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189 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700‎, Australia
07 249270888
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Asian Cuisine

I have dined here countless times as well as ordered take away. I have never had a bad dining experience at Saigon by the river. The restaurant decor is very casual. Service is friendly. The food is excellent and good value. If your looking for good Asian Cuisine in Rockhampton I would recommend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Tracy B
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Rockhampton, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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82 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Rockhampton, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have dined here countless times as well as ordered take away. I have never had a bad dining experience at Saigon by the river. The restaurant decor is very casual. Service is friendly. The food is excellent and good value. If your looking for good Asian Cuisine in Rockhampton I would recommend Saigon by the River.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Have dined in countless restaurants in the rocky cbd, this place is very well priced with mains around $14-18 Food is excellent and I would have easily paid $25 for a main

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Rockhampton, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Me and my wife went for dinner here several months ago. I found the service to be friendly and timely, as you do at a lot of Asian style restaurants. The ambience by the river is nice and the upper area of the restaurant is open air. On a summers evening, it can be a bit hot as the top... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The view was lovely and the staff were very nice. The meals were delicious but nothing out of this world. There could be more other toppings with some of the meals. It is a bit pricey but I think all in all, it was good.

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Rockhampton
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went here for our work Christmas party. The food was actually pretty good. Everything tasted fresh, and was nicely prepared and presented. The location of this place is excellent; right in the centre of town within walking distance to other venues, and lots of parking. What let this place down, was that it was a busy night, and they... More 

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Ate here three years ago with friends. Food and service was fabulous. Came back tonight and looked rather shabby. This should have been an indication to us that things had gone down hill. We got the crispy chicken, full of bones and overcooked. Also got a small fried rice, bland and boring and the meat in it was terrible. So... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Fabulous meal had by the four of us, really fresh and delicious meal - not one disappointment, all entrees and mains were lovely.

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Cairns, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

we were in Rocky one afternoon an thought we would drop in for a nice Asian meal by the river. Sad to say it was a very disappointing experience. The staff didn't even notice that we wee there until I put my head into the kitchen to tell them. As with other reviews I found the place to be grubby,... More 

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cairns
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

A collection of Asian cuisine quick and tasty that does not totally reflect its name. Have been a few times and always enjoy my meals.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

First we were placed closed to the bathroom while the restaurant was almost empty. The menu was quite confused at the point we took at least 10-15 minutes to choose. Than we asked for a bottle of wine but the waiter was too lazy to go and take it from the cave so he offered us another tipe. In the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 189 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700‎, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Rockhampton
  • Phone Number: 07 249270888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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