menu is great , i have had every thing the offer and have never been disapointed

Visited November 2011
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1 Thank Francois B
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“not quite what i expected”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2011

came here on the recommendation of our B&B staff. i liked the BYOB policy, and LOVED the salad. husband and i split one - cucumber, carrot, cabbage, with a sweet/sour vinegary dressing and a pile of crushed peanuts - easily one of the best dishes we had in Montreal. sadly, the seafood dishes we ordered struck me as generic Chinese-American style food. too sweet, shiny, thick sauce on chewy squid rings, a few plump shrimp, one lonely scallop, the usual veggies, and pencil-eraser-sized nibs of crab stick. very so-so. saddest of all, upon paying the bill and singing the praises of that fantastic salad, we were told that - due to overwhelming complaints that the flavors are too strong - it would soon be removed from the menu. we were assured that you can still ask for it. and you most certainly should. fresh, bright, crisp, and just what i had hoped for. too bad nothing else came close.

Visited November 2011
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Thank groovyrooby
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