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Saigon by the river

189 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
07 49270888
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Ranked #28 of 114 Restaurants in Rockhampton
Cuisines: Asian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Chatswood, Australia
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Overall a very good experience. Reserve if you want a table outside. Mixed entree, pepper mock duck and sticky banana rice all recommend. The only dampener was a big bug crawling near my feet. But that makes it a central QLD experience, I guess :-)

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Cairns, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Don't get me wrong, Saigon by the river is, or rather can be a great restaurant. I've had many great lunches and dinners there while I was living in Rockhampton and the location and view of the river is hard to beat. The main problem of the restaurant, in my opinion, is consistency. You may have a great dish one... More

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Great Dunmow, Essex
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We just turned up on a Saturday night, without having made a reservation, and got a table. Initially, we were a bit apprehensive but as the time passed it turned out there was absolutely no need. The food was first class as was the service. The waitress was efficient, polite and very helpful and her professionalism was only topped by... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Definitely not a Vietnamese restaurant. Could only order chinese dishes off the menu. The service was shockingly bad. Over an hour and a half to get our food, no water refills and just quite rude on general. Very grubby looking restaurant also. Certainly not a place to visit in rocky!

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queensland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Had a bite to eat with the family .good clean and well presented food .A bit Faulty towers with the meal delivery but NOT an issue .Would go again well priced also

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Rockhampton, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Amazingly quick, fresh delicious food, professional friendly service. Such a pleasant experience. It was not the first time and definitely won't be the last time!

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The biggest attraction of this restaurant is the beautiful location. Sitting overlooking the river is a great way to spend the evening. I had the combo entre (spring roll, 2 types of dim sim and a prawn cutlet), along with garlic prawns. The food was fine but nothing special. The staff were friendly and attentive. There was nothing about the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

A very nice spot on the banks of the river. The food was very tasty. Staff couldn't be nicer. Friendly and quick service. Good price too. I would recommend it.

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Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

One of my favourite restaurants in Rockhampton. Great food and love sitting outside over the Fitzroy River.

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Rockhampton
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I love Hot n sour soup and these guys do it well along with their other mixed Asian menu. Great atmosphere and views of the Fitzroy river, perhaps the best in town. The service is super friendly. I will keep coming back here for sure

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